Friday, 1st December 2023

Sapetro Futures Tennis Championship

28 Aug
Dubem Amasiani at the weekend in Lagos won the Boys 12s and 14s titles at the Sapetro Futures Tennis Championship to fuel hopes of a future world class tennis star for Nigeria.
26 Aug
Nigeria’s emerging precocious tennis talent, Dubem Amasiani, has qualified for two age groups (boys 12 and boys 14) at the Sapetro Futures Tennis Championship holding at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.
21 Aug
The Sapetro Futures Tennis Championship, which has served to deepen and widen the scope of junior tennis in Nigeria, will hit-off at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, from tomorrow to August 26, the organisers, International Tennis Academy (ITA), have said.


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The Nigerian sports industry is an integral part of the nation’s economy and cultural heritage. Unfortunately, despite the fact that the country has produced world-renowned sports legends, who have brought pride to Nigeria on the global stage, the industry is still largely plagued by myriad of problems. The list is endless; from insufficient funding for sports development, lack of direct support from government, poor welfare package for both active and retired sportsmen/women, scarcity of qualified coaches, high rate of unskilled and unqualified coaches, lack of adequate sports infrastructures, poor maintenance of sports facilities, lack of investment in sports infrastructure development, to inadequate sports technology and equipment. 
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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), has urged governments across the world to unleash the power of grassroots communities to lead the fight to end AIDS. A new report launched Friday by UNAIDS - Let Communities Lead, showed that AIDS can be ended as a public health threat by 2030 if communities on…
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>The Kano branch of the All Progressives Congress Youth Business Community (APC-YBCK) has dragged Governor Abba Yusuf to the United Nations for allegedly threatening the judiciary.
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The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has inaugurated new chairpersons and members of the four Customs companies board.
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Scores of Kogi youths and women on Friday called on the Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial candidate, Muritala Ajaka, and his supporters to accept his defeat in the November 11 gubernatorial election and refrain from inciting violence in the state.
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One of Nigeria’s notable business leaders, driving the nation’s industrial and economic development with indigenous capacity, is Chief Habeeb Olalekan Okunola, OFR, MON, FICA, the Aare Tayese of Iseyinland, Akosin of Yorubaland, and the Chief Executive Officer of TILT Group,
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The Central Bank of Nigeria has warned bank account holders that accounts without a Bank Verification Number (BVN) and National Identification Number (NIN) will be frozen.
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Foundation calls for donors to support global agriculture research network CGIAR’s 2025-2027 investment need to reach 500 million farmers by 2030 and reduce emissions from the sector by 1 gigaton per year DUBAI, UAE, December 1, 2023 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today joined the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to accelerate…