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LAGOS DISSOLVES BOARDS OF STATE SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved with immediate effect, the dissolution of the 36 State Sports Associations which were under the supervision of the Lagos State Sports Commission excluding the State Football Association. According to a release by the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Tandoh, dissolution of the Boards became necessary to enable the …

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AMBODE RESTATES COMMITMENT TO SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has restated his administration’s commitment to sports development as a strategic tool to position and empower Lagosians in order to harness entrepreneurial benefits in sports enterprise, either as participants or in other beneficial categories. Ambode, who spoke in Lagos at the Agege Stadium venue of the finals of the 12th Edition of the Lagos …

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YOUTH GAMES: TEAM LAGOS SHINES AT ZONAL CONTEST

Lagos State contingent has emerged winners of (Zone1) South West Zonal Eliminations for the forthcoming third edition of the National Youth Games 2017 which will hold between September 7 and 19 in Ilorin, Kwara State. At the zonal elimination contests for five team sports, basketball, volleyball, cricket, handball and hockey held at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium and Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan, …

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INVESTMENT IN SPORTS CRUCIAL TO WINNING COMPETITIONS – AMBODE

…Pledges To Increase Price Money For ITTF Nigeria Open Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday identified the right investment in sports as the necessary impetus that can bring about good performance of Nigerian athletes in sporting competitions, saying that it was time for the country to focus in such direction.   Governor Ambode, who made the reamrks while …

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YADAV WINS LAGOS INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CLASSICS

Chittaboina Rahul Yadav of India has won the 3rd Lagos International Badminton Classics after defeating fellow country man Karan Rajan in an intensive final match to emerge the winner. The Special Adviser on Central Business Districts, Hon. Agboola Dabiri, who represented the Special Guest of Honour, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, said the hosting of the International Badminton Classics was borne out of …

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LAGOS HOSTS INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CLASSICS

Lagos is set to play host to 11 countries participating in the 2017, 3rd Lagos  International Badminton Classics Championship scheduled to take place between Tuesday, 25th July and Saturday, 29th July 2017 at the Molade Okoya Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The tournament will feature 70 players in the Male and Female categories from Portugal, Togo, Ghana, …

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2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES: ADEQUATE PREPARATION WILL ENSURE GOLD FOR NIGERIAN ATHLETES- AMBODE

…Receives Queen’s Baton At Lagos House Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said adequate preparation remained the only panacea for Nigerian athletes to perform exceptionally well at the Commonwealth Games taking place in Australia in 2018, assuring that every effort would be geared towards giving them necessary facilities to prepare. Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja after receiving …

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AMBODE SEEKS URGENT HANDOVER OF NATIONAL STADIUM TO LAGOS

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has called for an urgent handover of the National Stadium abandoned by the Federal Government since 2005 to the State Government to enable it handle the renovation and manage it effectively. Ambode made the call after embarking on the inspection tour of the facilities in the stadium alongside the Minister of Youth and …

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