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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Minister commiserates with family of late Alex Akinyele

Nigeria's Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has commiserated with the families of former Information Minister, late Chief Alex Akinyele.
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African Games: SWAN congratulates Team Nigeria for finishing second

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded Team Nigeria for its achievement at the just concluded 12th African Games in Morocco, in spite of the not too perfect preparations prior to the championship.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

All Africa Games: NFF targets men and women’s soccer gold

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), secretary-general, Mohammed Sanusi said yesterday that the target for the national Under-20 male and female teams at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, was to win the gold medal in the football event.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government promotes 2,932 senior civil servants

The Federal Government has approved the promotion of 2,932 senior civil servants in the federal civil service under the 2018 directorate level promotion exercise.

Ministry tasks youth parliament on due process

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has charged the fourth Session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament to follow due process by always informing and updating the ministry of all its activities.
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.

Minister Fashola asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 2

Minister asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.

Official: 19th NSF will be biggest-ever sports event in Nigeria

Ugo Umeseaka, Managing Director of National Sports Festival Marketing and Management Company Limited, on Wednesday said intense preparations were on to have the best ever National Sports Festival in December.
D'Tigress

FIBA Women’s World Cup: Minister Dalung charges D’Tigress to go for gold!

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged the D’Tigress to go for gold and compete clean when hostilities commence at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Saturday, September 22, in Tenerife, Spain.
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Deaf Eagles stood out in spite of loss to Mali – coach

The Head Coach of the Nigeria Deaf Football Association (NDFA), Banjo Kamiludeen, says the Deaf Eagles distinguished themselves at the finals of the just-concluded West African Deaf Football (WADFU) tournament in spite of their 0-1 loss to Mali.

Official: Unilorin working hard to host National Youth Games

Ahead of the National Youth Games beginning on Sept. 7, the Chairman of the University of Ilorin Sports Council, Prof. Uche Eke, says the institution is renovating its sports facilities to ensure a successful outing.

2019: Governor Dankwambo warns youths against political thuggery

As the 2019 General Elections draw near, Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, has warned young people to be wary of politicians who delight in using them as political thugs to achieve selfish interests.

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Chelsea fans have taken to social media and thanked Southampton striker, Michael Obafemi.

Chelsea fans love what Southampton’s Michael Obafemi did to Manchester United

The Saints forward – who netted at Stamford Bridge earlier in the season – made his mark against Manchester United on Monday night as he scored an injury-time equalizer at Old Trafford.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi upgrades child birth units, renovates health centres

The Bauchi government says it has renovated and upgraded 26 existing childbirth spacing units in seven local government areas in the state, in its efforts at ensuring safe child delivery.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen ready to join Napoli

The 21-year-old visited Napoli’s training facilities, plus head coach Gennaro Gatusso and president Aurelio De Laurentiis two weeks ago.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.

Delta governor, family test negative for coronavirus

The governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith and daughter have recovered from COVID-19.

Lagos withdraws suit on virtual sitting at Supreme Court

Lagos State Government on Tuesday withdrew its suit challenging the move by the National Assembly to amend the Nigerian Constitution to provide for virtual proceedings in courts.