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Tennis: Marylove Edwards joins IMG Academy

Nigerian junior female tennis champion, Marylove Edwards, is on the verge of giving her career a tonic as plans have been concluded to enrol her into the world’s top most tennis schools, IMG Academy Tennis Training in Florida, USA, to enable her master the game more. The 11-year old player …

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Lokoja hosts boxers in January for Gov Bello championship

Lokoja, the ancient city where the Rivers Niger and Benue converge, is gearing up for the maiden edition of Governor Yahaya Bello boxing championship scheduled to hold from 23rd to 26th January, 2017 at the Confluence Stadium. The three-day boxing tournament is being organised by the Kogi State Boxing Association …

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Pinnick enters more trouble over Rohr’s salaries

Super Eagles of Nigeria...are the spaces for sale to highest bidders? Yes.

*Sponsors pull out due to increased bad media *Owes Eagles coach three months wages *Don’t expect bailout, says Sports Ministry By Olajide Fashikun Sleep may have become one big luxury in the supermarket of the Tsars of the Nigeria Football Federation’s factional president, Amaju Pinnick, with the calamity around his …

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Pensioners beat up Osun Deputy Speaker, lawmaker, aides

Protesting pensioners

Aggrieved unpaid, angry and hungry Osun pensioners staged another protest on Wednesday over non-payment of their pension by the state government and stalled the probe of the state’s N34.5 billion bailout fund received by the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola. The pensioners stormed the House of Assembly very early and …

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Concession speech: We must protect the Ghanaian interest first – Mahama

Good evening, my fellow countrymen and women. A few minutes ago, I made the most difficult phone call I have made, and may ever make, in my life: I called President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party to congratulate him on his well-fought and well-deserved victory in …

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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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Nigeria Taekwondo at 30: Obasanjo, Dalung, Wushishi, others bag awards

President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, Grand Master George Ashiru, has revealed that the 2016 edition of the annual Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo championship will be used to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the federation in Nigeria. The event taking place at the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun …

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