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Sofiat, Abdullahi win U-18 Squash Championship

Sofiat, Abdullahi win U-18 Squash Championship

Sofiat Abdulazeez and Hameed Abdullahi have emerged champions in the female and male categories of the 6th edition of the U-18 End of the Year Squash Exhibition Championship, played at the Kwara State Squash Court on Friday. Sofiat defeated Faidat Soliu 3-0 in a more or less one-sided game to affirm her superiority over Faidat, […]

Shola Owolabi launches table tennis club

Shola Owolabi launches table tennis club

Shola Owolabi of Sollamps Oil has on Friday launched a Table Tennis Club in Ilorin, with a promise to sponsor the players to any national competition of their categories next year. The club, launched during the final of this year’s Shola Owolabi birthday championship, was part of the activities slated to celebrate the occasion. Owolabi […]

2nd Maigida 5-a-side tourney final holds today

2nd Maigida 5-a-side tourney final holds today

The 2nd Edition of Maigida 5-a-side Soccer competition organised to commemorate and Felicitate with His Excellency, Dr Abdul Fatah Ahmed on his 53rd birthday celebration will come to an end today, Thursday. The Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Pharmacist Kale Ayo Nuhu made this known while speaking with journalists on Tuesday at venue of […]

FMYSD restates commitment to grassroots sport devt

FMYSD restates commitment to grassroots sport devt

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD) has said it would continue to partner with relevant stakeholders toward ensuring the desired grassroots sports development. Alhaji Ali Durotoye, a Deputy Director in the ministry made the pledge in Omu-Aran, Irepdun Local Government Area of Kwara. Durotoye, was speaking at the maiden Mini-Marathon sponsored by […]

Mike Omotosho reiterates commitment to female football

Mike Omotosho reiterates commitment to female football

The Founder of Omo to Sure Foundation, Dr. Mike Omotosho has promised to sustain the Omo to Sure inter-state U-17 female football competition, as a way of empowering the female folks in the state and country. The flag bearer of the Labour Party in the gubernatorial election in 2015 in the state made the pledge […]

Teenager gets N150, 000 bail for stealing

Teenager gets N150, 000 bail for stealing

An Ota Magistrate Court in Ogun State, yesterday granted N150,000 bail to a 19-year-old, Yusuff Shorunke for alleged theft. In her ruling, Magistrate Adebayo Alebiose asked Shorunke, who allegedly burgled a shop and stole a plasma television and other valuables worth N200,000 to provide two sureties as part of the bail condition. The magistrate added […]

Unilorin to Students: Complete registration on time or forfeit admission

Unilorin to Students: Complete registration on time or forfeit admission

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sidikat Yetunde Ijaiya, has advised newly admitted students of the institution to complete their registrations within the time stipulated in the university’s calendar. Ijaiya gave the advice yesterday at the orientation programme organised for the students. She said: “The registration for the first batch of […]

Budget Padding Scandal: Why I returned to Nigeria – Jibrin

Budget Padding Scandal: Why I returned to Nigeria – Jibrin

Embattled federal lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin, who recently returned to Nigeria said yesterday that he returned to assist anti-corruption agencies in their investigations of the 2016 budget ‘padding’ scandal in the House of Representatives. The suspended lawmaker had been accused by a colleague, Herman Hembe, of sneaking into Nigeria from the United Kingdom because he is […]

275 Students benefit IEDPU entrepreneurship scheme

275 Students benefit IEDPU entrepreneurship scheme

By Bashir Ayuba As part of efforts to address the challenges of unemployment among youths and to encourage self-reliance, not less than 275 students from the emirate have benefitted from the entrepreneurship trainee scheme organised by Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU). This was revealed at the 51st Annual National Conference and launching of the […]

Shekarau sympathises with victims of Gombe market inferno

Shekarau sympathises with victims of Gombe market inferno

Former Governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has expressed his heartfelt sympathy with the government and people of Gombe State over the inferno that destroyed the Gombe old Market. Shekarau said this when briefing newsmen at the end of the Islamic Vocational Course in Gombe yesterday. The incident occurred on Tuesday night where 48 […]