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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Federal government set to make sports more rewarding – minister

The minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government is already working on a new business model that would explore the business angle of sports to make it more-rewarding.
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.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’ll revisit take over bid of national stadium if elected

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he will revisit the failed take over bid of National Stadium, Surulere by the state government, if elected.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Lagos election: Arewa community pledges support for Babajide Sanwo-0lu

The Chairman of the Arewa Community in Lagos, Alhaji Mohammed Dandamma Yabo, has assured the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, of the group’s support in the forthcoming elections in the state.

Christian Chukwu: Former president Shehu Shagari changed face of football in Nigeria

Super Eagles legend, Christian Chukwu (MON), has paid glowing eulogy to former President Shehu Aliyu Shagari, who died on December 28, 2018 and was buried two days later in his village in Sokoto State.
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Coach: Why Nigerian footballers fail trials abroad

A Coach and Assistant Chairman, Surulere Super League, Akeem Shira, on Monday said that some Nigerian footballers fail in their trials abroad because they were not playing in competitive leagues.
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Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League final takes centre stage

The 14th 2018 annual Zenith Bank Basketball League ends today with the final of the Final Six competition at the Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

MFM in bright start at Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball Final Six

New entrant into the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League – Mountain of Fire Basketball Club, created an upset yesterday as they defeated Nigeria Customs 58-57 in the opening match of the Final Six decided at the Sports Hall of the National Stadium Lagos.
From Left, Mr Olatunde Onakoya, Chairman, Social Democratic Party (SPD) Lagos State; Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, SDP Governorship Candidate for Lagos State and Mr Folarin Olujembola, Chairman, SDP Governorship Election Planning Committee at that party governorship primary on Wednesday at the National Stadium, Lagos State. (NAN)

Lagos guber: Adetokunbo Pearse wins SDP ticket

Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, Chairman, Strategy and Mobilisation, Social Democratic Party (SDP), South-West zone, on Wednesday emerged the consensus governorship candidate of the party in Lagos State.
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World Cup: Special Eagles promises anniversary gift to [email protected]

The national team of Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF), Special Eagles, on Monday promised to deliver the 2018 Amputee World Cup as a special anniversary gift to Nigeria @58.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA Qualifiers: We’re focused on beating all contenders – Alex Nwora

Alex Nwora, the head coach of the senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Sunday said that his team were focused on beating all contenders at the ongoing 2019 FIBA Africa World Cup Qualifiers in Lagos.

FIBA Qualifiers: Fans to pay N500 to N25,000 to watch D’Tigers

Basketball fans expected to be inside the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos on Friday to watch the D’Tigers take part in the FIBA Men’s World Cup Qualifiers which hold on the 14th and 16th of September will pay between N500 and N25,000 for match tickets.

FIBA Qualifiers: We’re ever ready to represent our fatherland – D’Tigers

Members of the senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, on Wednesday said that they were always excited over any opportunity to represent their fatherland and would do everything for the team’s success.

Ikechukwu Nwamu: D’Tigers ready for FIBA World Cup qualifiers

D’Tigers guard Ikechukwu Nwamu has said the team are ready for the next phase of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers starting on Friday at the National Stadium, Lagos.
OTIS HUGHLEY

Otis Hughley: D’Tigress are work in progress

Head coach of D’Tigress, Otis Hughley, believes his team is still work in progress despite a massive 133 points to 33 victory against a selected women’s side.

SDP: Restructuring the only hope for Nigeria

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that it would give hope to Nigerians by restructuring the country to tackle insecurity, with establishment of local policing.

FIBA qualifiers: D’Tigers bank on Ike Diogu

Nigeria’s D’Tigers team will be relying on the quality and experience of team captain, Ike Diogu, when they file out for their FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers in Lagos.

D’Tigers target FIBA World Cup qualification in China

Anticipation is high as D’Tigers led by head coach, Alex Nwora, are returning to Nigeria to play on home soil and continue their superb start on the road to China.

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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.
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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.
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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.