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National Sports Festival opens in Abuja (Live Updates)

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National Sports Festival opens in Abuja (Live Updates)

All is now set for the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival.

President Muhammadu Buhari is slated to attend the opening ceremony at the National Stadium, Abuja. The president, who recently arrived from Poland, may, however, be represented at the event.

Already, athletes and officials of the various states have started arriving for the ceremonial procession.

From the itinerary made available to PREMIUM TIMES, there would be hoisting of the Festival flag, address by the FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello; and also the Nigeria Olympic President.

While some performances are expected, no ‘A’ artiste is listed to perform. The last National Sports Festival was held six years ago.

Stay with PREMIUM TIMES for the Live Updates from the National Stadium in Abuja.

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Mikel Obi turns 32 as Babymama celebrates him

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Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi is a year older today. His Russian girlfriend, Olga Diyachenko has taken to Instagram to celebrate him on his 32nd birthday.

Sharing this loved-up photo of both of them and wrote: ‘Happy Birthday baby daddy ? love you more than fat kid loves cake ?’

The Nigerian Football Federation also remembered his birthday.

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Football Legend, Kaka celebrates 37th birthday

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Football legend, Kaka has turned 37 on Monday, April 22 and he is celebrating with his fans and family. The Brazilian hung up his boots in December of 2017, after enjoying a glorious playing career.

Kaka started playing soccer in his homeland, but became famous in Italy with Milan.

A move to Real Madrid didn’t work out as planned, nor did a Rossoneri return, with his career concluding at Sao Paulo and Orlando City.

He won 92 caps and the World Cup with the Seleção, as well as the Ballon d’Or in 2007 at the peak of his powers.

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Magic Johnson discloses he still love Lakers & trying to help the team win

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Magic Johnson has revealed he is still working at Los Angeles Lakers as he is still trying to help them win.

The Lakers icon and former team president was out in Beverly Hills Saturday afternoon when TMZ asked if he would have done anything differently now that he has time think it over.

Magic said he is still heavily involved with the Lakers, as if he still got the job. He even says he still talks to Buss daily about team business.

Magic also says his Lakers love is unquestioned and will never waiver, and the same goes for LeBron James.

Magic still has a master plan for getting Lakers back to championship form with James too.

 

 

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