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Oneya Bells S’South Over Pinnick Reception`

…Akinwunmi, Muazu Ecstatic Respected former NFA Chairman and former Military Governor of Kano and Benue states, Brig. Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya, has hailed the South South Congress of the NFF and Governor Godwin Obaseki over its plans to host NFF President, Melvin Amaju Pinnick this weekend. Speaking with the Chairman of Edo FA and Spokesman of the Congress, Frank Ilaboya, ...

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Nigeria Athletics’ Coaches Set To Elect Representative Into New AFN Board

Track and Field Coaches across Nigeria are finally set to conduct their polls to produce a viable representative that would be their voice in the incoming board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Coach Stephen Nuhu who is the scribe of the Track and Field Coaches of Nigeria (TAFCAN) in a statement issued on Wednesday said the coaches are ...

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Thomas Promises To Transform AFN

.Into A Success Story Like Access Bank Lagos Marathon An aspirant for the position of President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Olukayode Thomas, has promised to transform the federation into a success story like the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon which is on record as the only marathon that shot from inception into one of the global elite ...

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Obaseki : Corporate Nigeria Should Take Over Okpekpe

Amiable Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has vowed to get more corporate support for the only International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Label road race in Nigeria, the Okpekpe international 10km road race. The Governor made this declaration last Saturday in Okpekpe near Auchi on the sidelines of the successful organisation of the fifth edition of the race. ‘We need ...

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Oshiomhole Hails Obaseki For Sustaining Okpekpe Race Tradition

Immediate past Governor of Edo state Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has hailed his successor Godwin Obaseki for continuing the tradition of hosting the IAAF Bronze Label Okpekpe international 10km road race. Oshiomhole,who is the grand patron of the race believes Governor Obaseki should be appreciated and congratulated for following up on a good programme. ”The point I want to amplify is ...

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Ahead Asaba 2018 Africa Athletics Championships: Okowa Inaugurates Ogba-Led LOC

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated the 17-man Local Organizing Committee for next year’s Senior African Athletics Championships tagged “Asaba 2018”. Governor Okowa while inaugurating the Chief Solomon Ogba led LOC on Monday said the state has chosen to start early in order to put together a world-class event that Delta people and indeed Nigeria as ...

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Ex-Stars Combine Forces To Take Over AFN

.As Udo-Obong Joins Presidential Race Sydney 2000 Olympic Games gold medalist Enefiok Udo-Obong has entered the race for the president of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria. The development came as some prominent former internationals have allegedly joined forces to take over the running of athletics in the country. Former 400m hurdler Henry Amike, Sydney 2000 gold medalist Fidelis Gadzama and ...

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Africa Athletics Championships 2018: Gov. Okowa Inaugurates LOC

The Executive Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will Monday at the Government House in Asaba inaugurate the 17-man Local Organizing Committee, LOC for the 2018 Senior Africa Athletics Championships tagged Asaba 2018. The Governor who is keen to see the LOC hit the ground running has charged the members to midwife a world-class championship that would leave a ...

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DALUNG APPLAUDS OKOWA ON STATE SPORTS FESTIVAL

Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has commended the government and people of Delta state for their consistency in grassroots sports development. He gave the commendation at the closing ceremony of the 6th Delta state sports festival held at the Polytechnic Stadium, Ozoro at the weekend. He thanked the state government for their immense contributions towards launching grassroots ...

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SERENA WILLIAMS AT DISNEY LAND

Pregnant tennis legend Serena Williams at Disney land, rocking a short denim dungaree

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