Sun. Sep 25th, 2022

Month: August 2022

The lingering issues that plague sports involvement, players’ rights and contract termination in the Nigerian sports industry highlight the need for implementable legal and institutional frameworks. BABATUNDE TITILOLA speaks with a sports lawyer, Kelvin Omuojine, on the problems of Sports Law and how government agencies can improve the emerging law field. What purposes do sports


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Since the capital of Nigeria was moved from Lagos to Abuja, the first Federal Ministry of Justice in the country and the law library on the premises have been left to rot, Onozure Dania writes Once a glamorous edifice, where lawyers and aspiring attorneys-at-law go to bury their heads in the books either for research


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Erling Haaland scored a perfect hat-trick inside 38 minutes to make history as Manchester City crushed Nottingham Forest 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium. Having put City 2-0 up with two early close-range finishes, Haaland converted from John Stones’ header to make it nine goals in his first five Premier League matches – a new competition


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Sadio Mane was one of five different goalscorers as Bayern Munich qualified for the next round of the German Cup with a 5-0 win away at Viktoria Cologne on Wednesday. “You want to see these players stand out,” said Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann said after the win, lauding the star quality in his squad. “I’m


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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday joined well-wishers to celebrate the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Rev. Bishop Matthew Kukah, at the latter’s 70th birthday ceremony in Abuja. The event was attended by key political actors for the 2023 elections, including the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed


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Goals from Neymar and Kylian Mbappe helped Paris Saint-Germain stay top of the early Ligue 1 table with a 3-0 victory at Toulouse on Wednesday. Christophe Galtier’s reigning champions were never seriously threatened by their newly-promoted opponents and remain above Lens and Marseille on goal difference. The fearsome front three of Messi, Neymar and Mbappe


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Gabriel Martinelli got the winner as Arsenal beat Aston Villa 2-1 to maintain their perfect start to the Premier League season. Douglas Luiz’s goal direct from a corner – the Brazil international’s second such strike this term – had cancelled out compatriot Gabriel Jesus’ first-half opener at Emirates Stadium. Emiliano Martinez was at fault for Jesus’


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