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President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the DMZ separating the two Koreas. Reuters TV-Reuters

New Donald Trump book to reveal letters with Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un said his relationship with Donald Trump was like a “fantasy film”, according to the publishers of a new book on the US president set to unveil 25 private letters exchanged between the two leaders.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

FIFA condemns Swiss probe, says Gianni Infantino remains president

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football’s governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him.
Marcelo Bielsa hit the headlines in 2018-19 for sending a member of his Leeds staff to Derby's Moor Farm training ground to report on their training routine.

Leeds mock Derby spygate scandal ahead of first game following promotion

Leeds United mocked last season's infamous Derby 'Spygate' scandal ahead of their first game following promotion to the Premier League.
Kola Ologbondiyan

NDDC: Senator Akpabio should step down for investigation – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to step down and allow investigation into alleged fraudulent practices at the Commission.
South African authorities have apprehended eight people suspected of illegally siphoning 2.3 billion rand ($133.87 million) from small lender VBS Mutual Bank, which collapsed in 2018 because of the corruption scandal.

Eight suspects arrested in South Africa’s ‘biggest bank robbery’ fraud case

South African authorities have apprehended eight people suspected of illegally siphoning 2.3 billion rand ($133.87 million) from small lender VBS Mutual Bank, which collapsed in 2018 because of the corruption scandal.
Independence-minded Taiwan residents and politicians are in an uproar after officials at a university forced a professor to apologize to his class for saying he is from the ROC (Republic of China), using Taiwan’s official name.

Classroom incident deepens tensions between China, Taiwan

Independence-minded Taiwan residents and politicians are in an uproar after officials at a university forced a professor to apologize to his class for saying he is from the ROC (Republic of China), using Taiwan’s official name.
Former Super Eagles midfielder Dickson Etuhu has been banned from all football in Sweden for five years after his involvement in a match-fixing scandal.

Former Super Eagles star gets five-year ban for match-fixing

Former Super Eagles midfielder Dickson Etuhu has been banned from all football in Sweden for five years after his involvement in a match-fixing scandal.
The regional government of Catalonia has called for the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie between Barcelona and Napoli to be played behind closed doors.

Barcelona directors quit, throwing club into crisis

Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona were in turmoil on Friday after six board directors resigned criticising the clubs’s handling of a social media scandal and the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis.

Nigeria loses bid to postpone London Malabu trial

The Nigerian government on Monday lost a bid to postpone a massive claim against oil giants, Eni and Shell, in a London court.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says the Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Chima Igwe, has not been awarded a PhD degree.

HEDA asks Nigerian government to prosecute sacked FIIRO chief

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has asked the federal government to prosecute Chima Igwe, former acting director-general of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos state (FIIRO).

WADA asks CAS for public hearing on Russia doping case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Monday it has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for a public hearing on its case for Russia’s exclusion from international sporting competitions.
Angola's chief prosecutor on Friday said funds that Isabel dos Santos - who is accused of stealing millions of dollars from state companies - invested in Portugal had been embezzled from her home country.

Isabel dos Santos’s Portugal funds embezzled – Angolan prosecutor

Angola's chief prosecutor on Friday said funds that Isabel dos Santos - who is accused of stealing millions of dollars from state companies - invested in Portugal had been embezzled from her home country.
John N. Chiahemen

John Chiahemen: My response to Atiku Abubakar on Gotel TV

My attention has been drawn to a publication in The News/PM News and Sahara Reporters online news sites, both of January 16, 2020, captioned ‘On the matter of Gotel Expatriates’ (“the publication”). In the publication, Paul Ibe, the Media Adviser to Gotel’s Founder, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, made some false and libelous allegations against my person to which I am compelled to respond in order to correct the misrepresentations and misinformation contained therein.
The move comes after Australia’s Federal Court last week agreed with the country’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC that Westpac had breached anti-money laundering and terrorist financing obligations.

Australian bank chief resign over money laundering scandal

The move comes after Australia’s Federal Court last week agreed with the country’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC that Westpac had breached anti-money laundering and terrorist financing obligations.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019. – Brazil’s Finance Minister Paulo Guedes appointed the new presidents of the country’s public banks. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP)

Brazil police target leader of Jair Bolsonaro’s party in political scandal

Federal police in Brazil on Tuesday raided the home of the head of President Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right party as part of a probe into a campaign financing scandal.

Austria votes in snap election with former chancellor’s conservatives in lead

Austrians are voting in a snap parliamentary election, with former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz likely to return to power months after a corruption scandal brought down his coalition government with the far-right.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.
One month after Ghana's disappointing exit at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has spoken about the captaincy controversy.

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan opens up on national team captaincy controversy, relationship with coach

One month after Ghana's disappointing exit at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has spoken about the captaincy controversy.

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Philippe Coutinho sent a rather funny tweet back in 2011 – which some are saying foreshadowed Bayern Munich’s 8-2 win over Barcelona on Friday night.

Bayern must stay focused – coach

Bayern Munich players will only let their stunning 8-2 UEFA Champions League quarter-final victory on Friday sink in for a day.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit in Bangkok on November 4, 2019, on the sidelines of the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. (Photo by Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP)

Premier: India set to mass produce COVID-19 vaccine, launches digital health mission

India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
Manchester United are reportedly closely monitoring the situation of contract rebel Saul Niguez, although may face competition from Manchester City for the Atletico Madrid midfielder.

Saul Niguez could be Manchester United’s next signing – report

Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.

Arsenal to step up pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey

Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.