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Ex-Nigerian Boxing Champion, Ike Ibeabuchi Freed From Prison After 20 Years
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Ex-Nigerian Boxing Champion, Ike Ibeabuchi Freed From Prison After 20 Years

Former boxing champion Ike Ibeabuchi has been released from a US prison after serving jail time for 20 years. Fondly called The President, Ibeabuchi is a former WBC International Heavyweight Champion. He was arrested in Las Vegas on July 22, 1999 for allegedly attempting sexual assault on a 21-year-old stripper who told police that Ibeabuchi tried to rape her in the closet when she asked for money up front. While standing trial, another case of alleged sexual assault was opened against him which was said to have happened eight months earlier at another hotel. The boxer who is undefeated in his professional boxing career with 20 wins and 14 knockouts was in November 2001 sentenced to two to 10 years for battery with intent to commit crime and three to 20 years for attempted ...
Taribo West reveals how a Politician asked to join a Cult to get Power and Position
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Taribo West reveals how a Politician asked to join a Cult to get Power and Position

Ex-Nigerian Footballer, Taribo West has opened up in a new interview with Tana Aiyejina on how a politician once asked him to swear allegiance to a cult to get power and position in the country. Taribo was asked if he believes the reason why sportsmen and women are excluded from sports administration is because they lack educational qualifications. He said: That’s total rubbish; nonsense. How educated are those in FIFA? In Nigeria, is it every politician that went to school? Some can’t even write their names. But it’s only in my country that those in positions use demonic criteria to keep people away. In other countries, if you are competent for the job, they will give it to you. We’ve got lots of ex-footballers who are graduates, lawyers, doctorate degree holders these days....
Chelsea v Derby County: Moses Dares Lampard’s Side
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Chelsea v Derby County: Moses Dares Lampard’s Side

Frank Lampard  will return to Stamford Bridge for the first time as a manager on Wednesday night when his  Derby County  side take on  Chelsea  in the  EFL Cup  fourth round. Victor Moses The Rams are looking to pull off another upset after  beating Manchester United in the last round, whereas Chelsea are bidding to continue an impressive unbeaten run under new boss  Maurizio Sarri. Hazard has not featured since picking up a back injury against Manchester United earlier this month, and the Belgian is unlikely to be risked for an EFL Cup game with doubts still lingering over his fitness. Pedro  has been his replacement in the past two games, but he lasted just half an hour against Burnley at the weekend before being taken off due to stomach pains. Fringe players such as Loft...

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