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African Nations Volleyball Championship: Hand sanitizer to be given to spectators – Kehinde Lamidi

The Chairman media and publicity of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Kehinde Lamidi says that the hand sanitizer will be distributed to spectators and players during the U18 Girls and U19 Boys African Nations Volleyball Championship in Abuja. Lamidi revealed that on no occasion will selected spectators be allowed into the hall without their face mask. […]

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‘We will not accept it’ – Kogi Government threatens to sue PTF and NCDC over ‘Covid-19 High Risk State’ claim

The Kogi State government on Tues­day said it would not watch and allow the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 create panic in the state and scare away investors. The government said it may be forced to take legal action against the PTF and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) if these bod­ies continue […]

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Miyyeti Allah Appeals For Palliative From President Buhari On Behalf Of Herdsmen

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has urged the Federal Government to introduce a social support programmes to alleviate the huge losses of livestock for herdsmen across the country. This is contained in a communique of a one-day national executive meeting of MACBAN and the Chairman Board of Trustees (BoT), the Sultan of Sokoto, […]

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NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Gets New Deadline Date

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced that the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration will no longer end on the 4th of February as expected. The Federal Government has extended the NIN-SIM linkage by eight weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021, to give Nigerians and […]

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2020 Olympics: D’Tigress face USA, France & Japan as D’Tigers battle Australia, others

…….. D’Tigress has been drawn alongside world number one, USA, European powerhouse, France and host- Japan in group B of the women basketball event of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With a developing rivalry between USA and D’Tigress recently, basketball aficionados are salivating over the matchup that promises premium excitement. The last meeting although ended in […]

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‘Don’t Visit Kogi’- PTF on Covid-19 Warns Nigerians After Declaring It High Risk State

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has declared Kogi a high-risk state for refusing to acknowledge the existence of the disease. The PTF also said that the Kogi government had failed to report testing, lacked isolation centers and therefore warned Nigerians to be weary of visiting the state. It said having analysed the pandemic […]

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Nigeria Volleyball boss Engr Musa Nimrod becomes Secretary General of CAVB Zone 3

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has emerged Secretary General of African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Zone 3. Reacting to the development, the NVF supremo expressed joy over his emergence, revealing that his latest engagement is a call to duty, assuring that the Zone will witness a turn around. The Kaduna-born administrator was […]

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25 new IOC Young Leaders join the programme

Twenty-five Young Leaders have been selected by the IOC as part of a four-year programme supported by Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic. Coming from 25 countries and five continents, these future leaders will build sustainable, sport-focused social businesses from ideation to fruition, supported by weekly learning modules and leadership opportunities. Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

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2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon postpone to April 10 because of Covid-19

The 2021 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been moved from February 13, 2021, to April 10, 2021, according to Project Consultant Bukola Olopade, in a statement released on Tuesday. “On behalf of our Host City, Lagos, the Center of Excellence, our Headline Sponsor, Access Bank and other partners and sponsors, we […]

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Nigeria legend Emmanuel Amuneke named brand ambassador of soccer scouting App

Leading soccer scouting and marketing application, Al Haddaf, has named former African Footballer of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke as its ambassador. The innovative Al Haddaf was designed in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic in order to expose budding talents across the continent via the app to affiliate clubs across Europe and other parts of […]

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Nilayo set October date for Abuja City International Marathon

Nigeria’s foremost marathons and road races running company, Nilayo Sports Management Limited, has set October 2, 2021 date for the maiden Abuja City International Marathon with a telecommunication company and financial institution set to be the headline sponsor and main partner. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports made the disclosure over the […]

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2021 National Sports Festival: FG pledges to support Edo financially – Sunday Dare

The Federal Government is poised to assist the Edo Government financially in hosting the 20th National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in the ancient city of Benin. This was made known by the minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare while speaking on the sidelines at the just concluded 2021 Admiral Porbeni Boat Race […]

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36 Lion product Junior Ajayi and Al Ahly SC touch down in Qatar for FIFA Club World Cup

Nigeria international Junior Ajayi and the reigning club champions of Africa, Al Ahly arrived in Qatar on Friday night ahead of the 17th edition of the FIFA Club World CupTM. Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC, meanwhile, qualified for the tournament after winning the CAF Champions League for a record ninth time thanks to a 2-1 […]

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Drama as CAS reinstate banned Ahmad Ahmad as Caf President with immediate effect

Embattled Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad Ahmad has been reinstated by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) following a ruling on Friday, according to BBC Sports. In November 2020, Ahmad was banned by Fifa for five years after the football’s world governing body found him to have breached several of its ethics […]