Boxing promoter says Anthony Joshua wants Tyson Fury fight

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that Anthony Joshua wants to fight fellow Briton Tyson Fury. Fury’s win via a seventh-round technical knockout against American...

Seun Kuti calls out motivational speaker over claims about incident at Fela Shrine

Seun Kuti has called out a motivational speaker who had shared a not so good experience of her brothers at the Fela Shrine years...

Boko Haram attack in Garkida leaves 1 soldier dead, another wounded

The 23 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army has confirmed that one of its men died while another got injured when they were fighting...

Buhari calls for more patience over border closure

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of...

Rooney scores in 500th league game as Derby draw with Fulham

Former Manchester United star Rooney, the England national side's all-time leading goalscorer, struck from the penalty spot after Tim Ream handled early in the...

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President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for Japan

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Son of late Oba Oyekan of Lagos sentenced to death. 

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Boxing promoter says Anthony Joshua wants Tyson Fury fight

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that Anthony Joshua wants to fight fellow Briton Tyson Fury. Fury’s win via a seventh-round technical knockout against American...

Seun Kuti calls out motivational speaker over claims about incident at Fela Shrine

Seun Kuti has called out a motivational speaker who had shared a not so good experience of her brothers at the Fela Shrine years...

Remo Stars defender Tiyamiyu Kazeem dies after allegedly being pushed out of a vehicle by policemen

Kazeem, according to Rem Stars, was driving in Sagamu with a teammate Sanni Abubakar when they were stopped by SARS officers who accused both...

Boko Haram attack in Garkida leaves 1 soldier dead, another wounded

The 23 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army has confirmed that one of its men died while another got injured when they were fighting...

Buhari calls for more patience over border closure

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of...

Rooney scores in 500th league game as Derby draw with Fulham

Former Manchester United star Rooney, the England national side's all-time leading goalscorer, struck from the penalty spot after Tim Ream handled early in the...

Lai Mohammed says Buhari won’t resign over insecurity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, February 20, 2020, said President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign. Despite calls for his...

Politics

Buhari calls for more patience over border closure

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of...

Lai Mohammed says Buhari won’t resign over insecurity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, February 20, 2020, said President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign. Despite calls for his...

Bode George vows to dump Nigeria for Togo if Tinubu becomes president

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Supreme Court dismisses Abacha family’s request to access his foreign accounts

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Sports

Boxing promoter says Anthony Joshua wants Tyson Fury fight

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that Anthony Joshua wants to fight fellow Briton Tyson Fury. Fury’s win via a seventh-round technical knockout against American...

Remo Stars defender Tiyamiyu Kazeem dies after allegedly being pushed out of a vehicle by policemen

Kazeem, according to Rem Stars, was driving in Sagamu with a teammate Sanni Abubakar when they were stopped by SARS officers who accused both...

Rooney scores in 500th league game as Derby draw with Fulham

Former Manchester United star Rooney, the England national side's all-time leading goalscorer, struck from the penalty spot after Tim Ream handled early in the...

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Odion Ighalo’s attitude in training

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NFF boss Amaju Pinnick defends Joseph Yobo’s appointment as assistant coach of the Super Eagles

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has defended the appointment of former defender Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the Super...

Pele says he’s ‘fine,’ after son spoke of depression

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Fear of coronavirus: Odion Ighalo banned from Man. United training ground

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Entertainment

Boxing promoter says Anthony Joshua wants Tyson Fury fight

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that Anthony Joshua wants to fight fellow Briton Tyson Fury. Fury’s win via a seventh-round technical knockout against American...

Seun Kuti calls out motivational speaker over claims about incident at Fela Shrine

Seun Kuti has called out a motivational speaker who had shared a not so good experience of her brothers at the Fela Shrine years...

Fashola accuses Nollywood of encouraging money rituals, kidnapping

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has asked film makers in Nigeria to stop promoting money rituals and kidnapping in their movies. According to...

Faithia Williams announces engagement, set to get married for the second time

Popular nollywood actress, Faithia Williams formerly known as Faithia Balogun receives engagement news on her birthday. Faithia who celebrated her birthday in Istanbul, Turkey said...

Nollywood actress Uche Elendu accused of pimping out pregnant women

Nollywood actress Uche Elendu has been accused by Doris Ogala for pimping out pregnant women. The actress took to her Instagram page on Sunday, February...

South African gay media personality, Somizi, ties the knot with gay lover.

South African gay media personality, Somizi Mhlongo and his lover, Mohale Motaung have officially tied the knot. The couple, who were reported to have been...

Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi celebrate 3-year anniversary

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Business

Buhari calls for more patience over border closure

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of...

Supreme Court dismisses Abacha family’s request to access his foreign accounts

An appeal by the family of the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha to have access to the late general’s foreign accounts has...

NITDA Fund: EFCC to investigate defaulting telecoms providers — Rep

Abdullahi told newsmen in a telephone interview on Monday that effort of the committee is to ensure it meets the one-month deadline by the...

After Trump’s visa policies in 2019, Nigerians’ visits to US drop by 21%

Nigerians visits to the United States has drastically reduced following Donald Trump’s administration’s clampdown on immigration. According to the data from the US travel and...

Lagos taskforce demolishes 2,500 illegal structures in Lekki

The Chairman of the unit, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed this in a statement by the agency’s Head, Public Affairs Unit, Adebayo Taofik in Lagos...

Aviation security arrests intruder at MMA

The management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a 25-year-old man was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) by security operatives. Mrs...

Nigeria says it will only reopen land borders until Niger and the Benin Republic have complied with the ECOWAS trade agreements

The Nigerian government has hinted that it will only reopen the country's land borders in strict compliance with regional trade agreements of the Economic...

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Buhari calls for more patience over border closure

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of...

Lai Mohammed says Buhari won’t resign over insecurity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, February 20, 2020, said President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign. Despite calls for his...

NFF boss Amaju Pinnick defends Joseph Yobo’s appointment as assistant coach of the Super Eagles

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has defended the appointment of former defender Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the Super...

Buhari’s minister reacts to Shekau’s threat

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has refused to comment on recent threat on his life by Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. In...

Asisat Oshoala wins Super Cup with Barcelona for her 7th club title

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala targeting more success at Barcelona Femení after helping her side to the Super Cup title on Sunday, February 9,...

Supreme Court dismisses Abacha family’s request to access his foreign accounts

An appeal by the family of the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha to have access to the late general’s foreign accounts has...

Mikel Obi breaks down in tears over online abuse

Ex-Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi broke down in tears in a post-match interview while speaking about the online abuse that has been targeted at...

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Group gives Gov Sanwo-Olu 7 days ultimatum to lift ban on motorcycles, tricycles

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Nnamdi Kanu declares support for Amotekun

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Cardi B’s desire to move to Nigeria

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$30bn loan request: Sen. Adeola says money necessary for development

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