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Edo Sports Festival

4 Apr 2021
Team Lagos yesterday departed for the 20th National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State, which holds between April 2 and 12, after suffering several postponements. The Lagos contingent, which comprises 297 athletes and 185 officials, will compete in 30 events at the festival. The team was charged to be good ambassadors of the state…
17 Mar 2020
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the country's sports festival over coronavirus. Sports minister Sunday Dare said Buhari took the decision after a briefing with state of health minister Olorunmibe Mamora in Abuja. "Following the briefing of Mr President from myself and the Minister of State for Health on COVID 19, Mr…
17 Feb 2020
Edo State’s Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu at the weekend declared that the state was ready to host the National Sports Festival from March 22 to April 4, 2020.
20 Jan 2020
The Competition Director for the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF), Yussuf Alli, yesterday declared that the national and festival records, especially in athletics, could be broken at the Edo 2020 Sports Festival.


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The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
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