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Gbenga Olawepo: The civilian coupist, victim of Kwara ignorance (Part 1)

From Abdulrazaq Hamzat “In the political firmament of Nigeria, there are young Sarakis, young Azikiwes, young Adedoyins who are children of established political and financial magnates, but there are few names that have made it on their own to the political centre stage like Gbenga Olawepo, a rising star with no fall back platform or […]

Athletics gives Nigeria second international disgrace in a week

By Olajide Fashikun In a week, the sport of athletics gives Nigeria her second global glitch when her American imports could not deliver any podium appearance, another of her junior athlete demonstrated any form of training leading commentators to ask if he jumped down from the moon. Nigeria’s 4x400m under-20 team at the recently concluded World […]

Iwuanyanwu, Kwara United mourns Ayo-Bello

By Ayo Fasanmi (Ilorin) Chairman Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc (NSDFI) Dr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu (MFR) has mourned the passing to glory of former Nigeria Football Association (NFA) member, Dr Ayodeji Ayo-Bello, who died in Ilorin on Thursday at the age of 70. According to the statement issued and signed by […]

Commonwealth games: Adekuruoye eyes Olympic gold next

*Dedicates gold to and banks on Igali, Akuh *My Commonwealth gold is a testament of faith From Fred Edoreh, Glasgow Smarting from her gold medal feat in the women 53kg freestyle wrestling at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, ecstatic Odunayo Adekuruoye has set her gaze on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as her next all […]

EBOLA VIRUS: Kwara government must be proactive -PDP

By Ayo Fasanmi (Ilorin) As the death toll of the dreaded viral Ebola disease soars dangerously in parts of West African sub-region, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State chapter, has urged the state government and relevant stakeholders in the health sector to take immediate proactive steps targeted at preventing the spread of the dreaded […]

Oshodi assures on men’s singles medal

*Toriola to graduate to coaching *NTTF plots new agenda for women table tennis From Fred Edore, Glasgow With a bronze already recorded in the men’s table tennis team event, president of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation, Enitan Oshodi, has assured at least another medal in the men’s singles at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Speaking at […]

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    Baribote explodes: Hold Bolaji Abdullahi responsible for woes in Nigerian football

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