Anthony Joshua confident Deontay Wilder fight will take place despite delays

Nigerian-born British world boxing champion Anthony Joshua insists negotiations for the highly anticipated heavyweight clash between him and Deontay Wilder must be realistic as he waits to find out who his next opponent will be. Joshua is yet to agree a fight with American Wilder and instead could face WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin later […]

Climate change: Governor Ambode calls for collaboration

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday called for collaboration to reverse the negative effects of climate change to preserve humanity and save future generations from jeopardy. Ambode, represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the call at the launching of the Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Programme, organised by FMDQ OTC […]

Envoy: We want more Nigerian teachers, companies in Tanzania

The High Commissioner of Tanzania to Nigeria, Muhidin Moweto, on Thursday thanked the Federal Government for deploying 41 teachers to the country under the Technical Aid Corps programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He however asked that more Nigerian teachers be deployed in the country. Moweto made the call shortly after presenting his Letter […]

EPL: Alex Sanchez angry over Mourinho’s promise to Ronaldo

Manchester United forward, Alexis Sanchez is furious at Jose Mourinho for promising Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo his No 7 shirt. Sanchez was given the No 7 shirt in January, inheriting the jersey last worn by Memphis Depay. Meanwhile, the Red Devils are reportedly edging close to a sensational deal for the Portugal captain, Ronaldo. […]

Nigerian Army: Fake soldier nabbed in Lagos

A panel beater, Victor Nyaku, was on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for impersonation and assault. Nyaku, 47, is also accused of parading himself as an Army officer, wearing Army camouflaged uniform and unlawfully possessing a Nigerian Police identity card. The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Awase, told the court that the […]

2018 World Cup: Putin issues warning ahead of games

President of Russia, Vladimir Putin has warned against turning sports sites for upcoming FIFA World Cup into markets. Putin made the remark during the annual “Direct Line” Question & Answer session on Thursday. He stated that sports sites built for the upcoming FIFA World Cup must not be ‘turned into markets like the ones seen […]

2019: Kanayo O. Kanayo declares intention to run for Reps

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo .O .Kanayo, yesterday declared his interest to run for a seat in the House Of Representatives come 2019. Kanayo, who hails from Ahiazu/ Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency, Imo State, seeks to actualise his ambition under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA. He made this known in an announcement […]

N252bn Ekiti fund: Allegations against me can’t stand – Fayose

The Ekiti state government has described the allegation that Governor Ayodele Fayose, mismanaged about N251.99bn belonging to the state as unfounded and spurious. A political pressure group, under the aegis of Ekiti Recovery Movement(ERM), had asked Mr Ayodele Fayose to account for how he spent a whopping sum of N251.99b being the amount that accrued to the […]

MKO Abiola: Ogun government commends Buhari for recognising its illustrious son

The Ogun state government has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for bestowing the late Chief M. K. O. Abiola, who hailed from the state, with the highest national honours of the country, the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR. This was contained in a statement signed on Wednesday night by the Secretary to the […]