Elegbeleye hails postponement of 20th National Sports Festival

Gbenga Elegbeleye. Gbenga Elegbeleye, a former Director-General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), on Tuesday, commended organisers of the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) for postponing the event following the outbreak of coronavirus. Elegbeleye said prioritising the health of athletes and officials by postponing the event was a step…

Reps move to avert another tragedy in NPFL

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila The House of Representatives resolved on Tuesday in Abuja to assess and audit the health facilities provided by the League Management Company (LMC) for league matches across the country. This was a sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion on…

CR sees red | Daily FT

By Shamseer JaleelColombo Rugby Football Club (CR & FC) was suspended from immediate effect and will take no further part in the League and Super round for 2019/2020 rugby season. This decision was taken at a Council Meeting which took place 2 days ago.The incident occurred in their game against…

Family planning: What is to be done

Family Planning illustration Information Officers have been charged to propagate the gospel of family planning in order to improve the health and economy of the family and society. The State Programme Coordinator of The Challenge Initiative (TCI), Mrs. Busola Oyeyemi, gave the charge at a media advocacy visit to sensitize…

Strike: ASUU, FG reaches concrete proposals

ASUU-Federal Government meeting The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has reached concrete proposals with the Federal Government on the ongoing warning strike embarked upon by the union. Mr Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President said this in Abuja while addressing newsmen at the end of a closed-door reconciliatory meeting…

We want exoneration of Ogoni 9 – MOSOP President

MOSOP President Fegalo Nsuke The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has again called for exoneration of the nine innocent Ogoni activists killed on November 10, 1995. In an interview with Voice of America”s James Butty in Washington DC, President of MOSOP Fegalo Nsuke said one critical…

What to do to solve Nigerian problems

Nigerians By Jethro lbileke A Professor of Political Science in the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Prof. Atare Otite, has urged Nigerian politicians to develop a democracy based on Nigerian culture to solve its problems. Otite who is the Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences of DELSU, stated this on…