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February 7, 2018 4:29 PM Nigeria’s Adekuoroye Targets Gold At African Wresting Championship In PH

World silver medalist and Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye is aimed at winning a fourth gold medal at the 2018 African Wrestling Championships which began at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre in Port Harcourt, Nigeria on Wednesday. The three-time African champion said that her participation in Season 3 of the Pro Wrestling League in India got her prepared 34

October 25, 2017 10:02 AM 56 countries, 9 states indicate interest in FESTAC”77@40 – CBAAC DG

Fifty-six countries and nine states have indicated interest to participate in the one weeklong commemoration of FESTAC”77@40 beginning on Nov.6 in Lagos. Dr Ferdinand Anikwe, the Director-General, Centre for Black Arts and African Civilisation (CBAAC), told newsmen in Lagos that the seven-day programme would end on Nov.11. Newsmen report that Nigeria 19

October 25, 2017 4:02 AM MTN sluggish despite data growth

MTN was forced to disconnect more than 5-million subscribers in Nigeria in 2015, "so you need to have those numbers look significantly better". MTN was still "just catching up" and should be reporting revenue growth in the 20% to 30% range, he said. "On a readjusted number, in my opinion, it doesn’t look great," Chakaduka said. MTN is still wrestling 35

October 12, 2017 2:36 PM Nigerian Wrestling Champion Power Uti Arrested Over Wife's Death​

The police in Lagos have reportedly arrested Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti, over the controversial death of his wife, Toyin. Toyin was said to have died in their Ilupeju, Lagos home on Monday morning with the wrestling champion discovering her body. However, instead of taking her to the hospital, Power Uti was alleged to have gone to a church 25

October 12, 2017 9:29 AM Nigerian wrestler Power Uti reportedly arrested over death of his wife

Famous Nigerian wrestler Power Uti has reportedly been arrested in his house in Lagos following the controversial death of his wife Toyin. Toyin Uti died on Monday morning, October 9, in Lagos for reason still unknown to anyone and instead of Power Uti to have taken her to the hospital, he was alleged to have taken the deceased to a church for spiritual 18

October 12, 2017 7:43 AM Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti arrested over wife’s death

Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti has been arrested over the death of his wife, Toyin. Her body was reportedly first discovered by Power Uti on Monday morning, who, instead of taking her to the hospital, went to a church to seek spiritual help. The deceased, 38, was a mother of four children who are under the ages of nine. She was unemployed and had been married 24

October 1, 2017 2:43 AM X-Raying Arts Culture, A Blossoming Industry Of Global Relevance

As Nigeria celebrates 57th independence anniversary as a sovereign nation today, it becomes pertinent to take a critical look at the performances of the two key sectors of the economy, culture and entertainment in terms of their contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the nation’s economy. In the area of culture, the National Cultural Policy 23

September 24, 2017 12:37 AM Restructure Nigeria now to attain balance, says Tinubu

Tinubu also explained that there were immense benefits to all in the event of a restructuring that would create the correct balance. “It would be better”, he stressed, “to restructure things to attain the correct balance between our collective purpose on one hand and our separate grassroots realities on the other.” The former governor counselled the champions 58

September 18, 2017 7:19 AM The Warm-Up: London labours behind the Premier League's northern powerhouse

Adam Hurrey admires the Premier League's north stars and some Continental consternation... Enough clowning around: Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United now go straight for the jugular. Everton – and Wayne Rooney – arrived at Old Trafford on Sunday in mild disarray but, despite falling behind to Antonio Valencia’s vicious swipe at the ball in the fourth 49

September 17, 2017 10:24 AM Much ado about pay-per-view

If you did not hear about the epic fight, which featured Floyd Mayweather Jr., the world-famous boxer who came out of retirement, and his Irishman, Connor McGregor, you are, most likely living under a rock. The fight, aptly dubbed ‘The Money Fight’, was billed to be the biggest fight in combat sports history. Highly sensationalized, it pulled up staggering 34