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Deontay Wilder apologises after punching TV mascot

Heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder apologised on Sunday after unleashing a punch that knocked down the mascot on an ESPN programme.

FSARS commanders undergo training on human rights

The police on Monday in Lagos commenced a two-week training on human rights for Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) commanders nationwide to reposition the outfit.
Ayogu Eze

Ayogu Eze: APC’ll take over Enugu in 2019

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, said he has all it takes to defeat the incumbent, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, in the 2019 election.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Osun election: Bukola Saraki asks Ademola Adeleke to seek redress in court

President of the Senate and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party’s Presidential Council on Osun State Governorship Election, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has faulted the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission that the results of the election held on Saturday were inconclusive.
Sokoto - Peoples Democratic Party - PDP - Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa

PDP primaries: Senator Saraki, Governor Bafarawa promise good governance

Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party presidential primary election, Senator Bukola Saraki and Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, have promised to provide good governance if given the party’s ticket and eventually win the presidential election in 2019.
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‘African spiderman’ Mamoudou Gassama becomes French citizen

The migrant hero nicknamed “Spiderman” for saving a child hanging off a balcony by scaling a Paris apartment block with his bare hands has become a French citizen, according to a government decree.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi, Oyo APC move towards rancour-free primaries

Ahead of the forthcoming primaries of the party, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has intensified efforts at ensuring a rancour free process.

Kabiru Turaki: APC has truncated vision of founding fathers

Frontline PDP presidential hopeful, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has accused the APC-led federal government of derailing from the vision of Nigeria’s founding fathers.
Kabiru Tanimu Turaki , a presidential aspirant, under banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Kabiru Turaki: Why I’ll clinch PDP’s presidential ticket

A leading aspirant for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for next year’s presidential election, Kabiru Taminu Turaki, has advanced reasons why he will be chosen at the party’s primaries as the flag bearer.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC secured over 150 convictions in 7 months

Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency secured no fewer than 150 convictions in seven months.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC doesn’t witch-hunt

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has dismissed the speculations that the anti-graft agency is being used to witch-hunt the perceived enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government.

Cleric: Nigeria has leaders without mission

General Overseer of Abundance Pentecostal Mission International, Bishop Victor David Enweruzo, has said the development of Nigeria has been stunted because of leaders without agenda or sense of mission.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Ex-Governor Lamido: President Buhari-led APC government is evil, visionless

A former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress at the centre as incompetent, visionless, evil and divisive.

R-APC hails defection of lawmakers

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), which recently pulled out of the mainstream ruling party, has hailed the lawmakers who defected Tuesday saying the move will ”redirect the compass for better politics.”

Ooni to launch a book on Queen Moremi

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi is set to launch a book on Queen Moremi Ajasoro, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, a cultural ambassador has said.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Why I didn’t quit ex-President Jonathan’s government

Two-time minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has revealed why she did not resign from Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, despite calls for her to resign.

Max Allegri: Juventus must foul more or they won’t come out of Inter tie...

Juventus must foul more when they face Inter Milan, than they did in defeat to Napoli, or they "won't come out alive," says Massimiliano Allegri.

Pope Francis tells young Cubans to ‘fall in love with Jesus’

Pope Francis on Saturday invited young people of Cuba to have courage and to work together to build up the Cuban Church of tomorrow.

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IMF decries slow pace of economic recovery in Nigeria

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has decried the slow pace of economic recovery in Nigeria, warning its declining real incomes and weak investment have continue to weigh in on economic activity.
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Lafarge Africa ranks fourth in Forbes Africa Top 50 CSR companies

Forbes Africa has ranked Lafarge Africa the fourth-best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Company in Nigeria for the year 2019. The Forbes Africa Awards ranking is a culmination of impact assessments of over 910 organisations operating in Nigeria over the past thirteen years.
On Saturday, a building collapsed in Orisha community in Magodo, trapping four persons. 4

Institute: 43 buildings collapsed in Nigeria in 2019

No fewer than 43 buildings under construction collapsed in Nigeria in 2019, according to the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB).
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse-Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho admits injury ravaged Tottenham are ‘really in trouble’ after RB Leipzig defeat

Jose Mourinho admits injury ravaged Tottenham are ‘really in trouble’ after seeing his side beaten 1-0 at home to RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has congratulated Odion Ighalo on his maiden appearance for Manchester United on Monday.

Solskjaer: Ighalo big boost for United

Ever since striker, Odion Ighalo, landed at Old Trafford on a short-term loan, he has enjoyed unwavering support from Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, despite criticisms from some former stars and pundits.