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2 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, acknowledged the biennial Police Games’ role in the physical and mental alertness of the force, which in turn, promotes national security and help in combating insecurity in the nation.
2 days ago
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for Delta 2022 National Sports Festival yesterday, assured that the Games will hold as scheduled.
20 Nov
Nigeria’s first individual Olympic gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, has been named among recipients of the maiden South-East Sports/Humanitarian Award of Excellence, billed to hold on December 2 and 3, 2022,
17 Nov
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, is sad over the travail of African Games 100m champion, Raymond Ekevwo, and five other athletes, who have been indicted by the United States of America for wire and mail fraud.
17 Nov
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged contractors handling various projects for the 21st National Sports Festival, tagged Delta 2022, to double their effort and deliver the facilities as scheduled.
15 Nov
World Athletics has confirmed the date of the ninth Okpekpe International 10km Road Race. The organisers said the event would hold on May 27, 2023 in Okpekpe town near Auchi, Edo State.
13 Nov
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has indicated the state readiness to host the 22nd edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in 2024.
11 Nov
One year after, winners of the 2021 Arewa Radio Marathon in Kano State have sent a petition to the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, asking him to compel the organisers to pay them their prize monies.
11 Nov
Events heralding the fourth yearly Government College Ughelli Intercollegiate Invitational Athletics Competition (GCU) Relays have commenced with a media parley held at the National Secretariat of the GCUOBA, Yaba, Lagos.
11 Nov
The Andrew Ogbonna Chikwendu Foundation has announced that the maiden Ohuhu 18km Walkathon Sporting and Exercise Picnic will hold in Ohuhu, Umuahia, Abia State, on December 30.
10 Nov
Host, Delta State, is preparing a contingent of about 1,000 athletes for the 21st National Sports Festival, which will begin in Asaba on November 28 and end on December 10. The number is the largest ever witnessed in the history of the Festival.
7 Nov
To give Delta 2022 National Sports Festival the best it deserves in terms of facilities, Delta State has pulled out all the stops to ensure that only top-quality equipment is deployed for the Games.
7 Nov
Amusan, who won the gold medal and broke records in 100m hurdles at this year’s World Athletics Championships and the Commonwealth Games, is among outstanding Nigerian sportsmen and women selected for various categories of the Sheroes Awards.

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36 mins ago
Ademola Adeleke has been sworn in as Osun State governor at the Osogbo city stadium. Speaking after his swearing-in, Adeleke said he is aware of the expectations from the residents in the state and that he will be a servant to all. The governor said his reforms would cut across education, security, healthcare, infrastructure, local…
56 mins ago
Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was sworn in on Sunday at Osogbo as the sixth executive governor of Osun. He immediately ordered the freezing of the state’s accounts in banks and in other financial institutions.