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Nigeria calls for sponsorship of sports against football
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Nigeria calls for sponsorship of sports against football

Apr 17 2013, 5:44am CDT | by

Lagos, April 17 (IANS) The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football.

Lagos, April 17 — The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football. President of the...

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Nigeria calls for sponsorship of sports against football

Apr 17 2013, 5:44am CDT | by

Lagos, April 17 (IANS) The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football.

Lagos, April 17 — The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football.

President of the federation Kayode Omotoshe made the appeal in central north Kwara State Wednesday, saying that table tennis also engages the youth, who are vulnerable to social vices and malice in the society, reports Xinhua.

Omotoshe appealed to other levels of government to shift attention to other sports, to enhance their development and not for any "imaginary" tussle with football.

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Nigeria, Cameroon qualify for Women’s World Cup

Oct 22 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

TORONTO — Nigeria and Cameroon are the first African countries to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next year. Both won their semifinals Wednesday at the African Women’s Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala, named most outstanding player at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer, scored both goals as Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1. Captain Christine Manie scored for Cameroon w ...
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Nigeria, Cameroon qualify for Women’s World Cup

Oct 22 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

TORONTO — Nigeria and Cameroon are the first African countries to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next year. Both won their semifinals Wednesday at the African Women’s Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala, named most outstanding player at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer, scored both goals as Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1. Captain Christine Manie scored for Cameroon with less than three minutes left in extra time for a 2-1 win over the Ivor ...
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21 hours ago

Nigeria, Cameroon qualify for Women’s World Cup

Oct 22 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

TORONTO — Nigeria and Cameroon are the first African countries to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next year. Both won their semifinals Wednesday at the African Women’s Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala, named most outstanding player at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer, scored both goals as Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1. Captain Christine Manie scored for Came ...
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21 hours ago

Nigeria, Cameroon qualify for Women’s World Cup

Oct 22 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

TORONTO — Nigeria and Cameroon are the first African countries to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next year. Both won their semifinals Wednesday at the African Women’s Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala, named most outstanding player at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer, scored both goals as Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1. Captain Christine Manie scored for Cameroon with less than three minutes left in extra time ...
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Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh: Ebola victim and everyday hero

Oct 20 2014 12:45pm CDT | Source: the guardian

The doctor prevented the spread of Ebola in Nigeria and paid with her life. Now we should honour her, and the other health workers whose dedication is inspirationalLast month, the Nigerian government released the 2014 National Honours award list: more than 300 people, many of them serving government officials, seemingly recognised simply because of the public office they hold, not for anything particularly honourable or heroic. An outc ...
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3 days ago

WHO: Nigeria is free of Ebola but must remain vigilant for new cases

Oct 20 2014 6:31am CDT | Source: the guardian

After 42 days twice the incubation period since the last case tested negative, the country has been declared Ebola freeThe World Health Organisation declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.Nigerias containment of the lethal disease is a spectacular success story, WHO country director Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in Nigerias capital, A ...
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2 weeks ago

Ebola crisis: how health workers on west African frontline are paying with their lives

Oct 8 2014 9:03am CDT | Source: the guardian

The epidemic has exposed weak healthcare systems and left nearly 3,500 dead, but far more might have died if not for the courage of local health workersThe day, 21 July, began like any other Monday for Ameyo Adadevoh, a doctor in Africas most populous city, Lagos. In a crowded midtown district, the usual jumble of patients awaited at the hospital where Adadevoh was known to sometimes give free drugs to those who could not afford it. ...
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2 weeks ago

What can Nigerias Ebola experience teach the world?

Oct 7 2014 1:00am CDT | Source: the guardian

My country made mistakes during its outbreak and it is crucial that others learn from this when devising emergency plansAs the US confirmed the first case of Ebola outside Africa, world leaders and public health specialists are desperately scrambling to control the west African outbreak. One of the few bright spots is the success of Nigeria in controlling the disease, which could have spiralled out of control in Africas most populous country.Ebola surfaced in Nigeria in July, but with ...
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2 weeks ago

How did Nigeria contain Ebola spread?

Oct 5 2014 7:27am CDT | Source: msnbc

NBC’s Mark Potter reports the latest on the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., who remains in critical condition in a Dallas hospital. Then, infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty, who recently traveled to Nigeria to help ...
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2 weeks ago

Tour du Faso race cancelled over Ebola fears

Oct 2 2014 4:57pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

OUGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso’s sports ministry says it has cancelled the Tour du Faso cycling race this month because of fears over the spread of Ebola. The ministry made the announcement on Thursday after meeting with race organizers. The 10-day race was due to be held from Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Although Burkina Faso doesn’t border any of the three West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak of the deadly virus, officials fear holding the race could contribute ...
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