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Carles Puigdemont mulls whether to return to Catalonia after win

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was weighing up whether to return to the region, where he faces arrest, close aides said Saturday, after pro-independence parties defeated Spain’s central government in pivotal elections.

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont summoned to Spain court

Spain’s top criminal court summoned Catalonia’s axed separatist leader for questioning, hours after he appeared in Brussels insisting he remained the “legitimate president” of a region now under direct rule from Madrid.

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis

Spain braced for more protests Saturday despite tentative signs that the sides may be seeking to defuse the crisis after Madrid offered a first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed independence vote.

Barcelona meeting not about PSG’s Di Maria – Mendes

Agent Jorge Mendes has denied a meeting with Barcelona on Monday was over a possible transfer for Paris Saint-Germain attacker Angel Di Maria.

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Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.

Brighton sign Nigeria’s Leon Balogun on free transfer

Brighton have completed the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer.

Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9 billion deal

Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams.

N400 million fraud: EFCC wants Olisa Metuh tried in absentia

The EFCC on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court Abuja to proceed with the ongoing trial of a former PDP Spokesman, Olisa Metuh, in his absence.

Prophet: 2019 polls will be tougher than 2015

The General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM)‎, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, on Tuesday in Kano prophesied that the 2019 presidential election will be tougher than what was experienced in 2015, calling on Nigerians to earnestly pray for peace and unity in the country.