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Joshua vs Klitschko Rematch Approve By IBF

Joshua vs Klitschko Rematch Approve By IBF

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has been granted an exception by the International Boxing Federation (IBF) to fight Wladimir Klitschko for their heavyweight title. The IBF, one of the world’s boxing sanctioning bodies, however, noted that the bout must take place before December 2. Joshua’s promoters Matchroom Boxing requested the special extension and it was

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20 Whistle Blowers Collect N375.8m From Federal Govt

Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance said the sum of 375.8 million Naira has been paid to the first batch of 20 whistle blowers in relation to the recovery of 11.635 billion Naira. Minister for Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun said the payment is the first under the Whistle Blower Policy, and it underscores the commitment of the

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Military Plane Carrying 116 Passengers Disappears

Breaking News – A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source. “Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town,” the

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Forbes Named Manchester United World’s Most Valuable Football Club

Manchester United has been named the world’s most valuable football club for the first time in five years by Forbes. United was valued at $3.69 billion by the American business magazine, ahead of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. Barcelona is valued at $3.64bn while Real Madrid, ranked first in the list for the past

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Cheick Tiote, Ivory Coast Midfielder Dies In Training

[twitter_icon] The Former Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote collapsed and died in training with his Chinese club on Monday, his agent confirmed. “It is with deep sadness that I confirm that my client Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today after collapsing in training with his club Beijing Enterprises,” agent Emanuele Palladino told Sky Sports.

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FUTA New Vice-Chancellor Unfolds Seven Point Agenda

The new Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape has unfolded a seven-point agenda that he said will further take the Institution to greater heights.  He made this known at his inauguration ceremony presided over by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Institution, Senator Joseph Waku


The Nigerian Customs Intercept Arms At Lagos Port

The Nigerian [twitter_icon] Customs says its operatives have intercepted another container laden with arms at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos. It was gathered that the terminal where the container was found has been shut down, while the quantity of the arms cache is yet to be determined. Nigeria Customs Service in January 2017

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Sam Allardyce Quit Crystal Palace

Sam Allardyce has stunned Crystal Palace by telling them he wants to quit as their manager. Allardyce wanted certain assurances from Selhurst Park chairman Steve Parish before committing his future to the club. But a meeting with Parish earlier on Tuesday ended with Allardyce announcing his desire to leave just days after he celebrated keeping

Manchester concert suicide bomber

Manchester Concert Suicide Bomber Named

  An ISIS suicide bomber who slaughtered 22 people at Manchester Arena last night has been named as Salman Abedi. Abedi, a 23-year-old British man of Libyan origin, detonated a deadly explosive that ripped through crowds leaving an Ariana Grande concert at 10.30pm. This morning, ISIS claimed responsibility and threatened further attacks, saying ‘one of