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FG Reverses Ban On International Basketball

The Federal Government has rescinded its decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball teams from all international competitions. The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Ismaila Abubakar disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. He said the latest decision is based on a letter of appeal from …

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Sports Minister Receives New Super Eagles Coach Peseiro

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, received the new Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro as he was officially presented by the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Wednesday. The NFF 2nd Vice President and League Management …

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APC Extends Sale Of Nomination Forms To May 10

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) on Wednesday extended the party’s sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for the 2023 General Elections to Tuesday, May 10, 2022. This was disclosed in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barr. …

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World Cup Miss: Eguavoen Resigns As Eagles’ Technical Adviser

Former international, Austine Eguavoen, has resigned as the Super Eagles’ technical adviser following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed this in a statement issued on Thursday, less than two days after the three-time African champions drew 1-1 with …

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Tear Gas Fired As Nigeria Fans Riot Over World Cup Loss

Nigerian security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of angry fans who stormed the pitch and went on a rampage after Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup late Tuesday. Outraged supporters flooded the field of the sold-out 60,000 capacity stadium in the capital, after Ghana upset …

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