*Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan (Punch) * Funke Olakunrin’s classmates want her killers fished out (Nation)

Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter act of terrorism — Ex-president Jonathan (Punch) Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of…

Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit (Guardian)

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court papers related to a rape lawsuit in the United States, according to documents filed by his lawyers on Friday. Five-time world player of the year Ronaldo is accused of rape by…

*Saraki donates severance allowance to Leah Sharibu’s family, others (Punch) * Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s voluntary retirement (Guardian)

Saraki donates severance allowance to Leah Sharibu’s family, others (Punch) President of the Eighth Senate, Bukola Saraki, has asked the National Assembly management to distribute his severance allowance to the families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East…

*I have always defeated Atiku, Buhari tells tribunal (Nation) * APC in fresh plots to smear Adeleke, PDP alleges (Punch)

I have always defeated Atiku, Buhari tells tribunal (Nation) President Muhammadu Buhari has faulted claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election. Buhari describes the claims as laughable because Atiku…

Cristiano Ronaldo charged with improper conduct for ‘cojones’ celebration (Metro)

Uefa have taken action against Cristiano Ronaldo for his ‘cojones’ celebration against Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo has been charged with improper conduct, but is unlikely to face a ban from Champions League action. The Juventus star’s celebrations at full-time against Atletico…

Juve bought me to win Champions League, says Ronaldo (Guardian)

Cristiano Ronaldo was signed to win Juventus the Champions League – and he might yet do just that, writes BBC.com. The Portuguese produced his latest masterclass in Europe’s elite competition to bring the Italian side back from the brink of…

Ronaldo mocks Atletico after Juventus defeat (Guardian)

A wound-up Cristiano Ronaldo continued to taunt Atletico Madrid fans after Juventus’ 2-0 defeat, holding up five fingers in the media zone for each of his Champions League titles. Having been singled out by the Spanish supporters on Wednesday night,…

Ronaldo in court for tax evasion charge (BBC)

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has cut a deal with a court in Madrid over tax evasion charges, accepting an €18.8m (£16.6m) fine. A huge media presence met the player outside the court, after a judge refused his request to appear…

Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus (StraitTimes)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday (Jan 16) in Saudi Arabia. Ronaldo – signed by the…

Mayweather, Messi tops sports’ highest earners in 2018 (AA)

American boxer Floyd Mayweather reclaimed his title as the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2018 with $285 million earnings. Forbes on Thursday released its list of the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes. A 41-year-old boxer was followed by Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi…

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