Sports Minister, Sunday Dare assures level playing ground at Wednesday’s sports federations elections
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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare assures level playing ground at Wednesday’s sports federations elections

Nigeria’s youth and sports development Minister, Sunday Dare has remarked that  his ministry will ensure fairness and a level playing field for all those aspiring to get into…

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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies
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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies

The Nigeria Ministry of Youth and sports Development  has released the time table  for  election into the boards of sports federations in the country. The elections will hold in all…

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FIFA, NFF and other sports bodies blanked out of Twitter in Nigeria
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FIFA, NFF and other sports bodies blanked out of Twitter in Nigeria

Less than 12 hours after the Nigerian government announced an indefinite suspension of twitter in Nigeria, the action has been effective as the tweets by sporting organisations, athletes…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER DISSOLVES SPORTS 31 OF 32 FEDERATIONS
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER DISSOLVES SPORTS 31 OF 32 FEDERATIONS

Only the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) which has a special status as a parastatal under the sports ministry is spared as 31 of 32 sports federations boards were…

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OVER 500 ATHLETES GATHER FOR NIGERIA MILITARY GAMES
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OVER 500 ATHLETES GATHER FOR NIGERIA MILITARY GAMES

A record number of 592 athletes drawn   from nine Nigerian military and paramilitary agencies are taking part in 15 sports at the fourth edition of the ‘One Service,…

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PHASE 2 OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BEGINS ON ABUJA ANNIVERSARY
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PHASE 2 OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BEGINS ON ABUJA ANNIVERSARY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The National Sports Festival in Nigeria will be held in Benin in two phases owing to the observance of the Covid-19 prevention protocols. Symbolically, the…

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WHY THE NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL MUST BE PUT ON HOLD
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WHY THE NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL MUST BE PUT ON HOLD

BY SMARTS EBHODAGHE It is no longer news that the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 was postponed just a few days to the commencement due to…

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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO HONOUR 60 SPORTS ICONS THIS FRIDAY
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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO HONOUR 60 SPORTS ICONS THIS FRIDAY

All is now set to honour  60 Nigerian sports icons and  personalities that have won laurels  for  Nigeria  and those that have made meaningful  impact on sports development in…

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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL
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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa has debunked the story making around concerning the new day for the National Sports Festival scheduled to…

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D’TIGERS’ CAPTAIN DIOGU EYES RETIREMENT AFTER 2021 AFROBASKET
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D’TIGERS’ CAPTAIN DIOGU EYES RETIREMENT AFTER 2021 AFROBASKET

Captain of Nigeria’s men’s national team – D’Tigers, Ike Diogu has revealed that he is closer to the end of his journey with the team than ever before.…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM

Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the M.K.O Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.  According to a press release from the ministry,…

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DANIEL ANWULI LEADS OTHER AFRICAN MASTERS TO CHESS WORLD CUP
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DANIEL ANWULI LEADS OTHER AFRICAN MASTERS TO CHESS WORLD CUP

One of Nigeria’s brightest prospects in chess, International Master Daniel Anwuli, will begin another quest in his blossoming career when he leads other top chess players in Africa…

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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES
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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Rabat 2019 African Games reached the crescendo as the skies of the Prince Moulay Abdella Stadium in Rabat were ignited. The 12th edition of the continental…

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NIGERIA FINISHES SECOND AT 12TH AFRICAN GAMES
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NIGERIA FINISHES SECOND AT 12TH AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT. As the curtain falls on the 12th African Games tonight in Rabat, Team Nigeria places second as at close of most events on Friday…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE PROMISES ATHLETES’ SUSTENANCE FUND
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE PROMISES ATHLETES’ SUSTENANCE FUND

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT, MOROCCO Just one week on the saddle, Nigeria’s new Sports Minister has promised a holistic reform in the sector that unites all Nigerians. To…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE EXCITED ABOUT TEAM NIGERIA
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE EXCITED ABOUT TEAM NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, RABAT On the occasion of his first week in office as sports minister of Nigeria, Sunday Dare arrived Rabat, the host city of the ongoing…

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SUNDAY DARE BECOMES NIGERIA’S 35TH SPORTS MINISTER
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SUNDAY DARE BECOMES NIGERIA’S 35TH SPORTS MINISTER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Veteran journalist and former media adviser and Chief of Staff to the former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC…

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NIGERIA’S ADU, KIGIGHA, AGBAZUE, OTHERS SET FOR CHESS OLYMPIAD BATTLE
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NIGERIA’S ADU, KIGIGHA, AGBAZUE, OTHERS SET FOR CHESS OLYMPIAD BATTLE

Nigeria’s world Chess Olympiad veterans, Bomo Kigigha (2317), Dapo Adu (2299) and Bunmi Olape(2252) with Oluwafemi Balogun (2275) and Anwuli Daniel (2267) have all qualified in the open section and…

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NIGEL SHORT, GRAND MASTER STORMS LAGOS FOR CHESS CLINIC
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NIGEL SHORT, GRAND MASTER STORMS LAGOS FOR CHESS CLINIC

Seven years after his maiden visit to Nigeria, top British chess Grand Master and former World Champion Challenger, Nigel Short is expected in Nigeria on Tuesday. According to…

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Ofowino Rules ‘First Lady’ Chess Tourney
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Ofowino Rules ‘First Lady’ Chess Tourney

Last Sunday was another milestone to dominant National Female Champion, Toritshemuwa Ofowino, as she emerged as the winner of the First Lady’s Chess tournament organised for all female…

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