2020 Olympic: Nigeria firms up preparations, Ministry picks Kisarazu City for athletes’ camping 

2020 Olympic: Nigeria firms up preparations, Ministry picks Kisarazu City for athletes’ camping 

  The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kisarazu City, Japan for Team Nigeria to camp in the organic city ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare who jointly signed the MoU with the Mayor of Kisarazu City, Yoshikuni Watanabe, noted that the development tallies with the new direction of early preparation for tournaments. He said, “about three weeks ago, Nigeria started in earnest its Olympics preparations. We had waited for the…

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NFF President Pinnick, 4 others discharged, acquitted on alleged $8.4million, N4billion corruption charges

NFF President Pinnick, 4 others discharged, acquitted on alleged $8.4million, N4billion corruption charges

(From left to right) : NFF Second Vice President Shehu Dikko, NFF President Amaju Pinnick and NFF First Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi are among the NFF top officials discharged and acquitted by the Court today. Chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation, including its President, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, have been discharged and acquitted on all counts of alleged corruption charges in a case brought by the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel, SPIP. The panel, headed by Okon Obono-Obla who is now on the run to avoid prosecution by the Independent…

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