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Anthony Joshua: Jarrell Jarrell’s big body an easy target

Anthony Joshua and Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller’s first press conference on Tuesday was an explosive one with trash talking and a violent shove from Jarrell that led to the two fighters being separated.
Heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller has received several offers for a potential fight with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO world champion Anthony Joshua.

David Haye: Jarrell Miller has the firepower to cause Anthony Joshua problems

Anthony Joshua has been warned he faces a formidable test when he takes on Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1.
Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally during his previous presidential campaign in Santa Monica, California on 6 June 2016. Jonathan Alcorn-AFP-Getty Images

Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump racist, sexist, homophobe, xenophobe

Senator Bernie Sanders, who once campaigned for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and lost narrowly to Hillary Clinton, has now set his sights on the White House once again.

Bernie Sanders to seek US presidency again in 2020

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive populist, who mounted a fierce challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 White House campaign, said on Tuesday he will again seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020.
US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

California, 15 other states sue Donald Trump over decision to declare national emergency

California and 15 other US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.
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Elections: US pastor prays for Nigeria

Pastor Franklyn Richardson, Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, New York, has prayed for a peaceful outcome of the upcoming general elections in Nigeria.
Democrats have criticised Heather Nauert for her lack of diplomatic experience [Mandel Ngan-AFP]

Heather Nauert ends bid to be next US ambassador to UN

US President Donald Trump's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, according to the State Department.
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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal for sex abuse of minor

Pope Francis has defrocked a former cardinal in a first for the Roman Catholic church over accusations American Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a teenager 50 years ago, a Vatican statement said on Saturday.
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Manchester United: Jose Mourinho, staff paid £19.6 million pay-off after sacking

Manchester United paid Jose Mourinho and his staff £19.6m in compensation following his sacking in December.
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Fiverr acquires content marketing platform ClearVoice

Fiverr has acquired ClearVoice, a five-year-old Phoenix-based company that helps content writers find new jobs and show off their portfolios.
Investigators look over the area after a few New York City police officers were shot while responding to a robbery at a T-Mobile store in the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (Photo- Kevin Hagen, AP)

New York cop killed in ‘friendly fire’ during armed robbery

A New York City police detective has been killed in a "friendly fire" incident while responding to reports of an armed robbery at a mobile phone shop.
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UN re-elects Nigeria as peacekeeping committee chairman

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping known as C-34.

Shell faces trial in Netherlands for alleged role in execution of Ogoni leaders

A Dutch court will today hear the first arguments in an historic case against Shell, in which the oil giant stands accused of instigating a raft of horrifying human rights violations committed by the Nigerian government against the Ogoni people in the 1990s.
Naomi Osaka of Japan speaks during a press conference at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament on October 8, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Anthony WALLACE

Naomi Osaka sacks coach Sascha Bajin

World tennis number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just 17 days after completing back-to-back Grand Slam victories at the Australian Open.

MTN prepares for share sale of Jumia

African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5bn, according to people familiar with the matter.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Election: Atiku Abubakar gaining momentum but President Buhari is winning – Eurasia Group

Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, may have gained tremendous momentum in recent weeks but there is 60% probability that President Muhammadu Buhari will win next week’s presidential race , New York based global research and political risk solutions firm, Eurasia Group has declared.
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HRW: Egypt executes three Islamists tortured to ‘confess’

An international rights group says Egypt executed three Muslim Brotherhood members who were sentenced to death following torture and beatings to extract confessions.

Tokyo stocks end lower despite soaring Softbank Group

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday despite a stellar performance from telecoms and investment firm Softbank Group, which shot up nearly 18 percent after a huge buyback of its shares.

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Telsa begins delivery of Model 3 in China

Tesla Inc has started delivering Model 3 cars in China slightly ahead of schedule, as it looks to revive its sales that have been hit hard by Sino-U.S. trade tensions.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba can become the best player in the world, according to Nemanja Vidic.

Nemanja Vidic: Paul Pogba can become world’s best player

Manchester United star Paul Pogba can become the best player in the world, according to Nemanja Vidic.
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Three Nollywood films selected for Hollywood exhibition

Three Nigerian films, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North, are selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ slated to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA.

Edo Speaker loses bid to claim APC House of Reps ticket

Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, yesterday lost his bid for the All Progressives Congress, APC House of Representatives ticket for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency after the Federal High Court sitting in Benin turned down his petition.

Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.