Breaking – European Super League: Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona slam Premier League, other clubs, dare UEFA

May 8, 2021 Sportsmail 0

Juventus, Real Madrid and Barcelona have released a joint statement slamming ‘unacceptable pressures, threats and offences’ to scrap the Super League project, turning on the nine clubs that have signed a deal with UEFA.  Europe’s biggest clubs are at war amid the fallout of the disastrous £3.5bn plot that threatened the football landscape. On Friday, nine of the 12 participating clubs agreed a peace Read More

Keystone Bank commends Nasarawa farmers, drums support for group

May 7, 2021 Editor 0

Management team of new generation bank, Keystone Bank, has commended the expansion project of farmers in Nasarawa state after a surprise visit to the farm on Wednesday, saying the team was impressed with the ongoing expansion at the farm. A team from Lagos and North Central led by Divisional Head, Abuja-Wuse Division, Mr. Akinsanmi Falaki, paid a visit to the Read More

Breaking: Confusion over whereabouts of Mbaka… He’s not in our custody – DSS

May 5, 2021 Editor 0

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, on Wednesday, are currently asking of where the spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. Already, protest is presently ongoing in front of the Catholic Bishop’s court in Enugu where his supporters gathered, chatting and asking where the fiery father Mbaka. President-General of OYC, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, alleged that Mbaka was last seen on Read More

FG, Microsoft’s digital transformation targets 27, 000 jobs, 5m Nigerians to access skills

May 4, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

   Leveraging Microsoft’s experience in the utilisation of technology as an enabler for the delivery of public and social good, the Buhari administration is partnering with the tech giant to accelerate Nigeria’s certain advance towards a more digital economy in line with the Economic Sustainability Plan.  In a dual announcement Monday by both the federal government and Microsoft Corporation, no Read More

FIBA, NBBF launch mentorship programme for retired professionals

April 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) is to organize a three-step mentorship program for individuals across Nigeria. The webinar training which in conjunction with the NBBF will be held via Zoom platform and is targeted at supporting all young elite players to attain their highest level on the court and increase the education among professional basketball players while supporting Read More

Sports Ministry, AFN move to secure Olympic Relay qualifications for Nigeria

April 30, 2021 Editor 0

Following the refusal of the Polish Embassy in Nigeria to issue entry visa to Nigeria’s contingent to the World Relays starting on Saturday in Silesia, Poland, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have moved to ensure Nigeria qualifies for the five relay events at the Tokyo Olympics. This was disclosed by Read More

PDP NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus, others

April 29, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has passed a vote of confidence on the Prince Uche Secondus led National Working Committee (NWC). In recent times, there have been calls for the resignation of the embattled PDP Chairman. Only last Monday, the former Edo State Commissioner of Information, Prince Kauaim Afegbau petitioned the Economic Financial Crime Read More

Kwali chairman pledges increased youth empowerment, picks APC ticket ahead FCT council poll

April 28, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun, Abuja 0

The Chairman of Kwali Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory [FCT], Hon. Danladi Bomboyei Chiya, has promised increased youth empowerment and rapid development of the area council during his second tenure in office. Danladi Bomboyei Chiya said he used the first tenure to thoroughly understand the technicalities of government especially local administration and would put to effective practice and Read More

In Nasarawa, monarch donates 16-hectare farmland to NYSC

April 24, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

Nasarawa state government has promised more support for the NYSC in its quest to support the federal government’s agenda on the diversification of the economy, and also improving agricultural practice, food production and self-sufficiency. The deputy governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, stated this Saturday in  Doma during the inauguration of 16 hectares of farmland donated by the Andoma of Doma HRM Read More

Breaking: Finally, Buhari speaks on Pantami ‘s alleged terrorism link

April 22, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night declared support for embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Ibrahim Pantami amidst call for his resignation some Nigerians over alleged link with terrorists. President Buhari who through Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant in Abuja on Thursday, via a press statement said, “Today, there is an unfortunate fashion in public discourse that Read More

Senate seeks upgrade of Yaba Tech, Ilaro Poly to Universities

April 22, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate through its Commitee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund, intensified the move to upgrade the Yaba College of Technology and Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, to Universities of Technology. It also made similar move for upgrade of the Nigeria French Language Village in Ajara Badagry , Lagos State to an Inter – University Centre for French Language Studies . Planned legislations Read More

Senate probes alleged killing of Nigerians in Togo

April 21, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Nigerian Senate has directed its Committee on Ethics, Privileges, and Public Petitions, to probe the alleged killing of some Nigerian nationals of Enugu State origin resident in the Republic of Togo. This followed a petition to the upper legislative Chamber by Concerned Igbo-Eze North Youths, presented by former Deputy President of the Senate and former Speaker of the Parliament Read More

AMAC chairmanship poll: APC group roots for Yamawo

April 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups called on leadership and members of the party in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) to support the candidature of Hon. Tanko Ishaku Yamawo, to fly the ticket of the party ahead of the forthcoming Council polls. Addressing a press conference at the national secretariat of APC Wednesday, Hon. Read More

SWAN remains dependable partner with Youth and Sports Ministry, restates confidence in Dare

April 20, 2021 Editor 0

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has resolved to continue to remain a dependable partner with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. In the communique of the SWAN NEC zoom meeting, the association also passed a vote of confidence on Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development. The meeting Read More

2023: More PDP governors, others to join APC soon — Yahaya Bello

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor and Chairman of the Contact and Mobilization Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has revealed that in the coming weeks, more governors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other known political heavyweights will be decamping to the ruling party. The decamping of the opposition gladiators to the APC is part of Read More

Kaduna LG polls: Aspirant pledges skill acquisition

April 14, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna North local government chairmanship aspirant, Comrade Mukhtar Baloni, has promised to prioritise skill acquisition by establishing community centres to serve as skills acquisition centres for the welfare of the youth and vulnerable persons. He said the centers which will also house town hall and sport centers can be cited in the existing Primary Health Care Centers or stand alone Read More

Jagaban Wunti: The new face of leadership in Toro

April 13, 2021 Comrade Munkaila Tilde 0

Nigerian democracy is indeed the most complex to manage around the world according to leadership research. It is becoming increasingly complex because of how politics of mediocrities ranging from tribal, regional, religion and identities are destroying a system that should have given the teaming Nigerians profitable employment opportunities, Security of lives and properties, portable drinking water, functional healthcare system, free Read More

Ondo govt, firm to hold roundtable on legalisation of cannabis

April 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Ondo state government in conjunction with Culturepreneur Clusters Limited and other partners will on June 7 and 8, 2021 hold a stakeholders’ roundtable on the benefits and opportunities of cannabis plant and CBD Oil in Nigeria. In a statement Monday in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to Ondo state governor on Agric and Agricultural Business, Mr. Akin Olotu, Read More

‘Nigeria’s Olympic’ has exposed diverse talents, set new unprecedented records – Minister

April 12, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Chief Sunday Dare has expressed delight with numerous talents on display at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) holding in Benin, Edo state capital. Chief Dare who spoke on the sidelines of the competition after watching some of the live games said he was excited with successes recorded so far. The Minister then Read More

Official: National stadium Lagos ready for use soon – Minister’s aide

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

Kola Daniel, media aide to Minister of youth and sports development Chief Sunday Dare has disclosed that efforts are on the refurbishment of the National stadium Surulere Lagos. The National stadium Surulere Lagos which hosted the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations won by the then Green Eagles was built in 1961 with a setting capacity of 85,000 before it was Read More

Fake news: Youth and Sports Ministry debunks N4bn approval for 20th NSF

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

The federal ministry of youth and sports development has debunked report that the sum of N4 billion was approved for the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin, Edo state capital. Reacting to the report, an official of the ministry said in line with the trust of the present administration, monies approved for the competition would be judiciously used. Read More

Breaking: Minister Dare flags off Lagos Access marathon race

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Chief Sunday Dare, Saturday morning, flagged off the Lagos Access Bank International Marathon race from the Surulere National Stadium, Lagos. Despite his tight schedule at the on going Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, the Minister flew from Benin to Lagos in furtherance of his vow to support all sports in the country. In Read More