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19 May
Top seed, Henry Atseye and Wilson Igbinovia, yesterday, qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing 44th CBN Senior Tennis Championship held at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
31 Mar
• MKO Moshood Abiola Stadium faces sanctions • House committee of Sports, Ministry, Presidency meet Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) medical official, Joseph Kabungo from Zambia, died from cardiac arrest and not from injuries sustained after Nigeria versus Ghana World Cup match, as erroneously reported by some social media outfits, CAF has clarified. Angry Nigerian…
4 Feb
African football governing body, CAF, has approved Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, as venue for Nigeria’s Qatar 2022 World Cup final qualifier against Ghana billed for next month.
6 Dec 2021
Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, at the weekend, formally received the rehabilitated Moshood Abiola Stadium pitch and Digital Scoreboards from the Dangote Industries Group ...
30 Mar 2021
Nigerian football followers are in for a thrilling day of soccer on two fronts. This morning the final games of the National Principals Cup will hold at the Package B of the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja...
6 Nov 2020
The Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja and the Lagos National Stadium, which have been shut to the public for several months due to coronavirus outbreak and then to resuscitate the facilities, will be reopened partially on Monday, the Federal Government has disclosed.
24 Feb 2020
In fulfillment of his promise to host the Air Warriors of Lagos after their victory at the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare at the weekend
17 Sep 2019
Nigeria's senior men and women’s 3x3 teams, as well as the U-18 boys and girls squads have commenced camping at the Package B of the MOshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja ahead of the 3x3 FIBA Africa Nations Cup, which will hold in Kampala, Uganda from November 7 to 11, 2019.
28 Jul 2019
Team Nigeria in day two of the African Cup Track has continued to dominate the Championship, winning 21 medals. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Team Nigeria won eight gold, 10 silver and three bronze medals in twelve events on Saturday.
30 Jun 2019
The multi-billion naira world-class Abuja National Stadium, which used to be a symbol of national pride, has today become a shadow of its former self.
22 Jun 2019
Tennis Stars from across the country are currently in Abuja for the on-going 41st Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Senior Tennis Tournament holding at the Package ‘B’ of the National Stadium Complex, Abuja. The competition served-off on Thursday and will continue till Saturday June 29, 2019. Director, CBN’s Corporate Communications Department Mr. Isaac Okorafor, said…
Ayodele Fayose
13 Jun 2019
Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was a shame on former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Abiola won the 1993 general elections and was detained by the then military regime after he declared himself president on June 11, 1994. Fayose, a member of…


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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passed a vote of confidence in Aisha Dahir-Umar, the director-general and chief executive officer of the National Pension Commission (PenCom). Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, the NANS Senate President, Attah Felix Nnalue, admitted that the union’s recent Freedom of Information (FOI) letter on the alleged…
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To boost the fight against money laundering, terrorism financing and proliferation financing, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has partnered with the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, (NFIU), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, (ICPC), to track proceeds of crude oil theft.
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Minister of State, for Science, Technology and Innovation, Chief Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh, on Wednesday said Nigeria's dwindling revenue base and an upsurge in the foreign exchange rate was a development that calls for serious concern.
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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has officially extended an invitation to all member states of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to the first-ever UNWTO Global Conference on Tourism, Culture, and Creative Industries, to be held in Lagos between November 14 and 16. The Minister gave the invitation to member states…
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There are strong indications that the Federal Government may have failed in its policy and regulatory direction towards harnessing existing 14,120MW of exploitable hydropower despite the country’s gross energy deficit.