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MONTH FOR MULTIPLICATION & FRUITFULNESS

The message to encourage you and I all through this month is the symbolic movement from one to two that February connotes. We have now entered the second month of the year, which means that God has added another phase of 2017 to our lives and it means there is cause to rejoice. However, it is not just about adding ...

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Why Footballers Underachieve…

I have decided to rejig this article in order to provide a clearer picture of the view I raised in the previous piece, which I titled ‘Oduamadi, Hassan, Onyemah, Raheem.’ It was an article in which I tried to highlight the plight of four really talented players I had the pleasure of working with during their formative days at National ...

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CONGRESS FOR ALL FEDERATIONS

One of the most needed reform in Nigeria’s sports agenda is that federations be made to mandatorily hold congress as at when due in line with international best practices. This has been clearly missing in all the federations, except the NFF. Despite the pitfalls of the board of the Nigeria Football Federation, one of its unique organs is the congress ...

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12th Month Victory

Our message this month is about the all-round celebration that lies ahead of you and I for the ultimate victory that is coming our way in the last month of this year, 2016. It has indeed been a year of tough times and turbulence, with the economic recession in Nigeria resulting into untold struggles and downturn of fortunes. However, the ...

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CONGRESS FOR ALL FEDERATIONS

One of the most needed reform in Nigeria’s sports agenda is that federations be made to mandatorily hold congress as at when due in line with international best practices. This has been clearly missing in all the federations, except the NFF. Despite the pitfalls of the board of the Nigeria Football Federation, one of its unique organs is the congress ...

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Celebrating 12th Month Victory

Our message this month is about the all-round celebration that lies ahead of you and for the ultimate victory that is coming our way in the last month of this year, 2016. It has indeed been a year of tough times and turbulence, with the economic recession in Nigeria resulting into untold struggles and downturn of fortunes. However, the word ...

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CONGRESS FOR ALL FEDERATIONS

One of the most needed reform in Nigeria’s sports agenda is that federations be made to mandatorily hold congress as at when due in line with international best practices. This has been clearly missing in all the federations, except the NFF. Despite the pitfalls of the board of the Nigeria Football Federation, one of its unique organs is the congress ...

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Judgment Brings Joy

Our message this month has caution and expectation, as we are warned against flouting God’s commandments, yet reassured of happy moments once we stay steadfast in His ways. As we enter the eleventh hour of the year, just one more to go, we are faced with a warning that days of choler and gloom lie ahead and only those who ...

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SPONSORSHIP AND FUNDING

THE MANDATE – SYLVESTER IKUEJAMOYE Three weeks ago, l started with one of the recommendations of the Godwin Kienka’s sport Reform Committee report which has to do with the government nominees on the board of federations. The committee had recommended that the idea be done away with. One other important aspect worth commending has to do with Sponsorship and Funding. ...

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Kitchen And Other Room

I am inspired to put these words together on the above subject matter after coming across an article by senior colleague, Ray Ekpu on the back page of The Guardian newspaper of Tuesday, November 1, 2016. In the said article (Aisha Howitzer), which was quite incisive, detailed and exploratory, Ekpu toed the line of several Nigerians in tagging President Muhammadu ...

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