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Cameroon’s soccer team has refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players’ pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday.
The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod, said the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has assured the federation of maximum support.
President of the Nigeria Schools Sports Federation, Ibrahim Mohammed, has slammed the ministry of Sports for usurping the NSSF’s role of organizing age grade competitions in Country.
The Ministry of Sports Development in Niger on Tuesday in Minna sacked the management committee of Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna.
FIFA will allocate $60 million (about N21.7billion) to a Russia 2018 World Cup legacy fund to help develop the sport in the country, following last summer’s tournament which was widely praised as among the best ever editions of the event.
Sunshine Stars of Akure technical adviser Kabiru Dogo says he’s keen to strengthen the defense and attack of his team before the end of the current transfer window.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has stated that the deliberate policies introduced by his administration have restored the legacy of the state as a breeding ground for sporting talents in Nigeria.
Fifa has warned Sierra Leone it risks an international ban following the decision to overturn the leadership of the football association.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday congratulated Team Delta for winning the 4th National Youth Games in Ilorin for the 4th consecutive time.
Ijaw leader Edwin Clark has called for sack of the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for recognising Amaju-Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
Two ex-internationals, Friday Ekpo and Bright Omokaro, have urged the Ministry of Sports and individuals involved in the ongoing Nigeria Football Federation crisis to tread with caution to avoid FIFA ban.
The Anambra chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Thursday expressed its worry over the non-appointment of a Commissioner for the Ministry of Sports in the state.
With the scrapping of the Ministry of Sports in Anambra, sports administrators and enthusiasts have expressed dismay, saying that uncertainty now becloud the future of sports and athletes development.
Five Cameroonian athletes competing at the Commonwealth Games in Australia have gone missing, the country’s Team Manager, Victor Agbor Nso, said on Tuesday.
Ijeoma Iheriobim, a board member of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), on Friday said that Nigeria would outshine other countries in the powerlifting events of the impending Commonwealth Games in Australia.
The Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, said on Wednesday the Super Eagles 0-2 loss to Serbia in a pre-World Cup friendly played on Tuesday in London would not affect the team performance when the tournaments gets underway in Russia in June.
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A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday prayed a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Mararaba, Karu Local Government Area (LGA) to disqualify Adama Musa, Counsel to a man allegedly caught with fake Voters Card.
The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh, before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence.
Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo believes Kenneth Omeruo has the experience and quality to lead the country to glory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
In 38 Ligue 1 matches last season, Pepe netted 22 goals and chipped in with 11 assists as Lille finished runners-up to Paris Saint-Germain.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.