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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba took part in the Hajj pilgrimage along with Kurt Zouma

Paul Pogba performs Umrah, shuns vacation spots

The former Juventus player, Paul Pogba, has marked Ramadan, the Islamic holy fasting, with a trip to the pilgrimage city, Saudi Arabia.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma marked Ramadan by visiting Mecca with close friends.

Paul Pogba, Kurt Zouma marked Ramadan by visiting Mecca

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma marked Ramadan by visiting Mecca with close friends.
Mexican authorities found Tuesday human remains that confirm the death of the 13 people on board a luxury jet that crashed over the weekend in the north of the country.

Mexico confirms 13 dead in luxury jet crash

Mexican authorities found Tuesday human remains that confirm the death of the 13 people on board a luxury jet that crashed over the weekend in the north of the country.
Efe Ajagba x Michael Wallisch

Efe Ajagba drops Michael Wallisch in two rounds

Nigeria’s boxing sensation Efe Ajagba recorded another second-round knockout victory in a month to increase his rising profile in the heavyweight division.
Efe Ajagba

Efe Ajagba dreams of a heavyweight title

The undefeated Nigerian will fight once-beaten Michael Wallisch at the Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on Saturday and the 25-year-old Ughelli-born pugilist believes he is prepared to face the 33 year-old German.
Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight crown on Saturday after battling to a split decision draw against Britain’s Tyson Fury in a pulsating 12-round battle.

Tyson Fury gets date to fight Tom Schwarz

Tyson Fury is heading to Las Vegas to fight Tom Schwarz in his first return to the ring since a dramatic bout with Deontay Wilder last December.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor was arrested in South Florida for stealing and smashing the mobile phone of a fan who was trying to take his photo, police said.

UFC star Conor McGregor arrested after smashing fan’s phone

Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor was arrested in South Florida for stealing and smashing the mobile phone of a fan who was trying to take his photo, police said.
Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman: I’m the best fighter on planet now

Kamaru Usman, the 31-year old Nigerian-American and Mixed Martial Artist who defeated Tyron Woodley (36-year old) in the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday, has reiterated that he is the best fighter in his category on the planet right now.
EA Sports FIFA 19

EA Sports drops Cristiano Ronaldo as FIFA 19 cover star

Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports’ FIFA 19 game.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 14, 2018 Philippines' Manny Pacquiao attends the weigh-in in Kuala Lumpur ahead of his world welterweight boxing championship bout against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse on July 15. - Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details November 19, 2018 in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super champion' Keith Thurman, after stopping Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in July at Kuala Lumpur -- his first knockout win since 2009. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao lighter for Las Vegas return

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter here Friday for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner.
Undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr joined Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus team-mates to celebrate their Italian Super Cup win over AC Milan.

Floyd Mayweather celebrates with Juventus for winning Super Cup

Undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr joined Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus team-mates to celebrate their Italian Super Cup win over AC Milan.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Max Allegri: Cristiano Ronaldo calm over police request for DNA in rape case

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘very calm’ amid the latest developments in his alleged rape case with Police requesting for his DNA.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Police request Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA in alleged rape case

Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape allegations made against him.
Britney Spears

Britney Spears announces career hiatus to take care of ailing father

Pop superstar Britney Spears announced Friday she is placing her career on hold indefinitely to take care of her sick father.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua: I’ll fight Dillian Whyte if Deontay Wilder is not ready for me

Anthony Joshua has told Dillian Whyte he is prepared to make the next defence of his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles in a rematch against him — if Deontay Wilder cannot be tempted to abandon plans to again fight Tyson Fury.
Prabhu Ramamoorthy

Man lands in jail for nine years over airplane sex assault

An Indian national has been sentenced to nine years in prison in the US for a brazen sexual assault of a woman on an airplane while his wife sat next to him.
David Defiagbon

Former boxer David Defiagbon passes on in Las Vegas

Nigerian Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games boxer David Defiagbon was declared dead in Las Vegas, United States last Saturday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 29, 2015, boxer Manny Pacquiao (L) talks with his trainer Freddie Roach during a news conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Roach has agreed to reunite with Pacquiao for the Filipino fighter's bout with Adrien Broner in January, it was reported on November 21, 2018. A Sports Illustrated report, citing a text message from Roach, said he had agreed to work with Pacquiao again following late-night talks with the fighter on November 20. "Manny reached out directly," Roach was quoted as saying. "We sat together one-on-one. I'll be in his corner Jan 19." (Photo by Ethan Miller / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Manny Pacquiao says trainer Roach ‘never left’ his team

Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday that veteran trainer Freddie Roach never left his orbit, despite a public split, and was helping the Filipino boxing legend get ready for his upcoming bout in Las Vegas.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.