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#EndSARS protesters must enter dialogue, minister says

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: BBC Africa. Echoes Doyin Okupe, Nigerian politician, in similar call Nigerians protesting against what they condemn as police brutality must end their daily demonstrations and enter into dialogue with the government on law enforcement reforms, the youth minister said on Monday. Thousands of Nigerians calling for an end to alleged brutality and for Read More…

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Sports Ministry set to signal resumption of contact sports

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Nneka Ezemezue. Amidst growing calls by sports enthusiasts, sportsmen and women for the ban to be lifted on contact sports, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has raised the hope of critical stakeholders for its resumption. This also includes football, especially the leagues, but the government wants all COVID-19 protocols to be Read More…

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IGP pledges to check extra-judicial activities of FSARS operatives, others

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Anthony Alabi/NAN. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has pledged to check the extra-judicial activities of some personnel of the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Special Tactical Units. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Mba said the Read More…

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Sports industry policy will make sports big business in Nigeria – Minister

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has assured that the new draft Sports Industry Policy will transform sports into a big business in the country, when operational. The minister said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the virtual presentation of the Draft 2020 National Sports Industry Policy. The 172 page document was Read More…

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Para-Athletes, Coach commend Sports Minister over palliatives

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: Laurrita Onye shatters World Record TWICE to win 1st Athletics gold. CREDIT: Rio2016 A National Para-Powerlifting Team Coach, Feyisetan Are and some other para-athletes on Monday commended the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, over the palliatives to disabled athletes. The medal winning coach, in an interview with the News Read More…

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Revitalising National Theatre, a step to 21st century Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 4 minutes As FG officially hands over National Theatre to CBN, Bankers Committee for renovation PICTURE ABOVE CREDIT: LASG Lagos Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu says the revitalisation of the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, is a step toward making the state a 21st Century economy. Sanwo-Olu said this on Sunday, during the handover ceremony of the National Arts Read More…