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Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Samuel Chukwueze: Super Eagles’ fighting spirit‘ll trouble Brazil

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze believes the big match between Nigeria and Brazil is more than friendly tie with combatants on both sides readying themselves for the prestige game.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: President Buhari believes in MKO Abiola’s victory in 1993

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was a believer in the victorious mandate given by Nigerians to late politician, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, in the June 12, 1993 election.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

BMO: Former President Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar are villians of June 12

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) said on Friday that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and his former boss, former President Olusegun Obasanjo deserve to be listed among the villains of June 12 and placed in a hall of shame for their act of perfidy against Moshood Abiola and other unsung heroes of the struggle for democratic rule.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Former Reps member Kwande hails President Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola

A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. (Dr) Suleiman Yahaya Kwande, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as “Democracy Day”, while also naming the Abuja National Stadium after Chief MKO Abiola, 26 years after the 12 June 1993 presidential election was annulled.

Ex-Governor Fayose: President Buhari honouring MKO Abiola is a shame to Obasanjo

Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was to put former president Olusegun Obasanjo to shame.

June 12: Federal government renames Abuja Stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Governor Buhari: We’ll move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years

President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government can move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within 10 years.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

Abuja national stadium renamed MKO Abiola Stadium

The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.
The President of the Nigeria Gymnastics Federation (NGF), Kelvin Erhunwmunse, on Tuesday in Abuja expressed satisfaction with the organisation of the 2019 National Open Championship.

Gymnastics chief satisfied with national open championship

The President of the Nigeria Gymnastics Federation (NGF), Kelvin Erhunwmunse, on Tuesday in Abuja expressed satisfaction with the organisation of the 2019 National Open Championship.
Handball

Ibrahim Nabado elected new president of Nigeria’s handball coaches body

Ibrahim Nabado, the coach of Niger Vipers of Minna, was on Saturday in Abuja elected as the new president of the National Association of Handball Coaches.

Samson Siasia partners football academies to curb age cheating

Former Super Eagles Coach and Founder, Sia-One Soccer Academy, Samson Siasia, has rallied football academies in Abuja and environs through football competition with the sole aim of curbing age cheating in the country.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

AFCON U17: 40 Golden Eaglets to undergo MRI test – Manu Garba

No fewer than 40 Golden Eaglets players will undergo Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test in preparation for the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Tanzania next month.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Corruption is Nigeria’s biggest problem

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has identified corruption as the country’s biggest problem, saying it is responsible for a multitude of avoidable child deaths yearly.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Why churches must condemn corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday urged the church to step up its condemnation of corruption and illegally acquired wealth.

La Liga coaches conduct clinic for NPFL youth coaches

Over 60 youth coaches in Nigeria received tutorials at a clinic in Abuja as part of the annual NPFL/LaLiga Youth Coaching Clinic which kicked off at the Abuja National Stadium.

Minister pledges to revamp sports facilities

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has reaffirmed the ministry’s commitment to upgrade sports facilities and equipment in the country.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.

Oil falls as US-China trade deal prospects dim

Oil prices fell on Wednesday as prospects for a trade deal between the United States and China faded, weighing on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand.
The Federal Government on Tuesday, inaugurated the executive officers of the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN), to boost fish availability in view of the Federal Government’s closure of all the nation’s land borders since August.

Border closure: Federal government moves to boost domestic fish production

The Federal Government on Tuesday, inaugurated the executive officers of the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN), to boost fish availability in view of the Federal Government’s closure of all the nation’s land borders since August.

JAMB to create platform explaining lack of admission for sigh-scoring UTME candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will create a platform that will enable some candidates who scored 250 and above to know why they are denied placements in their respective schools of choice.
Australia’s forward Sam Kerr (L) speaks with the referee during an international friendly football match between Australia and Chile at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide on November 12, 2019. (Photo by Brenton EDWARDS - AFP)

Chelsea win battle to sign Australia’s football icon

Australian striker Sam Kerr will test herself at the top level of European football after impressing in her homeland and the United States as she joined Chelsea on Wednesday.