Good Morning! Here Are summary of Nigeria and Foreign news you need to know this Monday Morning.
‘One Milion Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was Killed
The leader of Ibadan notorious gang, One Million Boys, Abiola Ebila was killed on Sunday Afternoon.
The gang kidnapped a middle-aged man whose name as of the time of the report could not be ascertained and kept him in one room at Aboderin Compound, Kudeti Ibadan while they demand for N1million as ransom.
Andrzej Duda lead as Polish election goes to wire as exit poll
Poland’s tightly fought and intensely polarising presidential election has gone down to the wire, as a late exit poll on Sunday night showed the incumbent, Andrzej Duda, leading his liberal challenger, Rafał Trzaskowski, by just two percentage points on 51.0% to 49.0%. The Ipsos poll’s margin of error is 1%.
Iran report details series of errors behind decision to fire on Ukraine passenger jet
According to a new report, A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without authorization all led to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing all 176 people on board.
The report released late Saturday by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization comes months after the January. 8 crash near Tehran. Authorities had initially denied responsibility, only changing course days later after Western nations presented extensive evidence that Iran had shot down the plane.
Magu Failed to Submit EFCC Audited Accounts for Four Years
The suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, failed to submit the audited accounts of the anti-graft agency to the National Assembly as required by law, GISTHUBCITY learnt at the weekend as critics say he took advantage of the non-confirmation of his appointment by the Senate to avoid accountability leading to his current woes.
Mexico surpasses Italy to become country with fourth-highest Covid-19 death toll
according to Reuters data, deaths in Mexico from the coronavirus pandemic rose above 35,000 on Sunday, with the Latin American country overtaking Italy for the world’s fourth-highest death total.
Leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that the pandemic was “losing intensity” in Mexico, and blamed what he called “conservative media” for causing alarm.
England World Cup winner and ex-Ireland manager dies at 85 – Jack Charlton
The football world is paying tribute to Jack Charlton, England World Cup winner in 1966 and later manager of Ireland’s national team, who has died at the age of 85.
The news of his death was announced on Saturday by Leeds United, the club with whom he spent his entire playing career. Charlton’s family said he died at home on Friday in Northumberland, northern England.