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Reps threaten Sports Minister, Dalung’s arrest over alleged contract fraud

Reps threaten Sports Minister, Dalung’s arrest over alleged contract fraud

The House of Representatives committee on public petitions on Monday threatened to order the arrest of the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, for failing to appear before the committee after he had been invited seven times. The invitation was in connection to a N30 billion bribery allegation leveled against Mr. Dalung by a contractor in

GTBank Masters Cup Enters Quarter Finals Stage

The Quarter-final matches of the 2017 GTBank Masters Cup (Season 6) are set to hold on Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th of May, 2017 at the Onikan Stadium in Lagos. The knock-out phase of the prestigious football tournament will feature 8 games that will see the last 16 teams in both the male

Sunshine Stars Get New Technical Committee Members

The Interim Management Committee of the Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA) has inaugurated new technical committee members for Sunshine Stars FC. The committee said the move was part of efforts to ensure that the Akure-based club records a decent outing at the end of the ongoing soccer season in Nigeria. Speaking at the event, Chairman

NPFL: ODSFA inaugurates seven-man technical committee

The Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA) on Tuesday inaugurated a new technical committee for Sunshine Stars to ensure a better outing in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Speaking at the event in Akure, Chairman of ODSFA Interim Management Committee, Gbenga Elegbeleye, said members of the technical committee were carefully selected based on their proven track

Elegbeleye 3-man Committee: Sunshine to unveil Eguavoen as coach

Plans have been concluded by the Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye led three-man Committee set up by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to re-organized and reposition sports in the state to unveil former Super Eagles Chief Coach Austin Eguavoen as the new Technical Adviser of Sunshine Stars Football Club in Akure on Tuesday.   SportingLife gathered

CAA President visits Nigeria to discuss 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships

The President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba, will arrive in Nigeria on Monday for a three-day working visit to discuss the country’s hosting of the African Senior Athletics Championships. Kalkaba will be welcomed by Habu Gumel, the President, Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and Solomon Ogba, the President of the Athletics Federations of Nigeria

Nadal, Federer set up California clash with wins

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal powered to third-round wins at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Tuesday to set up a mouth-watering rematch of their recent Australian Open final. Fifth seed Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 7-5, while ninth seed Federer served impeccably to get past American Stevie Johnson 7-6(3) 7-6(4)

FA CUP: Chelsea, Man Utd in Grudge Q’ final Clash Tonight

The team to join the trio of Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup semi finals will be decided tonight at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea host their bitter rivals, Manchester United. This is easily the final before the final and the potentially the most explosive and competitive of the four quarter finals