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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 03: Professional boxers Deontay Wilder (L) and Tyson Fury speak onstage during their press conference to promote their upcoming December 1, 2018 fight in Los Angeles at The Novo by Microsoft on October 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images/AFP

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury pump up volume ahead of December 1 bout

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury were at it again on Wednesday, pushing and shoving and trading barbs as their three-city promotional tour for their heavyweight world title fight hit Los Angeles.
Liverpool's Joel Matip

Joel Matip: Liverpool have made Anfield a fortress

Liverpool defender Joel Matip believes visiting teams should fear Anfield as it has now become a fortress for Jurgen Klopp's side.

British premier’s Brexit blueprint blasted by Boris Johnson

Johnson, who resigned as foreign secretary in July over May’s proposed future relationship between London and Brussels, launched a fierce broadside at the PM to kick off parliament’s return to business after its summer break.

South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March.
Croatia players and staff members pose for a picture - Getty Images

France, Croatia to renew rivalry in World Cup final

After 62 spectacular matches spread over a period of 29 days, across 11 cities in Russia, Croatia and France have emerged as the two contenders for the FIFA trophy in the final match of the 2018 World Cup.
At least five suspects have been arrested when they allegedly tried to leave Zimbabwe with at least $4m and 98kg of gold stashed in suitcases this week, a report says.

Report: Zimbabwe police arrest 5 suspects in $4 million, 98kg gold haul

At least five suspects have been arrested when they allegedly tried to leave Zimbabwe with at least $4m and 98kg of gold stashed in suitcases this week, a report says.
Victor Bockarie Foh

Ex-Sierra Leone VP Victor Foh arrested over corruption charges

Sierra Leone’s former Vice President Victor Foh and former Mines Minister Minkailu Mansaray were arrested on Thursday on charges of alleged corruption, a spokesman for the West African country’s anti-corruption commission said.

University non-teaching staff to resume strike soon

Non-teaching staff of the universities have threatened to resume their suspended strike following the inability of the federal government to fulfill its five weeks promise to the unions in March.

Official: Bayelsa government got N12.9 billion for March

The Bayelsa State Government got the sum of N12.949 Allocation from the Federation Account for the month of March.

Florida school shooting survivor rejects ‘hero’ label

A survivor of the Florida school shooting nicknamed “Iron Man” for his efforts to save classmates said he did not want to be labeled a “hero,” as his family announced a lawsuit against authorities.

Nasarawa local councils share N1.2 billion for March

The 13 Local Government Areas of Nasararwa state shared N1.2 billion for the payment of staff salaries for March, Mr Haruna Osegba, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs has said.

World Cup: Super Eagles not at same level with Argentina, Croatia – Osvaldo Ardiles

Former Tottenham Hotspur coach, the legendary Osvaldo Ardiles, has tipped Argentina and Croatia to advance to the last sixteen of the 2018 World Cup, saying that the Super Eagles and Iceland are not on the same level as both teams.

Anthony Joshua eyes Joseph Parker bout in March

Anthony Joshua said Sunday that talks over a March fight with Joseph Parker are 95 per cent complete as the British boxer bids to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki: Industrial Park, Benin River Port, modular refinery‘ll accelerate Africa’s industrialisation

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration’s commitment to the development of an industrial park, a modular refinery and the Benin River Port in the state, will accelerate Africa’s industrialisation drive.

Lottery: NLRC moves to recover N326 million revenue from defaulting firm

National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, has commenced moves to recover N326 million revenue into the coffers of Federal Government from one of the brewery firms over promotional lottery, described as “illegal.”

Abiola Ajimobi, Rauf Aregbesola, others lead APC reconciliation committees

Nigeria’s governing party, APC, has set up six committees to resolve the crises from its primaries across the country.

Eid-el-Maulud: Muhammadu Buhari wishes Nigerians happiness, good health

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended greetings to entire Nigerian citizens and Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el-Maulud; the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

African Industrialisation Day: Economists proffer ways to economic growth

As Nigeria joins the rest of Africa to celebrate the African Industralisation Day, some economists said embracing technology, promoting local content and industralisation can foster the growth of the country’s economy.