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Mudashiru Lawal

21 Oct 2020
Former international, Garba Lawal, has thanked Nigerians for including him among the 60 sports icons the country recently celebrated in commemoration of its 60th Independence anniversary. The ceremony was held on Friday at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja. Lawal is among the 60 sports icons whose pictures will be on display…
8 Jul 2017
I plead to be granted a ‘get-out-of-jail’ card, a literary licence that rescues me from the barrenness of the writer’s block this week, and grant me the liberty to go outside of football, and, indeed outside of sports today.

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