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Mrs. Amina Bello, wife of Kogi gov, heads Sunday Bada project

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*Six communities to host BOOST programme Former Sydney Olympics 4x400m gold medallist, Sunday Bada, will be severally cloned amongst the youths and children in Kogi state, this is an assurance I have committed myself to and promise the people who elected my husband as the governor of the state. These …

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Women football is not part of Pinnick’s focus

*Asserts his hatred for the sport *His $2,000 almost shred team camaraderie By Olajide Fashikun Nigeria’s most successful sport franchise, women football, is certainly not part of the plans for the factional president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, with the grim neglect and hatred he has …

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Civil Defence back in the DStv League

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Defenders finally cemented their qualification to the DStv Premier Basketball league with a 67-47 points victory over Zamfara Shooters after three failed attempts to gain promotion from the national division one championship. The Defenders who were relegated in controversial circumstances in 2012  led from …

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Kwara SWAN, Gongnews commiserate with Toyin Saheed over father’s death

Kwara chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and the management of www.gongnews.net, has commiserated with  Mr. Toyin Saheed, over the death of his father, Alhaji Saheed Baba Alata. Toyin is the Treasurer of the association in the state. He works on the sports desk of the National Pilot …

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Giwa and Supreme Court: We can’t be fooled again

*Did they not say Giwa lost at the Supreme Court? Abuja-based sports consultant, Dr Ben Kingsley, has described as laughable and malicious the report making the round that danger looms for the Super Eagles as the Supreme Court gets set to rule on the leadership tussle rocking the Nigeria Football …

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NFF: It’s sad Super Falconets out of U-20 World Cup – Sanusi

By Oluwole Francis General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi said it’s sad that the nation’s team were eliminated in the first round which was as a result of the heavy defeat they suffered in the first match against Japan. “We’re not happy, no Nigerian is happy about it. …

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Pinnick brings another disgrace to Nigeria

*Super Falcons played World Cup without underwears! Just back from the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, where they crashed out in the first round, the worst result ever by Nigeria, some players of the team, the Falconets, have revealed that their luggage did not arrive on time causing them to …

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Adekuruoye wins gold at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

*Amina Adeniyi lost in Q-final, Daniel did not meet weight control *Oborududu couldn’t travel due to Immigration issues Senational Odunayo Adekuruoye of Nigeria has defeated Nina Menkenova of Russia in the final of her weight category 12-2 to win the gold medal at the Azerbaijan Golden Grand Prix. Adekuruoye had …

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Dala Hard court Tennis: Agugbom, Samuel in final showdown

*As Babalola, Lawal bows out of tourney Number one ranked and defending women singles champion, Christy Agubgom beat Patience Onobamhoin to set up a final match showdown with Blessing Samuel as the 30th Dala Hard Court tennis championship as it draws to a close in Kano. Samuel, on her part, …

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Wheelchair tennis national ranking tournament holds in Lagos

By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Over 120 players from all the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital territory, Abuja are expected to participate at the inaugural National Wheelchair tennis national ranking tournament scheduled to hold from 30th November – 3rd December in Lagos. Nigeria Wheelchair Tennis scribe, Wosilat Aliu-Abass, …

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