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Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Ambode and the Presidential visit

Buhari wants to contest for a second term. That is not now in doubt. Everything else is shadow boxing! Politics is a game of numbers. But the figures are not adding up. They can’t add up because Buhari has not been very nice to those who showed him love and showered him with goodwill and affection.

Lagos truly deserves a special status – Governor Ambode tells President Buhari

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening urged President Muhammadu Buhari to seriously consider the possibility of granting Lagos a Special Status to enable it sustain its position as the driver of the nation’s economic growth.

Federal government inaugurates NYSC board, others

The federal government has inaugurated the governing boards of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre, CLTC, and the National Institute for Sports (NIS).

CAF committee to review coaching syllables to meet standard

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Committe says it will review the coaching syllables on the continent to meet with European and Asian standards.

Governor Ambode: Lagos still interested in taking over national stadium, theatre

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday said the state government was still interested in taking over the National Stadium, Surulere and the National Theatre for the purpose of reviving them to boost tourism in the state.

Governor Ambode: We’ll bring back night life in Surulere

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday said his administration will go all out to transform the economy of Surulere and make it to be at par with those of Victoria Island and Ikoyi, starting with the resuscitation of the nightlife of the axis.

Japan unveils futuristic mascots for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games set to hold in Japan had its mascots chosen and unveiled today, the Japanese authorities choosing a ‘futuristic duo’ to showcase the Asian superpower to the world.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I am now fit, back to training

Ikechukwu Ezenwa is risking a long-term serious injury if he rushed back too early from injury.

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.

Tuface Idibia, Banky W to join rally on voters’ awareness

Multiple award-winning singer, Tuface Idibia, will participate in a mass voter mobilisation drive to encourage citizens to “protest at all tiers of government with their votes”, an advocacy group, EnoughisEnough, EiE, Nigeria, has said.

Para-sports federations get new leaders

New leadership emerged in the national para-sports federations on Thursday after seemingly free and fair elections conducted by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports in Abuja.

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.

Lagos will commit more resources to develop long distance races – Governor Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday said that the state would commit more resources to promote distance race in the country.

Participants applaud Lagos City Marathon organisers

A Chinese long-distance runner, Mo Mo, has joined others in commending the organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, saying it was a well-packaged race.

Kenya-born French athlete Abraham Kiprotich wins Lagos City Marathon

Kenya-born French long-distance runner Abraham Kiprotich has emerged winner of the third Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

Lagos City Marathon: Participants defy early morning downpour

Participants at the Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon Saturday defied an early morning rain to run in the 42km race which started at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Okocha, Oyedeji participate, laud organisers of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

The 3rd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon started on Saturday at 6.30 am with ex-sportsmen, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, a former Super Eagles Captain and Olumide Oyedeji, former national basketball team Captain, D’Tigers, commending the organisers for the initiative.

Arsene Wenger calls for cool heads as Arsenal face Spurs test

Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars to keep their cool when they face bitter rivals Tottenham as the heated north London derby returns to Wembley for the first time in 25 years.

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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA confirms 2022 World Cup match schedule

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has confirmed the match schedule for the 2022 FiFA World Cup in Qatar.
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CAN: Igbo presidency will be Nigeria’s political solution

The Imo State Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Divine Eches Divine, has said that Igbo presidency in 2023 is incontestable, arguing that it will be Nigeria’s political solution.
MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.

Nigerian government approves e-SIM trial for MTN

MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government opens recruitment portal for doctors, health workers

The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that approval was given for the Health Service Commission to employ over 760 health workers of which 400 would be doctors in line with the government’s commitment towards addressing the shortage of health workers across the state.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale reacts after missing a goal oportunity during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

Dimitar Berbatov advises Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid

Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale’s time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team’s 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday.