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Women’s World Cup: Oliseh, fans fault VAR decision (Punch)

Former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Oliseh, and fans have faulted the decision of the Video Assistant Referee in the final Group A fixture between Nigeria and France at the ongoing Women’s World Cup. The match, played on Monday, saw…

HK billionaire to pay $14m in tuition fees for Chinese students (BBC)

Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-Shing has pledged to pay the tuition fees for a class of Chinese university students through his charitable foundation. The Li Ka-Shing Foundation will fund Shantou University’s 2019 incoming class for up to five years.…

Sperm donor is child’s legal father, Australian court rules (BBC)

An Australian sperm donor is the father of an 11-year-old girl because it was understood he would be involved in her life, the nation’s top court has ruled. The man had fought to stop the girl’s biological mother and her…

When They See Us: Trump stands by 1989 Central Park Five comments (BBC)

US President Donald Trump has stood by his comments about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a jogger in Central Park in 1989, saying they had “admitted their guilt”. Following the arrest of the five…

More than 70 million displaced worldwide, says UNHCR (BBC)

The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year – the highest number in the UN refugee agency’s almost 70 years of operations. The almost 70.8 million people forcibly displaced is 2.3 million more…

Donald Trump formally launches 2020 re-election bid (BBC)

US President Donald Trump has formally launched his re-election campaign, urging supporters to “keep this team in place” for four more years. The Republican president made his case before thousands of supporters at a rally in Florida, calling the state…

300-level UNIBEN student commits suicide (Guardian)

A 300-Level Medical Laboratory student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Christabel was yesterday evening discovered dead in her hostel room at Newton Street, Ekosodin area of Benin City, after allegedly taking some deadly substance to end her life. The…

Neymar should go to where he will be happy, Tite declares (Guardian)

Brazil coach Tite told Neymar to move to where he will be happy as the Paris Saint-Germain star is linked with a return to Barcelona. Neymar, 27, could reportedly head back to Camp Nou just two years after leaving the…

Sane will be well received in Bayern, says Hoeness (Guardian)

Leon Goretzka and his Bayern Munich team-mates would be “ecstatic” if Leroy Sane joined from Manchester City. Sane has been touted as a top target for the Bundesliga champions with experienced wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery leaving the club…

Three teenagers drown in Akwa Ibom beach (Guardian)

Three teenagers, two boys and a girl, have reportedly drowned in a beach at Mkpanak community of Ibeno Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. The incident, which occurred on Saturday, brings to 10 the total number of persons who have…

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