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Clemens Toennies: Schalke boss steps down for three months following ‘racist’ slur

Clemens Toennies has stepped down for three months as chairman of German Bundesliga club Schalke following widespread condemnation of alleged ‘racist’ comments he made last week.
Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying they admitted their guilt.

Donald Trump gets his statistics wrong on Baltimore

President Donald Trump got his statistics wrong about the murder and crime rate in the African-American dominated city of Baltimore, which he said was worse than in Honduras.
President Donald Trump pulled the trigger Friday on a steep increase in tariffs on Chinese products and Beijing immediately vowed to hit back, turning up the heat before a second day of trade negotiations.

Donald Trump denies new racism accusations after Rep Cummings attack

US President Donald Trump has denied being a racist, after remarks he made about a black Democratic Congressman and the US city of Baltimore.
A number of Nigerian celebrities have jumped on the viral ‘FaceApp’ which alters users’ photos to make them look older or younger.

Nigerian celebrities jump on viral FaceApp amidst global privacy concerns

A number of Nigerian celebrities have jumped on the viral ‘FaceApp’ which alters users’ photos to make them look older or younger.
President Trump began his re-election rally by hammering his rivals and heralding his perceived successes. Erin Schaff-The New York Times

Donald Trump: I don’t have ‘racist bone in my body’

Under fire President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday he is not a racist amid criticism of his attacks on four minority, progressive Democratic congresswomen.
THE CITY of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack.

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January

The City of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack.
Kelechi Iheanacho

PFA to protest against Kelechi Iheanacho racial abuse

The Racist abuse of Kelechi Iheanacho that was allowed to stay on Twitter for more than 12 hours will be included in a dossier the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)are going to present to social media bosses this month.
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Spanish WhatsApp users reportedly flooded with ‘disinformation and hate’ ahead of elections

WhatsApp users in Spain are being subjected to disinformation and hateful memes at a rate that has outpaced similar malicious content on such platforms as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

Facebook’s flood of languages leave it struggling to monitor content

Facebook Inc’s struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company’s inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones bring social media to every corner of the globe.
MK Dons Chuks Aneke

MK Dons supporting Chuks Aneke following alleged racist tweet

MK Dons have issued a statement saying they are supporting midfielder Chuks Aneke, who was the victim of an alleged racist tweet following the club's 2-1 defeat to Tranmere on Saturday.
Soccer Football – Europa League Quarter Final First Leg – Arsenal v Napoli – Emirates Stadium, London, Britain – April 11, 2019 General view of Arsenal fans before the match. REUTERS-Tom Jacobs

Arsenal bid to identify fan over apparent racial abuse

Arsenal have started an investigation after a social media video appeared to show a fan racially abusing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly during the Europa League quarter-final.
England winger Raheem Sterling says players should not leave the pitch if there is racist abuse from the stands because if you walk off they win.

Raheem Sterling: Players should not leave pitch over racist abuse

England winger Raheem Sterling says players should not leave the pitch if there is racist abuse from the stands because "if you walk off they win".
Leonardo Bonucci​ has taken steps to clarify his remarks on the racist abuse reportedly suffered by Moise Kean during Juventus' match against Cagliari.

Maurizio Sarri: Leonardo Bonucci made a mistake over Moise Kean comments

Maurizio Sarri says Leonardo Bonucci's comments in the aftermath of alleged abuse towards Moise Kean by Cagliari supporters were a "mistake" but insists the Juventus defender is "not racist".
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a penalty during the italian Serie A football match Lazio Roma vs Juventus on January 27, 2019 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO - AFP)

Juventus poised to win eighth straight Serie A title in record time

Champions Juventus turn their focus to nailing down an eighth consecutive Serie A title in record time this weekend, days after a row erupted over racist abuse aimed at starlet Moise Kean in Cagliari.
Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their second goal for 2-1 during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 1, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Raheem Sterling calls for Premier League to clamp down on racism

England star Raheem Sterling has called on the Premier League to show the way to other European countries in the fight against racism.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate: England players don’t trust system to report racism

Gareth Southgate says England players are wary of reporting racist abuse because they do not believe it will be dealt with "appropriately".
Ljubisa Tumbakovic

Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic unaware of alleged racist chants in England game

Montenegro head coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic insisted he did not hear any racist chanting aimed at England players during Monday night's European Qualifier.
Jussie Smollett leaves Cook county jail last month following his release in Chicago. Kamil Krzaczyński-AP

US grand jury indicts Jussic Smollett for alleged hate attack hoax

A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime.

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Former APC national chairman calls for merit in government appointments

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has called for merit as a requirement in making government appointments in Nigeria.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Family members urge Head of Service to quit over fraud allegation

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who confirmed being invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on contract scam to the tune of N3 billion and duty tour allowance falsification and fraud case, is being pressurized by family members to resign.

IPOB members beat up Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

Some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), in Nuremberg, Germany, yesterday, attacked the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

Bayelsa governor set up campaign committee to pick PDP guber candidate

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would on Monday August 19 inaugurate a campaign committee nicknamed Restoration Governorship election Primary Committee says the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso- Markson.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.