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Rafael Nadal sets his sights on a 27th Grand Slam semi-final when he faces Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday while Marin Cilic tackles Juan Martin del Potro in a battle of former US Open champions.
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria will meet Donald Trump in Washington on April 30 to discuss issues including “fighting terrorism” and economic growth, the White House announced Sunday.
The President, Shippers Association in Lagos State (SALS), Mr Jonathan Nicol, has urged the Federal Government to suspend the import policy on “palletisation’’ to make Nigerian ports more attractive.
Bidding for more time for full recovery to defend her title, Serena Williams, has reluctantly pulled out of this year’s Australian Open.
A South Africa-based socio-cultural organisation, Igbo Union, says it will build a cultural centre in Johannesburg to promote Igbo language and culture.
The All Progressives Congress, on Sunday, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party, at its Saturday’s convention, decided to punish the South-West for voting against the PDP in the 2015 elections.
New chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday declared that the party’s return to power in 2019 is herculean but achievable.
In what appeared to be a watershed for the PDP national chairmanship ambition of former Minister of Education, Professor Tunde Adeniran, the Governor of Enugu State, Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has assured party faithful of his confidence in the leadership qualities of Professor Adeniran.
A High Court sitting in Makurdi on Wednesday struck out murder charges against former Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Joseph Kyaagba.
A building allegedly belonging to the family of Mr. Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Governor, has been razed to the ground by fire.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.
Luis Suarez will make his 100th international appearance for Uruguay on Wednesday after being named in the starting XI for their second World Cup match against Saudi Arabia in Rostov.
A suspected cultist, Akeem Lawal, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to the life of a lady who refused to have sex with him.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun; and National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, among other leaders are expected storm Ekiti for a mega rally for APC’s governorship candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Tuesday.
Mexico captain Rafa Marquez has become only the third player to play at five World Cups.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in two World Cup matches as Portugal won 1-0 against a Morocco side that created plenty of chances but were eliminated from the tournament.
A 38-year-old woman, Bose Emmanuel and 50-year-old man, Akerele Jimoh, were on Thursday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged unlawful abortion.
Some football enthusiasts on Friday said that Cristiano Ronaldo had set a very high standard at the Russia FIFA World Cup which would be difficult to break for a very long time to come.