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A military sucker punch, like that of the old days of Dambe Boxing

Random Saturday evening, Typical gridlock, Undetermined hour, Lagos. Much is made about thanking the Creator (if you aren't agnostic/atheist) for Fridays, but I like to think that the essence of such gratitude is defeated if you are reporting...

STUNNING: FC Barcelona beat PSG 6-1 to make history with mother of all comebacks!

Barcelona have created Champions League history after overturning a 4-0 first-leg deficit to beat Paris Saint-Germain 6-5 on aggregate and book their spot in the quarter-finals of the competition. PSG entered the second leg of...

Nigerian male runner Philibus Sharubutu plans to excel at the Feb 11th Access Bank...

As the countdown to the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon continues, the first Nigerian male marathoner to cross the finishing line at the 2016 edition, Philibus Sharubutu,  is hoping to replicate the same...

Cristiano Ronaldo to earn 4.5 Billion Naira for getting dropped from a movie role?

What! What! Ah! DiaRizGod oh. All these footballers and screen stars sha won't kill person. After becoming the King in Madrid over the weekend, Ororo, as he his fondly called here at home, was reported...
Larry - Judgement Day-28

Judgement Day Arrives As Nigeria Does Battle With Ghana in the Boxing Ring

Larry Ekundayo (Nigeria) to face Joseph Lamptey (Ghana) on Friday, 30th October, 2015 in a pugilistic battle for national pride which is set to rock the UK African Diaspora. Nigerian born boxing sensation Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo is set to...

Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Molina With Klitschko Next

Anthony Joshua walked through Eric Molina, defending his IBF world heavyweight title for a second time, before a mega-fight with Wladimir Klitschko was announced in the ring. Joshua picked up an 18th knockout victory from...
Lewis hamilton wins british grand prix 2016

British Grand prix: Lewis Hamilton hits hattrick of wins at home in Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton reigns at Silverstone for the third time in a row, and it'd be a great day for British sport, should Andy Murray win at Wimbledon in a matter of hours. Lewis Hamilton has...
©ABC|Oscar Pistorius Guilty Court

Oscar Pistorius denied leave to appeal murder, final justice for Reeva Steenkamp?

Africa gets better and better everyday, and the Oscar Pistorius story is one such example. Yes, the continent still has many things that it needs to get right, many tears go unavenged, many issues...

FOR REAL??? Oliseh flees Nigeria, accuses staff of witchcraft

See why we may never see beyond our nose for obodo Naija...this Oliseh guy, just like him counterpart Gary Neville in Valencia, don see say giving post-match analysis for TV is not directky proportional to...
©Independent|Russia England Fans - UEFA 2016

UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Russia and now England too!

You see all these Putin's children ehn? One single chill like this, they don't have. And you know there's  none more chavvy or ready for a fight than the English football fans. UEFA has opened disciplinary...

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