Promoter Eddie Hearn says unification bout between Joshua and Wilder is now on the cards

NIGERIAN-born world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has moved a step closer to a unification bout with World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Deontay Wilder after his promoter Eddie Hearn indicated the fight could take place soon.

 

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Arewa Youth Consultative Forum warn Tinubu to leave Saraki alone as he is an illustrious northern son

AREWA Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) leaders have warned who they describe as a southwest political leader and his collaborators in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to leave senate president Senator Bukola Saraki alone.

 

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Kogi APC Aspirants Forum adopts Audu as its candidate saying Bello did not perform in office

MEMBERS of the Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Aspirants Forum have rejected the candidature of Governor Yahaya Bello for a second term in office over what they described as bad leadership and non-performance.

 

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Over the long term we need to make Lagos State a car-free zone

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Over the last few days, we have been watching the horror show on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. With the recent rains, the motorway looks like a lake, making it totally impassable in some parts

(2) In the 1970s, that road was Nigeria’s model highway. It linked the country with Benin Republic and served as a vital commercial artery with the rest of West Africa

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Nigerian neuro-surgeon Chibawanye Ene wins US award for his research on brain tumours

NIGERIAN-born medical doctor Chibawanye Ene has won the 2019 Ronald L Bittner Award on Brain Tumour Research at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting.

 

Dr Ene, 37, who is from Akpugo in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, received the honour at AANS's latest convention which held in San Diego in California. he was honoured for his research work on Anti-PD-L1 Immunotherapy Enhances Radiation-induced Abscopal Response in Glioblastoma.

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Local residents in Owode Local Government Area accuse Christ Embassy of illegally acquiring their land

RESIDENTS of the Aseese area in Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State are up in arms with the Believers’ Love World church popularly known as Christ Embassy over what they claim is the illegal acquisition of their land.

 

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Governor Akeredolu explains that cannabis cultivation will be controlled through NDLEA

ONDO State's Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has clarified that his recent trip to Thailand to survey the country's hemp industry is not part of a plan to promote the smoking of marijuana in Nigeria but an attempt to exploit the medicinal potential of the plant.

 

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Ethnic Nationalities Defence Organisation formed to counter thereat from Fulani cattle herdsmen

SEVERAL regional associations across Nigeria have come together to form a body known as Ethnic Nationalities Defence Organisation (Endo) with a mandate to protect their communities against attacks by Fulani cattle herdsmen.

 

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Buhari congratulates Super Falcons after their win Wafu women's football tournament

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super falcons for winning their first ever West African Football Union (Wafu) trophy following their victory over hosts Ivory Coast in a penalty shootout over the weekend.

 

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Infrastructural development without maintenance is tantamount to a waste of time 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) One thing we always complain about in Nigeria is the lack of infrastructure like roads, railway networks, power plants, water works, functioning hospitals, etc. It is very true that there is a scarcity of such facilities but alas, it is only half the story as maintenance is also a major issue 

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