Edberg names the player ‘closest’ to overthrowing Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal

Stefan Edberg believes Dominic Thiem is the ‘closest’ player to overthrowing the Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Thiem, the world No. 3 from Austria, is one of two active players – along with Daniil Medvedev – aged 26…

*Lagos’ laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing charge extra fees ranging from N10,000 to N50,000 (Punch) *Policewoman, two children die in Lagos collapsed buildings (Nation)

Lagos’ laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing charge extra fees ranging from N10,000 to N50,000 (Punch) On June 29, the Lagos Government inaugurated a private lab consortium to expand the testing capacity for COVID-19 in the state. Findings, however, revealed that…

Federer and Djokovic ‘reaching out internally’ to challenge US Open decision to cancel wheelchair tennis

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are ‘reaching out internally’ in a bid to support wheelchair tennis stars after it emerged the US Open had cancelled the wheelchair event. That’s according to Dylan Alcott, the 10-time Grand Slam singles champion, who…

*Computer Village exco clarifies demand for monthly levy (Punch) *Lagos State government’s wife charges council chairmen on rape-free society (Guardian)

Computer Village exco clarifies demand for monthly levy (Punch) The leadership of Computer Village, Ikeja Lagos says the N1,000 monthly levy demand from shop owners will cater to security needs in the market. The Iyaloja of the market, Mrs Abisola…

*Lagos PDP mourns women leader (Guardian) *Tears, emotions as Ibidunni Ighodalo laid to rest (Punch)

Lagos PDP mourns women leader (Guardian) The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has described the demise of its Women Leader, Mrs Shola Oladehinbo, as devastating. The Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Taofik…

Roger Federer suffers injury ‘setback’

Roger Federer will miss whatever remains of the coronavirus-impacted 2020 tennis season because of a setback in his recovery from surgery on his right knee. The 20-time Grand Slam champion had arthroscopic surgery on his knee in February and said…

Roger Federer becomes world’s highest paid athlete, says Forbes

Roger Federer is the first tennis player to top the annual Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes, overtaking footballer Lionel Messi. Federer, 38, moved up four places after earning £86.2m in the past year – about £81m of…

*Police officers arrested for killing 17-year-old girl (Guardian) *Man stabs brother to death over soft drink (Punch)

Police officers arrested for killing 17-year-old girl (Guardian) The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing of Tina Ezekwe, 17, allegedly killed by trigger-happy policemen. Two Police…

*COVID-19: Dubai returnees protest as govt attempts to test them (Punch) *Lagos to clamp down on illegal courier, logistic motorcycles (Guardian)

COVID-19: Dubai returnees protest as govt attempts to test them (Punch) The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Wednesday, had a face-off with Dubai returnees who staged a protest at a hotel in Lekki where they are…

Canada’s Pospisil hits out at Kyrgios for merger opposition

Canada’s Vasek Pospisil has hit back at Nick Kyrgios for opposing the proposal to merge the men’s ATP and women’s WTA tennis tours, saying the Australian did not have enough information to comment on the matter. Roger Federer called for…

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