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President George Bush’s coffin was carried into Washington National Cathedral during his funeral Wednesday in Washington. Doug Mills-The New York Times

George Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.
Donald Trump has declared Wednesday a national day of mourning in honour of the 41st president [Jonathan Ernst-AP]

Donald Trump sets aside disdain of George Bush clan in tribute to ex-president

President Donald Trump paid his respects on Monday to the late George HW Bush, setting aside his animosity to the former president's clan, whose family members he had derided in the past.
Roman Reigns (L) during a 2017 WWE event in Duesseldorf

WWE’s Roman Reigns gives up title due to leukaemia

WWE wrestler Roman Reigns has announced he is giving up his Universal Champion title because he has leukaemia.
James Allison, Tasuku Honjo

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Medicine for cancer therapy

Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural defences can fight cancer, the jury said on Monday.
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has hailed the Wolves’ outstanding display against Manchester United in Saturday’s English Premier League clash.

Carl Ikeme hails Wolves’ ‘great effort’ in draw at Manchester United

Former Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has hailed the Wolves’ outstanding display against Manchester United in Saturday’s English Premier League clash.
Carl Onuoha Ikeme

Carl Ikeme: My wife wept over Leukaemia diagnosis

Retired goalkeeper Carl Onuoha Ikeme has shock his mind back to reaction that trailed the initial confirmation that he was suffering from leukaemia, and recounted how his wife broke down in tears when he gave her the news.

NFF offers to train, employ Carl Ikeme as member of Super Eagles’ coaching crew

The Nigeria Football Federation will offer retired Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, a coaching education as a goalkeeper trainer and then offer him a role in the technical crew of the Senior National Football Team.
Picture of a person having a CT scan

Study: CT scan increases risk of brain tumour

Computed tomography (CT) or computerised axial tomography (CAT) scan may increase the risk of brain tumour, a research has found.

Carl Ikeme opens new cancer care unit at Solihull hospital

The 32-year-old who is from Solihull looked fit and healthy as he joined Black Sabbath rock legend Tony Iommi to open the cancer care unit.

Nigeria players react to Carl Ikeme’s positive health update

Nigeria players including William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun and Elderson Echiejile have reacted to Carl Ikeme's positive health update.

World Cup goalkeeper’s choice should be on current form, confidence

Ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigerians have advised Coach Gernot Rohr to be guided by current form in selecting Nigeria’s first-choice goalkeeper.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr explains Dele Ajiboye’s snub

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes that it was a 'logical' decision to leave Dele Ajiboye out of his latest Super Eagles squad despite his heroics during the African Nations Championship.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr not considering squad reinforcements

The Super Eagles of Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he will not bring in new players, but will keep the core of the team.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr to stick with core Super Eagles squad

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has ruled out bringing in new players to bolster his squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Russia 2018: Tunde Disu backs Vincent Enyeama’s planned recall

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation, Tunde Disu, on Monday in Lagos supported the recall of former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, by Coach Genort Rohr.

Rohr expects Ikeme to be fit for 2018 World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is hopeful that Carl Ikeme will be fit to represent Nigeria, if they qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

WCQ: Rohr dedicates Cameroon win to Carl Ikeme

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has dedicated their 4-0 victory over Cameroon in a 2018 World Cup qualifier, to recuperating first choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who is battling leukaemia.

Enyeama agrees to return to Eagles, cedes captaincy to Mikel

Former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, has accepted to end his exile from the team in order to help out in the goalkeepers crisis rocking the team.

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