*How Remi Tinubu ordered security operatives to throw me out of constitutional review hearing –Arinola Oloko (Punch)*National Day of Mourning: CSOs, labour storm Lagos Assembly, demand emergency session on insecurity (Vanguard)

How Remi Tinubu ordered security operatives to throw me out of constitutional review hearing –Arinola Oloko (Punch)  Arinola Oloko, an educationist and politician, has narrated how Mrs. Remi Tinubu, wife of All Progressives Congress chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, called her…

“Satan Shoes” to be recalled as Nike agrees to settle lawsuit

Nike says the art collective which made “Satan Shoes” that purportedly contain a drop of human blood in the soles has agreed to issue a voluntary recall as part of a legal settlement. The $1,018 (£740) trainers are modified Nike…

Lyon Star Ada Hederberg inks landmark 10-year deal with Nike

Lyon star Ada Hederberg has signed a groundbreaking 10-year deal endorsement deal with Nike, in a first for women’s football. Hederberg is widely regarded as one of the finest players in the world, winning the inaugural Ballon d’Or Femin in…

*Sergeant kills inspector over gate closure in Lagos (Punch) *Alleged Fraud: Court orders interim forfeiture of businessman’s N827m to FG (Vanguard)

Sergeant kills inspector over gate closure in Lagos (Punch) An inspector of police, Adekunle Ilesanmi, has been killed by a sergeant, Okema Azuquo, in the Oke-Odo area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Azuquo was quarrelling with some tenants…

Nike just did new kits for Nigerian national football teams Nike

American Sportswear giants, Nike has revealed new 2020 kits for Nigeria. Heidi Burnett, Nike’s Senior Director for Global Communications made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday evening. New 2020 kits for Nigeria: Home kit’s hand drawn design fuses the traditional…

Nike’s 1972 Running Shoes Auctioned at Record-Breaking $437,500 (Guardian)

A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, July 23, which broke the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction. Sotheby’s head of eCommerce, Noah Wunsch,…

Nike ‘pulls Betsy Ross flag trainer after Kaepernick complaint’ (BBC)

US sportswear giant Nike has pulled trainers emblazoned with an early version of the US flag after a complaint from former NFL star Colin Kaepernick, according to reports. The Betsy Ross flag was used by the American Nazi Party as…

Naomi Osaka pairs up with Serena with Nike deal (InsideSport)

Sports apparel giant Nike has announced a deal with World number one women’s tennis star Naomi Osaka. She joins former world No. 1 Serena Williams on the Nike’s endorsement roster. The Japanese, who had previously been tied to rival Adidas,…

EU fines Nike €12.4m over football merchandise (Punch)

The EU’s powerful competition authority Monday imposed a €12.5m ($14m) fine on US sports apparel giant Nike for restricting cross-border sales in Europe of jerseys and scarves of top football teams. According to the European Commission, Nike imposed illegal licensing…

Basketballer injured as shoe falls apart (BBC)

The 18-year-old tipped to be the next big thing in basketball was injured after only 33 seconds on Wednesday, when his Nike shoe fell apart. Zion Williamson, who is the projected number one pick in June’s NBA Draft, has been…

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