2020 Olympics: Federation calls for early preparation

Yahaya Mohammed, Vice-President, Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, has called on the Federal Government to release funds early, to ensure adequate preparation of athletes ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Mohammed told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the country’s poor performance in previous Olympics was due to poor preparations. He said that government’s……

Okagbare to get Beijing Olympic Silver as IOC strips Lebedeva of medal

Women’s long jump second runner-up at the 2008 Beijing Olympic games, Blessing Okagbare, is set to be awarded the silver medal after the supposed silver medalist Tatyana Lebedeva tested positive to drug test. The Russian Lebedeva alongside Jamaica’s Nesta Carter (gold medal winner in the men’s 4×100 metres relay) were both stripped of their respective…

Major Sporting News of 2016 My Opinion

The year 2016 is gradually grinding to a halt and so much has happened in the world of sports. Some of them have left us in reveling, flummoxed, asking rhetorical questions in bewilderment, others have made us mourned. In no order, the following are the few sporting news that caught my attention and in my…

Era of late preparation for Olympics gone -Dalung

Solomon Dalung The hope for Nigeria to perform creditably at the Olympics and other quadrennial Games has been rekindled with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, saying that the era of late preparation is over. Dalung, said this when he met with the sports journalists at the weekend in Lagos “I am determined…

Here Comes Finalists For 2016 Glo-CAF Awards

Finally, the top five players selected for the CAF Best Player Awards have been shortlisted. The top five was decided by votes from the members of the CAF Media Committee, CAF Technical & Development Committee and half of the 20-member Panel of Experts (10 persons). ALSO READ: Ghana Are Better Than Nigeria – Michael Essien…

DALUNG: Nigeria can never win World Cup, why waste money on it?

Nigerian Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung on Thursday that he was against Nigeria’s participation at the World Cup, because the global football competition organized by FIFA is corrupt. According to Dalung, there is no need to waste money on a competition that Nigeria can never win. The sports minister told the Hausa…

Tyson Gay Looses Daughter In A Shootout At A Restaurant

Tyson Gay and late daughter Trinity The teenage daughter of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay died on Sunday after a shooting at a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.,  local media reported. Trinity Gay, 15, – herself a rising track athlete – was shot in the neck about 4 am (0800 GMT), police said, according to…

Copy of Newspaper Headlines – Fowler to hunt 10 million Nigerians for taxes by December. Despite hard times 2016, govt made over 2.3 trillion naira from taxes. Rome’s Mayor refuses to host 2024 Olympics. The Army is helping our stay at home cause – IPOB, MASSOB. Police teargas rallies supporting El Zakzaky. MTN in fresh $12 billion palaver. Nigeria cries out to UN – Help us, we can do no more over Chibok Girls.

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Newspaper Headlines – Fowler to hunt 10 million Nigerians for taxes by December. Despite hard times 2016, govt made over 2.3 trillion naira from taxes. Rome’s Mayor refuses to host 2024 Olympics. The Army is helping our stay at home cause – IPOB, MASSOB. Police teargas rallies supporting El Zakzaky. MTN in fresh $12 billion palaver. Nigeria cries out to UN – Help us, we can do no more over Chibok Girls.

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Ballon d’Or changes rules for 2016 edition

FIFA’s six-year run as cooperating partner of the Ballon d’Or Award is over, and France Football is changing some things in how they handle the honor of naming the world’s top footballer.   This year, there will only be a 30-man shortlist before the awards, no narrowing of the field to three.   In the…

Buhari’s bungled response made oil crash worse. Last two years have been terrible, it’s a mess – French firm. Confidence in Buhari evaporates. Christians in Nigeria should join hands to rebuild nation torn by violence. Nigerian lawmaker banked over 800 million Naira in UK in 1 month. Past actions of CBN brought us where we are now – Emefiele. Jibrin is nuts – Doguwa. Clean your street, get 100k – Ooni of Ife. Buhari spent £50,000 to treat ear infection – Garba Shehu.

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…