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FG To Unveil Moshood Abiola Stadium Today

Follow me on Twitter: @vjwale  The federal government through the ministry of youth and sports development will today be unveiling and also the exhibition of the renamed Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja as part of activities to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. According to the permanent secretary, ministry …

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Minister sets up Task force for National stadium Surulere

-After over a decade of near total neglect, hope for the rehabilitation of the National Stadium, Surulere , Lagos was revived  on Tuesday with the inauguration of a Ministerial Task Force that would  midwife the process. The task force will screen tenancy documents and verify legal and illegal structures within …

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Dare, NFF Mourn Okwaraji’s Mother

Follow me on twitter @vjwale The minister of youth and sports development. Sunday Dare, has joined millions of Nigerians to paid glowing tributes to the mother of late Super Eagles player, Samuel Okwaraji, Mrs Janet Okwaraji who died at the age of 83. The 83 –year old retired school teacher, …

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Edo 2020: COVID -19 Committee Storms Benin City For facilities inspection

Follow me on twitter @vjwale The 11 -man member committee to ensure COVID-19-compliant infrastructure and protocols for the 20th National Sports Festival tagged “Edo 2020” have arrived Benin City for facilities inspection. Recall that, the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, virtual inaugurated the committee headed by the …

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BFN Gets Badminton Curriculum Approval 

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has received the approval of the Board of Olympafrica for the inclusion of badminton as one of the sports in the curriculum of its University of Portharcourt (Uniport) Center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Olympafrica is a Sporting Organisation established by the International Olympic …

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Ighalo Eyes Super Eagles return 

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has said he is contemplating a return to international football with Nigeria after he quit last year. “I am still thinking about returning to the national team,” Ighalo told local sports radio Brila FM late Thursday. “But right now, I want to concentrate on my …

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Bahrain’s 400m world champion Naser gets provisional doping ban

Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser, who ran the third fastest time ever when she won world 400m gold last year, has been provisionally banned after failing to meet ‘whereabouts’ criteria, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced Friday. The Nigerian-born 22-year-old clocked 48.14 seconds to win the one-lap race at the Doha …

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Okocha,Taribo Named In 50 Stylish Footballers Of All Time

Former Super Eagles duo Jay Jay Okocha and Taribo West are among 50 stylish footballers of all time. The duo were a delight to watch in their playing days had one thing or the other to tickle fans thus adding some garnishing to the round leather game. While Okocha was …

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Ex-UI Footballers Calls For School Sports Dev’t

The group of former Footballers of the University of Ibadan has called on the federal ministry of sports and that of Education to form a synergy to save Sports especially football, in the country. In their monthly discussion program held on their official WhatsApp platform, the group insisted that the …

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NVBF boss felicitates with Sunday Dare at 54

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has congratulated Sports Minister, Sunday Dare on the occassion of his 54th birthday, describing him as a change agent in Nigeria sporting industry. In a goodwill message, Musa Nimrod described the Sports Minister as a dedicated leader who is an inspiration …

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NPFL: Kano Pillars’ Nyima Reveals Toughest Opponents

Follow me on twitter :@Vjwale Kano Pillars FC striker, Nwagua Nyima has revealed his toughest player and team he has ever played against in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).  Nyima, who spoke in an online interview on “NPFL Undiluted” WhatsApp Platform,  disclosed  Enyimba’s defender Ifeanyi Aneamena as his toughest …

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Air Warriors Hails Sunday Dare At 54

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale The Management and Players of Air Warriors Basketball Club of Abuja, has congratulated the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, on his 54th birthday today. In a statement signed by the chairman of the Air Warriors, Abdulmajid, Solademi, noting that Dare has achieved …

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Senate President Appoints Fema As Special Assistant On Sports Dev’t

The Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan has appointed Hon. Sani Fema , as  Special Assistant on sports development. In an appointment letter dated May 14, 2020 and signed by the Clerk to the National Assembly (CAN) Mohammed Ataba Sani-Omolori, Fema’s appointment takes effect from the date of …

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