*Medical doctor, 17 others in EFCC net over Internet fraud (Punch)*Estate residents seek justice as thugs, police brutalise CSO (Guardian)

Medical doctor, 17 others in EFCC net over Internet fraud (Punch) The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old medical doctor, Chijioke Precious, and 17 others over alleged Internet fraud in Owerri,…

Sports Festival: FG ready to rescue Edo – Minister

The federal government may come to the assistance of Edo State towards hosting the 20th National Sports Festival expected to take place in Benin City from February 14th to 28th. Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, made the revelation…

Factor Flying Eagles ’83 scholarships into 2021 budget, Okoku urges Dare

Former vice-captain of the Flying Eagles squad to the 1983 FIFA U-21 World Cup in Mexico, Paul Okoku, has urged Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, to include the scholarships promised members of the team by the federal…

*Woman attacked on Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge (Guardian)*2 Lagos cultists nabbed during gun battle with police (Punch)

Woman attacked on Lekki/Ikoyi link bridge (Guardian) A woman was attacked, yesterday, along Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos while passersby watched. She was left with bruised face, a broken finger and a gash on her thigh. Her sister, whose name…

NPFL to kick off Dec 27 – Sports Minister

The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), is set to start on December 27. The League like all other Leagues in the world was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But even when other Leagues in the world came back without…

*Man beheads friend over argument surrounding ingredients to make soup (Nation)*Lekki shootings: Another victim with amputated leg appears before panel (Punch)

Man beheads friend over argument surrounding ingredients to make soup (Nation) A 27-year old Indian hemp farmer, Owalum Benedict Ochin, has been remanded to prison custody by Akure Magistrate’s Court for beheading his friend and roommate identified as Ekon. Benedict…

Minister orders overhaul of Super Eagles

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has called for an overhaul of the Super Eagles technical and administrative structure to achieve better results. The minister gave the order on Tuesday in Abuja at a meeting with Nigeria Football…

Dare hails President, PTF on start of sporting activities

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, yesterday hailed the decision to commence football and team sports by the President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, saying that all sports are to be completed…

National Stadium business owners get seven days quit notice

Hard-pressed business owners at the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos have called on the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, to give them more time to vacate the sprawling sports complex. The Sports Ministry’s National Stadium restoration committee yesterday, gave the affected persons…

Abiola Stadium won’t end up like National Stadium – Dare

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has given illegal occupants of the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja 25 days to vacate the facility. Dare who gave the order while inspecting the stadium on Saturday, said the move was to…

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