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How Anthony Joshua was rejected by Nigeria in 2008

They said ‘if you’re so good go fight for Britain’   Anthony Joshua the boxing kid who defeated feared Wladimir Klitschko to clinch the world heavy weight boxing championship belt was rejected by Nigeria in 2008 because he arrived late …

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Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua came back from a darkening place in Wembley Stadium into the dazzling light of heavyweight greatness as he ended the Klitschko heavyweight era. Already the people’s hero in this, his homeland, the young British lion gained a whole …

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How 14 family members died in India

 Fourteen people, comprising women and children, from one family died after a boat capsized in a deep pond in Southern India, local police said on Saturday. The accident occurred in a village in the Guntakal region of Andhra Pradesh state …

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NAF fighter jets destroy insurgents artillery in Sambisa

  Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets on Friday successfully destroyed an artillery piece being sneaked into Sambisa forest by insurgents. Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air force, disclosed this in a statement in …

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CDS tasks new naval ratings on loyalty to commander-in-chief

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, on Friday enjoined new Nigerian Navy ratings to support and be loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari as the Commander -in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Olonisakin gave the charge at the …

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Nnamdi Kanu released after 18 months in prison

THE leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has been released from Kuje prison in Abuja. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, his lawyer, confirmed this to the media on Friday. He said: “Nnamdi Kanu has left the prison. This was after …

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Pope Francis mourns victims of church bombings in Egypt

Pope Francis on Friday paid tribute to victims of recent suicide bombings at Coptic churches in Egypt. “To the members of their families, and to all of Egypt, I offer my heartfelt condolences. “I offer my prayers that the Lord will …

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DHQ says no “resurgence of insurgency” in North-East

The Defence Headquarters has reassured Nigerians that there is no “resurgence of insurgency’’ in the North East, particularly in Borno in spite of pockets of attacks and suicide bombings in the state. Major General John Enenche, the Director Defence Information, …

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Customs officials finds $1.3m in Dusseldorf airport luggage

The Customs officials on Friday found 1.3 million dollars in luggage at Dusseldorf Airport. Police said that they have started investigating whether the money is connected with drug trade, since most of the money was in small notes. The notes …

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Atiku insists Nigeria must restructure to get governance right

    Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria will continue to grapple with the crisis of severe and debilitating socio-economic problems unless it gets the structures of the federalism and governance right. Abubakar stated this in a paper titled; “The …

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