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Speed Tongue Back On Air!

It is with a modest mind and all glory to God that I put these few lines together, to celebrate my historic return to sports presentation on radio, and hope for the crystallisation of all things bright and beautiful in the resurrection of my broadcasting life. Indeed, I did have a short stint back on air with ‘SportsDay On Radio,’ ...

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Pragmatic Corporate Social Responsibility Needed

The multifaceted volume of political and socioeconomic challenges facing nations globally (and Nigeria, in particular) has manifested and supported the long advanced position  that the business  of developing the nation should by no means be left in the hands of the government alone.  The fact is and shall remain  that the quantum of these  challenges are  becoming too enormous and ...

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Nigeria’s Peculiar Leadership Style

I am still savouring the euphoria of my excellent performance recorded in my junior secondary school examination, which was recently released. I shot my mind back to the first day of resumption, when I arrived in company of my class mates, all looking hearty and gay, as we marched to the school and converged in an empty classroom, which had ...

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RUGBY MUST CONDUCT ELECTION WITH CONSTITUTION

One Sports Federation (RUGBY) out of the Thirty One Sports Federations in the country must conduct its elections using its illegal Constitution! This was the submission of Mr. Tunde Popoola Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee during the aborted Rugby Federation election on 13 June 2017 at the National Stadium Abuja during the elections into all the 31 Sporting ...

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MONTH FOR FULFILLMENT & ACCOMPLISHMENT

It’s July 2017, a month in which we are assured of accomplishment of all aspirations and resultant celebrations to confirm the fulfillment of every positive and precious desire. Those are the assurances we get from knowing that the month of July, the seventh on the calendar, is evocative of the spiritual confirmation of completeness, perfection, relaxation, celebration and satisfaction, after ...

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House Committee on Sports and Sports Federations’ Elections

In 1990, more than 25 years ago, I published a book titled “Sports Administration in Nigeria” which was generously launched by the inimitable Pillar of Sports of blessed memory, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. In the prologue, after enumerating some of the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams at that time including the first Under 17 Soccer World Cup, I wrote: ...

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MAY MUST BRING DOUBLE GRACE

As we roll along in the fifth month of 2017, my prayer for you is that double grace MUST come your way in the forthcoming days and now. Though the month reflects doubt (i.e. good things MAY happen), I decree that MUT is the word you and I will hold unto this month, because we are relying on the God ...

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MEMORIES OF PAUL HAMILTON

It is with a heavy heart that I put these few words together, as I join the Nigerian football community to mourn the passing on of former national team star and coach, Paul Ebiye Hamilton. So sad I am that it should not have been mourning time but a celebration of life for one of the legends of Nigerian football, ...

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FOURTH MONTH FOR ABUNDANCE

A cool breeze of glorious expectation is rolling across the land, with bright signs of an impending shower that will hold in its cool, crystal clear drops abundance of blessings for you and I. That is the message of April 2017, as we roll through the fourth month of the year, with promises of God’s divine touch that will shower ...

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PECULIAR PEOPLE REIGN IN THIRD MONTH

Our words of encouragement for the third month of 2017 are filled with memories of God’s love for us, and His promises that, once you believe in the efficacy of His ways and follow His words, you will be ranked among His chosen people. Not only are you and I confirmed among the chosen generation of God’s beloved ones, The ...

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