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  • Embrace FG’s Change, Lulu Urges Nigerians

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    Former president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi, has appealed to Nigerians to key into the ‘change begins with me’ mantra of President Muhammadu Buhari-ledadministration for the overall progress of the country. Lulu, who make the called while speaking on NTA’s live interview programme, monitored by our reporter, said this will…

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  • First Gospel Reality TV Show Underway

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    The first gospel reality television show in African, ‘Worship With Volla’ is set to commence. The show is a brain child of a sensational gospel artist, Kelvin Idohosa (aka Volla), who has featured on hit singles and album projects alongside famous gospel artistes in Nigeria. The show which would feature 30 minutes of intense worship…

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  • Nigeria National Cricket League Underway

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    Buoyed by the steady progress made by the state cricket associations in the development of the game at the grassroots, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) is planning a national cricket league, according to the NCF president, Chief Emeka Onyeama, who made this known in a chat with LEADERSHIP Weekend Sports in Abuja. He said the…

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  • 160 Golfers Storm Abuja For IBB Ladies’ Open

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    No less than 160 golfers from across Nigeria and beyond have indicated their interest to take part in the 19th edition of IBB Ladies Amateur Golf Open Championship beginning tomorrow, February 9, through to Sunday, February 12, 2017. The championship, slated to hold at the prestigious IBB Golf & Country Club green golf course, would…

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  • Corruption: FIFA Withhold $1.5m Grant To NFF

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    …FIFA has done nothing like that – NFF World soccer governing body, FIFA has withheld the annual $ 1.5m (N307.5m) development grant to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), following the alleged inability of the football administrator to explain how previous funds were spent by the Amaju Pinnick-led board. According to a report by an on-line…

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  • FG Pays Protesting Super Falcons, Eagles N471.8m

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    The federal government has released four hundred and seventy-one million and eight hundred thousand naira to settle bonuses of the protesting Super Falcons and Super Eagles. This decision came after the Super Falcons staged a protest to the National Assembly on Wednesday. In a statement made available to  LEADERSHIP Weekend, Mrs. Kenechukwu Offie, the director…

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  • Lulu Calls Out NFF Over Falcons’ Allowance Saga

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    Amidst national outcry over the alleged inability of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay the Super Falcons, two weeks after the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations’ (AWCON) triumph in Cameroon, a former president of the football federation, Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi, has urged the leadership of the NFF to come out clean and…

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