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A Minister’s Blueprint for Sports Development

FG to turn National Stadium to Wembley Standard- Sports Minister

Over the past weekend and earlier this week, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare was in Lagos and among other things, engaged with various stakeholders, including embarking on a visit to Making of Champions Track Club to interact with the athletes and management of the organization.

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Tokyo 2020

The battle for Tokyo 2020 starts now

The World Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar, from September 27 to October 6 officially signaled the end of the 2019 Athletics season, and of course the athletes must be relieved to finally get some respite, but then the Tokyo 2020 Olympics already beckons, so preparation towards the Olympics has already commenced for a lot of countries.

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burglar dies in Imo after jumping from 2 storey building

Restoring sanity in AFN’s House of Commotion

Back in the early 2000s, the ‘Fuji House of Commotion’ was one of the sitcoms that dominated the airwaves in Nigeria. The programme portrayed the uniqueand dramatic experience of living in a polygamous homecomprising several wives and children, and as one would expect, the household was never short of drama due to the infighting and constant bickering.

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The battle for Tokyo 2020 starts now

The World Athletics Championships held in Doha, Qatar, from September 27 to October 6 officially signaled the end of the 2019 Athletics season, and of course the athletes must be relieved to finally get some respite, but then the Tokyo 2020 Olympics already beckons, so preparation towards the Olympics has already commenced for a lot of countries.

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Championships

Returning to the Glorious Days of our National Championships 2

A few weeks ago, my piece titled ‘Returning to the glorious days of our National Championships’ was a lamentation of how our National Athletics Championships are now a far cry from what was obtainable in the past, where fans and athletes alike all knew they would be treated to the best of performances because Nigeria’s best athletes home and abroad would all assemble to fight for their spots on the National team.

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Nigeria’s ‘no-show’ in Napoli, one miss too many

As the curtain falls on the 2019 World University Games in Napoli, Italy, it would be on record that Nigeria did not send a team to the biennial championship, which is in its 30th edition. This is what happens when no form of accountability is required from our administrators, neither are sanctions meted out to erring officials who time and time again, bungle Nigeria’s participation in international competitions.

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