Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Barcelona Academy

10 Oct 2020
Chairman of the Barcelona Academy in Nigeria, Leslie Oghomienor, has called on stakeholders in sports to support the current efforts at growing the country’s sports from the grassroots, saying such moves would help accelerate the country’s manpower and economic growth.
24 Sep 2020
Nigeria is gradually regaining its place among the best footballing nations of the world, and will soon become the feared African team of old if the current leadership of the game continues with developmental programmes, Chairman of the Blaugrana Group, owners of Barcelona Academy in Lagos, has said. Speaking on the backdrop of the latest…
27 Jul 2020
Barcelona Academy have put their facilities in shape ready for when the Federal Government will announce the resumption of sporting activities in the country, the promoters have said.
21 Jan 2020
The establishment of FC Barcelona academy in Nigeria has been described as a great window for Nigerian youths to hone their talents.
7 Jun 2019
Abina Omololu Primary School from Surulere has emerged champions of the FAB five-a-side football challenge by beating Saint Stephens Primary School, Lagos Island in the final at the Campos Stadium, Ajele, Lagos Island. The five-a-side football competition, which has been expanded to attract secondary schools and football academies, featured participants from the six education districts…


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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Saturday, revealed  that he has no political ambition for now but to help President Bola Tinubu to succeed. Responding to a question about his next move after governorship, being one of the major presidential aspirants during the presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governor pointed…
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Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, on Saturday, ordered a ban on illegal mining activities and directed law enforcement officials to take stringent action against violators. Over the years, illegal mining in the state has tended to fuel banditry and other criminal activities, according to reports. The Governor justified the ban in a statement by his…
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested two suspected oil thieves and armored cable thieves at separate locations in the FCT. FCT Commandant of the NSCDC Olusola Odumosu paraded the suspects who are between ages 25-30, in Abuja. He said the command, through credible intelligence reports…
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The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called for urgent reforms in Nigeria's electoral and judicial systems in the wake of the recent ruling by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu State, which has left the nation in disbelief. HURIWA, a leading civil rights advocacy group dedicated to upholding human rights and…
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Marine team of the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, has intercepted two hundred and ninety two bags of smuggled foreign rice at Eleko Beach, Lagos. Acting on intelligence report from it's monitoring team, three suspects were arrested conveying the smuggled goods from Cotonou, Benin Republic aboard…