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Nigerian Breweries pioneers first solar power

Nigerian Breweries (NB) and CrossBoundary Energy have signed Heineken’s first solar project in Africa, the first of its kind for Nigeria.

Anthony Joshua: I’m going to reconstruct Jarell Miller’s face

Anthony Joshua says he will leave his opponent Jarrell Miller with nothing but a reconstructed face when the pair meet at the iconic Madison Square Garden later in June for the World title bout.

Cote d’Ivoire thrash D’Tigers to end perfect FIBA World Cup qualifiers record

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire ended Nigeria’s perfect record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Abidjan with a 72-46 points win.
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.

FAO: World food prices rise in January

World food prices rose in January, buoyed by a rebound in dairy prices and stronger showings for vegetable oils and sugar, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

Cancer not death sentence – survivors

The Abuja Breast Cancer Support Group says cancer is not a death sentence and encouraged Nigerians to get screened.
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Ex-NCC chief calls for 5G spectrum policy with minimal constraints

The former Acting Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Chairman of the Commonwealth ITU Group, Dr Bashir Gwandu, has said it is important that Africa has access to the right 5G Spectrum and also minimal constraints for its use.
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WhatsApp limits message forwarding in fight against misinformation

WhatsApp will now limit users to forwarding a message only five times, in an attempt to cut down on the spread of misinformation. According to Reuters, the five time forwarding limit is being implemented across the world starting today.
Manchester City German midfielder Leroy Sane (Photo by Oli SCARFF - AFP)

Pep Guardiola: Leroy Sane can’t compare to Ryan Giggs yet

Pep Guardiola has told Manchester City star Leroy Sane he has a long way to go before he can be considered as great a player as Ryan Giggs.

Jose Mourinho: Why I did not sign Egypt legend Mohamed Aboutrika

World-renowned coach Jose Mourinho has disclosed that he was interested in signing Egyptian football icon Mohamed Aboutrika during his first stint as the Chelsea FC manager.
Fourth large sharks have been killed in Australia after a woman and a 12-year-old girl were attacked at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot.

Shark attacks woman, child at tourist site

A woman and a child were bitten by a shark in the popular Whitsunday Islands near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on Thursday in the latest of a string of such attacks, reports and officials said.

NPPF lists 53 athletes for camping in Lagos

The Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation (NPPF) has revealed 53-man list which are expected to camp ahead of the 2019 International Para Powerlifting Championship, scheduled for 24th to 31st January, 2019.

Minister seeks collaboration with states, local governments on ease of doing business

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has said the Buhari administration would continue to provide a conducive business environment for operators to achievie the government’s diversification agenda.
Russian Emergency Situations Ministry employees rescue an 11-month-old baby from the site of an apartment block collapse [TASS via Getty Images]

Rescuers pull baby boy alive from Russian apartment collapse

Rescuers have pulled an infant boy alive from the rubble of an apartment building, some 35 hours after a collapse that has killed at least seven people and left dozens missing.

Anthony Joshua: I turned down $50 million to fight Deontay Wilder

Nigerian-born British boxer Anthony Joshua has revealed why the fight between him and Deontay Wilder did not happen this year.

NANS felicitates with Muhammadu Buhari at 76, calls for cabinet reshuffle

The National Association of Nigerian Students has joined Nigerians and the rest of the world to felicitate with President Muhammadu Buhari as he celebrates his 76th birthday.
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PDP: Nigerians don’t deserve more suffering

Following the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari that economy is in bad shape, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said that Nigerians don’t deserve more suffering.
Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2018, on the eve of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. - AFP PHOTO - Ben STANSALL -

Rafael Nadal to join Roger Federer in 2019 Laver Cup

Spaniard Rafael Nadal will team up with perennial rival Roger Federer for the third edition of the Laver Cup in Geneva next year.

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Official: Nasarawa election tribunal receives 12 petitions

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.

Court fixes date for ruling on alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda’s no-case submission

An FCT High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday fixed April 4 for ruling in the no-case submission filed by Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.

Don: Why Chinese are making it in Nigeria

Prof. Muyiwa Falaiye, the Director of the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Tuesday said the Chinese had seen opportunities in factors that posed challenges to Nigerians.

NIMC extends diaspora enrolment to UAE, UK

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended its enrolment programme to the United Arab Emirate and the United Kingdom following the success recorded in the launch of the programme in South Africa earlier in March.
China’s forward Wei Shihao battles for the ball during the match between South Korea and China at the EAFF E-1 football championship in Tokyo on December 2017. Photo- AFP

Chinese international faces sack after ‘evil behaviour’

China footballer Wei Shihao has been suspended for a month and could be sacked by his club Guangzhou Evergrande for a “malicious” foul in the loss to Uzbekistan, reports said on Tuesday.