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Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

Nigeria, 10 other African countries to benefit from AfDB power project

G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa Development Bank-led initiative.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 07, 2015 British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and London Mayor Boris Johnson leave St Paul’s Cathedral in central London after attending a memorial service in memory of the 52 victims of the 7/7 London attacks. JACK TAYLOR / AFP

David Cameron: Boris Johnson behaved ‘appallingly’ during Brexit pre-vote campaign

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving “appallingly” during the pre-vote campaigning.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

UK parliament speaker vows to thwart premier over Brexit law

Britain’s parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation.

Brexit crisis: UK premier denies lying to Queen over suspension of parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied yesterday that he had lied to Queen Elizabeth II when requesting she suspend parliament this month in the run-up to Brexit.
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British American Tobacco to cut 2,300 jobs globally

British American Tobacco on Thursday said it planned to cut 2,300 jobs globally by January as its new boss seeks to drive revenues in controversial e-cigarettes.
Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.

Lawrence Okolie: Yves Ngabu clash is going to be exciting

Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.
Zimbabweans wait for the arrival of the body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the country after he died on Friday (September 6) in Singapore after a long illness, Harare, Zimbabwe, September 11, 2019. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Thousands welcome Robert Mugabe’s remains

The body of Zimbabwe’s ex-president, Robert Mugabe, arrived home yesterday for burial in a country divided over the legacy of a former liberation hero whose 37-year rule was marked by repression and economic ruin.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Scottish court hands British premier fresh Brexit blow

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow yesterday when a Scottish court ruled that his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful.
Glasgow, Scotland - A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful - making him the first leader of the United Kingdom judged to have misled the monarch.

UK parliament suspension ‘improper and unlawful’ – Scottish court

A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful - making him the first leader of the United Kingdom judged to have misled the monarch.
Jadon Sancho

Manchester United fans react to Jadon Sancho’s England performance

Manchester United fans once again called upon their club to do whatever is necessary to sign Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

US states launch antitrust investigation into Google

Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants.

China threatens to use force against UK over island

China has threatened to use force against British warships if they try to sail though the disputed waters of the South China Sea.
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Egypt wants Sudan off US terror list

Egypt’s foreign minister on Monday called for more support for neighboring Sudan’s new civilian-led government, including getting it off the U.S. list of countries sponsoring terrorism.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

UK parliament’s suspension to begin late Monday

The month-long suspension of the British parliament ordered by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in an apparent bid to stop MPs blocking his Brexit strategy will begin late Monday, his spokesman said.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airline pilots commence strike, cancels hundreds of flight

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) on Monday commenced a 48-hour strike in a dispute over pay.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Think-tank warns Britain of recession, urges to act ‘now’

Britain is not ready for its next recession and must consider changes to the way it manages its economy to see off the downturn when it comes, the Resolution Foundation, a think-tank, said on Monday.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

British Airways says almost all UK flights cancelled over strike

British Airways said Monday it has been forced to cancel almost all its flights from UK airports on the first day of a strike by pilots.

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36 people missing after boat sinks in Congo river

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Osun bags World Bank Nigeria Portfolio Performance Award

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Alex Iwobi earns third Everton start against Bournemouth

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The Ogun state governorship election petition tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant Adekunle Akinlade, candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), access to the documents used for the conduct of March 9 election in the state.

Ogun guber: Adekunle Akinlade, APM urged to eat humble pie, jettison Appeal Court

A former deputy governor of Ogun state, Senator Adegbenga Kaka, has urged the Allied People’s Movement (APM) and its governorship candidate in the March 9 governorship poll, Abdul Kabir Adekunle Akinlade, to eat the humble pie by accepting the verdict of governorship election petitions tribunal.