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Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep named top seeds in Australian Open

World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.
Naomi Osaka of Japan speaks during a press conference at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament on October 8, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Anthony WALLACE

Japan’s Naomi Osaka claims fourth place in women’s rankings

Japan's US Open champion Naomi Osaka rose to fourth place in the latest WTA rankings released Monday on the strength of her outstanding form in recent weeks.
Olga Danilovic

Danilovic jumps 82 spots in WTA rankings

Serbian teenager Olga Danilovic jumped 82 places in the latest WTA rankings released Monday on the strength of her win Sunday in Moscow.
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Simona Halep stays on top as Angelique Kerber and Venus Serena move up

Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women’s rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil.

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Sokoto NUJ decries alleged political victimisation of members

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Sokoto State Chapter, has decried alleged political victimisation of its members by the state Media.

Nigerian sports academy to train 50 athletes in USA

Abiola said that the Multicultural Youth-in-Action in partnership with Craig Sports Academy would be hosting a training camp and an international competition in the greater Atlanta, Georgia USA, and Oxford, Alabama USA areas.
Liberia's President George Weah laughs during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Snakes sacks Liberia’s George Weah from presidential office

While Sudan President Omar al-Bashir was recently forced out of office following a military coup, Liberian President and three-time African footballer of the year George Weah has been forced out of his office by snakes.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

NJC extends acting CJN’s appointment for three months

The National Judicial Council said it has extended the appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, for another three months.
FRMF president Fouzi Lekjaa said he alerted Caf about the alleged falsifying of players’ ages and feels the continental football governing body is not appropriately acting on the issue.

Morocco: Cameroon should be disqualified for alleged age-cheating in U17 Afcon

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has threatened to approach Fifa and report Cameroon for allegedly fielding overage players at the ongoing Africa U17 Nations Cup (U17 Afcon) tournament in Tanzania.