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Odegbami: Nigerian Football – the Shame of a Nation! Conversation with Osasu Obayiuwana.

Odegbami: Nigerian Football – the Shame of a Nation! Conversation with Osasu Obayiuwana.

I am tired of the endless lamentation. I would not have touched the subject again had Osasu Obayiu [...]
Ex- Nigerian Footballers: The Unending Debate Of Neglect And  The ROLE OF LAW (Part 2)

Ex- Nigerian Footballers: The Unending Debate Of Neglect And The ROLE OF LAW (Part 2)

By Steve Austin Nwabueze This article is the second and concluding part of a two-part paper artic [...]
Odegbami: Football in Nigeria is ‘Dead’, and Must be Saved NOW!

Odegbami: Football in Nigeria is ‘Dead’, and Must be Saved NOW!

I have never found it more difficult to write about football in all the years of my writing than I d [...]
Ex-Nigerian Footballers: The Unending Debate of Neglect And Role of The Law (Part 1)

Ex-Nigerian Footballers: The Unending Debate of Neglect And Role of The Law (Part 1)

By Steve Austin Nwabueze This article is the first part of a two - part paper articulating the le [...]
Odegbami: 59 Years Of Nigerian Sports!

Odegbami: 59 Years Of Nigerian Sports!

The death of sports development! Every year at about this time I receive requests from media org [...]
Odegbami: The Return of Authentic Sports Development

Odegbami: The Return of Authentic Sports Development

Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State of Nigeria, has returned to normalcy after the frenzy of two [...]
Siasia And Integrity of Football: Application of Deterrence Theory of Criminal Jurisprudence Taken Too Far?

Siasia And Integrity of Football: Application of Deterrence Theory of Criminal Jurisprudence Taken Too Far?

By Steve Austin Nwabueze It has been a popular notion throughout the ages that fear of punishment c [...]
Odegbami: Between Nigeria, Sport, Apartheid and Xenophobia!

Odegbami: Between Nigeria, Sport, Apartheid and Xenophobia!

There is always something confounding about South Africa. When I first heard the word ‘Apartheid [...]
Odegbami: Encounter With Samson Siasia – Forgotten so Soon?

Odegbami: Encounter With Samson Siasia – Forgotten so Soon?

To forget may be man’s greatest weakness. We always forget. Even with the challenges we face on [...]
Odegbami: Sunday Dare – A new Sports Sherriff is in Town!

Odegbami: Sunday Dare – A new Sports Sherriff is in Town!

Something tells me Nigeria is entering an exciting new era in sports. To start with, we have a ne [...]
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