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UFC world champion, Kamaru Usman, who announced his trip back to Nigeria after his gobsmacked win over Gilbert Burns at the martial arts Welterweight division’s Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has made good on his promise as he touches down.

World Champion Kamaru Usman lands in Nigeria, launches CSR initiative

UFC world champion, Kamaru Usman, who announced his trip back to Nigeria after his gobsmacked win over Gilbert Burns at the martial arts Welterweight division’s Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has made good on his promise as he touches down his home country in grand style and wild anticipation.

Many injured as petrol tanker explodes in Kano

Not less than 45 people might have sustained severe burns and other related injuries as a petrol tanker making a delivery at the Al-Ihasan petrol station located along Yahaya Gusau way, Sharada Kano explodes into flames.

BBC refutes ‘attempted’ assassination claim by ‘Berekete Family’ show host

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has dismissed as untrue, the alleged assassination plan Ahmed Isa, the Berekete Family show anchor, said was planned against him by the outfit and its reporter, Peter Nkanga, including some unnamed persons.

Six die as gas cylinder explodes at Abeokuta in Ogun

No fewer than six persons, including an infant, were on Wednesday confirmed dead when a refrigerator gas cylinder exploded in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) has blamed the death of Kayode Badru, a Lagos-based socialite, who died from a candle fire incident, due to the “abuse of spiritual perfumes.”

Celestial church issues guide after socialite died from perfume fire

The Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) has blamed the death of Kayode Badru, a Lagos-based socialite, who died from a candle fire incident, due to the “abuse of spiritual perfumes.”
Founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, better known as Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has warned those who criticise men of God to desist.

Pastor Chris declares two days prayers, fasting over insecurity

Irked by the spate of insecurity besetting the country, the founder of Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has declared two days of prayers and fasting.

PDP accuses Presidency, APC of gagging members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused the presidency and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of gagging its members commenting against the inability of government to tackle insecurity in the country.
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Oil spill detected on Shell facilities in Bayelsa

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has confirmed oil spill from its facility at Agbura-Otuokpoti area of Yenagoa, the state capital.
French race driver Romain Grosjean, who suffered a horrific accident in Sunday’s race in Bahrain was fortunate to avoid more major burns after it was revealed by FIA doctor Ian Roberts that his helmet visor melted during his fiery Grand Prix crash.

Romain Grosjean reflects on horror F1 fire, joke leaves wife unimpressed

Romain Grosjean left his wife rolling her eyes after describing himself as the “man who walked out of fire”.
The undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Kamaru Usman demonstrated why he is rightly referred to as “The Nigerian Nightmare”

Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman secures his UFC welterweight belt against Gilbert Burns

The undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Kamaru Usman demonstrated why he is rightly referred to as “The Nigerian Nightmare” and why he deserves to be accorded every respect he had earned in the sport and in his weight category with yesterday’s Technical Knockout performance.
Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman says he will beat Brazil’s Gilbert Burns on Saturday in Las Vegas and retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title.

Kamaru Usman confident he’ll beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258

Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman says he will beat Brazil’s Gilbert Burns on Saturday in Las Vegas and retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title.
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Kamaru Usman battle Gilbert Burns in third UFC welterweight title defence

Being the first-ever Nigerian-born champion in UFC history, the Ultimate Fighter 21 tournament winner, has a long line of accomplishments in the NCAA where he won the NCAA
Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano) says the Southern part of Nigeria should produce the next president in 2023 for fairness.

Senator Gaya: Presidency must shift to South in 2023

Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano) says the Southern part of Nigeria should produce the next president in 2023 for fairness.

FRSC: Early morning crash kills 20 along Bode Saadu-Ilorin road

The Kwara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the death of 20 persons, in a crash along the Bode Saadu-Ilorin road, in the early hours of Saturday.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed that four persons died and no fewer than 11 have been hospitalised from burns, following an explosion at a gas plant in Agbor on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Four dead, more than 11 hospitalised from Agbor gas explosion

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed that four persons died and no fewer than 11 have been hospitalised from burns, following an explosion at a gas plant in Agbor on Friday, January 22, 2021.
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Tanker explosion: Ogun bans fuel trucks from flyover bridges

Ogun governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Female corps member hacks lover to death in Akwa Ibom

A female corps member, Chidimma Odume, was almost lynched by residents of Abak Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital after she allegedly hacked her boyfriend to death on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman sets lover ablaze after quarrel in Benue

An 18-year-old girl, name withheld, has been apprehended by the Police after she allegedly set her boyfriend ablaze after a quarrel in the Wadata area of Makurdi town.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

Ebonyi CP orders investigation into fire incident

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Ebonyi, Mr. Philip Maku, has ordered a full investigation into the fire outbreak that left no fewer than five persons dead on New Year.
Antonio Conte told Inter Milan fans on Saturday he needed time to turn Inter Milan into a skyscraper in European football.

Antonio Conte calls for time from Inter supporters

Antonio Conte told Inter Milan fans on Saturday he needed time to turn Inter Milan into "a skyscraper" in European football.
The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Toby Okechukwu, has described as strange, the claim by the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), that the National Assembly lacks the powers to summon the president.

National Assembly can summon President Buhari – Reps deputy minority leader

The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Toby Okechukwu, has described as strange, the claim by the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), that the National Assembly lacks the powers to summon the president.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands teenager for burning ex-lover’s girlfriend to death

A 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibraheem, was on Wednesday remanded in police custody in Lagos State, over alleged murder of her ex-lover’s new girlfriend.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen attack police station, kill cop in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station in the Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and shot dead a mobile police officer.

Eight killed in Gombe land tussle – council chief

The Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area in Gombe State, Yohanna Nahari, has said eight persons were killed in a land tussle in the area.
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Abia governor: Education the best way to fight insecurity

Speaking at the Grand finale of schools quiz competition organized by a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Ray Nkemdirim Foundation in Umuahia, Ikpeazu said education play a pivotal role in shaping the youths positively for the future.
Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.

Hamza Al-Mustapha: Nigeria has no excuse for inadequate power supply

Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a session during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, June 11, 2021. REUTERS-Kevin Lamarque-Pool-File Photo

Canada’s premier says he discussed border with Joe Biden, but no deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday he has spoken with U.S. President Joe Biden about how to lift pandemic-related border restrictions between the two countries but made clear no breakthrough has been achieved.

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Legendary Italy striker Luigi Riva hailed the “beautiful work” of national coach Roberto Mancini on the eve of their Euro 2020 opener against Turkey in Rome.

Euro 2020: Italy great Luigi Riva admires Roberto Mancini’s ‘beautiful work’

Legendary Italy striker Luigi Riva hailed the “beautiful work” of national coach Roberto Mancini on the eve of their Euro 2020 opener against Turkey in Rome.
FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a virtual news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 7, 2021. Tolga Akmen-Pool via REUTERS

Euro 2020: British premier calls for unity but does not condemn England boos

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on England fans to get behind the team at Euro 2020, but stopped short of criticising supporters who have booed the taking of the knee ahead of two pre-tournament friendlies.
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Nigerian government earns €1 million from sale of carbon credits

Mr Bala Wunti, Group General Manager, National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) says Nigeria has earned over one million euros from sale of carbon...
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Minister: Why Twitter, other platforms must register to operate in Nigeria

The Federal Government says its directive that Over the Top (OTT) and social media platforms operating in the country must register and obtain license to operate is in conformity with global trend.
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Kebbi boat mishap: 97 bodies now recovered – governor

Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says no fewer than 97 bodies have so far been recovered from the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of the state.