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20 Mar 2015
Francis Olo, one of the individual supporters of the Professional Golfers’ Association of Nigeria (PGAN), has said that there is a new shift in professional golf in the country. His assertion came on the heels of the emergence of Sunday Olapade as the winner of his self-sponsored Pro-Am at the Otukpo Golf and Country Club, in Benue State on March 1, 2015.
20 Mar 2015
Two Nigerians, Sunday Olopade and Gift Willy, have been noted by the organisers as top contenders among the country’s four entries at the 2015 Moanda Open in Gabon, an annual international championship. Olapade, rising from his maiden win on the Nigerian PGA Tour at Oturkpo a forthnight ago, has been given a look-in along with former Nigeria number one, Willy Gift, who has finished runner-up in the last three editions of the event. “The Nigerian players are a strong force in this region,” says Leon Paul Lobo, a member of the organizing committee of the event.
13 Mar 2015
Members and friends of the Ikeja Golf Club will on Monday take to the greens in honour of the club’s captain, Jibola Awoseyi, whose tenure is coming to an end.
13 Mar 2015
The West Africa Junior Golf tournament, meant for players within the age range of five and 19, will tee off today at the Ikeja Golf Club.
13 Mar 2015
With 84 points carded, Team Eko Support Services emerged winner of the maiden Corporate Golf Challenge organised by Concierge Sports at the Lakowe Lakes Golf & Country Estate, Lekki, Lagos.
13 Mar 2015
The first official Professional Golfers’ Association of Nigeria (PGAN) sanctioned Tour event to be hosted at the high profile Smokin Hills Golf Resort Ilara Mokin in Ondo state has been confirmed to hold from May 19 to 22.
5 Mar 2015
MICCom Golf Club assistant professional, Sunday Olapade, at the weekend won his first professional title when he picked the Francis Olo Pro-Am Championship at the Oturkpo Golf and Country Club in Benue State.  With a 68, four under par at the opening round of the four-day event, Olapade eventually tied with Ghana’s Emos Korblah after…
5 Mar 2015
TOMORROW'S tee-off of the maiden Corporate Golf Challenge, which is at the behest of Concierge Sports, promises to be an exciting and fun-filled affair as management of the sponsoring outfit say approximately 100 players have appended their signatures thereby committing themselves to the tourney.   Slated to take place at the Lakowe Lakes Golf &…
5 Mar 2015
ALTHOUGH Nigeria’s only hope at the African Open got dashed on Tuesday with Oche Odoh placing 23rd in the qualifier that admitted only top 10 players, the event still tees-off with high hope of producing an African winner.  After five successive home winners since its inception, history suggests that a strong international field could well…
26 Feb 2015
AUSTIN Aigbotsua and Juliet Mimgba on Wednesday came tops in the men and ladies net categories respectively of the 15th First Bank Valentine tournament, which came to a thrilling end at the Ikeja Golf Club..    To come top in the men’s event, Aigbotsua netted a score of 69, while the big hitting Mimgba shot…
26 Feb 2015
IMMEDIATE past vice captain of the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938, Tony Onwu, has been named captain. He was returned un-opposed at the Annual General Meeting concluded on Wednesday.   He takes over from media guru, Mr. Ted Iwere, whose tenure elapsed at the AGM.    “It is a great honour to be saddled…
26 Feb 2015
AT least six countries have indicated interest to take part in the forthcoming First Lagos International Junior Open Championship. Countries that have so far expressed interest are Ghana, Gabon, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Togo and Uganda. More are still expected.   The international tourney is at the behest of the Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF), and in…


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Nigeria’s capacity to take advantage of a weakened currency to boost its revenue profile and bridge gaps in balance of trade remains undermined by lingering domestic challenges, especially that of logistics, in transiting its non-oil exports.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the persistent attacks on educational facilities and abductions of students and teachers have left more than 12 million children currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, especially the girl-child.
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As the October 31 deadline date for the linkage of National Identity Number (NIN) with Subscribers Identification Number (SIM) approaches, chaotic scenes have intensified at registration centres, especially the telecommunications outlets nationwide.
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Is it legal and constitutional for serving lawmakers or appointees of government to seek election into a tenured office without resigning from the post or taking a leave of absence? Should the Independent National Electoral Commission...
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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, insisted that the country must return to the 1963 Constitution to be on the right path.