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American boxer Curtis Harper walks out of bout with Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba in protest...

American boxer, Curtis Harper, has been criticised by his trainer for leaving the ring after the opening bell in his heavyweight bout against Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba in protest over pay.

Deontay Wilder urges boxing fans to request Anthony Joshua to accept unification fight

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is hoping that a victory over Tyson Fury will create a forceful demand for a full division unification with WBA, IBF, IBO, WBO champion Anthony Joshua.
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Lennox Lewis: Anthony Joshua must fight Deontay Wilder

Lennox Lewis spells out in clear, unequivocal terms what Anthony Joshua has to do if he really wants to succeed him as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

Former world champion David Haye announces retirement

Britain’s former world heavyweight and cruiserweight champion David Haye announced his retirement on Tuesday following two successive defeats to fellow Englishman Tony Bellew.

Donald Trump pardons late Black boxer Jack Johnson 105 years after racially-biased conviction

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first Black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. “It’s my honour...

Lennox Lewis defends Anthony Joshua’s style against Joseph Parker

Former undisputed world boxing heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has praised Anthony Joshua for the manner he overcame Joseph Parker in their unification bout in Cardiff on Saturday night.

Rafiu Ladipo: Anthony Joshua’ll down Joseph Parker in Cardiff showdown

The President of the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control Rafiu Ladipo has said Nigeria-born British boxer Anthony Joshua will knock out Joseph Parker when the two undefeated heavyweight boxers clash in Cardiff for a unification bout on March 31.

Mayweather, McGregor bout a farce – Lennox Lewis

The bout between American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Irish Mixed Martial Arts star Conor McGregor is not so much a superfight as a farce, said Britain’s former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis on Sunday.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
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Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
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Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.