BREAKING: APC planning to attack Osun collation centres to alter results – PDP

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that there were desperate moves by the All Progressives Congress to hijack the collation of results in the Osun Governorship election. It said that the APC was doing this  following its alleged realisation it had lost at the polling units The party also alerted that APC thugs, aided by security agencies, were stirring violence in Ila, Boripe Local Government Areas, “where they are attacking a collation centre, manhandling and chasing out agents of our party, in a…

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PHOTOS: Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin, retains world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Anthony Joshua reacts on his way to the ring ahead of the fight against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin in their boxing world Heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium in north-west London on September 22, 2018.  AFP PHOTO Russia’s Alexander Povetkin (2nd L) falls backwards after Britain’s Anthony Joshua (R) throws a punch to knock him to the canvas during their boxing world…

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BREAKING! Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Britain’s Anthony Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday. It was the first time the Russian, whose only previous professional loss was a points defeat by Wladimir Klitschko, had been stopped in the paid ranks. Victory saw Joshua, the London 2012 Olympic champion, extend his unbeaten professional record to 22 wins from 22 fights, with 21 knockouts.   Source: Punch News All rights reserved. This material and any other…

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Dan-Musa steps down for Olawepo-Hashim

JOHN ALECHENU A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has expressed confidence that more of his opponents across party lines will step down for him in the weeks ahead. Olawepo-Hashim said this in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH in Abuja. He was reacting to the decision of a fellow contender for the ANN presidential ticket, Alhaji Ibrahim Dan-Musa, who stepped down from the race to support his candidacy. The presidential aspirant, who was one of the four successful aspirants earlier screened by the…

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Rodriguez stars as Bayern maintain perfect Bundesliga start

James Rodriguez shone for Bayern Munich, scoring a goal and winning a penalty, as the German champions made four wins from their first four Bundesliga games with a 2-0 victory at Schalke to stay top on Saturday. Rodriguez struck with just eight minutes gone at Gelsenkirchen’s Veltins Arena, expertly slipping his marker, former Bayern team-mate Sebastian Rudy, to power home a header from Joshua Kimmich’s cross. READ ALSO: Beautiful lovemaking for weekends (I) It was a sublime effort which left Schalke with too much to do, as they ended up suffering…

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Vote-buying takes shine off Osun election – Akinbade

Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, says voting-buying has negatively affected the just concluded election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria  reports that  Akinbade, who spoke to newsmen in Ogbagba after the accreditation and voting exercise,  said  “ vote-buying has cast shadows on the governorship election.’’ According to him, “ vote-buying had taken the shine off the election.’’ Akinbade, however,  commended voters for ensuring a  peaceful electoral process. The former Secretary to the State Government,  who…

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Latest English Premier League table (WK6)

English Premier League table after Saturday’s matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Liverpool      6 6 0 0 14  2 18 Man City       6 5 1 0 19  3 16 Chelsea        5 5 0 0 14  4 15 Watford        6 4 1 1 11  6 13 Tottenham      6 4 0 2 12  7 12 Man Utd        6 3 1 2  9  9 10 Bournemouth    6 3 1 2 10 11 10 Leicester      6 3 0 3 11 10  9 Arsenal        5 3 0 2 10  9  9…

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EPL: Kane strikes in Spurs win to ease pressure on Pochettino

Harry Kane ended a five-game goal drought as Tottenham secured a much-needed 2-1 win for manager Mauricio Pochettino at Brighton on Saturday. Spurs travelled to the soggy south coast on the back of three straight defeats for the first time since the Argentine took charge in 2014. But they bounced back to move back up to fifth in the Premier League, still six points adrift of leaders Liverpool. Like many of his team-mates, England captain Kane has looked jaded from his heroics in winning the Golden Boot at the World…

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Salah back in the goals as Liverpool ease past Southampton

Liverpool stormed back to the top of the Premier League with 3-0 victory over Southampton with Mohamed Salah back among the goals at Anfield. Liverpool have now won their first six league games for the first time since 1990, the same year they last won the title. The victory meant the Reds overtook Chelsea, who play on Sunday, and remained two points ahead of champions Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s men scored all their goals before half-time as Wesley Hoedt turned Xherdan Shaqiri’s deflected shot into his own net before Joel…

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Ribadu joins Adamawa governorship race

Former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has formally declared his intention to challenge incumbent Governor Muhamadu Bindow for the 2019 Adamawa governorship ticket under the All Progressives Congress. Addressing party official at the state secretariat on Saturday in Yola, Ribadu said Gov. Bindow has performed below expectation, as such the APC needs a new face to make a difference. “Give me the chance and opportunity to make the difference. “Our dear state is facing a number of developmental challenges that require urgent, holistic and strategic handling. READ ALSO: Monarch weeps as…

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