Olympics: While Nigeria House flops in Brazil Jamaica nets 20,000 visitors

By IKECHI Uko The Rio Olympics left Nigeria limping home with only the “Golden” Bronze won by the football team. That wasn’t the only loss suffered by Nigeria in Rio. While Jamaica was smiling home with a truckload of Gold medals from the tracks it seems it also won the tourism Gold medal too. The idea of a Nigeria village […]

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African sports: Scandal rocks Team Nigeria over non-existent Nigeria House

It was supposed to be the hub of Nigeria’s cultural and commercial activities at the on-going Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Nigeria House was launched by the former Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut, with the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Secretary General, Tunde Popoola, as its inaugural chairman. It was, among others, charged with promoting […]

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