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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Boxing legends Mike Tyson, Mohammed Alli,Larry holmes attend Joe frazier's funeral

      Boxing legends Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali turned out to pay their respects to former world heavyweight champion Joe Frazier at his funeral on Monday. Friends and family bid farewell to Frazier, who lost his fight with liver cancer last week, at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson also attended the service, and he gave a moving tribute to Frazier. Mohammed Alli      Jackson also called for city officials to honour the late boxer with a statue, similar to the one of film fighter Rocky, portrayed by Sylvester Stallone, which stands outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Rocky is an imaginary figure who never existed," Jackson said. "Rocky never tasted his own blood. Rocky never faced Ken Norton. He never faced Ali. He never faced Larry Holmes.    Frazier became the first man to beat Ali as a professional when he knocked him down in a 1971 match, which was known as the Fight of the Century. Rev.Jess

Floyd Mayweather Jr. To Pay For The Funeral Of Boxing Great Joe Frazier

    Floyd Mayweather Jr . has announced that he will pay for the funeral costs of Boxing legend smokin Joe frazier that passed away on monday,Nov.7   Mayweather released a statement via Twitter    This is the second time this year floyd Mayweather who is currently the WBC World Welterweight champion has assisted in covering the cost of boxer's funeral.  He paid for the funeral of former opponent   Genaro Hernandez,  who died from cancer at age 45 earlier this year as well.