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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

WikiLeaks: UK minister signs US bid to extradite Julian Assange

Britain’s interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle.

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

Ecuador’s highest court on Wednesday approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez

Oscar Tabarez impressed by Luis Suarez return following knee surgery

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez felt Luis Suarez did not look like a man who had just missed a month with a knee injury as the forward made a goalscoring return on Friday.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

Ahmed Abubakar: What Tijjani Mohammad-Bande’s election as UNGA president means to Nigeria

Reactions continue to trail the election of Amb. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande as President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

U20WC: Flying Eagles technical crew may face probe

Flying Eagles coaching crew may face massive probe if the Nigeria football Federation (NFF) is to listen to calls from disappointed fans and stakeholders following the dismal outing of the team in Poland.
President Muhammadu Buhari received Chairman of Nigeria’s National Peace Accord Committee and former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during the OIC Summit June 2 2019.

UNGA Presidency Election: President Buhari sends delegation to New York

Ahead of election for the presidency of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on June 4, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, sent a Federal Government delegation to support Nigeria’s candidate, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.
Tijjani Muhammad Bande

Nigeria’s Tijjani Bande unbeatable choice for UN General Assembly president

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, is set to be elected next week as the President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Injured Luis Suarez included in Uruguay’s Copa America squad

Barcelona star Luis Suarez was included in Uruguay’s Copa America squad on Thursday despite undergoing knee surgery just three weeks ago.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Julian Assange ‘moved to prison medical wing’ over deteriorated health

Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed.
FIFA U-20 World Cup

Senegal set new FIFA Under-20 World Cup record

It was a sour opening day for hosts Poland on Thursday as the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup got underway as they lost 0-2 to Colombia at Lodz in Group A.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Sweden requests detention order for WikliLeaks founder over rape allegation

A Swedish prosecutor on Monday requested that WikliLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia on suspicion of rape.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Sweden reopens rape probe against Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, hoping to bring him to justice before the statute of limitations expires in August 2020.
Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez to miss Copa del Rey final, may miss Copa America

Luis Suarez will be out for four to six weeks after undergoing surgery on a knee injury, Barcelona announced on Friday.
Luis Suarez

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez to miss Copa del Rey final after knee surgery

Barcelona have confirmed Luis Suarez will miss the Copa del Rey final against Valencia after being told he could be out for six weeks following knee surgery.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to begin fight against US extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to begin his fight to avoid extradition from Britain to the United States in a brief court appearance on Thursday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks for skipping bail

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, who spent almost seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK before his arrest last month, has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching his 2012 bail conditions.
Russian hackers recently attacked a number of US embassies around the world by emailing malicious attachments disguised as official State Department documents to officials, according to a new report from Check Point Research.

New York Times investigates China’s surveillance-state exports

Ecuador’s intelligence agency has access to a vast Chinese-made surveillance system which could be used to spy on its country’s citizens, a report from The New York Times has discovered.
The indigenous Waorani community in Ecuador won a landmark lawsuit on Friday against three government bodies for conducting a faulty consultation process with the community before putting their territory up for sale in an international oil auction.

Indigenous Waorani win landmark legal case in Ecuador

The indigenous Waorani community in Ecuador won a landmark lawsuit on Friday against three government bodies for conducting a faulty consultation process with the community before putting their territory up for sale in an international oil auction.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.