Ekundayo to fight for vacant WBO Intercontinental title

Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo is scheduled to fight against UK’s Gary Corcoran for the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Intercontinental Welterweight title on July 8. One of the World’s leading boxing promoters, Frank Warren, has announced that the Nigerian boxer, Larry “The Natural” would engage his opponent at the Copper box Arena in London. The undefeated Ekundayo […]

Solomon Dalung blames athletes’ poor performance on negative publicity

Solomon Dalung blames athletes’ poor performance on negative publicity

The Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung has blamed poor performance of Nigeria athletes in sporting competitions to negative media publicity. Dalung who disclosed this on Saturday during the Okpekpe 10 kilometre international road race said such development played out during Rio Olympics. “Success and winning does not only rest with government but […]

Edo to support Insurance, Dynamite

Edo to support Insurance, Dynamite

Edo State Government has promised to  support  Insurance and Dynamite who are  representing the state in the Federation Cup. Deputy Governor of the state Philip Shaibu  made the pledge  after the final of the state FA Cup, where Insurance hammered Dynamite 5-0. Shaibu said, “I congratulate  both teams for a thrilling final, especially Insurance, for […]

UNILAG stuns all, lifts AMK/NUGA 3X3 Basketball trophy

*Dalung lauds sponsor The University of Lagos (UNILAG) male team have emerged champions of the maiden edition of the Ahmadu Musa Kida (AMK) Foundation/Nigeria University Games (NUGA) 3X3 Basketball  Competition in a final decided on Sunday in Abuja. They beat neighbours, University of Ibadan (UI) in the final game to claim the trophy as well […]

I hate defeat and I hate to lose – Wenger

Arsenal on Wednesday night were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich. The Gunners have not qualified for Champions league quarter-finals in the last seven years and were seeking for a decent result at the Allianz Arena, stadium in Munich, Bavaria, ahead of the second leg in England. At a press conference to address the outcome of […]

Monkey chants: Is racism legal in France – #Balotelli

Italian striker Mario Balotelli slammed Bastia fans and accused them of making “monkey” chants throughout Friday’s 1-1 draw against Ligue 1 leaders Nice in Corsica. “Yesterday the result against Bastia was right…We will do more work to try to get our objective. The referee was good too,” Balotelli wrote on his Instagram account, alongside the […]

End of 2016, Sport Ministry yet to receive 2016 budgeted fund

End of 2016, Sport Ministry yet to receive 2016 budgeted fund

Controversial and trending Nigerian Minister of Youths and Sports, MR. Solomon Dalung has let a cat out of the bag after being pressured concerning the fund appropriated for his ministry. In a shocking revelation, Dalung said that his ministry is yet to receive the money the government budgeted for 2016. He disclosed this at a […]

BREAKING: FG releases $1.2 million for payment of Falcons, Eagles bonuses

The Federal Government has approved the release of $1.2 million for the payment of outstanding bonuses of national football team players, the Super Eagles and Super Falcons.

BREAKING: FG releases $1.2 million for payment of Falcons, Eagles bonuses

The Federal Government has approved the release of $1.2 million for the payment of outstanding bonuses of national football team players, the Super Eagles and Super Falcons. Consequently, the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), on Friday, released a mandate for the payment of $1.2 million as outstanding winning bonuses to Super Eagles […]

Super Falcons: Reps blast Sport Minister Dalong

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the “unsavoury treatment” meted to the Super Falcons by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalong, and the Nigerian Football Federation by failing to pay their match bonuses and allowances.

Super Falcons: Reps blast Sport Minister Dalong

…say ‘evil spirit’ worrying Nigerians Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the “unsavoury treatment” meted to the Super Falcons by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalong, and the Nigerian Football Federation by failing to pay their match bonuses and allowances. The female national football team had won the 10th […]

Buhari orders immediate payment of Falcons

Buhari orders immediate payment of Falcons

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of all entitlements accrued to the Super Falcons who won the just-concluded CAF African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Chief of Staff to the President, Mr. Abba Kyari, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Kyari, who just returned from […]

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