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9 Mar 2018
Arbico Plc kicked off its 60th year anniversary celebrations in association with the 2018 Lagos International Polo Tournament, which came to an exciting end last weekend. Lagos A-Plus won the Low Cup by 6 to 5.5 score. Speaking at the polo tournament, one of the directors at Arbico Plc, Mr. Afolabi Aiyeola said, “Over the…
9 Mar 2018
Kwesé TV has announced that it would broadcast exclusive coverage of basketball’s biggest college tournament, the popular National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) March Madness tournament starting on March 11.   This tournament showcases the best in college basketball and is a significant highlight of the season for basketball fans all over the world over. African…
9 Mar 2018
Following recent reports of sexual exploitation cases in sports and the movie industry, Nigeria’s international non-governmental organisation with bias for raising awareness on child sexual exploitation, Jose Foundation has taken its campaign to managers of sports teams. In a press statement yesterday in Abuja, President of Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen, said it has become…
9 Mar 2018
President of the Muaythai Federation of Nigeria, Comrade Paul Egonu has described the country’s performance at the just-concluded African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt as a sign of what would happen at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Arguing that the excellent outing would spur the wrestlers to more successes at the Games, Comrade Egonu…
9 Mar 2018
The Guild of Sports Editors, which is the umbrella body for all managers of sports in Nigeria’s media houses, has congratulated the newly elected chairman of Owan West Council of Edo State, Mr. Frank Ilaboya over his success at the polls.   Ilaboya, who is a member of the Guild, got the overwhelming majority in…
6 Mar 2018
Nigeria won another bronze medal at the 2018 Cadet and Junior African Fencing Championship, which ended yesterday at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Nigeria got its first medal at the championship featuring 13 countries through Tosan Egbesemirone in the men’s individual epee and on the last day of…
6 Mar 2018
Eagle House (Green) has emerged winner of the 31st Ladybird Nursery and Primary School, Gbagada Inter-House Sports competition held at the University of Lagos Sports Centre in Akoka, Lagos. At a colourful ceremony where parents turned out en mass to spur up their children to success, Eagle House won 10 gold, seven silver and six…
6 Mar 2018
A total of 59 events were decided at the weekend at the week two of the inaugural Dolphin Swimming League held at the Lekki British School, where guests and parents were thrilled by the performance of the students in the pool. A Lagos assembled team, Preparatory School, Children International School, St. Saviour’s School and Greenville,…
6 Mar 2018
The board of the Athletics Federations of Nigeria (AFN) is waiting on world athletics ruling body (IAAF), to come up with its decision on the $150,000 grants (about N52 million), which has become subject of debate in the sports ministry. The amount was said to have been paid by IAAF as part of its $15,000 annual…
6 Mar 2018
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) at the weekend adopted a new constitution, which allows all stakeholders to have a say in the affairs of the body. The constitution, which is part of Africa and World rugby’s requirement before they recognise the Kelechukwu Mbagwu led NRFF board, was adopted at an extraordinary annual general meeting, which had over…
6 Mar 2018
Sixteen communities in Bayelsa State have commenced fresh battle in the second phase of the Governor Dickson Unity Cup also dubbed the Ogbia Challenge. The communities, according to the organisers, qualified for the phase two of the tournament, which kicked off last week. The qualifiers in Zone A, Otuabagi Center are Idema, Akipelai, Otuogidi and…
6 Mar 2018
Dambe is a brutal style of combat where one fist is designated as a shield while the other, wrapped in a cloth, is a spear to strike the opponent. It is traditionally practiced by Hausas in the north, but at the weekend the fight was in Lagos. "This is an ancient tradition in the north…

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Many stories have been told about Nigeria’s culture and lifestyle. As home to millions of diverse people, Nigeria is very broad in terms of its climate, geography, vegetation, ethnicity, language, culture, and religion. Yet even with the underlying divisions that cut across Nigeria, there is one particular street food that serves as a string of…