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September 9, 2018 7:49 PM US Open: Serena Williams fined over violation of code

23-times Grand Slam champion, Serena Williams has been fined a total of $17,000 (£13,000) for violations of code during the US Open final on Saturday. Serena was defeated by Naomi Osaka in straight sets but the contest will be long remembered for her involvement with chair umpire Carlos Ramos. She was slammed with a code violation for coaching, for racquet 21

August 29, 2018 6:27 AM Neymar returns to Barcelona

Brazilian star, Neymar returned to Barcelona to meet his old team-mates on Tuesday. Neymar was in Barcelona for PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) match with his former team mate Pique and others. With a buy-in of €25,000, the stars are playing for charities close to their hearts. Neymar will join his PSG team-mate Giovani Lo Celso to play for The Neymar 22

August 7, 2018 3:31 PM Badminton: Katsina Golden Star National championships to serve off Aug. 28– The Sun News

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) on Tuesday said that states willing to take part in the 2nd Katsina Golden Star National Badminton Championships should apply before Aug. 14. The competition which will host the best players in Nigeria will begin on Aug. 28 and be rounded up on Sept. 1, when the national men, women, mixed and doubles champions 24

August 3, 2018 8:33 PM CAA Asaba 2018: Delta State breaks 39-yr-old record– The Sun News

The ongoing African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State, has recorded a milestone of the highest number of participation since the championship began 39 years ago. The championship, in its 21st edition, has 800 athletes in attendance, the highest in the history of the competition, 46 events and with 52 countries in attendance, also the highest 22

August 3, 2018 8:26 PM CAA Asaba 2018: Okagbare, Brume, Onyekwere strike gold for Nigeria –

Nigeria’s hope for making the zenith at the ongoing 21st African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State got a major boost Friday afternoon with 3 additional gold medals won in the 4x100m relay, Long Jump and Discuss events. It was sweet victory in the Discuss events, as the duo of Chidimma Onyekwere and Chinwe Okoro picked gold and silver 26

August 3, 2018 1:32 PM Day Lagos, Asaba stood still for Mandela– The Sun News

Lagos and Asaba last week stood still in commemoration of the goodwill and life of former South African president and Nobel Peace laureate, Nelson Mandela. Led by the South African Consulate Lagos, the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations, was in collaboration with South African Tourism West Africa, United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and National 27

August 2, 2018 4:14 PM Asaba 2018: Amusan wins first gold medal for Nigeria, targets inter-continental event –

Oluwatobiloba Amusan on Thursday won the women’s 100m hurdles event with 12.86 seconds for Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing African Senior Athletics championship in Asaba. The victory means Amusan has now qualified to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup at Ostrava in the Czech Republic in September. “I am not surprised, because I have prepared 24

August 2, 2018 11:51 AM NFF Crisis: General Assembly Meets, Resolves Pending Issues

The General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF met on Thursday at the Edo Heritage Hotel in Benin City. The assembly led by the NFF President, Amaju Pinnnick discussed and resolved the lingering issues as it affects football administration in the country. 1. The NFF Extra Ordinary General Assembly (Congress) was convened pursuant to the provisions 33

August 2, 2018 11:24 AM Jim Ovia’s Autobiography Published By Forbes

ForbesBooks has published Nigerian billionaire banker Jim Ovia’s autobiography chronicling the story of how he built one of Africa’s largest financial conglomerates within the last three decades. The book, titled ‘Africa Rise And Shine’ recounts the series of events that led to Ovia’s triumph in Nigeria’s treacherous business terrain. Drawing upon his educational 27

July 25, 2018 6:29 AM What Dele Momodu said about Saraki as 15 Senators dump APC

Media Mogul, Dele Momodu has applauded Senate President , Bukola Saraki over his leadership on Tuesday at the National Assembly. However, the turn of events did not deter the Senate President as he appeared at National Assembly and announced the defection of 15 senators from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during 26