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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.
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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.

Senator Adeyemi wants honour extended to other June 12 activists, others

Senator Smart Adeyemi has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the honour on the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, and called on him to extend the honour to other heroes of the struggle for the actualization of the mandate.

Eight boxers make final cut for 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) has picked eight boxers to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia following the final trials ahead of the Games.

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Lawrence Okolie successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental and British Cruiser-weight title,scoring a seventh round knockout victory over Mariano Angel Gudino Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.

Lawrence Okolie beats Angel Gudino to retain British titles

Lawrence Okolie successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental and British Cruiser-weight title, scoring a seventh round knockout victory over Mariano Angel Gudino on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.
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Russia’s secret intelligence agency hacks in ‘largest data breach in its history’

Hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service and managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major contractor, exposing secret FSB projects.
Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.

Arsenal target Gotze open to move abroad despite Dortmund contract talks

Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Antoine Griezmann airs Alexandre Lacazette transfer wish while reflecting on Manchester United ‘possibility’

Antoine Griezmann admits that a move to Manchester United was “a possibility” at one stage, while the Barcelona new boy has reiterated his desire to play alongside Alexandre Lacazette at club level.
Jasper Cillessen had grown tired of sitting on the bench at Barcelona and does not view his move to Valencia as a backward step.

Jasper Cillessen: Playing for Valencia beats sitting on Barcelona’s bench

Jasper Cillessen had grown tired of sitting on the bench at Barcelona and does not view his move to Valencia as a backward step.