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24 Aug 2015
THEY are the country’s best hope for world boxing titles since heavyweight, Samuel Peters, dominated the world stage, but they still lack the basic support needed to become global champions.
15 Aug 2015
FOUR years ago in Maputo, Team Nigeria managed to grab three silver medals in the boxing event to finish sixth behind Algeria and Mauritius.
12 Jun 2015
The Nigeria Boxing Federation says it has concluded plans for the maiden Kenneth Minimah National Men and Women Open Boxing Championship
4 May 2015
FOUR-TIME world champion Carl Froch waxed lyrical about Mayweather’s performance, but admitted his disappointment with Pacquiao.
10 Apr 2015
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), has released the 2016 Rio Olympic Games competition schedule and specific session times for the Games. An online portal, Theinsidegames on Friday said the first-ever Olympic to be staged in South America would officially get underway with the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5. It said that activities would…
9 Apr 2015
MANNY Pacquiao has a better chance of beating Floyd Mayweather now than he did in 2010, claims his trainer, Freddie Roach.
13 Mar 2015
With barely 48 hours to the second edition of the GOtv Boxing Night at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium, boxers on the card are already talking tough.
4 Mar 2015
FORMER Olympian, Jerry Okorodudu, has lamented that an initiative like the GOtv Boxing Night was unavailable in his days as an active boxer. He believes the experience from the programme would have helped his career.    “If we had such opportunity like the one GOtv is currently offering our boxers, we would have done considerably…
18 Feb 2015
• Obisia, Lasisi, others speak at GOtv seminar  TWO Nigerian boxing legends, Obisia Nwankpa and Joe Lasisi have come down hard on those managing young boxers in the country, describing them as ‘quacks.’   Obisia and Lasisi were guest speakers at a seminar organized Wednesday by GOtv at the National Stadium in Lagos in preparation…
18 Jan 2015
FORMER national boxing Coach Obisia Nwakpa has said that the fame recorded by legend Muhammad Ali contributed so much to the development of the sport.   Ali, who turned 73 years on Saturday, is one of the most famous boxers of all time, becaming the first person in history to win the heavyweight champion title…

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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Mr Biodun Oyebanji, the Secretary to Ekiti State Government, has resigned his appointment, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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The Nigerian Senate has called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from their Coronavirus (COVID-19) red list.