Sports

Nigeria at 60: FG to celebrate sports icons

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has listed 60 Nigeria’s most outstanding sports to be celebrated at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja as part of the country’s 60th Independence anniversary celebrations. The minister said that the Federal government will use the occasion of the 60 years of the country’s independence to honour sports […]

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Dare: Sports festival may still take place in 2020

…promises 150-office complex at Lagos Stadium Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, is hopeful the National Sports Festival could still take place before the end of the year. Speaking with cross sections of journalists in Lagos on Tuesday, the minister said discussions currently ongoing with relevant authorities ahead of returning sports fully in […]

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National Stadium update: Its sorrow, tears, blood

…as illegal structures’ owners groan after demolition One of the popular songs of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is ‘Sorrow, Tears and Blood’, that’s the situation at the moment with the occupants of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos after they were all sent packing from the complex. On June 9, 2020, the Minister of […]

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Minister pays tribute to Oyewole, Ukaigwe

The death of the former Chairman of Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan Chief Bode Oyewole and former board member of the Women Football League Ms. Henrietta Ukaigwe has been described as huge loss to Nigerian Football, their families, the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria. According to a statement […]