*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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
…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 […]
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 […]
Protesting members of the Super Falcons have returned to their Agura Hotel, Abuja base after the Presidency promised that the money owed them by the Nigeria Football Federation would be paid on Friday. Members of the female football national team had on Wednesday morning stormed the National Assembly protesting the non-payment of their allowances by […]
* Dalung says Nigeria''s football administration needs surgery
The Federal Government on Thursday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not know that they would win the 2016 African Women Nation’s Cup Trophy. Sports Minister Solomon Dalung told State House correspondents that had the government been confident that the team would […]
President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Nigeria’s Super Falcons on their victory over the senior female football team of Cameroon on Saturday at the final game of the women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Yaounde. The President, who described the hard-earned victory over the Indomitable Lionesses as “very sweet and well-deserved,” particularly commends the Nigerian women […]