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Senator Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles against Iceland in Volgograd

Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.

Commonwealth Games: Minister urges Team Nigeria to compete fairly

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday advised Nigerian athletes at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, to compete fairly without tarnishing the country’s image.

Winifred Oyo-Ita tasks Nigerian athletes on Commonwealth Games

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Saturday challenged Nigerian athletes to go for gold at the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Nigerian teams need corporate bodies’ support to excel – NOC

The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, on Tuesday urged corporate entities to rally round the federal government in ensuring there was good support for Nigerian teams next year.

House of Reps summon telecom firms over alleged defaults in taxes, others

The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the operations of telecommunications service providers and vendors yesterday summoned some heads of telecoms companies in the country over alleged non-payment of taxes and the required percentages of their profits to the Federal Government.

Minister Babtunde Fashola to represent President Buhari at Nigeria vs Zambia match

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), will represent His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo.

Adamawa schools get lottery trust fund support

National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has donated sports equipment to 55 primary schools in Adamawa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Dalung tells ex-sports officials to hand over or face prosecution

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has directed ex-sports Federation officials who were still in possession of their body’s property or documents to hand them over to the newly elected and sworn-in officials.

Buhari receives new Afrobasket champions D’Tigress today

President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the victorious D’Tigress during Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in Abuja, Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports, announced on Tuesday.

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