Japan seeks extradition of ex-Green Beret, son who aided Ghosn escape

Japanese officials have formally asked the US to extradite two Americans accused of helping ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn carry out his action-movie escape from Tokyo. Japan submitted its requests for the extradition of former Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son Peter to the US State Department pursuant to the two nations’ extradition treaty, federal
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Indian PM shuts Weibo account after banning Chinese apps

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deleted his account on Sina Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter, an Indian government source and the company said, as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer over a border skirmish. Since posting on Sina Weibo the first time in 2015 during a visit to China, Modi has been
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Milner admits leaving Liverpool was an option after being played out of position

James Milner admits leaving Liverpool could have been an option in Jurgen Klopp’s first full season at the club after he was asked to play out of position. The 34-year-old left Manchester City in 2015 to play more regularly in centre midfield yet spent a lot of the 2016-17 campaign plying his trade at left-back.
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Klopp claims he’s still the ‘normal one’ despite title winning season

Jurgen Klopp insisted he was “still the normal one” despite delivering a long-awaited league title for Liverpool. Liverpool have secured their first league title since 1990 after a dominant Premier League campaign. After taking the helm at Anfield in October 2015, Klopp labelled himself ‘the normal one’ – and the Liverpool manager said that had
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Chelsea boss Lampard hopes Willian pens new contract

Willian has done enough to earn a new contract at Chelsea, according to head coach Frank Lampard. Experienced winger Willian agreed to remain with the Blues until the end of the Premier League campaign, with his deal having been due to expire last week. The Brazil international, who turns 32 in August, has scored three
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Leicester hitman Vardy nets 100th PL goal in 2-0 win over Crystal Palace

Jamie Vardy scored his 100th Premier League goal as he netted against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Leicester City striker brought up the landmark on his 205th appearance in the division, putting the Champions League-chasing Foxes 2-0 to the good. ALSO READ: Chelsea bounce back with Watford win Few of the former England international’s goals have
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Buhari appoints Rev. Pam Executive Secretary, NCPC

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Rev Yakubu Pam as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC). Until his appointment, Rev Pam was the Chairman of the Plateau State Christian Pilgrims Board. Born on 20th February, 1960 in Gyel, Jos South LGA of Plateau State, Rev Pam
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Chelsea bounce back with Watford win

Chelsea retook their place in the Premier League top four as goals from Olivier Giroud, Willian and Ross Barkley capped a dominant display to beat Watford 3-0 and leave the Hornets still precariously placed just one point outside the relegation zone. Manchester United’s 5-2 thrashing of Bournemouth earlier in the day saw Chelsea slip outside
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Inferno claims 16 lives, destroys N40.6m properties in Kano

By Bashir Bello No fewer than 16 persons were said to have lost their lives in fire Incidents in the month of June this year in Kano State. The Spokesperson of the State Fire Service, Saidu Muhammed, who disclosed this during the weekend said the incident also left properties worth N40.6 million destroyed within the
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