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UFC star Conor McGregor has reportedly been taken into custody in Corsica for alleged indecent exposure and attempted sexual assault – but ‘vigorously’ denies the explosive accusations against him.
“Harry Potter” author JK Rowling on Friday said that she would give back an award bestowed upon her by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization after one of its members criticised her views on gender issues.
The UK has said that students in England and Wales will no longer receive exam results based on a controversial algorithm after accusations that the system was biased against students from poorer backgrounds, Reuters and BBC News report. The announcement followed a weekend of demonstrations at which protesters chanted “fuck the algorithm” outside the country’s Department for Education.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state.
The Edo state governorship elections slated to take place in September 19 has seen the two major camps on each other’s jugular. It has been a gale of accusations and counter accusations from the Governor Obaseki and former APC chairman Oshiomhole’s camps, with each trying to use every arsenal at their disposal to undo the other.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday engaged in accusation and counter accusations over Saturday violent clash at the gate of the Oba of Benin palace which left many people wounded and several motor vehicles damaged.
The Ethiopian government has restored access to internet over three weeks after the horn of Africa nation imposed a total shutdown across the country leaving over 16 million users offline.
Brazil’s education minister resigned Tuesday only five days after he was appointed, amid accusations that he lied over his academic record.
Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused Musician, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj of rape, says the musician met with her in person and asked her to tell Nigerians that the accusations were a mere publicity stunt.
Burundian police detained more than 200 opposition electoral observers during this week’s election, the spokesman for the main opposition National Freedom Council (CNL) told Reuters on Friday, alleging voting irregularities.
China and the US are better off cooperating to end the pandemic for the sake of reviving the economy and rebooting industrial production, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China.
Former Premier League stars Victor Moses alongside the pair of Ashley Young and Christian Eriksen will likely be on parade in their first Milan derby at a sold-out San Siro on Sunday, February 9.
Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, a Chief of Staff to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has denied preventing former Senate President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Adolphus Wabara, from seeing Jonathan.
Arewa Youth Assembly in conjunction with some civil society groups have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to run an all-inclusive government as he begins his second term in office on May 29.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described as absurd, the lies, propaganda and accusations against President Muhammadu Buhari.
American singer Chris Brown filed a legal complaint for defamation on Thursday after a woman accused him of rape in Paris, his lawyer said.
Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn insisted that he had been "wrongly accused and unfairly detained" as he appeared publicly in court for the first time since his arrest over financial misconduct claims.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its decision to embark on an online registration of voters next month does not guarantee an automatic transmission of election results.
The activities of banditry, Boko Haram insurgency, farmers-herdsmen conflict, separatist agitation and organised violent groups, among others, cost the federation a whopping sum of $10.3 billion in 2020, the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) has disclosed.
North Korea have pulled out of next month’s qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Asian Football Confederation said Sunday.
Nigerian singer Peter Okoye of the defunct music group, Psquare, has congratulated Chelsea despite their 1-0 loss to Leicester City in the Final of the FA Cup on Saturday.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s investment in the education sector has begun to yield positive result.
World number one Novak Djokovic survived a three-set battle with Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas over two days in their rain-delayed quarter-finals to advance to the Italian Open semi-finals on Saturday.
The controversy surrounding the appointment of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the leader of the Tijjaniyya Islamic Movement in Nigeria was put to rest on Sunday at the global headquarters of the movement in Senegal.
Bauchi State Government has ordered the immediate relocation of 298 ‘illegal’ traders from the central market, which has modern lock-up shops, as part of the state security measures.
Iran confirmed publicly for the first time on Monday that it is in talks with its regional arch rival Saudi Arabia, saying it would do what it could to resolve issues between them.
Ethiopia has postponed parliamentary elections due on June 5, the country’s electoral body said on Saturday, adding it did not foresee a delay of more than three weeks