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Aare Ona Kakanfo Ganiyu Adams urges UK diasporans to organise national dialogue twice a year

AARE Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland Otunba Ganiyu Adams has urged the Nigerian diaspora in the UK to try and organise interactive national dialogues twice a year so that community leaders like him can come and rub minds with them.



Anthony Joshua unifies world heavyweight boxing titles with victory over New Zealander Parker

NIGERIAN-born world heavyweight boxer Anthony Olufemi Joshua has added the World boxing Organisation (WBO) title to his portfolio after winning a unanimous points decision over New Zealander Joseph Parker last night in Cardiff.



Bournemouth winger Jordan Ibe says Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has asked him to join World Cup squad

BOURNEMOUTH winger Jordon Ibe claims he has received an offer from Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr to come and join the squad ahead of the 2018 World Cup taking place in Russia this summer.



Ibe, 22, who started his career at Liverpool, rejected the chance to switch allegiance to Nigeria in 2015, while Sunday Oliseh was still in charge of the Eagles. Ibe has since moved to Bournemouth, where he has seven assists in all competitions with a goal to his name this season.



Yobe East senator tells colleagues that negotiations are still ongoing to free remaining Dapchi girl

NEGOTIATIONS to free Leah Sharibu the sole remaining Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) pupil still being held by Boko Haram are ongoing according to Senator Bukar Ibrahim representing Yobe East where the abduction took place.



Oshiomole emerges as front-runner to become next APC national chairman as Odigie-Oyegun looks set to bow out

FORMER Edo State governor Adams Oshiomole has emerged as the frontrunner to become the next national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after it emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari wants incumbent Chief John Odigie-Oyegun to go.



Mikel promises Nigerian fans he will be back for the Super Eagles against England on June 2

SUPER Eagles skipper Mikel Obi has promised Nigerian football fans that he will be back for the national team when it faces England in a high profile pre-World Cup friendly at Wembley on June 2.



Lagosians bemoan disruption to commercial activities following upheaval caused by Buhari's visit

LAGOSIANS are up in arms over the paralysing of commercial activity in the metropolis today after a public holiday was declared and several major roads were shut to accommodate a visit by President Muhammadu Buhari.



Presidency concedes that recent award given to Buhari was not from Martin Luther King Centre

LATE Dr Martin Luther King's family have denied being the ones behind the recent award given to President Muhammadu Buhari in the name of the civil rights leader's foundation pointing out that the honour did not come from them.



London police reveal that recently murdered youngster was son of House of Rep member Hon Dolapo Badru

BRITISH authorities have revealed that Abraham Badru the 26-year old young man who was shot in east London last weekend was the son of Dolapo Badru the member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Lagos Island Constituency.



Trading giants Vitol and Glencore back Nigerian firms' bid to purchase the assets of Brazilian oil form Petrobras

MULTINATIONAL trading companies Vitol and Glencore are in talks to financially back Nigerian firms seeking to buy crude oil assets owned by Brazil’s Petrobras in the Niger Delta valued at up to $2bn.




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