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YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.

YouTube Rewind: Most watched videos by Nigerians in 2019

YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.
Mongolia launched a national anti-smoking campaign on Wednesday to raise public awareness about the negative impacts of smoking.

Mongolia launches national anti-smoking campaign

The youth-oriented anti-smoking campaign, called `Let’s say goodbye to smoking,’ was co-organised by the country’s National Police Agency (NPA) Health Ministry, Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports, among other relevant institutions.
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Evangelist Solomon Ogba has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Solomon Ogba resigns from AFN board

The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Evangelist Solomon Ogba, has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
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APC governors rate Kano governor highest among states

In a monthly rating of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum, tagged Progressive Governors Forum assessment of individual APC states, Kano state under Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is rated with highest points in developmental activities.

Manchester City owners in record valuation after US investment

The parent company of Premier League champions Manchester City has been given a global record sports valuation of £3.73 billion ($4.8 billion) after US equity firm Silver Lake acquired just over 10 per cent of the company on Wednesday.
Unai Emery has been urged to offload three Arsenal players (Getty)

University cancels Unai Emery managerial masterclass due to ‘negative comments’

The Arsenal head coach was expected to deliver a ‘managerial masterclass’ but, as uncertainty mounts over his future and a section of the Arsenal fanbase go feral once again, it’s had to be cancelled.

Ambrose Alli University set to honour its prominent graduates, others

The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo says it will need about N500 million to construct a befitting mini stadium in the school environment in honour of the country’s sportsmen and women who graduated from the institution.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Minister hosts inter-ministerial session for sports development

Determined to revamp the sports sector in the country, the Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, will today in Abuja hold an inter-ministerial technical session tagged: “Positioning sports as an industry - From concept to action.”
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Gernot Rohr visits sports minister in Abuja, commended for Super Eagles job

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.
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VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Gernot Rohr, NFF disagree on player selection

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has explained that he left out Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players, from his squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches, because they are not fit enough.

CAF scraps controversial $1 billion deal with French outfit

African football’s ruling body has scrapped a $1 billion television and marketing rights deal with Lagardere Sports in the wake of separate judgments that it breached competition rules, but Lagardere said it would fight to enforce the contract.

CAF explains termination of $1 billion Lagardere contract

The Confederation of African Football have explained the cancellation of its $1 billion deal with Lagardere Sports in a statement, citing irregularities discovered before the agreement was reached.

CAF in dirty fight with marketing partners over billion dollar deal

African football’s ruling body (CAF) and Lagardere Sports are in tough battle after the federation had scrapped a $1 billion television and marketing rights deal with the organisation in the wake of separate judgments that it breached competition rules.
Young entrepreneurs from Government Science School, Agaie, Niger state have emerged winners of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Activity Hub (SEA-Hub) national competition.

Nigerian students shine at German government’s entrepreneurship competition

Young entrepreneurs from Government Science School, Agaie, Niger state have emerged winners of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Activity Hub (SEA-Hub) national competition.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Erdogan: We reject UEFA’s discriminating, political attitude towards our team

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that UEFA was discriminating against Turkey’s football team following a controversy over the players’ use of military salutes on the pitch.
Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort in Ekiti

Ekiti set for inaugural Ikogosi 10km race

“This will serve as a test run for want promises to be a very big event in subsequent editions. And we are grateful to governor Kayode Fayemi for his commitment to ensure the success of this programme,” Race Coordinator, Muyiwa Babalola, stated.

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The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa Group (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, yesterday advised African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in member states.
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.

Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

The children of Late Joshua Olusoga of Surulere, Lagos have dragged their brother, Gbenga Olusoga, 59, before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the certificate of occupancy and survey plan documents of their late father’s property located at 14, Badaru Street, Surulere, Lagos.