Opinion

Rio 2016: Dalung, Sports Is Not About Games, But Building An Industry, By Olukayode Thomas

Nigeria’s season of catastrophe in sports continues with the failure at Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Worried by the development, Sports Minister Solomon Dalung promised that preparations for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will commence immediately but Olukayode Thomas writes that serious nations don’t plan for games and championships, they build sports…
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Columns

Nigeria Should “Boycott” Future Olympics, By Okey Ndibe

Odds are, there won’t be any consequences. Sports officials will continue to keep their posts, seeking other opportunities to fatten their bank accounts precisely by exposing their country to global ridicule. Nigeria went to Rio, Brazil and, as the world looked on, gave a thoroughly embarrassing account of itself. Don’t…
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