Ministry warns Gusau against disobeying board decisions
The Ministry of Youth and Sports yesterday warned factional leader of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau against disobeying the decisions of the board, which suspended him during its December 3, 2019 general meeting in Abuja.
AFN crisis deepens as Gusau’s faction suspends George, declares independence
The lingering crisis in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) was heightened yesterday in Awka, Anambra State, where the faction loyal to the embattled president of the federation
Fresh N850m controversy hits AFN as Ogba explains $150,000 IAAF grant
While athletics stakeholders were still trying to come to terms with the allegations and counter-allegations over a $150, 000 grant given to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) by the world governing body, World Athletics Championships ahead of the 2018...
Another $150,000 scandal surfaces in the AFN
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another 150,000 dollars scandal as grant received from the World Athletics, formerly International Association...
Solomon Ogba resigns from AFN board
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association Solomon Ogba has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). Media adviser to the two-time former AFN President, Olukayode Thomas confirmed Ogba's resignation on Monday. Thomas said Ogba chose to throw in the towel due to the undue interference in the activities…
AFN congress remains adjourned, Vice President George insists
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria Vice President, Olamide George, has said that the Federation’s yearly general Congress scheduled for December 4 in Awka, Anambra State is illegal and remains postponed.
‘Secret’ Puma kits contract tears AFN board apart
Barely a week after the Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Sunday Adeleye was sacked and Secretary General, Elijah Ademu removed for their alleged roles in the technical and administrative...
AFN technical director sacked, secretary removed
The Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Sunday Adeleye, paid the big price yesterday for his alleged role in the negligence and administrative lapses that brought international embarrassment to Nigeria at the 2019 World Athletics Championship in Doha. Adeleye was sacked from the board of the AFN yesterday.
More troubles for AFN officials, technical director to face ICPC
Barely 48 hours after the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) arrested a former Secretary-General of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria...
AFN probe panel submits report as athletes urge minister to make findings public
After one week of deliberations, the probe panel set up by the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare to investigate the unimpressive performance of Team Nigeria at the 2019 World Athletics Championship in Doha submitted its reports yesterday in Abuja.
AFN ex-secretary, Akawu, arrested over ‘missing’ $130, 000 IAAF money
The immediate past secretary of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Mr. Amaechi Akawu, has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over allegations of misappropriation of $130, 000 belonging to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).