Team Nigeria Has Failed, Says Sports Minister

Sports Minister Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi says Team Nigeria's lack of medals at the 2012 London Olympic games shows how far Nigerian sports has fallen behind.

  • Nigeria:   We Have Failed, Cries Sport Minister

    Vanguard, 9 August 2012

    Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has described Team Nigeria's predicament in the on-going London 2012 Olympics without a medal as a clear testimony to how far Nigerian… Read more »

Nigeria's Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi

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    Vanguard, 10 August 2012

    The Commissioner for Sports in Cross River State, Patrick Ugbe remains indifferent over the poor outing of Nigeria at the London 2012 Olympics, asking, "what did you expect." Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Isah Fumbles Against Jordanian

    This Day, 9 August 2012

    Nigeria's Isah Muhammad, fumbled out of the 68kg category of the taekwondo events Thursday as his Jordanian opponent, Mohammad Abulibdeh secured a resounding 13-1 victory. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Women Steal Into 4x100m Relay Final

    This Day, 9 August 2012

    Nigeria qualified for the final of the women's 4x100m relay Thursday night despite finishing fifth in the heat won by the Tianna Madison-led USA quartet. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   'It's Now Hard Work, Instead of Dependence On Prayers'

    This Day, 9 August 2012

    Nigeria's failure to win medals at the on going London 2012 Olympic Games has been described as another opportunity for the country to go and work hard rather than relying on… Read more »