A poor Philippine fisherman found what is thought to be the world's largest pearl, but hid it under his bed for a decade without knowing its worth, local authorities said.
Sepp Blatter will mount his final challenge against his six-year FIFA ban on Thursday, following more than a year of scandal that saw him thrown out of football in disgrace.
Nine of the deposit money banks in the country have been banned from further foreign exchange transactions for their refusal to remit outstanding $2.334 billion Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) funds in their coffers.
Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Wednesday, leaving at least three people dead and devastating dozens of mountain villages.
As officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) continue to point accusing fingers at their counterparts in Niger Republic for the 3-1 defeat suffered by the Golden Eaglets in the CAF U-17 championship qualifier last weekend....