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I Shall Reposition Sports in Ekiti – Fayemi

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress for Ekiti state governorship election Dr. John Kayode Fayemi has promised to take sports in the state to greater heights if he returns as the governor. Addressing a large gathering of students and different youth groups, including the Ekiti Youths In Sports (EYIS) in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, the […]

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Why we want Fayemi back as Gov – “Ekiti Youths In Sports”

As the momentum gathers for next week’s governorship election in Ekiti State, youths in the state under the aegis ‘ Ekiti Youths In Sports’ have reiterated their desire to have a former governor of the state, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi win the election and return as the state’s governor. In a press release signed and […]

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Ekiti Footballers Rally Support For Fayemi Ahead 2018 Ekiti Guber Polls

Footballers and concerned stakeholders in Ekiti state have thrown their hats into the political arena of the state as it gathers pace for its long anticipated gubernatorial election slated for next month. It could be recalled that in recent times, politics and sports have intermarried, to the discontentment of concerned sports lovers as they alleged […]

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THE HYPOCRISY OF CORPORATE NIGERIA IN SPORTS SPONSORSHIP By Uche George Egbe

It is often said that a gold fish has no hiding place, and the moment Alex Iwobi scored that goal in Uyo to guarantee Nigeria’s participation in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles became an object of spectacle, attractive to not only the fans, the media and other stakeholders, but also […]

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IAAF REAFFIRMS PLEDGE TO BATTLE AIR POLLUTION AND REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE

As people from around the world take time to reflect upon the state of the planet on this World Environment Day, the IAAF is delighted to share this message from running legend Haile Gebrselassie who reminds us of the importance of clean air within athletics and the urgent need to continue the battle to combat […]

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FIFAWorld Cup trophy Arrives Nigeria Wednesday 7th March 2018

The original FIFA World Cup, which will be handed over to the captain of the victorious team inside the 80,000 –capacity Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on 15th July 2018, as prize for conquering the world at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, will arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday. Thenff.com has learnt that the […]

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Sir Roger Bannister – A True Giant Of Commonwealth Sport

Everyone across the Commonwealth Sports Movement was deeply saddened to learn of the passing on Saturday of Sir Roger Bannister at the age of 88 at his home in Oxfordshire, England. Roger’s name will forever be synonymous with the Commonwealth and Commonwealth Sport thanks to his part in “the Miracle Mile” – an historic race […]

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Ikpea Congratulates Ilaboya On His Election Victory

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has congratulated Frank Ilaboya over his election at the polls to become the executive chairman of Owan West local government area of Edo State. In his press release, Ikpea describes the election has a “well deserved victory” for an astute administrator. “On behalf of […]

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UNFLAPPABLE ANAEMENA PROVING HIS WORTH AT ENYIMBA

Up until the ball deflected off the shin of Ifeanyi Anaemena, wrongfooting Fatau Dauda in the 50th minute of Sunday’s meeting with Sunshine Stars, Enyimba had not conceded in nine NPFL home matches. That unique bit of history was truncated by that fateful ricochet in the rain; beyond that, it brought a tense game level […]

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Segun Toriola Wants Autonomy For Nigerian Sports Federations

He is reverred as one of the African sports legends having won more medals than any athlete at continental competitions and the only African to have attended seven Olympic Games, France-based Segun Toriola believes that as long as sports federations continue to run to the Sports Ministry for funds to prosecute their programmes, Nigeria sports […]

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How Deji Tinubu Help Activate NWFL Champions Shield – Falode

Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Professional League (NWPF), Aisha Falode, says she will be eternally grateful to late Lagos State Sports Commission Chairman and former NFF Executive Committee member and Chairman of the Marketing Committee, Deji Tinubu, for his contribution to making the NWFL Champions Shield a reality. The Championship will be between Aiteo Cup […]

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Lagos SWAN Exco Visits Sport Ministry Liaison Officer

Members of the newly-inaugurated executive committee of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos chapter on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Director of Sports, Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, Lagos Office, Dr. Segun Akinlotan, as part of the familiarisation tour of the new board. Lagos SWAN chairman, Debo Oshundun, who […]

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