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FG declears Monday as public holiday

The Federal Gov­ernment has de­clared Monday, May 2, 2016 as public holiday to commemo­rate Workers’ Day cel­ebration which falls on Sunday May 1st. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Damba­zau, announced this on Thursday in a statement released and signed by the Permanent Secre­tary, Ministry of Interi­or, Bassey Akpanyung. The day …

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Radio Nigeria Applauded For Live Commentary Of Rangers Home Matches

Sports administrators in Enugu State have commended Radio Nigeria for its live commentaries of Rangers International Football Club matches in Enugu. Speaking to Radio Nigeria the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youths and Sports, Mrs. Ngozi Herrieta Ani says the live commentaries at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium have greatly increased spectator’s attendance …

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Over 120 Players Register For ITTF Tournament

Over 120 players have registered for the annual ITTF Premier Lotto Nigerian Open (Lagos 2016) billed for Molade Okoye-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium from 18th-22nd of May. This year’s tournament has a record entry of participants, the first time since the last three editions. The tournament Director, Ranti Olajide …

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Enyeama Extends Clean-Sheets For French Club

Former Super Eagles goal keeper Vincent Enyeama has extended his clean slate to fifteen for his French club Lille, following their goalless draw against Angers. It was the former Maccabi Tel Aviv shot stoppers 35th appearance in the French League. Lille are currently sixth on the French log with 57 …

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IAAF Confirms Emelieze’s Switch To Germany

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has confirmed the switch of allegiance from Nigeria to Germany of sprinter Peter Oti Emelieze. Emelieze represented Nigeria at both the junior and senior levels, going as far as the semi-finals of the 60m event at the 18th and 19th IAAF World Indoor …

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20 Players Invited To Super Eagles Camp

Super Eagles interim coach Salisu Yusuf has invited 20 players for the upcoming friendly internationals with Mali and Luxembourg in Europe. The list is headlined by Euro league players that include John Mikel Obi, Moses and Odion Ighalo. The former Enyimba coach, Yusuf handed a first ever call up to …

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