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Foundation campaigns against child trafficking

Worried by the proliferation of ‘baby factories’ and the scourge of child trafficking in the country, a humanitarian foundation, Live and Love Support Initiative (LLSI), based in Lagos, is set to launch a campaign on the scourge to members of the public.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Ministry/NFF working to meet FIFA’s conditions to host U-20 World Cup – minister’s aide

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development with the Nigerian Football Federation are in close contact with world football governing body, FIFA over Nigeria’s bid to host the U-20 Women World Cup.
Ese Brume

Probe of Athletics Federation begins after Doha 2019 poor showing

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, will today inaugurate a committee to review the participation of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.
The Acting Director, Facilities, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Arch. Katawan Dutse has revealed that about N1billion will be required to upgrade and renovate hotel and other dilapidated facilities at Package B of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

MKO Abiola Stadium repair to gulp N1 billion

The Acting Director, Facilities, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Arch. Katawan Dutse, has revealed that about N1billion will be required to upgrade and renovate hotel and other dilapidated facilities at the Package B of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has announced the reinstatement of two of the three teachers sacked by the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration over alleged gross misconduct.

Ogun governor reinstates teachers sacked by predecessor

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has announced the reinstatement of two of the three teachers sacked by the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration over alleged gross misconduct.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

There’s now political will to fix National Stadium – minister

There is now a departure from the previous neglect and lack of political will to fix the abandoned National Stadium all over the country, the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, said on Saturday, noting that the facilities would now enjoy political will.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: President Buhari believes in MKO Abiola’s victory in 1993

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was a believer in the victorious mandate given by Nigerians to late politician, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, in the June 12, 1993 election.

Ex-Governor Fayose: President Buhari honouring MKO Abiola is a shame to Obasanjo

Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was to put former president Olusegun Obasanjo to shame.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

June 12: Governor Abiodun urges politicians to make MKO Abiola’s sacrifice count

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on politicians and political office holders to make the supreme price paid by the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola in entrenching democracy in Nigeria count.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Governor Abiodun: We’ll bring MKO Abiola’s vision to reality in Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

June 12: Femi Falana urged federal government to remember other ‘heroes’

A human rights activist, Femi Falana, has asked the federal government to recognise other Nigerians who played a part in the struggle for the annulled June 12, 1993, election.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: Untimely death of MKO Abiola cuts our national hope

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, pro-democracy groups, activists, many trade unions and interest groups on Wednesday marked the June 12 Democracy Day in Abeokuta, the state capital, in memory of late politician, Chief MKO Abiola, and the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election.

Abuja national stadium renamed MKO Abiola Stadium

The Federal Government on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.
Prince Dapo Abiodun was on Wednesday sworn-in as the fifth Executive Governor of Ogun at the MKO Abiola International Stadium in Abeokuta.

Governor Abiodun: I’ll not abuse my office or turn government into family affairs

Amid cheers from enthusiastic crowd at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, successful entrepreneur and oil magnate, Prince Dapo Oluwasegun Abiodun, took his oath of office yesterday, pledging not to “personalize” office or “abuse” it.
Nigerian League side, Almar FC, became the new FA Cup champions in Ogun State after they shocked Gateway United in the final match decided over the weekend.

Almar FC win Ogun FA Cup

Nigerian League side, Almar FC, became the new FA Cup champions in Ogun State after they shocked Gateway United in the final match decided over the weekend.
Allied Peoples Movement APM

APM flags off campaign in Abeokuta, adopts Muhammadu Buhari as presidential candidate

The Ogun State chapter of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) will today flag-off its campaign and adopt President Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta.

2019: I’ll not surrender Ogun to ‘profiteers,’ – Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Ibikunle Amosun again blows hot regarding the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary and the 2019 general elections in Ogun state, vowing not to “surrender” the state to those desirous of reaping from where they had sowed nothing.

Hakeem Busari targets Premier League promotion with Gateway

Newly-unveiled Gateway United coach, Hakeem Busari, has said he would ensure that the club gain promotion to the Premier League at the end of next season.

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.