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Joshua tells heavyweight rival Wilder to ‘stop the fantasy’ – Punch Newspapers

Anthony Joshua has urged Deontay Wilder to be “realistic” about who is the bigger draw card should the heavyweight champions meet in a blockbuster unification fight. Should such a bout between British boxer Joshua, the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association title-holder and American rival Wilder, the World Boxing …

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Student poses as Emir of Kano, demands N1.8m from victims – Punch Newspapers

A 20-year-old student, Sultan Bello, was on Wednesday remanded in prison custody by a Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court for impersonating the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. The accused, who resides at Ja’oji New Court Road Quarters, Kano, is facing three counts of impersonation, cheating and defamation of character. The …

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Presidency confirms release of Dapchi girls – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Wednesday confirmed the release of students of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State who were abducted by the Boko Haram sect on February 19. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this in an interview. READ …

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DSS abducts Lagos port worker at midnight, denies whereabouts …Falana decries action – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin A trader, Mrs. Mariam Ajao, has raised the alarm after her husband, Moruf, was allegedly abducted by some operatives of the Department of State Services, Lagos State Command. Mariam said the security operatives stormed her family’s residence in the Aguda, Surulere area around 1.30am on Tuesday, March 6, …

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Pogba misses France training – Punch Newspapers

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba missed France’s training session for treatment on Tuesday as Didier Deschamps’ side prepared for Friday’s friendly with Colombia. Pogba, his United teammate Anthony Martial and Marseille winger Florian Thauvin were victims of “little knocks”, according to French officials. On Monday, Pogba trained as normal while …

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Buhari and Tinubu as metaphoric ‘science students’ – Punch Newspapers

Oludayo Tade Kosewe, kosegbo, kosewe, kosegboWon tip’omi gutter po- ojuti dirtyWon tipo chemical po- awon omo Science Students -(Olamide, Science student) Popular culture remains central to the production of knowledge and communication of societal ills in Nigeria. While Nigerian hip-hop artistes laugh to the bank despite their bare embrace and …

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