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Election: Ministerial review panel may upturn Appeals/petititons decisions

Solomon Dalung...Kida won our election

*More than 80% of the decisions are faulty, embarrassing By Oluwole Francis With the quality of petitions addressed by parties that were not satisfied with the wishy-washy decisions of the Abdulrasaq Salau led elections petition/appeals committee, the verdict of truth may have to be released to the nation Wednesday which …

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Protests against Appeals Committee forced re-run shift

Sports federation elections...Charles Musa Yayock loses

*Minister’s absence was reason for third shift Certainly the last may not have been heard about the fight for the soul of the nation’s largest sport, Athletics with the one-pager loaded protest from stakeholders on the ‘sack’ of the winner of 13th June election, Hon Ibrahim Gusau, by the Petitions/Appeals …

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Sports federation: Why Solomon Dalung won’t die well

Solomon Dalung Minister of Sports...where is the Sanchi report? We need it to move on

*Post mortem analysis of the Sports Federation election Is it true that a former athlete sold her house to prosecute the campaign to become a sports federation election? After the exercise, she lost and was reported to have landed in the hospital. Yet, one man is responsible, Solomon Dalung. Why …

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Federation elections: Olukayode Thomas accuses Dalung of manipulation

Solomon Dalung and Hauwa Kulu-Akinyemi...when she was in power

*Where is N600 million budgeted for athletics and basketball? *Planted his cronies in the process Olukayode Thomas, one of the disenfranchised candidate from last Tuesday’s elections into the board of National Sports Federation, over the weekend, accused the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, of manipulating the process to favour his …

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Reps swaddle again in murky sports federation election matter

Solomon Dalung with Ministry staff face new AFN pressures

*As some presidents head to court to stop election By Olajide Fashikun House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports, like a swine that will not leave the stye, is swaddling again in the murky waters of the controversial sports federation election. This time around, they have set up a committee to …

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Why is the House of Reps dancing in the mud of sports politics?

Nigerian House of Reps pass Stamp Duty Bill

*House Committee on Sports and Sports Federations’ Elections From Godwin Kienka In 1990, more than 25 years ago, I published a book titled “Sports Administration in Nigeria” which was generously launched by the inimitable Pillar of Sports of blessed memory, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. In the prologue, after enumerating some …

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