Tennis star Hubert Hurkacz pledges to raise money for Ukraine with every ace he hits at Wimbledon

Polish tennis star Hubert Hurkacz will be hoping to harness his powerful serve at Wimbledon over the next fortnight as he announced his intention to donate 100 euros ($105.54) to the relief effort in Ukraine for every ace he hits.…

*Tomorrow is ‘Operation Show Your PVC Day’, PFN tells Christians (Tribune)*Late gospel singer Osinachi’s body arrive for burial (Nation)

Tomorrow is ‘Operation Show Your PVC Day’, PFN tells Christians (Tribune) President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Wale Oke, has declared June 26 as a Permanent Voters Card (PVC) Sunday as part of the efforts to mandate…

*I was disorganised when my wife delivered triplets – Okada rider seeks help (Vanguard)*Eid-el-Fitr: Lagos makes a U-turn, cancels Wednesday holiday (Punch)

I was disorganised when my wife delivered triplets – Okada rider seeks help (Vanguard) A commercial motorcyclist in Lagos, Waheed Nosiru, on Thursday, cried out over his inability to offset the sum of N250,000 being a hospital delivery bill for…

Boris Becker wears tie in Wimbledon colours for bankruptcy sentencing

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker arrived at court wearing a tie in the tennis tournament’s colours as he faces sentencing for hiding £2.5 million worth of assets and loans to avoid paying his debts. The former world number one, 54,…

Serena Williams crashes out of WTA Top 10

Serena Williams dropped out of the WTA top 10 for the first time in more than two years when the new rankings were released on Monday. The 39-year-old, who has spent 319 weeks at number one over the course of…

Jabeur overcomes nerves to beat former Wimbledon champion Muguruza

Trailblazing Tunisian Ons Jabeur reached the Last 16 at Wimbledon on Friday, coming back from a set down to beat 2017 champion Garbine Muguruza 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 in 2hrs 26 minutes. The 26-year-old Jabeur was so nervous when she moved…

*LASTMA officials absconded with my bleeding wife, stole N150,000 – Businessman (Punch)*Lagos partner FG on Southwest development plan (Guardian)

LASTMA officials absconded with my bleeding wife, stole N150,000 – Businessman (Punch) A Dubai-based businessman, Jude Eze, has accused some personnel of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority of absconding with his bleeding wife, Sophia, during an arrest. It was…

*EFCC nabs two for alleged N768.5m fraud (Punch)*Lagosians, commuters lament deplorable state of Aswani, Emzor access roads (Guardian)*Court remands Christmas Eve armed robbery suspect (Vanguard)

EFCC nabs two for alleged N768.5m fraud (Punch) Operatives of the Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two suspected fraudsters, Konne Barieeba and Osuji Obieze, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N768,585,000 by false…

*Police officer gives birth to triplets in Ogun (DailyTrust)*Sexual assault: Baba Ijesha denied bail, case transferred to high court (Punch)

Police officer gives birth to triplets in Ogun (DailyTrust) A female police officer serving in Ogun State Police Command has given birth to triplets – two boys and a girl. The female officer, Bolaji Senjirin, was delivered of the triplets…

Andy Murray targets return on British soil at Jamie Murray’s event

It may not be Wimbledon but Andy Murray is plotting a return to tennis action on British soil this summer – earmarking an event organised by his brother Jamie for his comeback. The younger Murray brother has not played competitive…

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