First batch of Nigerians stranded in Ukraine has arrived in the country. They arrived from Romania on Friday morning . The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri, confirmed this in a tweet. She said , “First batch of Nigerians from #Ukraine arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja from Romania at 7:10 am.” See photos below: ...

Oleksandr Usyk does not know when he will box again after signing up to defend Ukraine from Russia’s invasion. The former undisputed cruiserweight world champion is now WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight king, having dethroned Anthony Joshua in September. AJ has activated his contractual clause to force a rematch. However, this is now in major doubt after Usyk enlisted in ...

Ukraine on Tuesday offered Russian soldiers money and promised them immunity from punishment if they surrender. “Make your decision. Come out without weapon, with a white flag,” Defence Minister Oleksii Resnikov wrote on Facebook.’’ Each soldier was being offered the equivalent of more than $40,000. The campaign was reportedly being financed by the international IT industry. “Anyone who refuses to ...

The United States on Monday banned all US transactions with Russia’s central bank effective immediately, the Treasury Department said as it unveiled an unprecedented sanction to further punish Moscow for invading Ukraine. “This action effectively immobilizes any assets of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation held in the United States or by US persons, wherever located,” the Treasury said of the measure ...

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski says war is against “everything beautiful in sports” as he pleaded for solidarity with Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion of the country. The player also announced that he would be consulting with his national teammates over their upcoming Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Russia to present a common front. Russia invaded Ukraine on Thursday, following ...