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23 Sep
Starring last-minute changes, the gladiators in the crisis that has dogged the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) for a better part of four years, will meet in Abuja
7 Sep
Chairman of the Sports Reform Committee, empowered to examine Nigeria’s sports architecture during the reign of Solomon Dalung
28 Sep 2020
Plateau State Government has called out former Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, for alleging that Governor Simon Lalong squandered $350 million loan from African Development Bank...
2 Nov 2019
One of the most deplorable syndromes among the African youths is that they would rather love to be entertained than empowered. As it can be seen in the just conluded Big Brother Naija(BBN) where millions...
4 Sep 2019
Former Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has advised his successor, Sunday Dare to beware of persons with divergent interests, who would try to influence him to achieve their goals.
1 Jul 2019
The NCC Tennis League has attracted six new teams’ sponsors for the 2019 edition, just as the top 10 players, men and women, are guaranteed N300, 000 each as sign-on fees from promoters. Speaking at the just concluded CBN Championship in Abuja, the director of the International Tennis Academy (ITA), organisers of the event, Godwin…
29 Jun 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has picked the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, as leader of the Federal Government delegation to the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt.
17 Jun 2019
The furore over the exclusion of the Super Eagles’ African Cup of Nations expenditure in the 2019 budget continues to rage with the Sports Ministry...
3 Jun 2019
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials say prosecuting the 2019 African Nations Cup has become a difficult task following the exclusion of the federation’s expenditure in the Ministry of Sports’ budget allegedly by the immediate past minister, Solomon Dalung.
30 May 2019
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has set up a five-man committee to probe its former president, Ibrahim Gusau, who was impeached...
29 May 2019
When Nigeria failed to win a single medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the country’s sports officials came to the conclusion that something drastic must be done to arrest the steep slide in the nation’s sports fortunes. Heeding calls by stakeholders, the then Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi convinced President Goodluck Jonathan to convene…
28 May 2019
In October 2016, former Super Eagles attacker, Daniel ‘The Bull’ Amokachi opened a can of worms when he alleged that the nation’s sports had become a den of corruption. He spoke when he led a coalition of civil society organisations (csos) operating under the aegis of National Support Groups for Good Governance (NASUGG) to the…

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