Tag: Blessing Okagbare

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 26, 2021

Amstel Malta Ultra to sponsor Team Nigeria for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Premium drink brand Amstel Malta Ultra, the malt drink of choice for health enthusiasts announced its’ official sponsorship of Team ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. PDP factions submit different candidates’ names for Ondo gov. polls The ...

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AzeezSeptember 16, 2016

I am sometimes tempted to represent another country – Okagbare

Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare has said she sometimes contemplate dumping Nigeria and representing another country during athletics events. In a ...

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AzeezAugust 17, 2016

#RioOlympics2016: China wins women table tennis as Nigeria’s medal hopes slimmer

Chinese trio, X.X Li, S.W Liu, and Ning Ding on Tuesday put up a classic performance, defeating the German team ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

#RioOlympics: Okagbare crashes out of 200m

Blessing Okagbare on Wednesday missed out on qualifying for the women’s 200m final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Okagbare, clocked 22.69secs ...

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AzeezAugust 13, 2016

#RioOlympics2016: Okagbare qualifies for Semis, others crash out

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare has qualified for the semi-finals of the women’s 100m after coming second place within 11:16 seconds. Okagbare finished ...

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Oreoluwa PetersAugust 10, 2016

5 reasons why Nigeria’s medal hopes at the Olympics remain a pipe dream

by Ezinne Ajoku Nigerians are a tale of thriving in the midst of adversity; succeeding in spite of challenges and ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 20, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Yemi Alade denies dating manager | Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is one of Elle’s 50 Incredible women in Africa

Here are the some stories from yesterday and some stories that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing ...

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AzeezJuly 13, 2016

2016 Rio Olympics: Okagbare to compete in three events

Nigeria and Commonwealth double sprints champion, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will compete in three events during the 2016 Rio Olympics Games- the ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 2, 2015

Blessing Okagbare looks amazing in her new Nike campaign shots

It has been a while since Nigeria has had a proper world class female athlete, hasn’t it? Via Nike.com: World-class ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 4, 2015

#YNaijaPowerList: Vincent Enyeama, John Obi Mikel, Blessing Okagbare… See the most powerful young people in sports

by Wilfred Okiche Sports is a career path that favours the young. So you would think it would be a ...

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Janeth JMarch 14, 2015

APC couldn’t resist jumping on Okagbare’s grudge against PDP

by Ranti Joseph The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) challenged the ethical justification of the PDP Presidential Campaign ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 19, 2015

Newly-married Blessing Okagbare has a message for jealous ‘haters’ (READ)

by Chinwe Okafor Hope not. Blessing Okagbare got married to her heartthrob, Igho Otegheri last November and since then she has been out of ...

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

Oma Akatugba profiles Vincent Enyeama: He stands head and shoulders above all else (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014 Nominee)

by Oma Akatugba When you take a critical look at the year 2014 in sports in Nigeria. It leaves mixed ...

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SolaNovember 20, 2014

US Embassy ruins Blessing Okagbare’s honeymoon

by Anike Jacobs The US embassy in Abuja has denied Blessing Okagbare’s hubby Otegheri Jude Igho a visa to travel along ...

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Isime EseneNovember 9, 2014

Africa’s fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare weds in Delta (PHOTOS)

by Mark Bassey Athlete, Blessing Okagbare on Friday tied the knot with her heartthrob, Igho Otegheri. The pretty lady got ...

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SolaJuly 31, 2014

Okagbare strikes again!…Brume wins in Long Jump

by Mayowa Aboah   Blessing Okagbare claimed her second sprint medal at the ongoing Commonwealth games in Scotland. The current ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 29, 2014

Blessing Okagbare breaks 100m record to win gold at 2014 Commonwealth Games

by Mark Bassey Blessing Okagbare won gold for Nigeria on Monday evening in the women’s 100m final. The sprinter finished ...

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April 1, 2014

John Mikel Obi, Ayo Alli, Blessing Okagbare make the list! SEE the 10 most powerful people in Sports – #YNaijaPowerList

by Wilfred Okiche When it comes to sports, these young men and women pack all the punches and score all ...

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December 30, 2013

#YNaija2013Review: ‘Ifreke Inyang brings you the top 10 sports moments of 2013

by ‘Ifreke Inyang From cycling to football to athletics, there were moments that left us excited, depressed and shocked in varying ...

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November 30, 2013

It’s official! Don Jazzy, Psquare, Omotola, 20 other Nigerians named among 100 most influential Africans (See list)

by Adeola Balogun Nigeria’s place as the giant of Africa has been further highlighted as a list of the continent’s ...

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August 15, 2013

S-C-A-N-D-A-L! Poor funding squeezes Nigeria in Moscow

The poor funding of other sports other than football has had it’s toll on Nigeria here. It is a scandal ...

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August 4, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Now that the APC has been registered

by Simon Kolawole With the fusion of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress ...

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July 28, 2013

Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare set new African record as Bolt, Ohuruogu, Farah shine

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian athlete, Blessing Okagbare made history after setting a new African record of 10.79sec in the 100m ...

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August 9, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: Citius, Altius, Fortius (YNaija FrontPage)

by Akintunde Oyebode The first time I was rewarded for knowing some random fact was at a quiz during my ...

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