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Daily Archives: June 29, 2022

Andy Murray follows Emma Raducanu in crashing out of Wimbledon in second round

It was a tough day for Britain’s top players at Wimbledon as Andy Murray followed Emma Raducanu in exiting the Grand Slam in the second round. Murray struggled to live with Isner’s big serve throughout, and despite bouncing back by winning the third set, the American proved too much as he went onto win 6-4 7-6 6-7 X-X. It will be a tough one …

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Reps Probe Petrol Subsidy Under Buhari, Allege $7 Billion Diversion

The House of Representatives has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the petroleum products subsidy regime under President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers asked the committee to carry out the probe from 2017 to 2021. This followed the adoption of the motion by Rep Sergius Ose Ogun. Ogun, in his motion, expressed worries that the subsidy regime has been “unscrupulously” …

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2023 Presidency: Fayose Dumps Atiku, Says Power Must Shift To South

Former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has demanded power shift to the South, saying it would be unfair for a Northerner to step into office after President Muhammadu Buhari’s eight years. Fayose, an ally of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, is among those who contested the presidential ticket of the opposition party, won by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. …

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Man Utd have already decided next move after double transfer breakthrough

Manchester United have gone Double Dutch after having bids accepted for midfielder Frenkie De Jong and left-back Tyrell Malacia. Holland duo De Jong and Malacia are poised to join new boss Erik ten Hag’s Old Trafford rebuild after United agreed deals for both players. After protracted negotiations with Barcelona, United have agreed an initial fee of £56million for De Jong, rising to …

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Rivers police arraign professor for alleged sexual assault

Rivers State Police Command, yesterday, arraigned Professor David Ogbonna, of Rivers State University on allegations of unlawful and sexual assault of a female student. Ogbonna was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Menenen Poromon of Rivers State Magistrate’s court. The charge read: “You Professor David Ogbonna on May 16, 2022 at Rivers State University campus, Oruwokwo in Obio/Akpor Magisterial District, but triable in …

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Ghislaine Maxwell sentencing: Jeffrey Epstein’s former partner sentenced to 20 years in prison over sexual abuse of young girls

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following her conviction on five counts of sex trafficking. Maxwell, 60, recruited young girls for her former boyfriend, billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, during the 1990s and early 2000s. He abused girls as young as 14 at his properties in New York, Florida, New Mexico, and his private island on the …

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