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NAWIS Pleads With Gov Ayade Over Pelican Stars Unpaid Salaries 

The Association of Nigerian Women in Sports (NAWIS) has appealed to the Cross Rivers state Governor, Professor Benedict Ayade over 9 months unpaid salaries of Pelican Stars Football Club. In a statement signed by the National President NAWIS, Professor Florence Adeyanju, states that, the payment of the backlogs of salaries …

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Edo 2020: Minister Gives COVID-19 Committee 30-days Ultimatum

Follow me on twitter:@vjwale The minister of youth and development sports development, Sunday Dare, has given the eleven man COVID-19 committee 30-days to summit her reports to hold a successful rescheduled Edo 2020 National Sports Festival(NSF) billed for Benin City later this year.  The sports minister gave the ultimatum during  …

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 I Never Lost Confidence In Gernot Rohr – Pinnick

Follow me on twitter: @Vjwale The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that Gernot Rohr will continue as the Super Eagles coach until 2022 World Cup following the agreement of all contractual discussions.   This was disclosed in a series of tweets by NFF president, Amaju Pinnick on his verified …

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Bauchi FA Condoles With Victor Osimhen Over Father’s Death

Follow me on twitter:@vjwale The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) on Monday commiserated with Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen and the family over the death of his father Mr. Patrick Osimhen. Recall that the Lille striker confirmed the sad news of his father’s death on his Twitter handle on Sunday,after …

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FCT Golf Chair, Oladapo Felicitates With Muslims At Eid Mubarak

Follow me on twitter @vjwale FCT Golf Association Chairman, Engr Oladapo Olaide Mohammed,(OLOOYE) has congratulated Muslims across the world as they celebrates Eid Mubarak on Sunday.  Oladapo rejoiced with Muslim particularly his board members,stakeholders who stood by him to achieve unprecedented feat in the association over the years and enjoined …

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Ebewele Blasts Himah For Receiving Athletes Palliative

A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, has blasted the fractional Athletes Representative, Charles Himah, for benefiting from the sports ministry ‘s N50, 000 COVID -19 palliative set aside for active athletes. It would be recalled that Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, reportedly doled out the …

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Autonomy Of NSF’S, A Panacea To Irregularities In Nigerian Sports-Gusau

Follow me on twitter @vjwale  President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau,  has said that the autonomy of National Sports Federations (NSFs) will to a large extent nip the various irregularities and strengthen the role of transparency in Nigerian sports. Recall that the minister of youth and sports …

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Stakeholders Agree On Hosting Edo 2020 Sports Festival

The Council of Sport in the country have unanimously agreed to host the 2020 National Sport Festival tagged ‘’Edo 2020’’ putting in place adequate measure towards ensuring that the protocols of Covid-19 are strictly enforced before, during and after the sporting festival amongst athletes, participants and officials. This was agreed …

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Air Warriors Remembers Late Coach Saratu Luga

Follow on twitter: @vjwale On this day, a year ago the basketball community was thrown into mourning following the announcement of the death of one of the most promising female basketball coach Nigeria has ever seen.  Saratu Luga, ‘World Coach’ as she was popularly called started the game of basketball …

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COVID19: NVBF donates palliatives to state associations

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has donated palliatives to the 37 states associations’ in order to cushion the effects of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The Chairperson NVBF welfare committee, Professor Florence Adeyanju disclosed this to newsmen in Kaduna on Wednesday. Professor Adeyanju said palliatives became necessary due to the …

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Ex-UI Footballers Salute NPFL @30 Suggest Way Forward

The group of Ex- Footballers of the Premier University in Nigeria, University of Ibadan has congratulated the League Management Company on the 30 years anniversary of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL). The group, in an extensive discussion on their WhatsApp platform on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to the founding …

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Death Strikes Again In AFN, As Gusau Mourns Ahmed Sale

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, (AFN) Hon Engr. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, has expressed grief over the death of Ahmed Sale, Vice Chairman Zamfara State Athletics Association.   In a statement signed by President Shehu-Gusau, he described Ahmed as a complete gentleman, thoughtful in all his actions, dedicated and …

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Gusau Expresses Disbelief Over Coach Adu Uremu’s  Death

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, HON. ENGR. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, has expressed disbelief over the death of Coach Adu Uremu who passed away on Sunday, 10th May 2020 at the age of 54. The President described his death as untimely and a big loss to the athletics family. …

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Minister, Atheletics world pay Tributes to Adu

Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has expressed deep shock over the death of athletics coach Adu Uruemu , describing it as a huge loss to Nigeria and the atheletics family. According to Dare, o received the news of the death of Adu with great shock and pain. …

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