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FALLOUT OF LAGOS@50: ‘LAGOS State Speaker, Rt Honorable Mudashiru Obasa called me to Apologise for Oversight in Honorees’ List’-BASH Ali, Nigeria’s oldest boxing champion *Confesses program was a privately-sponsored event *Promised to under-write all my expenses from my destination to-and-fro Lagos * ‘It was not done deliberately to spite me’ * ‘There is a HUGE picture of me under National Stadium bridge’ BY KUNLE AYORINDE/SPORTS REPORTER, LAGOS

FALLOUT OF LAGOS@50: ‘LAGOS State Speaker, Rt Honorable Mudashiru Obasa called me to Apologise for Oversight in Honorees’ List’-BASH Ali, Nigeria’s oldest boxing champion *Confesses program was a privately-sponsored event *Promised...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Nigeria’s SPORTS Minister is Corrupt, Clueless, Incompetent and Dumb’-Bash Ali, Nigeria’s Boxing Legend/World Champion …’Why President BUHARI should SACK him’ *Says: ‘Sports Administration in Nigeria is DEAD’ *I am the OLDEST boxer, OLDEST boxing champion in the world *PLUS: What Anthony Joshua, British Unified Champion must do to maintain his lead BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Nigeria’s SPORTS Minister is Corrupt, Clueless, Incompetent and Dumb’-Bash Ali, Nigeria’s Boxing Legend/World Champion …’Why President BUHARI should SACK him’ *Says: ‘Sports Administration...

TRENDING: Nigerian born Britain’s Gold Medalist, Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Ukrainian’s Klitschko…Wins IBF, WBA and IBO World Heavyweight Champion *Displays the Resilience Power of Nigerians in 11th Round for Victory *Wow 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium *Won 19 straight boxing matches *Hailed as the biggest fight night ever staged in United Kingdom Ring * “I did not know how I was knocked down. The best man won tonight and it’s a massive event for boxing. Two gentlemen fought each other. Anthony was better today”-Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko BY ISABEL KENNEDY/SPORTS WRITER, EUROPE

TRENDING: Nigerian born Britain’s Gold Medalist, Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Ukrainian’s Klitschko…Wins IBF, WBA and IBO World Heavyweight Champion *Displays the Resilience Power of Nigerians in 11th Round for Victory *Wow 90,000...

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian born British Tottenham Hotspur Under-23 Coach, UGO EHIOGU dies of Heart ATTACK 48 Hours Ago…Tottenham Hotspur Management mourn passage of 44 year old Former England and Aston Villa defender *Collapsed 20 minutes on training field, Faced Life and Death on the pitch * ‘‘Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the club’-John McDermott, Tottenham head of development * “Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the club, Ugo’s presence will be irreplaceable. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his wife, Gemma, and his family”-Tottenham Hotspur * Tottenham and Chelsea players wore black armbands in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday with a minute’s applause for Ehiogu *Tributes pour in from around the world to the widow, son and Tottenham Hotspur BY JUDE ORAKU/SPORTS EDITOR, UNITED KINGDOM

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian born British Tottenham Hotspur Under-23 Coach, UGO EHIOGU dies of Heart ATTACK 48 Hours Ago…Tottenham Hotspur Management mourn passage of 44 year old Former England and Aston Villa defender *Collapsed 20 minutes...

INSPIRING STORY OF A NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRE: HAKEEM Olajuwon, Nigerian born ‘Dreamer’ American Basketball Legend Networth hits $200million….Retires into Real-estate dealer in Houston, turns successful Instructor for NBA players * Lagos native was only player in NBA history to win NBA MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and Finals MVP awards in the same season *Famous as cornerstone of the Houston Rockets for 17 of his 18 NBA seasons *Starts playing basketball at 15 years old in Muslim Teachers College Lagos * How he made over $100 million profits from lawful Real estate business in Texas *Attracts NO SINGLE scandal on-and-outside the pitch *PLUS How he emigrated to United States to play basketball at University of Houston BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INSPIRING STORY OF A NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRE: HAKEEM Olajuwon, Nigerian born ‘Dreamer’ American Basketball Legend Networth hits $200million….Retires into Real-estate dealer in Houston, turns successful Instructor for NBA players...

‘Taribo West is Alive, Hale and Hearty’-Victor Ikpeba …Team Mates: ‘Evil Wishers Are Enemies of Nigeria’ *Dismissed Death rumour as LIES, Blackmail and Hoax * ‘To Tweet Taribo West is Dead without 100% Sure of Authenticity Baffles Me’-Kayode Tijani

‘Taribo West is Alive, Hale and Hearty’–Victor Ikpeba …Team Mates: ‘Evil Wishers Are Enemies of Nigeria’ *Dismissed Death rumour as LIES, Blackmail and Hoax * ‘To Tweet Taribo West is Dead without 100%...

Edición española ‘De la Liga de Fútbol de EE.UU. $ 100 millones Smart Play, Play Iniciativa de seguridad de un médico estadounidense Sham’-Dr. Bennet Omalu, nacido en Nigeria*Neuropathologist … Le dice a los asistentes Westminster Simposio Universidad:’ NFL no tiene credibilidad en Investigación Médica ‘ *Descubierto crónica traumática encefalopatía Enfermedad cerebro para guardar Lesiones en la cabeza del deporte ‘ *el actor Will Smith lo retratado en la conmoción cerebral titulado 2015 película *está Médico Forense del Condado de San Joaquín, CA, sirve como profesor clínico y Diplomado médico asociado de la Universidad de California *Se realiza más de 8.000 autopsias a través de América

Edición española ‘De la Liga de Fútbol de EE.UU. $ 100 millones Smart Play, Play Iniciativa de seguridad de un médico estadounidense Sham’-Dr. Bennet Omalu, nacido en Nigeria*Neuropathologist … Le dice a los asistentes...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Muhammad Ali Goes Home Friday, June 10 in a LIVE Motorcade Event’ -Family Spokesperson, Bob Gunnell …former American President, Bill Clinton, Bryant Gumbel, ace Broadcaster, Actor Billy Crystal to Deliver Eulogies * ‘He died 9:10pm Phoenix Local Time surrounded by Family Members’ * ‘My Father’s Heart Wouldn’t Stop Beating 30 Minutes after all other Organs Failed’-Hana Ali *Family Hugging, Kissing him, Holding his Hands, Chanting Islamic Prayer ‘Allahu Akbar’ *PLUS: Nigerian Community in America, NAPA to Attend Funeral

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Muhammad Ali Goes Home Friday, June 10 in a LIVE Motorcade Event’ -Family Spokesperson, Bob Gunnell …former American President, Bill Clinton, Bryant Gumbel, ace Broadcaster, Actor Billy Crystal to Deliver Eulogies *...

Muhammad Ali Conquers Death, Stings Parkinson’s Like a Bee…’Dad Fought Disease for 30 Years as a Champ’, says 1st Daughter, Maryum Ali * ‘My Evergreen Moment with My Father’-Hana Ali *Nigerian Community in America Mourn Legendary Boxer *24Hours Battle on Life Support Machine, His Last Words on Hospital Bed *Nigerian American Press Association Pays Tribute to Greatest Pugilist *PLUS: How He DIED Smiling, Life Inside/Outside the Ring *QUOTE: “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life”-Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali Conquers Death, Stings Parkinson’s Like a Bee...’Dad Fought Disease for 30 Years as a Champ’, says 1st Daughter, Maryum Ali * ‘My Evergreen Moment with My Father’-Hana Ali *Nigerian Community in America...

TRENDING GLOBALLY: Nigerian Wrestler, 29, Apollo Crew Make Waves in WWE…Born in California to Nigerian Father, Ugandan Mother*Untold Success story of his Rise to Stardom, Real Name: Shesugh Uhaa*How his Military High School Experience Helped him*Trained Under Curtis ‘Mr Hughes at World Wrestling Alliance 4 in Atlanta*Fans Celebrate Main Roaster Debut Victory on Monday Night Raw over Tyler Breeze* “Wrestling Is My Life, I’m Living My Dreams”-Apollo Crew*FACTS: Height is 6t 1 Inch (1.85m), Weight is 240lb (110kg), Debut August 17, 2009 as Wrestler

TRENDING GLOBALLY: Nigerian Wrestler, 29, Apollo Crew Make Waves in WWE…Born in California to Nigerian Father, Ugandan Mother *Untold Success story of his Rise to Stardom, Real Name: Shesugh Uhaa *How his Military High School Experience...