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Buhari launches eNaira on Monday

The digital currency, the eNaira, will be launched on Monday. This is coming many months after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) barred banks and financial institutions from dealing in or facilitating transactions in cryptocurrencies. The digital currency will be launched by the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja. Central Bank of Nigeria Read More…

Basketball: NBA opens with 5 Nigerians among 109 international players

In montage above: L-R: Chimezie Metu, Josh Okogie, Udoka Azubuike, Charles Bassey, Precious Achiuwa The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that 109 international players from 39 countries are on opening-night rosters for its landmark 75th Anniversary Season, including a record number of players from Canada (18), Germany (seven) and the Bahamas (three), and a record-tying number of players from Nigeria (five).  The Toronto Raptors lead the league with a record-tying 10 international players from a record nine countries on opening-night rosters. The 2021-22 season tipping off tonight marks the eighth consecutive season that opening-night rosters feature at least 100 international players.  The

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to stay at Manchester United despite 2-4 loss to Leicester

It has been a poor run of things for Manchester United lately. But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not be sacked by Manchester Unit even as their woes were worsened with a 4-2 defeat at Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. According to a report by The Athletic, the United manager has a lot of credit in the bank at board level, even though the 13-time Premier League champions have not won any of their previous three league games despite spending significantly in the summer. Harry Maguire and Kelechi Iheanacho battle for possession during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at

Anthony Joshua triggers rematch clause against Usyk as Fury retains WBC title

Anthony Joshua quickly triggered the rematch clause in his fight contract against Oleksandr Usyk on the day his rival, Tyson Fury, retained his WBC heavyweight title. On Saturday, Tyson Fury sent Deontay Wilder to the canvas for a third time with a vicious right hand to the head in the 11th round at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Anthony Joshua triggered his clause for a rematch against Oleksandr Usyk, which will take place in the spring of 2022, Eddie Hearn, the fight promoter said. Anthony Joshua, 31, has won 24 of 26 professional bouts British heavyweight Joshua lost his IBF, WBA and
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Gunmen attack jail, free 575 detainees

Image Credits: The Sun Nigeria. A Reuters report on Saturday says that gunmen attacked a jail in Nigeria’s Oyo State late on Friday and freed over 800 inmates by force, the third such major attack this year, according to a statement by the Nigerian Correctional Service. The prison service said the attackers were heavily armed Read More…


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