News - Russia

Court Imprison's BPE Boss 30 Days For Contempt

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday jailed the Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, Alex Okoh, for contempt of court.

Russia Let Down Nation's Clean Athletes, Paralympics Chief 'Disgusted'

1 month ago /
International News 

WADA’s executive committee acted on Monday after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence 

China Cautions Against 'Protectionism, Bullying'

2 months ago /
International News 

Chinese President Xi Jinping says mounting protectionism has eroded international trade and investment.

Trump Ignores Controversy To Host Turkey’s Erdogan

2 months ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump will leap from the frying pan of impeachment into the fire of foreign policy controversy 

Aston Villa Eye Move To Sign Emre Mor

6 months ago /
Sports  

Aston Villa have been very active in the summer transfer window and Dean Smith’s side have already secured five signings.

U.S. President Trump Launches 2020 Re-Election Campaign

7 months ago /
Politics 

President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats.

Putin Says U.S. and Russia Relations Are Worse

7 months ago /
Business and Economy  

President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington are getting worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia.

Russian Police Uncovers Diamond Gang

7 months ago /
Security 

Russian police uncovered around $3 million worth of stolen diamonds, and over $2.5 million in cash, at the homes of a criminal ring operating inside state-controlled diamond producer Alrosa, authorities said on Monday.

U.S. Counsel Mueller Says No Intention Of Placing Charges On Trump

7 months ago /
International News 

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached.

South Africa Marks Freedom Day

8 months ago /
Politics 

The South African government wants Nigeria to join it to pioneer the processes of industrialisation, trade and investment on the continent.

Trump Lost Bid Blocking His Release Of Financial Records

8 months ago /
Business and Economy  

U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump’s businesses.

Zelensky Inaugurated As Ukraine’s President

8 months ago /
International News 

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky announced a snap parliamentary election during his swearing-in as Ukraine's new President.

Russia Declines To Congratulate Zelensky

8 months ago /
International News 

Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskovsay Vladimir, has no plans to congratulate Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, on his inauguration.

Kachikwu Expects OPEC Supply Cut To Last Till Year-end

8 months ago /

Nigeria’s Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said on Sunday that he hoped the supply cut agreement between the Organization Of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and non-OPEC members would be extended until year-end.

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands Wins Song Contest

8 months ago /
Entertainment 

The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with his song Arcade.

Bayern Win Seals Seventh Straight Title

8 months ago /
Sports  

Bayern Munich were crowned champions of Germany for the seventh successive season with a crushing last-day victory over Eintracht Frankfurt.

Scandal-Hit Austrian Minister Resigns

8 months ago /
International News 

Austria's Vice-Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, has resigned a day after a video mired him in a corruption scandal.

Rohr Lists Mikel Obi, Musa, 23 Others For AFCON 2019 Camp

8 months ago /
Sports  

Coach Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfield enforcer Mikel John Obi, pacy winger Ahmed Musa, and defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Abdullahi Shehu, in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this summer with six other players on standby.

U.S. Russia Probe: Trump Fights Back

8 months ago /
International News 

The United States Attorney General, William Barr has assigned a senior federal prosecutor to examine the origins of the Russia investigation.

Premier League: Liverpool Look To Make History By Overtaking Man City On Final Day

8 months ago /
Sports  

Liverpool are bidding to becoming the first team to overtake the Premier League leaders on the final day as they look to wrest the title from champions Manchester City.


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