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Anthony Joshua knocks out Alexander Povetkin to retain titles
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Anthony Joshua knocks out Alexander Povetkin to retain titles

 Anthony Joshua celebrates his win against Alexander Povetkin Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge Britain’s Anthony Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday. It was the first time the Russian, […]

CBN withdraws Skye Bank’s operating license
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CBN withdraws Skye Bank’s operating license

Skye Bank The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc with immediate effect. This was declared by the apex bank Governor Godwin Emefile on Friday evening in Lagos. Meanwhile, Polaris Bank has been established to assume ownership of the assets and liabilities of […]

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Buhari appoints Zainab Ahmed as finance minister, accepts Adeosun’s resignation

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, as the replacement for Kemi Adeosun who resigned as the minister for finance on Friday. Adeosun resigned earlier on Friday, more than 60 days after she was accused of forging her NYSC exemption […]

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Donald Duke dumps PDP, declares presidential bid under SDP

A former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, on Tuesday dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join Social Democratic Party (SDP). He also declared his intent to run for president in the 2019 general elections under the SDP. Duke said he left the PDP after 20 years because […]

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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Nigeria

British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Nigeria on a two-day state visit. May proceeded to the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the promotion of British trade and interest. The prime minister said her visit is a “unique opportunity at a unique […]

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South Sudan rebel chief Machar refuses to sign peace deal

South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar on Tuesday refused to sign a final peace deal with the government that aims to end a brutal civil war, a Sudanese mediator said. “The main South Sudanese opposition groups, including the SPLM-IO (Machar faction), refused to sign the final document demanding that their […]

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Unrest in Ikorodu as armed soldiers, youths face-off

There was an early morning face-off between Nigerian soldiers and suspected cultists at Solomada Estate area of Ikorodu on Thursday. Trouble started when the suspected cultists allegedly attacked and killed a soldier. In retaliation, reports said soldiers besieged the estate in search of the suspected killers of the military man. […]