• Ameh Unopposed For IBB Golf Club Captaincy

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    A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Sunday I. Ameh, would stand unopposed for election as captain of the IBB International Golf and Country Club during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the club slated for Saturday, April 29, 2017. According to the list of successful candidates released by the electoral committee, Ameh who is the current…

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  • Engage In Fitness Exercise, Nigerians Urged

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    Bankole Banjo, Group General Manager of Prixair Group, has urged Nigerians to always engage in physical fitness exercise to stay healthy, physically and mentally fit. He made the call at the inaugural Prixair Easter Fitness Fiesta held at Jabi Lake, Abuja, yesterday. The event which attracted participants from all the neighborhoods within Abuja and the…

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  • Diogu Confident Of 2017 FIBA AfroBasket Success

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    Power forward of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)’s Jiangsu Monkey King, Ike Diogu, has expressed his willingness to help Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers, defend its FIBA AfroBasket title in the Republic of Congo in August, 2017. Having suffered a leg injury just days before the FIBA AfroBasket in Tunisia two years ago, the 33-year-old…

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  • FIBA, IOC Ban Looming Over NBBF’s Elections

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    Nigeria could face Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) and International Olympics Committee (IOC) sanctions and the possible ban of D’Tigers from defending their African title at the 2017 Afro-basketball Championship in Congo-Brazzaville if the Ministry of Youth and Sports refused to allow Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) free hands in the conduct of its elections…

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  • Return Para-soccer To NSF, Polio Survivors Beg Dalung

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    President of the Para-Soccer Federation of Nigeria, Alhaji Misbahu Lawan Didi has appealed to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, to give full recognition to the game of para-soccer and return it to the National Sports Festival (NSF), as the sport seeks international acceptance. Lawan Didi, who spoke to LEADERSHIP Weekend Sports at…

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  • Super Eagles’ Friendly Game Against Burkina Faso Cancelled

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    Super Eagles’ second friendly game against Burkina Faso in London tomorrow has been called off after several Burkina Faso players failed to gain visas to enter the UK. Statement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), said seven Burkinabe players failed to secure British entry visas, forcing Monday’s match at Barnet in north London to be…

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