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Kogi Judiciary to set up sporting unit- Ajanah

*As Calabar hosts next edition of CJN Games Kogi State Judiciary is set to establish a vibrant sporting unit to prepare their staff for participating in the CJN Games and other similar sporting events. The Chief Judge of Kogi state, Hon Justice Nasiru Ajanah, stated this at the presentation of medals …

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Sports journalist, Albert Akota, scores in Dakinda Penalty Game

People’s Daily Newspaper Sports Editor, Mr. Albert Akota, has joined the league of scorers of the Dakinda Penalty Game. By this feat however, he has become the first journalist to score in the newly introduced lottery game in town. Akota was accompanied by some of his colleagues to the Dakinda …

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Akeredolu sworn in as Ondo’s 6th Governor

*Roll-call of who is who at the event Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) was at exactly 11:34am on Friday, swron-in and took oath of office as the sixth governor of Ondo state. This was after Hon Alfred Ajayi was sworn in as the deputy governor of the state. Akeredolu of the …

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Mitchel Obi: FCT SWAN demands amendment to rules

*Approve the candidature of Mr Mitchell Obi As part of concrete efforts to arrest the infiltration of people who either hae no media organisations where they work as sports journalists and yet hold positions of authority in SWAN, a need for the review of the Rules and Regulations of the …

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CAF elections: Our national interest will determine who we support – Dalung

*Expressed opinions are personal to Pinnick In what looks like a complete divergence from the expressed position of the buffs in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) forthcoming elections, the Ministry of Youth and Sports says such purported statement is very personal to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick. According to …

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N224m NFLL TV money: Jalla gives Danladi seven days to face the law

*What did you do to the money? *More troubles lying in wait Chairman of the Club Owners Association of Nigeria, Barrister Isaac Danladi, has been given seven days to disclose how he disbursed the N224m that the National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF) secured from the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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10 NCAA directors sacked by Osinbajo

*Result of VeePee’s unscheduled visit to Nnamdi Azikiwe airport? *More sack coming in other Aviation Agencies? Federal Government, on Friday, approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. The directive was issued through the Ministry of Transport under the Ministerial oversight …

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Onyali challenges students at Topgrade Inter house sports

*You can be nation’s hopes in sports tomorrow Former five-time Olympian, Chief Mary Onyali, has challenged the children of Topgrade secondary school, a co-educational institution, in Lagos to strive hard in their academics as we as sports to become the next generation of champions which the naton can look forward …

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Kwara Super League semis get date

Two semi-final matches of this year’s Kwara State Football Association organised State Super League has been scheduled to come up on Monday 27th February, 2017, at the Main-Bowl of the Kwara State Stadium Complex, Ilorin. Offa United will take on Elegbede Football Club, also of Offa, in the first semi-final …

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Lulu cautions Pinnick over Hayatou’s bid for CAF presidency

Former President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi, has advised the president of the Federation, Amaju Pinnick, to tread carefully on his position not to support long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou, who is contesting for the post for eighth successive term. Lulu said that Hayatou …

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