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Runsewe Hails Organisers Of Oba Ewuare’s Golf Tournament

  ……Extols Virtues Of Late Kolawole Jacobson   The President of Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has commended the Nigerian Golf Community for setting aside two days to celebrate the revered Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II with a golf tournament. Runsewe said that these two-day tournament slated to hold at the Benin […]

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Win AFCON Get N50M–Air Peace CEO Promises Super Eagles

    …Gives N10M For Opening Match Goal Against Egypt     Air Peace Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Allen Onyema, in his characteristic culture of philanthropy and nationalism, has promised to give the Nigerian Super Eagles a whooping sum of N50 million, if they win the ongoing African Cup of Nations(AFCON), which kicked off […]


Obaseki Mourns Death Of Ex-Edo Sports Commissioner, Brown Ebewele

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has mourned the passing of former Edo State Sports Commissioner, Brown Ebelewe. Ebewele, whose death was reported at the weekend was an Olympian and former National Champion, and was part of the Edo delegation to the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival, which held […]


Tokyo Olympics : Ethiopian Airlines Wishes Nigeria Team Good Luck

    …As Group Departs Abuja For Japan     The Ethiopian Airlines Manager in Abuja, Senait Ataklet has joined other dignitaries in Abuja to wish the Nigerian Team leaving for Japan best of luck. Senait along with the Chairperson of the Nigerian Olympic Committee Engr. Ahmed Gumel and the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria saw […]


Obaseki Receives Edo-Born UFC Champion, Kamaru Usman

    … Reassures Youths Of More Opportunities   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, received the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Welterweight Champion, Kamaru Usman, also known as ‘the Nigerian Nightmare,’ who hails from Edo State. Receiving the UFC Champion, who was accompanied by friends and family members, at the Government House, in […]


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Obaseki, Shaibu Visit Injured Bendel Insurance Players Attacked At Match With Remo Stars

    …Insist Perpetrators Must Be Punished   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and Chief of Staff to the Governor, Hon. Osaigbovo Iyoha, at the weekend, visited injured Bendel Insurance Football Club Players at the Central Hospital, Benin City. Obaseki expressed shock that the Nigeria Football […]


Chelsea, Manchester City, Real Madrid ‘Face Champions League Expulsion’ Over European Super League

  Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid are facing the immediate threat of being expelled from this season’s Champions League. Uefa executive committee member Jesper Moller says three of the remaining four semi-finalists will likely be banned at Friday’s meeting. “The clubs must go, and I expect that to happen on Friday. Then we have […]


National Sports Festival: Runsewe Appeals To Edo Govt. For Continuity

      Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and patron Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ), has appealed to the Edo State Government to reconsider the decision to suspend the ongoing national sports festival due to paucity of funds. Runsewe stated that the games is a veritable vehicle of national unity […]


National Sports Festival: Obaseki Receives Torch Of Unity

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has received the torch of unity for hosting the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF), tagged Edo 2020, noting that Nigeria as a country would overcome its challenges and come out stronger and better. The governor received the torch of unity from the Secretary of the […]


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Edo 2020: Obaseki, Sports Minister Agree On April 2 As New Date For National Sports Festival

  … As FG Assures State  Of Support  …AThletes To Be Vaccinated Ahead Of  Competition     Photo  caption L-R (front row): Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, during an inspection of facilities for the National Sports Festival at […]