Thursday , February 9 2023

Notorious Russian Army Captain and Mercenary Igor Mangushev shot dead in Ukraine

Notorious Russian army captain and mercenary Igor Mangushev has died in hospital, days after he was shot in the head at close range in occupied Ukraine, his friends have said. Mangushev’s wife Tatyana described his killing as an execution. He commanded an anti-drone unit in occupied Luhansk but had also been one of the founders of a mercenary group fighting …

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Manchester United share price rockets with Qatar group poised to bid for the club

MANCHESTER UNITED’s share price rocketed amid news that a Qatar group is poised to bid for the club. The Glazers revealed in November that they were willing to listen to offers for either a stake in the Premier League giants or an outright purchase. A number of parties have expressed an interest in buying United, which could be purchased for a world-record price …

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Former Newcastle and Ghana winger Christian Atsu pulled from rubble alive after being trapped in Turkey earthquake

Former Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has been found alive after being buried under rubble in the earthquake that hit Turkey. The 31-year-old Ghana international, now playing for Turkish Super Lig side Hatayspor, was said to be missing after team-mates and members of the club’s technical staff had reportedly been pulled from the rubble. More than 5,000 people have been killed …

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Rebel-held Syrian town bombed ‘immediately’ after earthquake, death toll rises to over 5200

The Syrian government bombed an opposition-held area of the country in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, according to the UK government. President Bashar al-Assad launched a “truly callous and heinous attack” on Marea, a town in northwestern Syria affected by the earthquake, said MP Alicia Kearns, who chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee. Foreign Secretary James Cleverly criticised the Assad …

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Man City charged by Premier League with numerous breaches of financial rules

Manchester City say they are “surprised” to have been charged by the Premier League with numerous alleged breaches of financial rules. The alleged breaches span a period from the 2009-10 season to the 2017-18 campaign. The club are alleged to have breached league rules requiring provision “in utmost good faith” of “accurate financial information that gives a true and fair …

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Tinubu claims there are plans to use Naira redesign, fuel scarcity to create instability and impose interim government

All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju  Bola Tinubu, has once again criticized the naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Last week when he campaigned in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, Tinubu had said fuel scarcity and the CBN monetary policy were plots to make him lose the election. The statement triggered a wave of reactions across …

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We Are Not Afraid Of Anybody – El-Rufai Dares ‘Villa Cabals’

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has dared the Aso Rock “cabals” he believes are opposed to the Presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 presidential election. El-Rufai had sparked a controversy on Wednesday when he said some persons in Aso Rock were working against Tinubu. While responding to a question …

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Manchester United star Mason Greenwood has ALL charges against him dropped a year after arrest

Mason Greenwood will no longer stand trial for an alleged attempted rape and assault against a woman after prosecutors said that key witnesses had withdrawn and new evidence came to light. The 21-year-old had been suspended by Manchester United since the allegations surfaced in January 2022. He was subsequently charged with one count of attempted rape, a count of assault and repeatedly …

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Al-Nassr dumped out of Saudi Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo is still waiting for his first Al Nassr goal after his new team were beaten by Al-Ittihad in the Saudi Super Cup on Thursday. Ronaldo had made his debut for Al Nassr in a 1-0 win over Ettifaq four days earlier. That result saw Al Nassr go top of the Saudi Pro League, two places above Al-Ittihad. But Al-Ittihad, managed by …

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