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You are ignorant – NFF tells minister

*Communiqué lied against discourse at Congress *At no time was Pinnick’s CAF candidature discussed minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has been attacked by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) which claimed the Annual General Assembly ordered her to reply the minister in his comments at the opening …

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Serial lying as official policy of NFF

Pinnick Amaju NFF President...allegations mounted against his leadership

*How Super Falcons players, officials were conned *Are NFF members having Nigeria at heart? By Olajide Fashikun Super Falcons went to Cameroon as defending champions of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. Yet, the FA and the Ministry did not expect them to win. This is despite that before the …

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NCC Tennis League enters final stage today

*Dalung, Odizor, Danbatta to grace event Team Tombim, last year’s NCC League winners, based in Abuja which had already qualified for today’s finals by defeating Team FCT 6-1 in the first semi-finals played in Enugu last week, is seemingly set to win this year’s edition again. The matches are scheduled …

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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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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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