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Nigeria Olympic Fund: Dalung, Permanent Secretary disagrees publicly

*90 elite athletes to enjoy N35million funding for Tokyo Olympics By Collins Ajibola, Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung openly on Thursday in Abuja disagreed with his Permanent Secretary, Ohaa, over who to support amongst the 10 icons of the Nigeria Olympic Fund. …

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Sports federations election: I will interfere in the process if… – Dalung

*Nigeria Olympic Fund is the way to go By Collins Ajibola, Yinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has hit back at federations’ Presidents who are calling for the return of National Sports Commission in replacement of his ministry. Some of the federation’ Presidents told Senate …

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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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Nigeria to pay N40m fine, gets two years suspension

*For missing Wrestling’s Golden Grand Prix *Igali laments how their efforts are being rubbished By Oluwole Francis Nigeria and her Wrestling Federation, will be sanctioned N40million as well as, face an imminent ban from international competition by the World body if we fail to participate at the Golden Grand Prix …

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Rio Olympics: NFF, Sports Ministry and ticket padding

Solomon Dalung and Rio medals padding

*Thieving, stealing, padding all the way From Olukayode Thomas It is the season of padding. The Nigeria football family, renowned for their sharp practices that could only be rivalled by what obtains in the oil sector, thought it should not be left behind in the padding business. Thus, they launched their …

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