Monday, March 8, 2021



Why I rejected $900bn COVID-19 relief bill – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected the $900 billion (N349.2 trillion) Coronavirus, COVID-19, relief bill passed by Congress, describing it as a disgrace. In...

Corruption: EU blacklists Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, others as dirty-money jurisdictions

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday.

Prince William watches England thrash Panama in replay

As England thrashed Panama 6-1 on Sunday Prince William, the president of the Football Association, was flying into Jordan for a historic Middle East tour.

World Cup lessons must be heeded – Panama coach

Panama have learned some harsh lessons in their opening two fixtures at the World Cup and should use the baptism of fire as a foundation for improvement, coach Hernan Dario Gomez said.

Lukaku tells how poverty fired World Cup dream

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku realised how poor his family was when he saw his mother watering down the milk. The football talent he is showcasing at the World Cup was their passport out of poverty.

England face anxious wait on Alli thigh problem

England midfielder Dele Alli will undergo a scan on Tuesday on the thigh injury he sustained against Tunisia. Alli seemed to be struggling towards the...

Panama World Cup team hotel raided during Oslo match

At around the time that World Cup minnows Panama were playing Norway this week, thieves were busy rifling their Oslo hotel rooms, police told...

Mexico extends search for quake survivors

Mexican authorities on Friday extended a search for survivors of this week's devastating earthquake that killed nearly 300 people, with foreign rescue teams helping...

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