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South Africa’s Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori’s run in New York

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson ended Kei Nishikori’s hopes of a comeback victory on Saturday at the New York Open, beating the Japanese fifth seed in three sets in Long Island.

Donald Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

US President Donald Trump on Friday visited a Florida hospital to offer comfort to those wounded in a mass school shooting, after the FBI admitted it mishandled a tip about the troubled teen behind the massacre that left 17 dead.

Valentine’s Day: Las Vegas sets up quickie marriage centre at airport

The Las Vegas airport has given new meaning to rushing to make a connection, offering quickie wedding licenses for lovebirds desperate to get hitched on Valentine’s Day.

Bruno Mars sweeps Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry’s biggest night.

Benue elders’ bizarre voyage to Aso Rock

I weep for Nigeria. I weep for the poor masses. Whatever offence that Nigerians committed that made them to be saddled with such weak, cowardly, incompetent and non-caring rulers in Nigeria?

Corp members’ death, foreign news dominate Google search

The death of an unidentified National Youth Service Corps member in Akwa Ibom State dominated searches on the internet search engine Google this week.

US blames North Korea for massive WannaCry cyberattack

The United States has for the fist time publically blamed North Korea for being "directly responsible" for the WannaCry cyberattack earlier this year.

Jeff Horn knocks out Gary Corcoran to retain WBO welterweight title

Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title with an 11th round TKO win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Contestant from South Africa wins Miss Universe crown

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday.

Manny Pacquiao calls out Conor McGregor for #realboxingmatch

Manny Pacquiao threw down the gauntlet to Conor McGregor — and took a dig at Floyd Mayweather — as he promised to give the mixed martial arts star a “real boxing match”.

Forbes names Beyonce 2017 highest paid woman in music

Beyonce’s hit album “Lemonade” and world tour made her the highest-paid woman in music in 2017, according to an annual Forbes list on Monday.

Driverless bus in crash after two hours on road in Las Vegas

A driverless shuttle bus has been involved in a crash less than two hours after it was launched in Las Vegas.

Anthony Joshua in talks to fight Joseph Parker

Britain’s Anthony Joshua and New Zealander Joseph Parker are keen to fight each other in a heavyweight title clash early next year, but the finances have to be right for both boxers, Parker’s promoter said on Wednesday.

Texas shooting is mental health, not gun problem – Donald Trump

The United States is in mourning after a gunman armed with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people at a church in Texas, among them a young child and elderly worshipper, as debates over the ownership of weapons resurfaced.

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APC governors meet President Buhari at Aso Villa

The Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, told newsmen after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, that their mission was merely to condole with the President over the loss of two members of his extended family.

Federal govt launches national standard for drinking water quality

The Federal Government on Thursday launched the Nigerian Standard for Drinking Water Quality to promote the availability of safe drinking water for all Nigerians.

Lassa fever claims one life in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday confirmed the death of one person in the two cases of Lassa fever recorded in the territory.

House of Reps to probe vandalism of electricity equipment

The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Power, Police Affairs, Interior, National Security and Intelligence and Justice to examine the non-prosecution of electricity equipment vandals in the country.

Boko Haram strives because of external forces – Irish envoy

The Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, has said external forces took advantage of the then local Boko Haram conflict for their wider agenda.

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Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

A Spanish court on Tuesday allowed an Ivory Coast man to walk free, with only a small fine to pay, after his son was found crammed into a suitcase at a border crossing.

Aquaculture experts want increased Tilapia production to boost export

In a bid to boost fish export, fish farmers in the country were on Friday in Lagos urged to scale up Tilapia farming.

Liverpool squad ‘best I’ve coached’ – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says his current Liverpool squad is the strongest he has ever worked with as the players prepare for a return to action after a warm-weather training camp in Spain.

2019: Ex-Governor Lamido vows to defeat President Buhari

The former Jigawa Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant, Alhaji Sule Lamido, over the weekend received over 5,000 members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who decamped to People Democratic Party (PDP) and expressed optimism to defeats President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election if he gets the presidential ticket by his party.

Charlyboy leads protest to NNPC headquarters over lingering fuel scarcity

Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charlyboy, on Wednesday led the `Our Mumu Don Do’ group, on a peaceful protest to the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over lingering fuel scarcity across the country.