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Deontay Wilder offers Anthony Joshua $50m for heavyweight mega-fight

Deontay Wilder told Anthony Joshua “the money’s in the bag” as prospects rose Wednesday of a blockbuster world title unification bout between the unbeaten heavyweights.

US reportedly investigates Huawei over Iran sanctions violations

Federal prosecutors in New York have been investigating since at least last year whether Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. violated U.S. sanctions in relation to Iran, according to sources familiar with the situation.

Sierra Leonean artist Janka Nabay passes on in Kambia

Popular Sierra Leonean traditional artist Ahmed Janka Nabay has died in his home in northern Sierra Leonean district of Kambia, according to his band colleague Pa Fullah.

Woman kills her two children with rat posion

A 12-member jury in Guyana has found Awena Rutherford, 25, guilty of killing two of her children through poisoning.

Music industry hails Jay-Z before Grammys

Jay-Z, who once boycotted the Grammys as biased against hip-hop, was hailed Saturday by the music industry’s power brokers ahead of the latest awards where he leads nominations.

Apartment fire kills 12, injures several others in New York

A fire tore through an apartment building in New York’s borough of the Bronx late Thursday, killing at least 12 people including a child and leaving four others critically injured, the mayor said.

FIFA trial: New York jury acquits former Peru soccer boss Manuel Burga

A US jury on Tuesday acquitted a Peruvian former soccer boss at the FIFA corruption trial in New York, just days after convicting two South American co-defendants.

New York bomb suspect charged with ‘terror’

The suspect arrested after a bomb attack in New York on Monday has been charged with terror offences and possession of a weapon.

Terrorism offenders deserve death penalty – Donald Trump

Individuals, convicted of terrorism charges, deserve “the strongest penalty allowed by law,” including death penalty, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday.

Talk of mega bribes and throat-slashing gestures at FIFA trial

A trial exposing rampant corruption in the business of world football ended a day of testimony Wednesday with a defendant accused of making throat-slashing gestures to intimidate a key witness.

FIFA bribery trial to kick off in New York

The FIFA corruption trial is to get underway with opening statements in New York on Monday, two and a half years after US prosecutors unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer.

FIFA corruption trial to begin in New York

The bribery trial of three South American ex-officials is to kick off in New York on Monday, two and a half years after US prosecutors unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer.

Hillary Clinton cheated in 2016 Democratic primaries – party official

Explosive revelations by a top Democratic operative that the 2016 primaries were tipped in Hillary Clinton’s favour have convulsed the party as it struggles to rebuild, and whipped up accusations of cheating from President Donald Trump.

Online shoppers prefer brick-and-mortar grocery stores

Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket business.

Charles Bradley passes on

Charles Bradley, whose late-blossoming career was built on fiery performances that evoked his idol, James Brown, is dead.

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli jailed after Clinton threat

Martin Shkreli was sent to jail on Wednesday after a US judge revoked the bail of the former pharmaceutical executive over a threat aimed at Hillary Clinton -- which he insists was a joke.

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Maurizio Sarri is set to be unveiled as Chelsea head coach at his first press conference on Wednesday.

Akindele Owolabi: APC will provide good governance in Ekiti

One of the governorship aspirants under the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in the just election in Ekiti State, Dr Makanjuola Akindele Owolabi (MAO), has assured the residents that the party will provide quality sustainable leadership in the state.
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President Buhari declines assent to four bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to four bills sent to him by the National Assembly.

Governor Umahi denies dumping PDP for APC

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has denied decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian troops recapture Yobe town from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.