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William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Super Eagles lost to a better team – stakeholders

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.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon semi-final clash: How history favours Nigeria – experts

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.

FIBA reaffirms Musa Kida NBBF president

The Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) has reaffirmed Engineer Musa Kida as the sole President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).

Nigeria Olympic Committee secretary-general accused of forgery

The Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Tunde Popoola, has been accused of forgery.

NSF: Tukur Buratai, Godwin Obaseki attend opening ceremony in Abuja

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, as well as the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, were among the dignitaries who graced the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival on Thursday at the National Stadium Abuja.

NOC takes annual general meeting to Yola

The Annual General meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), has been scheduled for December 20, 2018, in Yola, Adamawa state.
(L-R) Pro-Chancellor and Ex-Chairman of the Governing Council, Lagos Business School, Dr. Christopher Kolade; Head Construction & Technical Unit, Lagos State Safety Commission , Debite Victoria Olu; Group Operational Lead, Risk Management, Dangote Industries Limited, Eneni Oduwole; Head, Risk Management, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, Adewale Akinwale, during the Risk Award held in Lagos

Dangote emerges winner at the 2018 Nigerian Risk Awards

Dangote Group has emerged winner of the 2018 prestigious Nigerian Risk Award (NRA) which recognizes organizations who have made measurable impact within their sector through the effective application of good governance, risk management and internal control systems and strategies.

NOC scribe explains decline in Nigerian sports

Tunde Popoola, the General Secretary of the Nigerian Olympics Committee, has blamed the continuous decline in Nigerian sports on poor facilities, inadequate funding as well as leadership crisis.

Operator: Credit bureaux have deepened SMEs sector in Nigeria

The operation of credit bureaux in Nigeria has deepened the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country through improved loan growth and development of new products for the sector by financial institutions, Mr. Tunde Popoola, Managing Director/Chief Executive of CRC Credit Bureau, has stated.

NOC commends Nigeria Rugby for ratifying constitution

The Nigeria Olympic Committee has commended the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation for adopting its draft constitution.

CHAN: Super Eagles surpassed our expectations – football enthusiasts

A cross-section of Nigerian football enthusiasts on Monday hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their performance at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), saying the players surpassed their expectations.

World Cup: Nigeria’s group decent, but tricky

A section of football enthusiasts in Nigeria has described the country’s 2018 World Cup group draw as “decent, but tricky”.

WCQ: Football enthusiasts hail Super Eagles’ unbeaten run

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday hailed the Super Eagles after the team played out 1-1 draw against the Fennecs of Algeria to finish their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.

NOC to meet with NBBF factions Thursday in Abuja over crisis

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) will meet with the two factions of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Thursday in Abuja, the committee’s Secretary-General, Tunde Popoola, said on Friday.

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