Injury threatens Joe Boy versus Real One ‘Fight of Decade’ in Lagos
The October 12 showdown between African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight champion, Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph and West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Rilwan ‘Real One’ Oladosu, may not hold as planned after all.
NUTAF set to Rekindle FESTAC 77 Experience, Old Thespians Rally support for students
A sudden jolt, then a frigid fight for life. “Only God would save me,” Becky Musa would tell her fellow actors. A member of Collective Artistes, in 1989, she was diagnosed with a life-threatening ailment that required urgent medical treatment abroad.
ABU provides accommodation for post-UTME candidates
It is another season of post Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) for Nigerian students who seek admission into various tertiary institutions of their choices.
David Dale, master of stained glass, bead art passes on at 71
Master of mixed media, David Herbert Dale, has died. He died yesterday morning at 71. He would have been 72 on November 22.
Divisions in the country being pushed to near-breaking point by RUGA settlement controversy
That is the distinctive element that marks Ruga apart from cattle colony. Whilst there is so much quibbling about the nature and purpose of a cattle colony, there is no such quibbling that RUGA is meant as a place for the settlement of Fulani and their families...
Victorious Nigerian team returns from China global ICT competition
The team of Nigerian students that clinched the third place at the finals of the Global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Competition organised by Huawei Technologies in Dongguan, China this month, has arrived the country. Following its feat, the firm expressed commitment to build capacity of Nigerian youths to have well cultivated ICT talents for the…
President tasks varsity teachers on strikes, improved education sector
President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend pleaded with university lecturers to minimise strikes and back the Federal Government in its quest to provide qualitative education and right the prevailing anomalies in the sector. Speaking as the Visitor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) during its 41st convocation in Kaduna, the president deplored the incessant industrial actions…
Ibadan agog for ABU title fight at GOtv Boxing Night 18
Boxing fans in Ibadan and its environs are gripped with excitement, as the GOtv Boxing Night 18 approaches. The show, slated to hold tomorrow at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, will see the city host the African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title bout featuring Nigeria’s Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph…
Olaide Fijabi’s plan for ABU title defence in Senegal suffers setback
Nigeria’s rising star, Olaide Fijabi’s preparation for the defence of his Africa Boxing Union (ABU) Super Lightweight title in Dakar, Senegal, may have suffered a hitch, as the boxer sustained an injury in training on Saturday.
Fijabi to stake Nigeria’s pride at ABU title fight in Senegal
One of the products of the GOtv Boxing Night, Olaide ‘Fijaborn’ Fijabi will on October 20 stake the country’s pride by attempting to subdue his Senegalese challenger in an African Boxing Union (ABU) title fight in Dakar. Fijabi had knocked out Shadrack Ignas Kobero of Tanzania to claim the light welterweight title in Lagos, and…
Sahel expands scholars programme across Nigeria
To continuously empower outstanding Nigerian students through mentorship, hands-on experience and scholarships, the Sahel Scholars’ Programme (SASP), has extended its scholarship programme to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. SASP, a yearly programme, which started with the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), this year, widened its opportunity and included ABU…