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Former Big Brother Naija housemate and actress, Antoinette Lecky, better known as Anto Lecky, says that even if some days could be difficult, she had no regrets relocating to Nigeria from her base in the United States of America.

BBNaija’s Anto Lecky: No regrets relocating to Nigeria

Former Big Brother Naija housemate and actress, Antoinette Lecky, better known as Anto Lecky, says that even if some days could be difficult, she had no regrets relocating to Nigeria from her base in the United States of America.
FILE PHOTO - Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, looks on during a joint news conference with U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, in Kabul, Afghanistan February 29, 2020.REUTERS-Mohammad Ismail-File Photo

Afghan president replaces security ministers as Taliban advance

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani replaced two top ministers charged with managing the country’s faltering security Saturday, as the Taliban pressed on with their campaign to capture new territory in fierce battles with government forces.
The newspaper 'Sport', on its front page this Tuesday, points out that FC Barcelona has ruled out a sale of Antoine Griezmann, even though the Frenchman is not going through a good time. The club is confident that he can turn it around.

Antoine Griezmann still keen on MLS move after Barcelona contract expires

Antoine Griezmann says he still wants to move to the United States after his contract at Barcelona runs out.
Russian investigators said Saturday they have detained a man on suspicion of murder after finding the body of a foreign woman the media identified as a missing American student.

Body of missing US woman found in Russia

Russian investigators said Saturday they have detained a man on suspicion of murder after finding the body of a foreign woman the media identified as a missing American student.
Major banks and airlines were among businesses hit by a fresh global online outage Thursday, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.

Major Australian banks, US airlines hit by website outage

Major banks and airlines were among businesses hit by a fresh global online outage Thursday, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
6. Captain Asisat Oshoala has said she is hugely proud of the Super Falcons after they fought back to draw 3-3 with Portugal in continuation of the Summer Series in Texas, USA.

USA hit Nigeria 2-0 to win Summer Series finale

Two goals scored by Christen Press in the 45+2′ and substitute Lynn Williams 90+4′, in the highly explosive final match of the Summer Series condemned Nigeria to a 0-2 loss to United States.
World champion Tyson Fury is promising to deliver a swift victory over Deontay Wilder next month when the two heavyweights resume their rivalry in a blockbuster trilogy fight in Las Vegas.

Tyson Fury vows knockout after Deontay Wilder’s silent treatment

World champion Tyson Fury is promising to deliver a swift victory over Deontay Wilder next month when the two heavyweights resume their rivalry in a blockbuster trilogy fight in Las Vegas.
American middle distance runner Shelby Houlihan has been banned from athletics for four years after testing positive for a prohibited substance which she blamed on a burrito.

American middle distance runner banned for four years

American middle distance runner Shelby Houlihan has been banned from athletics for four years after testing positive for a prohibited substance which she blamed on a burrito.
3. Captain Asisat Oshoala has said she is hugely proud of the Super Falcons after they fought back to draw 3-3 with Portugal in continuation of the Summer Series in Texas, USA.

Summer Series: Nigeria force Portugal to 3-3 draw

A stoppage time goal scored by Atlectico Madrid midfielder, Rasheedat Ajibade in the 90+5 minutes was what Nigeria’s Super Falcons needed to force Portugal to 3-3 draw in both country’s second matches of the Summer Series at BBVA Stadium in Houston, United States (US) in the wee hours of Monday.
FILE PHOTO- Naftali Bennett, Israeli parliament member from the Yamina party, gives a statement at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, June 6, 2021. Menahem Kahana-Pool via REUTERS

Israel’s parliamentary coalition ends Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12 years reign as prime minister

A disparate anti-Netanyahu parliamentary coalition on Sunday ousted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to elect right-wing leader Naftali Bennett as a replacement.
American music superstar, Kanye West, has allowed his life for over two decades to be captured by cameras as the born-again rapper reportedly sold a documentary to Netflix for $30 million.

Kanye West unfollows Kim Kardashian, family on Twitter

American rapper, Kanye West, has unfollowed his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian and her family on Twitter.
Nigeria's assistant captain Asisat Oshoala does not believe demanding for equal pay is a top priority for women's national teams in Africa.

Summer Series: Super Falcons skipper missed Jamaica clash over visa hitch

Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala missed the team’s 1-0 defeat to Jamaica at this year’s Summer Series – a four-nation tournament in the United States of America due to a visa hitch.
American coach Randy Waldrum began his management of Nigeria’s senior women’s national football team, the Super Falcons of Nigeria, with a slim victory over Russian women’s club ZFK CSKA Moscow of the Russian Women’s Football Championship.

US Summer Series: 21 Super Falcons in camp ahead Jamaica clash

Twenty-one (21) Super Falcons players trained with the team during their evening session at the BBVA Stadium on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in preparation for their first game at the US Summer Series.
Super Falcons won their second group game at the Turkish Women’s Cup and they were even more impressive today against Uzbekistan than they were in their opening game against CSKA Moscow.

Super Falcons camp bubbles with 17 players in

Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum is upbeat ahead of the start of the Four-Nation invitational tournament tagged Summer Series, following the arrival Tuesday of no fewer than 16 players at team’s Marriot Marquis in Houston, Texas.
Super Falcons won their second group game at the Turkish Women’s Cup and they were even more impressive today against Uzbekistan than they were in their opening game against CSKA Moscow.

Super Falcons land in America for summer series

Nine-time African champions Nigeria have arrived in the United States of America for this year’s Summer Series – a 4-Nation Tournament also involving hosts USA, Jamaica, and Portugal’s ‘A’ Women Teams.
Twitter is looking into adding subscription options to become less dependent on targeted ads, Bloomberg reported Monday. Several teams are apparently in the early stages of researching different approaches.

Ahmed Raji: Banning Twitter akin to fighting American interest

Apparently aware of the legal, diplomatic and economic implications of the Nigeria’s government suspension of the operation of the microblogging giant, Twitter in Nigeria last week, a legal luminary, Ahmed Raji has admonished the Federal Government to trade with caution.
Serena Williams’ quest for a 24th grand slam singles title goes on after a fourth-round defeat by Elena Rybakina at the French Open.

Serena Williams out of French Open after losing to Elena Rybakina

Serena Williams’ quest for a 24th grand slam singles title goes on after a fourth-round defeat by Elena Rybakina at the French Open.
American rapper, Tavares Lamont Taylor, professionally known as Lil Reese, has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend two weeks after he was shot in the eye.

Police nab US rapper Lil Reese for assaulting girlfriend

American rapper, Tavares Lamont Taylor, professionally known as Lil Reese, has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend two weeks after he was shot in the eye.
Stefanos Tsitsipas quelled the firepower of John Isner to reach the fourth round of the French Open under the lights at Roland Garros.

Stefanos Tsitsipas zooms into French Open fourth round

Stefanos Tsitsipas quelled the firepower of John Isner to reach the fourth round of the French Open under the lights at Roland Garros.
Manchester United announced on Friday they will create a fan advisory board to improve supporters' input into the club's decision-making processes after the backlash to the English giants involvement in the failed European Super League (ESL) project.

Glazers promise greater fan input during Manchester United decision-making

Manchester United announced on Friday they will create a fan advisory board to improve supporters' input into the club's decision-making processes after the backlash to the English giants involvement in the failed European Super League (ESL) project.
Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal has been given a five-year ban from athletics for breaking anti-doping rules.

Olympic champion Brianna McNeal gets five-year ban

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal has been given a five-year ban from athletics for breaking anti-doping rules.
Serena Williams remains the highest seed in her half of the French Open draw after a dominant third-round victory against Danielle Collins.

French Open: Serena Williams beats Danielle Collins to set up Elena Rybakina clash

Serena Williams remains the highest seed in her half of the French Open draw after a dominant third-round victory against Danielle Collins.

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The joint statement on China was read out by Canadian Ambassador Leslie Norton on behalf of countries including Australia, Britain, France, Germany, Japan and the United States to the U.N. Human Rights Council.

Canada leads call on China to allow Xinjiang access – statement

More than 40 countries urged China on Tuesday to allow the U.N. human rights chief immediate access to Xinjiang region to look into reports that more than a million people have been unlawfully detained there, some subjected to torture or forced labour.
Inter Miami owner Jorge Mas believes his side will be able to land Barcelona star Lionel Messi in the future.

Copa America: Lionel Messi equals record as Argentina progress

Lionel Messi earned a record-equalling 147th cap for Argentina as they progressed to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Paraguay.
A woman watches a video of Egyptian influencer Haneen Hossam, who was sentenced to two years in prison on charges of violation public morals. Khaled Desouki, AFP

Egyptian TikTok influencer to appeal 10-year trafficking sentence

Egyptian TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam will appeal a 10-year prison sentence handed down by a Cairo court that found her guilty of human trafficking, her lawyer said on Monday.
The chairperson of Eti Osa local government, Rafiu Olatunji, has died on Monday night at his Sangotedo residence. He died from a long-term illness.

Lagos council boss passes on

The chairperson of Eti Osa local government, Rafiu Olatunji, has died on Monday night at his Sangotedo residence. He died from a long-term illness.
The Boko Haram insurgency in Northern Nigeria is largely fuelled by youth unemployment and poverty, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said.

President Buhari: All my appointments, projects guided by equity, inclusiveness

He said: “There’s actually no part of the country that has not been impacted positively in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture and economic support initiative based on peculiarities of the regions.”

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Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma heaped praises on his players following their complete performance against Bloemfontein Celtics.

Abducted Rivers United coach released

Rivers United’s gaffer Stanley Eguma has regained freedom from his abductors on Thursday evening.
Inter Miami owner Jorge Mas believes his side will be able to land Barcelona star Lionel Messi in the future.

Copa America: Lionel Messi equals record as Argentina progress

Lionel Messi earned a record-equalling 147th cap for Argentina as they progressed to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Paraguay.
AC Milan have officially confirmed the permanent signing of Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori.

Fikayo Tomori lauds perfect relationship with AC Milan

AC Milan defender, Fikayo Tomori has expressed delight with the club after his loan deal was made permanent.
A farmer holds a cocoa pod at a cocoa farm in Alepe, Ivory Coast December 7, 2020. REUTERS-Luc Gnago-File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court rules for Nestle, Cargill over slavery lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a lawsuit accusing Cargill Inc and a Nestle SA subsidiary of knowingly helping perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms, but sidestepped a broader ruling on the permissibility of suits accusing American companies of human rights violations abroad.
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Anambra election: APC screening committee clears 14 aspirants, submits report

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Screening Committee has screened and cleared all the 14 Anambra State governorship aspirants ahead of the party’s primary scheduled for July 26.