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The Doncaster fighter won the British, Commonwealth and European titles at 118lbs before capturing the vacant IBF crown by with a majority decision victory over hard-hitting Mexican Julio Ceja in May 2013 at the Keepmoat Stadium.
A USAID funded project, Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) project, has held a dialogue session with the military, police, civil society organizations (CSOs), government, media, and other stakeholders as part of its dialogue series aimed at strengthening collaboration for safeguarding civic space in Nigeria.
Dayot Upamecano has admitted that he wanted to link up with Manchester United at the age of 17, but was talked out of a move by his parents and is now Bayern Munich-bound.
Carole King, The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters and Todd Rundgren round out the elite group of performers selected for induction into the rock pantheon, which in recent years has made efforts to broaden its acceptance of genre and honor more artists who aren’t white men.
A Minnesota judge has ruled that aggravating factors were involved in the death of George Floyd, opening the possibility of a longer sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
House of Representatives members from the 17 Southern States have thrown their weight behind the region’s Governors in their quest for restructuring, true federalism and permanent ban on open grazing.
Idris emphasised that the programme known as ”Rapid Response Register” (RRR), was designed as a shock response framework by the National Social Safety Net Programme (NASSP) in collaboration with the World Bank to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
The forum disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman, Secretary-General and Publicity Secretary, Senators Opeyemi Bamidele (APC-Ekiti), Matthew Uroghide (PDP-Edo) and Chukwuka Utazi (PDP-Enugu).
Former Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi has revealed he was confirmed the Khalifa of Tijjaniya in Nigeria by Sheikh Mahy Ibrahim Nyass, when he paid him a visit in Senegal on Monday.
Women under the aegis of Nigeria Women Elders Council, NWEC, yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently convene a national conference to address the growing security challenges in the country.
The Nigerian Army is investigating the alleged killing of a watermelon seller by a soldier in Zamfara State.
Bridges in Lagos, particularly Apapa axis, are at risk of collapse because of the weight of parked heavy-duty trucks on them.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has demanded that Eberechi Eze be given time to develop his talent even as he is confident he can deal with media hype around him.
The International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI), a port management company, says it has commenced container operations at Onne Port, Rivers state.
Donny van de Beek has been accused by Marco van Basten of leaving Ajax for Manchester United with a "big boy" attitude, with the Dutch icon of the opinion that too many players depart Amsterdam believing that they have already made it.
Temiloluwa Adeboye, widow of the late Pastor Dare Adeboye, said her husband was not afraid of death, adding that she was sure Dare is in heaven. Temiloluwa asaid this at the Evening of Worship and Tributes, which held at the RCCG, House of Favour, Redemption Camp.
Sadio Mane says the 2020-21 campaign has been "the worst season of my career", with the Liverpool forward unable to explain individual and collective struggles at Anfield.
Reacting to the said intelligent reports that members of IPOB are planning to unleash mayhem in some parts of Lagos State, Chief Everest Ozonweke the secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos reassured that “Ndigbo are not violent people nor are we known with act of violence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said its operatives have arrested a syndicate of five suspected land scammers.
The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Monday donated some food items to support some Muslim families in the on-going Ramadan fasting in the country.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the government would continue to demolish shanties across the state.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has described Pastor Dare Adeboye, the late son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, as a symbol of future Christian ministry in the country.
A South African report into excess deaths over the past year suggests more than 133,000 people in the country have died from COVID-19, far more than the official tally of nearly 55,000.
Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been isolated in the dressing room, with his team-mates feeling he has too much freedom, AS reports.
More than 16,000 jobs would be created during and after the ongoing renovation of the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, Prof. Sunday Ododo, General Manager of the 44-year-old complex, said on Thursday in Lagos.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gboko West state constituency of Benue State has passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, as the leader of the party, not only in Gboko, but the entire Benue State and North Central region of Nigeria.
The former Chief of Defence Staff to late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has died. He died at the age of 80.
The two time governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and United Development Party (UDP) is said to have died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt, after a brief illness.
The remains of Sen. Aisha Jummai Alhassan, popularly called Mama Taraba would be laid to rest tomorrow, Sunday, her family has said.
Anderlecht coach Vincent Kompany has spoken about the goal heroics of Paul Onuachu with Genk ahead of the championship playoffs involving the two clubs.
The Lagos State Government (LASG),on Monday said that it would turn the ancient town of Badagry into Jerusalem of Nigeria by constructing a befitting structure under the Agia Tree, where Christmas was first celebrated in 1842.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the Federal Government to recruit more policemen, soldiers and other security agents as a means of bringing the spate of insecurity to a halt.