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Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.
The Federal Government has given cash rewards totalling about N46 million to the first batch of Team Nigeria medalists at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco.
The federal government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has rewarded the first batch of medallists at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.
Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.
Some football stakeholders on Monday rued Sunday’s loss by the Super Eagles to Algeria in Cairo as undeserved, even though they admitted the better team won during the match.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, departed Abuja on Sunday, leading a presidential delegation to cheer Super Eagles in their match against Algeria in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Many football experts and fans on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Lagos state Government has reacted to claim by the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, withdrew the sum of $470m to take himself and some persons including APC Chieftains to watch the Nigeria-Cameroon match at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a jumbo delegation to cheer the Super Eagles to victory at the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.
The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has ratified the federation’s draft constitution for 2019 that will enable it move the sport forward and enhance the lots of players and administrators.
The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) in conjunction with the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to organize a Solidarity Course in June this year as part of measures to further enhance the experience of Nigerian table tennis coaches.
The Federal Ministry of Education has advised students to stay clean and resist any pressure to use substances to enhance their performances during sporting activities.
Protests escalated across Iraq’s south and its capital Baghdad on Sunday as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform.
The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.
It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.
The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said it was surprised at the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Imo State governorship election.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.
A Federal High Court, Jalingo division has ordered the Taraba State command of the Nigeria Police to immediately reopen all the branches of Taraba Microfinance Bank Ltd, pending the hearing and determination of the suit before the court.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.