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Super Eagles too are winning for the nation on credit – NFF

*How long can the boys condone this? Bankrupt Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is owing even the senior national football team, the Super Eagles, their winning allowances and bonuses for victories over Zambia and Algeria in the ongoing 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Sad. Truth is, we have never had it this …

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Fulani boys set to rule the waves in tennis

*They call them Almajiri boys but they want to be kings By Olajide Fashikun If you are a regular visitor to the National Stadium in Abuja and for any reason you have reached the tennis court, there is no way you would not know these Fulani boys, three kids, nicknamed …

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NCC Tennis League: Enugu Sports club throws its gates open to students

*Abuja hosts semi-finals this weekend Barrister Obum Arum, the Executive Chairman of the Enugu Sports Club declared over the weekend that the club will from henceforth allow primary and secondary school students interested in the game of tennis to use its facilities. Barrister Obum who was impressed with the high …

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Tennis umpires’ election to hold Saturday in Abuja

Nigeria Tennis Umpires’ Association will this Saturday hold its Annual General Meeting/Election at the players’ Lounge of the National Tennis Centre, Package B, National Stadium, Abuja. The positions to be vied for includes Chairman, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Provost and Public Relations Officer/Welfare will be contested for. Chairman …

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Buhari government sincere, determined to save Nigeria- Usani

*Ayade, Okorocha drums up support for Buhari government Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, has urged Nigerians to keep faith with the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari as one that is very sincere and determined to save the nation from the current throes we are passing …

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Taekwondo: Over 300 athletes storm 2016 Korean Ambassador cup

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All plans have been concluded for the 2016 edition of the Korean Ambassador Taekwondo Cup which is holding from Friday 8th December to 10th December at the Molade Okoya Hall of the Teslim Balogun stadium, Lagos. Information made available by the organizers of the three-day event sponsored by the Korean …

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Oyo, Kwara in line to host Gold Cup 2017

With the successful delivery of the 4th edition of the Nigeria’s most prestigious domestic league pre-season tournament, Gold Cup tourney, the 5th edition could be hosted by either Oyo or Kwara State. This will be the first edition to be hosted outside of Ijebu-Ode and Ogun state. General Coordinator of …

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SHAME!!! Pinnick threaten Super Falcons players

*Falcons seize AWCON trophy *Rejects NFF’s poverty-stricken N50, 000 allowance Super Falcons players have been enmeshed in a long drama about the payment of their match bonuses and allowances by the shameless and bankrupt Nigeria Football Federation. The players have threatened to hold onto the African Women Cup of Nations …

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Olympic Fund: Nigeria’s glorious future in sports is guaranteed -Mark

*I can’t wait to watch your products do us proud By Oluwole Francis Senator David Mark, the former President of the Red Chambers of the National Assembly has praised the initiators of the Nigeria Olympic Fund, saying, “you will remove the international shame of either barren medals or praying and …

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Prof. Na’Allah: Enigma with a giant’s stride swelling Malete

I flew to Ilorin on board one of the local carriers in the country. As soon as I boarded I instantly felt stupid for having been nervous through out the almost three-quarter of an hour trip. Just finished reading details of the flight that consumed some young Latin American football …

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