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US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.

A$AP Rocky to be held in Sweden for third week over alleged fight

US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.
ASAP Rocky

Swedish court extends US rapper ASAP Rocky’s detention

A Stockholm court on Friday ordered that US rapper ASAP Rocky, detained in Sweden on assault allegations, should be kept in custody for another week while the prosecutor completes his investigation.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

FIFA rankings: Super Falcons move two places up

Nigeria have moved two places up the FIFA Women’s rankings, following their first Round of 16 appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 20 years.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 10: Ali Krieger and Megan Rapinoe celebrate during a Victory Ticker Tape Parade for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team down the Canyon of Heroes on July 10, 2019 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. The USA defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to win the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

United States’ World Cup triumph secures biggest ever FIFA rankings lead

The United States have opened up the biggest gap at the top of the women's FIFA rankings in history following their World Cup triumph.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UNESCO inaugurates Global Media Defense Fund for journalists’ safety

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has warmly welcomed the establishment of a new Global Media Defense Fund at the initiative of the United Kingdom and Canada and their respective pledges of £3 million ($3.8m) over five years and of 1 million Canadian Dollars ($765,000) to the Fund.
Europol Office

Police arrest Finnish gang trafficking Nigerian prostitutes

European police have arrested six suspected members of a Finnish-led gang who trafficked Nigerian women for sex, AFP news agency quoted officials as saying.
Filip Helander has 'agreed' personal terms with Rangers as his move to Ibrox inches closer.

Rangers nearing €4 million Filip Helander deal after personal terms agreed

Rangers are on the verge of making Bologna centre-back Filip Helander their eighth signing of the season after agreeing personal terms on Wednesday.
Europol Office

Police smash sex crime gang, arrest six

European police have arrested six suspected members of a Finnish-led gang who trafficked women for sex, seizing almost three million euros in assets in four countries, officials said Wednesday.

NADDC chief lauds UNN for producing first electric car in Nigeria

Director General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Aliyu Jelani, has commended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) for being the first to produce electric car in the country.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 04, 2015 Emirati soldiers, taking part in the Saudi-led operations against Yemeni Huthi rebels, stand during rehabilitation and demining operations at the al-Anad airbase in the southern Lahj governorate, some 50 kilometres north of the Red Sea port of Aden. – The United Arab Emirates said on July 8, 2019 it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving from a “military-first” strategy to a “peace-first” plan. “We do have troop levels that are down for reasons that are strategic in (the Red Sea city of) Hodeida and reasons that are tactical” in other parts of the country, a senior UAE official told reporters. (Photo by STR / AFP)

UAE says reducing troops in war-torn Yemen

The United Arab Emirates said Monday it was redeploying and reducing troops across war-torn Yemen and moving from a “military-first” strategy to a “peace-first” plan.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

WWC: Asisat Oshoala nominated for Goal of the Tournament

The goal scored by Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala against the Korea Republic at the just concluded 2019 FIFA Women World Cup in France, has been nominated as a contender for the Goal of the Tournament.
The Netherlands are through to the semi-final of the Women’s World Cup for the very first time following a deserved victory over Italy on Saturday.

Netherlands ease past Italy to book Women’s World Cup semi-final

The Netherlands are through to the semi-final of the Women’s World Cup for the very first time following a deserved victory over Italy on Saturday.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 39

Super Falcons crash out of Women’s World Cup

Germany became the first team to secure their place in the last eight of the Women’s World Cup after Lea Schueller’s late strike completed a hard-fought 3-0 win over the Super Falcons on Saturday.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 34

WWC: Germany reach last eight with win over Nigeria

Germany became the first team to secure their place in the last eight of the Women’s World Cup after Lea Schueller’s late strike completed a hard-fought 3-0 win over underdogs Nigeria on Saturday.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 23x

In Pictures: Germany send Super Falcons packing from Women’s World Cup

Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble.
Swedish programmer Ola Bini talks to reporters after he was freed in Quito, Ecuador, June 20, 2019. The Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking.

Ecuador ends ‘arbitrary’ detention of Swede linked to Julian Assange

An Ecuador court ordered the release Thursday of a Swedish national who has ties to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and who was accused of computer hacking, because his detention was deemed “arbitrary.”
Maurizio Sarri has revealed Juventus’ determination to make him their new coach convinced him to leave Chelsea.

Maurizio Sarri: Eden Hazard caused defensive issues for Chelsea

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has admitted that he struggled to field his preferred system while at Chelsea so as to be able to maximise the potential of Eden Hazard.
Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique resigns as Spain’s coach

Luis Enrique has stepped down from his role as Spain manager and will be replaced by assistant manager Robert Moreno.

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Security breach: FAAN suspends aviation security unit heads in Lagos

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at Lagos airport on Friday morning.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.