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Daily Archives: September 27, 2022

Anthony Joshua offered THIRD fight with Oleksandr Usyk as Ukrainian eyes homecoming showdown at Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium

ANTHONY JOSHUA has been offered a third crack at Oleksandr Usyk once the city of Kyiv and AJ’s confidence are rebuilt. The 32-year-old Watford hero has lost back-to-back 12-rounders to the 35-year-old Ukraine ace. Even though the August showdown in Jeddah ended awkwardly – with the Brit icon slinging a couple of Usyk’s belts on the floor and snatching the mic for …

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Ex-Aide to Ogun State Governor to serve 5 years in the US for unemployment fraud, scams

A former Nigerian official was sentenced to five years for what prosecutors called a “litany of scams” that took in more than $600,000 in public and private funds, including Washington unemployment benefits intended for pandemic victims.  Abidemi Rufai, 45, of Lekki, Nigeria, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Tacoma for crimes ranging from $350,763 in pandemic unemployment fraud to …

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Ortom Denies Abandoning Wike, Says ‘We Just Returned From London’

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has denied media reports that he has parted ways with his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, over the crisis rocking the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). Wike and his team are insisting on the resignation of the PDP national chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, over their perceived grievances on the outcome of the party’s presidential election …

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DSS Arrests Soldier ‘Supplying Guns To Kidnappers’ In Abuja

A soldier attached to the Muhammadu Buhari Cantonment in Tungan-Maje in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) for allegedly hiring out and selling guns to kidnappers. According to Daily Trust, the operation that led to his arrest was carried out last week around Dankogi Park in Zuba in collaboration …

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