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Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.

Thomas Dennerby: Uchenna Kanu took Ini Umotong’s Nigeria’s Women’s World Cup spot

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.
The Rockets are moving on from Carmelo Anthony after just 10 games. Gary Dineen-NBAE via Getty Images

No Stephen Curry, no three-pointers as Rockets thrash Warriors

The Houston Rockets humbled the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Villa to power MLS All-Stars against Juventus

Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Spanish striker David Villa will lead the Major League Soccer All-Stars against Italian giant Juventus in the MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Friday.

Bastian Schweinsteiger re-signs with the Chicago Fire for the 2018 season

Bastian Schweinsteiger has signed a new contract with the Chicago Fire, the MLS outfit confirmed Wednesday night.

28 schools to feature in Bethphage basketball competition

No fewer than 28 secondary schools in Abuja will participate in the 2017 edition of the Bethphage Basketball Academy competition scheduled to take place at the Indoor Hall, National Stadium, Abuja.

Udoka tasks D’Tigress coach to scout for tall players

The team Manager of the Nigeria’s D’Tigress, Mfon Udoka, has urged the coach Sam Vincent to scout for taller forwards and centres as the team prepare for the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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Businessman sent to prison over alleged N42 million fraud

A 42-year old businessman, Joshua Alele Momodu has been ordered remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Facility, Ikoyi, Lagos pending when he will be able to perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N42 million from the management of Adeeman Nigeria Limited under false preference.

Man bags six months imprisonment for stealing yams

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Musa, to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N100,000.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lobbying to join APC – party leaders

The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Finance act will stimulate Nigerian economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.