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The question of whether or not Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States is still unanswered after a London court ruled today that the WikiLeaks founder will face a five-day hearing on the matter in 2020.

WikiLeaks: Sweden to give ‘new information’ on Julian Assange rape probe

The Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday it will provide an update with “new information” this week on a probe into a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic potentially aimed a parting shot at MLS as he discussed his LA Galaxy future following their play-off defeat to rivals Los Angeles FC.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms MLS exit after two seasons

Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic has mutually parted ways with MLS giants LA Galaxy after two seasons on Wednesday, November 13.

Former Nigeria midfielder Dickson Etuhu found guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.
Ex-Enugu Rangers forward and former NPFL top scorer, Chisom Egbuchulam, has bagged Suwon FC player of the year award.

Former Enugu Rangers star wins prestigious award in South Korea

Egbuchulam switched to South Korean outfit Suwon FC in January after a brilliant season with Falkenbergs FF, where he netted 14 goals in 21 games, to win the Swedish Second Division top scorer.
Convicted killer Jude Jayamaha, from a wealthy, high-profile family, walked out of Welikada prison Saturday following the highly unusual amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of teenager

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.
Ghanaian footballer Kingsley Sarfo to be released from Swedish Prison on Friday after serving more than a year in jail due to rape allegations.

Ghanaian star set to be released from Swedish prison

Ghanaian footballer Kingsley Sarfo to be released from Swedish Prison on Friday after serving more than a year in jail due to rape allegations.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

MLS chief reveals Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to join AC Milan

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be a free agent as his contract with the MLS club expires by end of December.
Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.

Nigerian star pens massive deal at top European club

Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.
A statue of Alfred Nobel at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The Nobel Memorial economics prizewinner will be announced on Monday. Jonathan Nackstrand-AFP-Getty Images

Nobel season wraps up, Economics prize to be announced today

This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
Sara Danius

Nobel figure Sara Danius who quit after #Metoo crisis dies

Swedish scholar Sara Danius, who quit as head of the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize after a sex scandal unveiled by the #Metoo movement, has died.
Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby confirms resignation as Super Falcons coach

Thomas Dennerby has resigned as head coach of Nigeria's women's team after a year and eight months in charge.
Hungary’s Prime minister Viktor Orban looks on as he is welcomed by French President in the courtyard of the Elysee presidential palace before their meeting on October 11, 2019 in Paris. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN - AFP)

Hungary’s Viktor Orban faces growing heat over climate change

As Hungarians increasingly fret about climate change, right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing growing heat over the government’s perceived ambivalence on a burning issue.
Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby officially resigns as Super Falcons coach

Swedish coach Thomas Dennerby has officially resigned from his position with the Super Falcons after a dispute with the Nigeria Football Federation saw him stay away from the team for the last month.
Austrian writer Peter Handke during the Estoril Film Festival in 2009. (Austrian writer Peter Handke during the Estoril Film Festival in 2009. Francisco Leong-AFP-Getty Images)

Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel Prize in Literature

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, while Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke took the 2019 award, the Swedish Academy said.
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North Korea says nuclear talks with US break down, blames Washington

North Korea’s top nuclear envoy on Saturday said talks with the US in Stockholm had broken down, blaming Washington for bringing “nothing to the negotiation table” at the meeting, which came after months of stalemate.
This picture taken on the morning of October 2, 2019 and released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 3, 2019 shows the test-firing of “the new-type SLBM Pukguksong-3” in the waters off Wonsan Bay of the East Sea of Korea. – North Korea successfully test-fired a “new-type” of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported on October 3, after Washington voiced alarm at the move just days before the planned resumption of stalled nuclear talks. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

North Korean, US officials to resume nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean and US officials on Saturday were set to resume nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang’s defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week.
Naomi Osaka said she had been really riled up as Japan's two-time Grand Slam champion reached the second round at the China Open on Sunday despite being far from her best.

Naomi Osaka reaches China Open round two despite being ‘riled up’

Naomi Osaka said she had been “really riled up” as Japan’s two-time Grand Slam champion reached the second round at the China Open on Sunday despite being far from her best.
Jair Bolsonaro. Andre Coelho-Bloomberg

President Bolsonaro: Amazon rainforest belongs to Brazil

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has insisted that the Brazilian areas of the Amazon rainforest are sovereign territory.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.