Thursday, 1st June 2023


28 Oct 2017
With the roots of the two pugilists traced to African soil, boxing fans in Nigeria, Cameroon and other parts of the continent and beyond are anxiously looking forward to the bout in Cardiff, England.
3 Jul 2017
Anthony Joshua is hopeful the prospect of a heavyweight world title showdown in Las Vegas will tempt Wladimir Klitschko into a rematch.
7 May 2017
The victory of Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua over Ukranian veteran world champion, Vladimir Klitschko, which saw to his retention of the International Boxing Federation...
4 Jan 2017
Britain's Anthony Crolla will get his chance to regain the WBA lightweight title in a rematch with Venezuelan Jorge Linares in Manchester on March 25, it was announced on Wednesday.
14 Oct 2016
Meanwhile, promoter Eddie Hearn has said a deal is “very close” for British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his IBF title against Klitschko, with the vacated WBA belt also on the line.
18 Jul 2016
Guillermo Rigondeaux retained his WBA “super” super bantamweight belt when James “Jazza” Dickens retired at the end of the second round with a broken jaw, at the Ice Arena Wales ...
13 May 2016
His story is like that of the Biblical Jonah, who was sent by God to the city of Nineveh but tried to escape the divine mission. But unlike Jonah, who ended up in the belly of .....


3 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated governors who recently emerged as leaders of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) respectively. The President's felicitation was contained in a statement from the State House on Thursday. "I congratulate the Governor of Kwara State, His Excellency Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on his emergence as the Chairman…
3 hours ago
President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu, both contenders for the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker positions respectively. The meeting currently ongoing, is coming immediately after the President earlier met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, also in…
3 hours ago
The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari says no going back on the removal of fuel subsidy. Speaking during a consultative meeting with the Sen Abdullahi Adamu led national working committee (NWC) of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, he maintained that the subsidy regime…
3 hours ago
President Bola Tinubu on Thursday met with the nation's security apparatus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he gave marching orders to the nation's security agencies in the country to redouble efforts in dealing with the menace of terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery and piracy among others that have conspired to weigh down…
3 hours ago
The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…