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Abia Ready To Partner International Sports Experts To Develop Athletes From Cradle – Gov Otti

Abia Ready To Partner International Sports Experts To Develop Athletes From Cradle – Gov Otti

ABIA READY TO PARTNER INTERNATIONAL SPORTS EXPERTS TO DEVELOP ATHLETES FROM CRADLE – GOV OTTI Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has expressed government's readiness to partner international sports development experts to identify talented athletes in the State and develop them from a young age. Speaking on Monday, when he received a team of sports development experts from Hungary, led by Ndudi Edede, founder/CEO of Dreamland Football Academy, Abuja, Governor Otti said that government would give the team the necessary support they need to actualise their mission. “It is very interesting listening to the presentation you have just made,…
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We have Set Up Mechanisms To Revive Sports, As Gov Otti Declared Competition Open

We have Set Up Mechanisms To Revive Sports, As Gov Otti Declared Competition Open

WE HAVE SET UP MECHANISMS TO REVIVE SPORTS, GOV OTTI SAYS, DECLARES COMPETITION OPEN Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, says his administration has set up mechanisms to revive school sports in order to harness the great potential of the Abia youth. Governor Otti stated this while declaring open the maiden edition of the Governor's Secondary Schools Unity Games at Umuahia Township Stadium, on Friday. He directed principals of secondary schools to regularise inter-house sports in their various schools and informed that the Ministry of Youths and Sports is working with its Ministry of Education counterpart to restore Physical…
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Gov Otti Offers To Support The Wonder Girl Of Gymnastics

Gov Otti Offers To Support The Wonder Girl Of Gymnastics

Gov Otti Offers To Support The Wonder Girl Of Gymnastics Gov Alex Otti @alexottiofr, met the wonder girl of gymnastics, who is making Nigeria proud on the global stage. Recall in August 2022 when she won a Gold Medal at the African Junior Gymnastics Championship in South Africa at the age of 11. We rejoiced with her and encouraged her to remain committed to deepening her skills. We are glad that she has remained consistent and has continued to climb higher, her ladder of success, by winning more medals and awards. We congratulated her and Governor Otti offered to help…
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Alex Iwobi Off Social Media; Sports Minister Warn Nigerians Against Cyber Bullying

Alex Iwobi Off Social Media; Sports Minister Warn Nigerians Against Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying: I am aware of what is happening on Social media – Minister of Sports, John Enoh To Alex Iwobi The Honourable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh who led the Super Eagles of Nigeria back home after the final AFCON 2023 match, which saw Nigeria play the host country Cote D’Ivoire to bring home the Silver medal, had a tete-a-tete with Super Eagles Midfielder Alex Iwobi following recent social media hullabaloo by cyber bullies “ I am aware of what is happening on Social media and as a ministry , this isn’t the first time we…
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AFCON: Fans With These 9 Medical Conditions Shouldn’t Watch Final

AFCON: Fans With These 9 Medical Conditions Shouldn’t Watch Final

Fans With Nine Medical Conditions That Should Not Watch AFCON Final The death of some football fans while watching the semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has raised concerns over cardiovascular health of many Nigerians. A warning was issued ahead of the final match between Nigeria and the host nation, Cote d’Ivoire scheduled for Sunday. Nigerian businessman, Osondu Nwoye, who was based in Cote d’Ivoire; former lawmaker Cairo Ojougboh; and the Kwara State University Deputy Bursar, Ayuba Abdullahi are among those who died while watching the intense semi-finals between Nigeria’s…
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How DSTV Deliberately Tensioned Nigerians By Not Broadcasting Nwabali’s Saves – Reno Omokri

How DSTV Deliberately Tensioned Nigerians By Not Broadcasting Nwabali’s Saves – Reno Omokri

This has been my mood since last night after the Super Eagles won. How did you celebrate? Did you see how DSTV tensioned you by not broadcasting Nwabali's saves but letting viewers watch all the South African goalkeepers saves? You saw the South African advert mocking us as 'Generator Republic'? A Nigerian network will never do that to you. Yes DSTV blocked you from seeing the moment Stanley Nwabali saved Teboho Mokoena's penalty shot. But NTA showed it. Only your own can be your own! Something is wrong with you if you believe the excuse that it was a technical…
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AFCON Deaths: The Sad Reality Of Life – By Bob Anosike

AFCON Deaths: The Sad Reality Of Life – By Bob Anosike

THE SAD REALITY OF LIFE By Bob Anosike High Chief Osondu Nwoye ( Angus) was the richest Igbo businessman based in Ivory Coast before Wednesday, but what the late Anambra-born billionaire did not see coming Is watching his darling Super Eagles play on Wednesday in Ivory Coast, where he lives and runs his flourishing business, going to ultimately cost him his life? By this time on Wednesday, High Chief Osondu was still alive, hale, and hearty. He travelled to Bourke city Northern part of Cote D'Ivoire that hosted the Super Eagles match Wednesday, to watch his darling Super Eagles play.…
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Tinubu Reacts As Super Eagles Beat Bafana Bafana

Tinubu Reacts As Super Eagles Beat Bafana Bafana

Tinubu Reacts As Super Eagles Beat Bafana Bafana, Qualify For AFCON Final Super Eagles of Nigeria have defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa 4-2 on penalties to qualify for the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Reacting to the victory on his verified X page , President Bola Tinubu said the players have made Nigerians proud. He said:“From the Southernmost cape of Africa to the Plains of Mauritania and the coast of West Africa….You have made us all Proud to be Nigerians! Go… Soar in the AFCON Finals Well done, boys!” The match finished 1-1 after…
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NYSC Member Slumps, Dies While Watching Nigeria, South Africa AFCON Match

NYSC Member Slumps, Dies While Watching Nigeria, South Africa AFCON Match

Corp Member Slumps, Dies While Watching Nigeria, South Africa AFCON Match A serving member of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), simply identified as Samuel, on Wednesday, slumped and died while watching Nigeria’s Super Eagles clash with South Africa in a penalty shootout. The corps member serving in Adamawa died before the last shootout that progressed Nigeria to the final of the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). According to a post made on Facebook by an eye-witness, Samuel died during celebration of Nigeria’s shootout in the semi final match. “We lost one Nigerian a few minutes ago during our…
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AFCON: South Africa Slams Nigeria For Warning

AFCON: South Africa Slams Nigeria For Warning

Afcon: South Africa slams Nigeria for football safety warning Avoid provocative celebrations, Nigerian fans are being told.A diplomatic row has broken out between Nigeria and South Africa ahead of the two sides' semi-final match at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Nigerian High Commission in South Africa warned Nigerian football fans to refrain from boisterous celebrations if their team wins. That warning was intended to prevent the provocation of xenophobic attacks by frustrated South African supporters. But South Africa says that this has only created "false alarm". There has been a long-standing rivalry between the two footballing giants…
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