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OGUN FEMALE STUDENT ATHLETES WON SCHOLARSHIPS WORTH N100 MILLION

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  A female students’ football team from African Church Grammar School, Ita-Eko, Abeokuta in Ogun State has won the just concluded Nigeria Secondary Schools Flag Football Season II, tagged: “Aketi 2023”, with scholarships worth N100 million for the pursuance of their academic to the university level.   Speaking in Abeokuta during the presentation of a trophy by the State representatives, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, appreciated the school for making the State proud always at most of the major competitions, especially in JETS and School Sports.   Prof. Arigbabu disclosed that since the inception of the current government in the State, not less than 200 students were sponsored to participate in competitions, both at the Local, National and International levels, to aid competitiveness and enhance better performance, promising that government would continue to celebrate outstanding students.  

My Dream Was To Be A Lawyer, Not Footballer – Oshoala

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Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala has disclosed that her biggest dream was to be a professional lawyer and not a footballer. Oshoala, who netted a goal in Super Falcons’ 3-2 win over Australia in the ongoing 2023 Women’s World Cup, made this known in a chat with Karen Carney’s Leaders Of The Pack podcast. The five-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year said that it has always been her dream to become a lawyer. “I never wanted to play football professionally. It was never in my plan.” “So I wanted to be a lawyer, for real. That was my dream. I wanted to be a lawyer. You know, I love to make research. I love to question people. I love to make excuses for people. And all of that, you know. “So even though when you are wrong, I still, kind of like, back my friends up. I kind of like give excuses.

Ogun youths rally behind Abiodun for 2024 NSF

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Barely 24 hours after Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun inaugurated an initial 16-man Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the National Sports Festival that his state will host next year, some youths in the state have been motivated into action. A group of five who go by the name “Men of the Table” has made an initial donation of N5 million as they remarked that they were moved by the words offered by the governor on Monday at the LOC inauguration. The ‘Men of the Table’ is led by Dr. Kayode Akinsola, a lawyer and Partner at Queens Attorney. The other members are Kayode Adamolekun, an engineer and CEO at Hardams Concept Nigeria Ltd, Honourable Solomon Enkolobo who is the managing director of Oluwalogbon Electronics, Hon. Tunde Delu, the Managing Director of Tunde Delu Concepts and Tobi Joseph, the CEO of Black Phoenix. Governor Abiodun while inaugurating the LOC, had noted that the sports festival should bring together the energy, and creativity of youths in the count