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Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu will try to follow in footsteps of world number one Naomi Osaka on Sunday and cap a magical run at Indian Wells with a first WTA title.
World number one Simona Halep and fifth seed Karolina Pliskova eased through their WTA Indian Wells openers on Friday but reigning Wimbledon champ Garbine Muguruza bit the dust in the California desert.
Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova crushed Peng Shuai 6-3, 6-1 at the Tianjin Open on Saturday to reach her first final since serving a 15-month doping ban.
Fadilat Tijani upset favourite, Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Yetunde Odunuga, to win the women’s 60kg fight at the national trials at the Brai Ayonote Boxing Complex, National Stadium, Lagos, to automatically book a slot in Nigeria’s boxing team for the Africa Games.
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw its petition challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday tendered its final exhibits to the Abia Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia.
Unknown gunmen have abducted 18 traders travelling from Pandogari to Bassa in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Osogbo had a closed door meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.
The duo of Leon Balogun and John Ogu may be dropped from the Super Eagles as head coach of the side, Gernot Rohr looks set to bring in fresh and talented players into the team following their campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The efforts of Borno State in eradicating polio despite insurgency challenges “is impressive”, Co-chairs of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, said at the weekend.
The Super Lig champions confirmed via a brief Twitter statement on Wednesday that negotiations are underway.