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Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Tambuwal: Sokoto records three coronavirus deaths

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state.

Kano residents in panic buying over fear of shutdown

Kano residents have embarked on panic buying of food items over fear of COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.
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DR Congo woos Anthony Joshua for Rumble in the Jungle II

Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has been approached to fight in Democratic Republic of Congo, the African nation that staged the Rumble in the Jungle in 1974.
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Anthony Joshua offers to spar Tyson Fury ahead Deontay Wilder rematch

Anthony Joshua has offered to spar Tyson Fury to prepare him for his fight against Deontay Wilder in February, 2020.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua targets Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder in 2020

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “has to happen in 2020”.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Nigeria football legends celebrate Anthony Joshua after reclaiming heavyweight titles

Nigeria legends Nwankwo Kanu, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Sunday Oliseh, and Mutiu Adepoju have joined fans across the world to celebrate Anthony Joshua after he reclaimed the heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia.
Deontay Wilder has predicted Anthony Joshua will suffer a second straight defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr.

Re-match: Abel Sanchez predicts outright win for Anthony Joshua against Andy Ruiz Jr

Boxing trainer, Abel Sanchez, has predicted an outright victory for the British boxer, Anthony Joshua, against Andy Ruiz Jr in their December 7 re-match bout.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police‎ hand over rescued kids to Kano government

‎The Nigeria Police has formally handed over to the Kano state government eight out of the nine rescued children who were forcefully abducted in the state and sold into slavery in Anambra state.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua: Muhammad Ali remains one of my favorite boxers

Boxing champion Anthony Joshua has named his top three heavyweights of all time which includes American boxing legend, Muhammad Ali.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 27- Deontay Wilder meets with firefighters at LAFD Station 3 on November 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Meg Oliphant-Getty Images-AFP

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury ready to rumble in LA showdown

Deontay Wilder will aim to rekindle America's love affair with heavyweight boxing on Saturday when he faces Britain's Tyson Fury in a high-stakes showdown of undefeated fighters.
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

IOC freezes planning for 2020 Olympics boxing tournament

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) put planning for the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament on hold on Friday.

Anthony Joshua ‘loses’ unbeaten record to swimming legend

The 32-year-old American, who retired after the Rio Olympics in 2016, picked up an astonishing 23 Olympic gold medals, as well as three silvers and two bronze.

Yohan Blake avoids Usain Bolt after Commonwealth Games flop

Jamaica’s Yohan Blake admitted Saturday that he was doing his best to avoid sprint legend Usain Bolt after his Commonwealth Games flop in the 100 metres.

Usain Bolt: You don’t replace Muhammad Ali – Sebastian Coe

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe blasted the “obsession” with Usain Bolt as track and field entered its new era without the Jamaican showman at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Britain’s Muhammad Ali tests positive, gets two-year ban

British Olympic boxer Muhammad Ali has been banned for two years after testing positive for a banned steroid, the International Amateur Boxing Association said on Tuesday.

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela passes on at 78

South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela died on Tuesday aged 78, his family announced, triggering an outpouring of tributes to his music, his long career and his anti-apartheid activism.

US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has Parkinson’s disease

American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's.

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Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.

NANNM orders nurses, midwives in Plateau teaching hospital to sit at home over neglect

Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.
Bayern Munich are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho, Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson believes.

Arsenal approach Philippe Coutinho

Mikel Arteta is keen to bring the Brazilian to north London from Barcelona, where he is expected to be surplus to requirements once he returns to the Camp Nou from his loan at Bayern Munich.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA condemns harassment of journalist by minister, detention of another in Akwa-Ibom

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the harassment and arbitrary arrest of the journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi on the orders of the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, over a poem read during a radio programme the minister considers critical of him.

Health workers protest protective equipment shortage in Spain

Spanish health workers on the front line of the fight against coronavirus gathered on Monday outside hospitals in the Madrid region to rally against shortages of protective equipment.
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Eid-el-Fitr: CAN lauds Muslims over compliance with coronavirus directives

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State Chapter, has commended Muslims in the state for complying with government directives on Eid-el-Fitr celebration amidst COVID-19.