Board members kick as minister dissolves 31 sporting federations

sets Up Caretaker Committees The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, yesterday dissolved the board of all 31 sporting federations and set up caretaker committees to take charge of them pending when the election will hold. Dare said the decision was in line with the Olympic Charter, which stipulates a four-year tenure for […]

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Yisa Sofoluwe: Last days of ex-Super Eagles star, by children and friends

Wife, children, friends and many ex-internationals were on hand to pay their last respect to late ex-Super Eagles star Yisa Sofoluwe during the eight-day Fidau ceremony put together by family and friends. Sofoluwe died of cerebral atrophy, a brain disease, at the University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) last Tuesday; he was interred at Atan Cemetery the […]

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Lagos assembly proposes new bill for sports commission

The Lagos House of Assembly has proposed new amendments for the Lagos State Sports Commission Law 2017 in a bid to provide opportunities for young people to realise their potential. The bill, entitled, “A Bill for a Law to amend the Lagos State Sports Commission Law 2017, to promote Youths and Sports Development in Lagos […]

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Recuperating Okorodudu thanks sports ministry officials, ex-boxers for saving his life

Former Nigerian boxer, Jeremiah Okorodudu, has praised the effort of sports ministry officials and some ex-boxers, who came to his rescue after undergoing a major operation in a Lagos hospital. He was discharged on Wednesday morning after more than two months of battling with the ailment. Okorodudu, a member of Nigeria’s contingent to Los Angeles […]

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Makinde remodels Lekan Salami Stadium to international standard

Project to cost N5.5b Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has flagged off the remodeling of Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan to be at par with international standard. During the flag-off, held at the main bowl of the stadium, he noted that the event was a step in the right direction to positioning the state […]

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My husband is dying, Okorodudu’s wife cries for help

Ex-Olympic boxer needs financial assistance after a major operation Nigeria’s ex-boxer and member of Los Angeles ’84 Olympic Games team, Jeremiah Okorodudu, is in need of financial assistance after undergoing a major operation in a Lagos hospital. Okorodudu, who rose to prominence as one of the country’s most celebrated boxers in the 1980s, is said […]

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