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Sports writers give Oliseh 7-day ultimatum; as Onigbinde blasts NFF for ‘insulting’ Nigerians with coach’s appointment

Umbrella body of sports journalists in the country, the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), has given Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, a seven-day ultimatum to name the journalists he alleged, last weekend, demanded money from him. Oliseh who fumed, Sunday, that Nigerians who are criticizing him for not doing well …

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Lagos City Marathon has come to stay – Ambode …Says govt will make Tournament best in the world IAAF Chief, Minister, athletes laud organisers, says event well planned …Kenyan Star, Kipton wins race in 2hrs/16mins

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said the 2016 Lagos City Marathon has come to stay, just as he assured that the state government will work towards making the competition the best of its kind in the world. The Governor who spoke at the finish point of the …

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Lagos ready to host marathon – Ayorinde …Int’l athletes arrive for tournament; Govt assures on security, medical arrangement for participants

The Lagos State Government has affirmed its readiness to host over 20,000 Local and International Marathoners in the forth coming Access Lagos City Marathon race scheduled to come up Saturday, February 6th, 2016. According to the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, all logistics have been put …

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Lagos readies for February 6th Int’l Marathon; Confirms participation of world class runners,12,000 others; offers $50, 000 for winner

Lagos State Government, Tuesday, said it has concluded plans to ensure a hitch free staging of the February 6 International Marathon held last in 1983. The Lagos Marathon is expected to be declared open by the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, while the President of International Association of Athletics Federation …

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Flamingoes arrive Windhoek, ready to confront Baby Gladiators (see full team list)

Nigeria’s U-17 girls, nicknamed Flamingoes, have arrived in Namibia ahead of Friday’s 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier against that country’s Baby Gladiators. Coach Bala Nikyu, his assistants, 18 players and backroom staff, alongside a couple of administrative officials, flew aboard a South African Airways airplane from Lagos to …

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