Luuk de Jong and Memphis Depay inspired the Netherlands’ thrilling fightback as they scored three times in the last 10 minutes to seal a dramatic 3-1 win over Northern Ireland in Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier.
Belgium became the first team to qualify for the 2020 European Championship finals as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino in Brussels on Thursday, while the Netherlands needed a late comeback to beat Northern Ireland.
Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday won the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, while Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke took the 2019 award, the Swedish Academy said.
The Lagos state house of assembly on Thursday threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on Akinwunmi Ambode, former governor of the state, and four ex-commissioners.
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday declined to comment on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka has decided to choose Japanese over American nationality with an eye on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, public broadcaster NHK reported on Thursday.
Gunmen have reportedly attacked the Government Technical Secondary School, Mararaban Kajuru in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state, abducting the principal of the school.
Jorge Escandón Hernández, the mayor of a village in Chiapas state, Southern Mexico, was dragged through the streets by angry locals for allegedly failing to fulfil his campaign promises.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Wednesday in Abuja decried the high rate at which new born babies are being abandoned across the nooks and crannies of the territory.
The Swedish Academy will crown two Nobel literature laureates on Thursday, after postponing last year’s prize over a sexual harassment scandal.
Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, a professor of Nigerian origin, has resigned after it was discovered that he lavished $242,390 research funds in strip clubs and iTunes purchases.
A nine-year-old pupil on Wednesday narrated before an Ikeja Special Offences and Domestic Violence Court in Lagos how a 40-year-old policeman simply identified as Andy, lured her into his apartment and defiled her on numerous occasions.