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Lack of funds stalls weightlifters’ participation in world championship

The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) says lack of funds has stalled its participation in the ongoing International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister, NFF chiefs set for crunch talk in Abuja

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, has summoned eggheads of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for a crucial meeting, tomorrow, in Abuja.

LASU dismisses more ASUU leaders

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo on Thursday dismissed three executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chapter of the university.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Egypt 2019: Sports minister hails U-23 Eagles

The Youth and Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, has commended the Nigerian U-23 national team, (Olympics team) for trashing the Sudanese national team 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State, thereby qualifying for the African U-23 AFCON tournament slated for Egypt, November this year.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister: We’ll choose six university as centres of sport excellence

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the ministry is to choose six universities in the six geo political zones as centres of sporting excellence.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Youth Games: Ministry warns states against fielding over-aged athletes

Ministry of Youth and Sports has warned state directors/commissioners of sports not to bring over aged athletes to the National Youth Games (NYG) which commences this weekend in Ilorin Kwara State.

Five suspects arrested for ‘hijacking’ Taxify car

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested five persons in connection with the hijacking of a Taxify Toyota Corolla Sports in Lekki.

Gambian President reshuffles cabinet

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday reshuffled his cabinet, appointing Sheikh Omar Faye as defense minister for the first time in 22 years.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Stakeholders urge minister to reposition sports

Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Minister: I will give equal attention to sports, youth development

Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has pledged to give equal attention to the development of Sports and the Youths as he strives to reposition the ministry.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA ban: My legal team preparing my defence – Samson Siasia

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia on Saturday appealed for calm over news of his life ban from the game by world football governing body FIFA on Friday.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA: Why we banned Samson Siasia for life

World football ruling body FIFA has banned former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life after the ethics committee found him guilty of bribery allegation.
President Buhari receives in audience Local Organising Committee of President Buhari Cup for Change in Daura on 16th Aug 2019.

President Buhari urges youth to engage in sport to avoid lawlessness

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged more young men and women in Nigeria to pursue sporting careers, which can bring rewarding incomes, promote healthy local and global relationships, and ensure unity.
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Gombe government urged to prioritise sports to curb drug abuse

Some sports enthusiasts in Gombe State have called on the state government to prioritise sports development as a tool to engage youths and combat drug abuse.
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List of Teen Choice Award winners

August 11, 2019 was a big eventful day as The Teen Choice Awards 2019 took place at Hermosa Beach California, amidst fans and celebrities worldwide.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Odion Ighalo’s kinsmen reach out to player over national team retirement

Sports enthusiasts in Benin, the Edo capital on Thursday appealed to Shanghai Shenhua striker, Odion Ighalo, to reconsider his announced retirement from the Super Eagles.
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Crime Busters: My dream is to get police team into NNL, NPFL for first...

Ebere Amaraizu, General Manager, Crime Busters FC of Enugu, says that his utmost dream is to qualify the police football team to the Nigeria National League (NNL) and Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila names chairmen of 109 standing committees

House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
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.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.