Nigerians have hailed mixed martial arts fighter, Israel Adesanya, for becoming the second Nigerian champion in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The 29-year-old continued his unbeaten run in the UFC by defeating Kelvin Gastelum via unanimous decision for the interim middleweight title on Sunday. Adesanya encountered setbacksContinue Reading

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer is not licensed to practice in Nigeria. The Cable reports that the electoral commission asked the tribunal to strike out the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying it was not signed byContinue Reading

Nine suspected kidnappers who operate on Abuja-kaduna expressway have been killed by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force. The Police said the suspects were killed during a serious exchange of gunfire encounter, between the police operatives and a heavily armed notorious criminal gang at a forest, while two escaped withContinue Reading

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, fabricated the votes he claimed to have scored. Atiku, in his petition before the presidential election tribunal, had claimed he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by 1,615,302Continue Reading