Tag: Rio 2016 Olympics

Buhari Must Save Nigeria From Embarrassment
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Buhari Must Save Nigeria From Embarrassment

Coach Samson Siasia has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and save Nigeria from the embarrassment Team Nigeria is currently experiencing in Brazil. Siasia has led the team to the quarter final stage of the men’s football event in Rio 2016 Olympics despite the shortcomings during preparations. Aside the […]

Mikel Obi As Olympic Team Captain
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Mikel Obi As Olympic Team Captain

Mikel Obi has been announced as captain of the Nigerian Olympic team to the Rio 2016 Olympics, he will be assisted by female table tennis star Funke Oshonaike. This was confirmed in a statement by the Sports Ministry which explains the reasons behind their selection largely pegged to their experience and consistency […]

Dalung Summons AFN Over Athlete’s Ticket Scandal
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Dalung Summons AFN Over Athlete’s Ticket Scandal

Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has summoned the Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s Secretary-General, Olumide Bamiduro and ministry staff of the Federation of Elite Athletes Department (FEAD) today to explain the ticket scandal that rocked the social media at the weekend. A mail purportedly written by the AFN […]