WBC: Alvarez dumps title to ease Golovkin talks

Amechi Obiakpu Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has reportedly dumped his World Boxing Council middleweight title to ease talk with would be opponent, Gennady Golovkin. The Mexican, according to media report took the decision Wednesday, to ease  deadline pressure that had surrounded his talks for a showdown against now-undisputed champion Gennady Golovkin. According to AFP, the WBC […]


Naira strengthens further against dollar

  The Naira on Wednesday appreciated further against the dollar at the parallel market. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian currency traded between N340 and N341 to a dollar at the close of trading, from N345 it exchanged on Monday. The Pound Sterling and the Euro also traded between N480 and N488 […]


Senate throws out anti-social media bill The Senate, yesterday, bowed to pressure from Nigerians and threw out the controversial Frivolous Petitions Bill, otherwise known as anti-social media bill. Following the presentation of the report on the bill by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru (APC, Niger East), […]


NLC shuns court order, as strike begins today

Talks between the federal government and the Ayuba Wabba-led Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have ended in a deadlock. The NLC delegation to the meeting, led by its President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, walked out of the negotiation following the inability of the two parties to reach an agreement. Mr Wabba thereafter told journalists that the strike […]