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‘Extremely worried’ Olympics body threatens to expel boxing

The International Olympic Committee threatened to axe boxing from the Tokyo 2020 Games on Sunday as it opened an investigation into the sport's controversial governing body and said concerns lingered over possible match-fixing at Rio 2016.

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Rice farmers hail shutting of land border by federal government

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Ex-Governor Kalu: It’s wrong for ex-President Obasanjo to ask President Buhari not to seek...

Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the letter he wrote to Buhari advising him not to seek re-election in 2019.