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Nigerian bobsled star Simi Adeagbo set for another milestone

Nigeria and Africa’s first female Skeleton athlete at a Winter Olympics, Simidele Adeagbo, revealed she’s ready to set another record in her illustrious career.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

Youth Olympics: Somomon Dalung charges Team Nigeria athletes to be drug free

The Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged Team Nigeria taking part in the III Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires to compete clean and fair as the games opened at the weekend.

Youth Olympics: Federal government warns Team Nigeria against doping

The Federal Government and Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) have advised members of Team Nigeria travelling for the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aries, Argentina to stay away from doping offences.

NWF: Nigeria on course to winning Olympic medal in wrestling

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), says its long-term aim is to produce an Olympic medalist for the country.

Nigeria lady golfers commend high commissioner

The Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria has commended Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, for the warm reception and hospitality that officials of the High Commission accorded Nigerian Golfers in Accra, during the just concluded AACT Ghana 2018.

Team Nigeria soars at World Para-Table Tennis Championships

Team Nigeria to the just concluded World Para-Table Tennis Championships has two silver and one bronze, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Team Nigeria departs for World Para Table Tennis Championships

Team Nigeria para table tennis players left Lagos on Sunday for the 2018 World Para Table Tennis Championships in Beijing, China, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Nigeria’s women relay team made up of Blessing Blessing Okagbare, left, Joy Udo-Gabriel, Tobi Amusan and Rosemary Chukwuma

Asaba 2018: Nigeria finishes third with nine gold, five silver medals

Nigeria finished third on the medal table of the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships which came to an end on Sunday.

Daniel Igali happy over performance of Nigerian wrestlers at AYG

The President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation, (NWF), Daniel Igali, has commended the performance of Nigerian wrestlers at the just concluded Africa Youth Games (AYG) in Algeria.
Ayomide Adetunji, Oluwateisimi Adegbamigbe, Umar Ayodeji Fahad, Omotayo Oluwaseun, Toluwalase Agoro, Tawakalitu Giwa and Adeniji Talabi

China invites three Nigerian students for robotics competition

The China Association of Science and Technology has reached out to three secondary school students to represent Nigeria at the coming World Adolescent Robotics Competition in China, this July.

Team Nigeria departs for Alfaga Cup Taekwondo championships

Team Nigeria on Tuesday departed the country via Kebbi State for the 2nd Alfaga Cup Taekwondo Championships holding from June 19 to June 24 in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye eyes more gold medal in world wrestling championship

A gold medalist at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has said that her next target is to win gold medal at the upcoming World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary in October.

Queen Uboh: NPPF wants to take full team to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Excited by the performance of para-powerlifters at the just-concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), says it will take a complete team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games in Japan.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria medalists yet to receive $90,000 cash rewards

There are indications that the cash rewards promised Team Nigeria athletes for winning medals at the just concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia, is yet to be paid.

Vice President Osinbajo commends nation’s robotics team for impressive show

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has praised the effort of Team Nigeria to the First Global Robotic Olympics in Washington DC, U.S., in 2017 for its outstanding performance at the challenge.

Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria finishes in 9th position

Team Nigeria finished in the ninth position in the final medal standing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which ended on Sunday.

Commonwealth: Bibo guns for third gold, faces Pakistani in freestyle wrestling final

Melvin Bibo of Nigeria will hope to make it three gold medals for Team Nigeria when he faces Muhammad Inam of Pakistan in the final of the men’s freestyle (86kg) in the wrestling event at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Oluwatobilola Amusan wins gold in hurdles event

Nigerian sprinter, Oluwatobilola Amusan, has won the Women’s 100 metres hurdles gold.

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Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

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Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.