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The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

Minister Dalung launches elite athlete development grant

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday launched the Elite Athlete Development Grant with his one month salary.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Mustapha urges security agencies to collaborate to end security challenges

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha has called on the armed forces and other security agencies to collaborate and tackle the security challenges in the country.

Commonwealth Games: Federal government charges Team Nigeria

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.

AFN to leverage on Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to enhance athletes

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.

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon eyes IAAF gold label

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.

NFF set up committee to probe into error leading to FIFA punishment

Nigeria Football Federation First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi, a lawyer, has been named the head of a four-man panel to investigate the error that led to Nigeria forfeiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Constantine on 10th November 2017, the NFF announced in a press release on Wednesday. \

AFN chief Ibrahim Gusau moves to block ‘impeachment’ at congress

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.

Sokoto to probe pilgrim for illegal collection of money for sacrificial ram

A pilgrim from Sokoto State is being probed for illegally collecting USD 100 each from five pilgrims, for the purchase of sacrificial animals, the state Amirul Hajj, Justice Bello Abbas, has confirmed.

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South Africa submits bid for 2019 Nations Cup

South Africa made the Friday night deadline and submitted a bid to be replacement hosts for next June’s Africa Cup of Nations finals but the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) says it is seeking clarity on the price tag of the tournament.

Fulham ready to battle Arsenal in race to sign Chelsea’s Gary Cahill

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Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling fire as Manchester City snatch top spot from Liverpool

Manchester City laid down the gauntlet to Liverpool by leapfrogging their title rivals back to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Everton at the Etihad on Saturday.

NURTW restates commitment to peaceful 2019 general election

The President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Najeem Usman-Yasin, has expressed optimism that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the union and INEC would ensure hitch-free 2019 general election.

Kaduna NUJ elects new exco

Mr Adamu Yusuf, the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kaduna State Council, has been returned unopposed for another three years in office.