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Obama begins lucrative career as Wall Street speaker

Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Gennady Golovkin retained his three world titles Saturday, fighting to a draw with Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a showdown for middleweight supremacy that lived up the hype.

Anthony Joshua ready for Pulev challenge

Britain’s Anthony Joshua said on Monday he is looking forward to showcasing the lessons he learned from his stunning win over Wladimir Klitschko when he puts his world heavyweight title on the line.

Floyd Mayweather wins big again, with a £78,000 jackpot in Las Vegas

A week on from his victory over Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather has enjoyed another big win.

Lil Wayne’s seizure ’caused by hectic schedule, not codeine addiction’

Lil Wayne, American hip-hop star, has been discharged after his recent hospitalisation.

Joshua to defend IBF, WBA titles against Pulev in October

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles against Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on October 28, the two fighters announced on Tuesday.

Rap star Lil Wayne hospitalised for seizures

Rap star Lil Wayne was rushed to hospital yesterday after he reportedly suffered a seizure and was found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room.

McGregor to overtake Ronaldo in Forbes list after earning £77m against Mayweather

UFC lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, will rise above Cristiano Ronaldo in the latest Forbes rich list for athletes, after earning over £77m in his knockout defeat against Floyd Mayweather.

Golovkin puts titles on the line in Vegas debut

Gennady Golovkin says defending his world titles against Canelo Alvarez in his first fight in Las Vegas may be the most difficult bout of his career.

I have had my last fight – Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather said he is not going to fight again after winning his 50th professional bout against Irishman Conor McGregor in Las Vegas Saturday night.

Mayweather beats McGregor in Las Vegas fight

Floyd Mayweather has beaten Conor McGregor by way of technical knockout in the 10th round of their much-hyped fight in Las Vegas.

Mcgregor vows Mayweather knockout as moment of truth nears

Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor vowed to knock out boxer Floyd Mayweather on Friday as a horde of Irish fans descended on Las Vegas for the trash-talking rivals’ cross-combat super-fight.

Trump pardons convicted former sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Donald Trump of U.S has pardoned controversial 85-year-old former Sheriff Joe Arpaio for a misdemeanor criminal contempt conviction.

Million-dollar bets on Mayweather win

An eye-popping $1.2 million bet is among a flurry of big-money wagers on Floyd Mayweather as the welterweight champion prepares to take on mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, bookmakers reported on Friday.

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Egypt jails 14 over deadly stadium stampede

An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.

Trump urges fans to boycott NFL over anthem protests

US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged fans to boycott National Football League games to pressure the league to fire or suspend players who show disrespect for "Flag and Country."

Electoral fraud will ignite crisis in Anambra – IPAC

The political body told the two institutions, which play pivotal roles in the conduct of elections, to be resistant to all forms of dictations from interested political gladiators to avert anarchy in the state.

Iran halts Iraqi Kurdistan flights ahead of referendum

Iran has halted flights to airports in Iraqi Kurdistan at the request of the central government in Baghdad a day before a Kurdish independence referendum, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

IDPs in Maiduguri demands return to Bama

The Bama Initiative for Human Development, an NGO, on Sunday in Maiduguri staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their respective communities in Bama.

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NAF destroys more Boko Haram terrorists camps in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Thursday that it has destroyed several Boko Haram terrorists camps in Borno state with its just concluded exercise, code named “Operation RUWAN WUTA”.

Katsina APC endorses Buhari, Masari for second term

The APC position was contained in a resolution after the party’s Executive council meeting led by its Chairman, Malam Shittu S. Shittu.

Nigerian Army reclaim all territories from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had reclaimed all territories earlier ransacked by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.

IPOB: Ex-Senate president calls for UN investigation

Former President of the Nigerian Senate, Ameh Ebute, has called on the United Nations to commence the process of investigating the activities of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and members of the organization.

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention

A lawyer says an Egyptian criminal court has acquitted an Irish-Egyptian who has been detained for four years on a slew of charges, including murder, arson and illegal possession of weapons.