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George Floyd’s Brother Attacks Trump Says ‘He Didn’t Give Me An Opportunity To Even Speak’ During Phone Call

George Floyd’s Brother Attacks Trump Says ‘He Didn’t Give Me An Opportunity To Even Speak’ During Phone Call

George Floyd’s family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   Speaking to MSNBC’s Al Sharpton, George’s brother, Philonise Floyd, said his conversation with President Trump was “so fast.” “He didn’t give me an opportunity to even speak,” Floyd said. “It was hard. I was trying to ... Read More »

Man aims bow and arrow at protesters before crowd tackles him

Man aims bow and arrow at protesters before crowd tackles him

A disturbing video of a man aiming a bow and arrow at demonstrators has emerged, as Black Lives Matter protests spread across the world demanding justice over the killing of George Floyd this weekend. The footage, viewed by more than 9 million on Twitter, shows an angry driver, later named as Brandon McCormick, getting out of his car yelling ‘all ... Read More »

It Will Take  £72m  That Arsenal Stumped For  Nicolas Pepe Last Summer For Me To Sell Osimhen – Lille Owner, Gerard Lopez Reveals

It Will Take £72m That Arsenal Stumped For Nicolas Pepe Last Summer For Me To Sell Osimhen – Lille Owner, Gerard Lopez Reveals

Lille have already received multiple offers for striker Victor Osimhen this summer but it will take a fee close to the £72million Arsenal paid for Nicolas Pepe last summer to land him, insists owner Gerard Lopez. The 21-year-old, who is described by club staff as the ‘Rubix’s cube’ of the side because he is so difficult to figure out on ... Read More »

George Floyd killing: #BlackLivesMatter Plan More Protests in London’s streets

George Floyd killing: #BlackLivesMatter Plan More Protests in London’s streets

Following yesterday’s protests in London as a result of the murder of George Floyd, a black man in the USA which has led to a global backlash against racism and police brutality, the anti-racist protesters may continue today and beyond. Another protest is planned today and on Sunday, June 7, in central London, the black journalist Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff said. Various ... Read More »

Labour MP Quits Top Job After Meeting Married Lover In Lockdown

Labour MP Quits Top Job After Meeting Married Lover In Lockdown

Labour MP Rosie Duffield has quit her frontbench role after she admitted breaking lockdown rules. The MP for Canterbury stood down as a party whip and apologised after confirming she met her partner while they were living separately, in breach of coronavirus restrictions. Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds said Ms Duffield was ‘absolutely right’ to have taken ‘immediately responsibility’ and resigned ... Read More »

George Floyd’s Death :Nationwide Riots Spread In America, As California Declares State Of Emergency

George Floyd’s Death :Nationwide Riots Spread In America, As California Declares State Of Emergency

Police and protesters continued to clash in cities across the country on Saturday as thousands descended onto the streets, calling for justice in the wake of George Floyd’s death last week in Minneapolis.   Many protesters in Minneapolis remained defiant, ignoring a curfew that went into effect at 8 p.m. Saturday, and law enforcement officers responded with a show of ... Read More »

Incredible, Official Autopsy Says George Floyd Died of ‘Police Restraint, Combined With Heart Disease and Potential Intoxicants in His System’  And Not Asphyxiation Or Strangulation By Officer

Incredible, Official Autopsy Says George Floyd Died of ‘Police Restraint, Combined With Heart Disease and Potential Intoxicants in His System’ And Not Asphyxiation Or Strangulation By Officer

The family of George Floyd has hired their own pathologist for a separate autopsy after the official results claimed he did not die of strangulation or asphyxiation. The preliminary results of the county’s autopsy instead concluded Floyd, 46, died from a combination of heart disease and ‘potential intoxicants in his system’ that were exacerbated by the restraint placed on him ... Read More »

‘He is ready’: William Saliba will be a ‘fantastic defensive rock for Arsenal, says Saint Etienne Manager, Claude Puel

‘He is ready’: William Saliba will be a ‘fantastic defensive rock for Arsenal, says Saint Etienne Manager, Claude Puel

William Saliba will be a ‘fantastic’ defensive rock  for Arsenal, according to his Saint-Etienne manager Claude Puel. The 19-year-old joined the Gunners in a £27million summer deal from the Ligue 1 outfit last year, before being loaned back to the club. But with Arsenal yet activate the option to extend David Luiz’s contract by 12 months, Saliba could be brought ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Premier League agree to restart the season in THREE WEEKS with Manchester City v Arsenal on June 17 lined up as one of the first games

BREAKING NEWS: Premier League agree to restart the season in THREE WEEKS with Manchester City v Arsenal on June 17 lined up as one of the first games

Premier League clubs have agreed to restart the season in just three weeks’ time in what is a huge breakthrough for their Project Restart plans. The Premier League have desperately been trying to finalise plans to get the season back underway again following its suspension at the beginning of March amid the coronavirus crisis. June 20 has been lined up ... Read More »

Shanghai Shenhua Agrees To Extend Odion Ighalo’s Manchester United Loan Until January If He Signs New £400,000  Per-Week Deal Till 2024′

Shanghai Shenhua Agrees To Extend Odion Ighalo’s Manchester United Loan Until January If He Signs New £400,000 Per-Week Deal Till 2024′

Shanghai Shenhua are reportedly happy to allow Odion Ighalo to remain at Manchester United until January… but only if he signs a new two-year deal with them. Ighalo arrived at Old Trafford on a short-term loan deal in January, and despite the season not yet finishing due to the coronavirus, his contract is due to expire on Sunday. Talks are ... Read More »

Minneapolis Mayor Wants Killer Cop Arrested And Prosecuted

Minneapolis Mayor Wants Killer Cop Arrested And Prosecuted

Wednesday, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called on Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to charge the police officer involved in the incident that led to the death of George Floyd. Floyd was pronounced dead Monday night after he was taken into custody by police in south Minneapolis. A video that was circulated online shows an officer holding his knee on the ... Read More »

AfDB ‘whistleblower’ allegations against me false — Adesina

AfDB ‘whistleblower’ allegations against me false — Adesina

The president of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, told the bank’s ethics committee that allegations of impropriety and fraud against him were “frivolous and not based on objective and solid facts.” On January 19, 2020, a group within the bank petitioned the committee, headed by Takuji Yano, the institution’s Japan Executive Director, to demand investigations into 16 ... Read More »

Adesina steps aside as AfDB president for fresh probe

Adesina steps aside as AfDB president for fresh probe

  *Akinwumi Adesina: to step aside as AfDB boss to allow for probe Dr. Akinwumi Adesina is expected to step back as the president of African Development Bank after the board supported an independent probe as requested by the U.S. The U.S. treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin rejected an internal investigation that cleared Adesina of allegations of favouritism. Bloomberg, quoting two ... Read More »

Minneapolis Explodes In Riots As Citizens Call For Prosecution Of Cops involved in the death of black man George Floyd

Minneapolis Explodes In Riots As Citizens Call For Prosecution Of Cops involved in the death of black man George Floyd

Chaos has erupted at a Minneapolis protest over George Floyd’s death as police in riot gear threw tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators demanding the white cops are charged over the black man’s killing. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis and surrounded a police precinct Tuesday night, after a video emerged of a police officer kneeling ... Read More »

Brent crude surges pass $36, as major oil producers stick to their pledge on oil output cut

Brent crude surges pass $36, as major oil producers stick to their pledge on oil output cut

Brent crude gained on Tuesday’s London trading session, upon clear signs that major oil producers are sticking to commitments to reduce crude supply, even as more automobiles get back on the road following the lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns around the world. Brent crude futures gained about 0.7%, to trade at $36.25, 6.50 am Nigerian time adding to a 1.1% gain ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia to ease restrictions, restart business, return to ‘normal’

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia to ease restrictions, restart business, return to ‘normal’

Saudi Arabia will ease coronavirus restrictions, resume some economic and commercial activities, and return to “normalcy”, as per the approval of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Kingdom’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced on Tuesday. * Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman with his father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz* The Minister of Health Tawfiq bin Fawzan al-Rabiah had said on Monday that ... Read More »

Arsenal ‘open talks with Philippe Coutinho’s agent’

Arsenal ‘open talks with Philippe Coutinho’s agent’

Arsenal have reportedly opened talks with the agent of Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho ahead of launching a bid this summer. Coutinho is on a season-long loan deal at Bayern Munich but the Bundesliga club have revealed they won’t activate the option to make the move permanent. That means the Brazilian will return to Barcelona at the end of the season, ... Read More »

Shanghai Shenhua Terminates United’s Odion Ighalo’s Loan , Orders striker  To Return For Chinese Season Next Week

Shanghai Shenhua Terminates United’s Odion Ighalo’s Loan , Orders striker To Return For Chinese Season Next Week

Manchester United have hit a brick wall in their attempts to extend Odion Ighalo’s loan deal with just a week to go before it runs out. Shanghai Shenhua have rejected United’s requests to keep Ighalo at Old Trafford for another three months and are demanding that the Nigerian striker rejoins them to prepare for the start of the delayed Chinese ... Read More »

Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim  Eid Prayers

Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim Eid Prayers

A church in Berlin today opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to find spaces to pray in their own mosque under new social distancing rules.   Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May but worshippers must maintain a distance of 1.5m (5ft). As a result the Dar Assalam mosque in the city’s Neukölln district could only hold ... Read More »