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Gov Ugwuanyi gives official endorsement for “the 2016 Legends Wrestle for Unity Festival” In Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has officially endorsed the 2016 Wrestle for Unity Festival being put together by The Ultimate wrestling Commander and his Charity Organization along with ace wrestlers in honor of Nigeria’s heroes past. The organization which is being headed by Ambassador Osita Offor, a former World …

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Dalung apologizes to Nigeria’s Olympic football team; We’re taking it one game at a time – Siasia

Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has apologized to players and officials of the country’s Olympic football team for the circumstances that led to the contingent’s late arrival in Brazil for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016. Dalung, a conspicuous presence in the stands as the 1996 champions …

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Anti corruption: President Buhari welcomes FIFA reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country. Receiving the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary-General, Fatma Samuora, at State House, President Buhari challenged football administrators to fashion out strategic programmes to develop …

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Amodu: Edo FA gathers ex-internationals, coaches, sports writers for novelty match; as Illah Traditional Council outlines events for Keshi’s burial

AGENE GODWIN, Benin All is now set for a befitting state burial by Edo State government for the late former Super Eagles Coach, Amodu Shaibu Speaking with sports journalists in Benin, the state capital, Monday, the state Football Association Chairman, Frank Ilaboya, said arrangements have been concluded for ex- internationals, …

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NFF set to get $5m FIFA financial support

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is set to receive a massive financial boost from world soccer ruling body, FIFA. FIFA announced, Wednesday, it would from next year be increasing financial support to member federations. According to a release by the football body, the cash support would represent a 312 percent increment. …

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