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Olusade Adesola, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, has advised Team Nigeria contigents for the XXI Commonwealth Games to obey rules and bring back medals for the country.
The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said the recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) on human rights abuse committed by the Nigerian military was a calculated attempt to weaken the Nigerian Armed Forces.
Thirty-seven athletes have been selected by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games holding in April at Gold Coast in Australia.
A Commonwealth Games-bound athlete, Fadekemi Olude, who will feature in the race walk event, says she prays against the spirit of fear to suppress stage fright during competitions.
The President, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau, on Saturday said that the body would continue to leverage on the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to enhance long distance race athletes in the country.
Bukonla Olopade, the Project Manager, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, says the Marathon office hopes to apply for the race as one of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Gold labels.
The venue for the Nigerian trials for the 2018 Gold Coast Commowealth Games scheduled to hold at the Goodswill Akpabio International Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, has been moved to the Abuja National stadium, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has announced.
Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, at the weekend, in Asaba, hinted that the National Sports Festival will soon hold.
Nigeria's contingent to this year’s Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will need the sum of $120,000 (about N43 million) to compete for medals, the president of the Nigerian Bobsled Federation, Chief Solomon Ogba, has said.
The president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau, may have put in place strategic plans to counter ‘impeachment moves’ by some aggrieved board members in their congress holding tomorrow in Abuja.
Mr Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, has cautioned sportsmen against doping and age falsification.
The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako gave the clarification in a statement made available to the press at the weekend.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said on Saturday that the agency monitored the repair of the vandalised pipeline at Mosan, Ipaja, Lagos State, by officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to “provide spending details of public funds and private sector donations to provide socio-economic benefits to the country’s poorest and most vulnerable people, including details of beneficiaries of any cash payments, cash transfers, food distribution and other benefits during the lockdown in Abuja; Lagos and Ogun states because of COVID-19.”
The defender had been listening to Price, a member of the LFC Foundation, tell his story about dealing with anxiety and realising a dream to become a barber.
A Delta State-born rights lawyer, Edward Brisibe, has asked the Nigerian Army to parade and handover to the police the soldiers who threatened to unleash mayhem on Warri women in a viral video.
Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on his 68th birthday, wishing him more wisdom and strength as he continues to pilot affairs of the ruling party.
The Dutch government has recalled over half a million face masks it imported from China after discovering that they were faulty.