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2 hours ago
Two American coaches have arrived in Asaba, Delta State, on the invitation of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The Head Coach of Mississippi State University (MSU), Coach Chris Woods, and his assistant, Mark Quis, who came to Asaba on Tuesday, were spotted watching the evening session of the athletics events at the Stephen Keshi…
27 Oct
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, has given thumps up to the yearly Government College Ughelli (GCU) Relays, just as he is eagerly projecting with great optimism towards ...
14 Oct
The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa, is leading the campaign for massive vote from Nigerians to aid Tobi Amusan’s dream of becoming the first Nigerian to be named World Athlete of the Year by World Athletics. A statement by the Senior Media Relations Manager at World Athletics, Maggie Durand, to…
4 Sep
The Head coach of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Seigha Porbeni has described as ‘worrisome,’ the latest doping crisis facing the country’s sports.
11 Aug
The first batch of Team Nigeria athletes to the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham was, yesterday, given a heroic welcome by the Federal Government on their return...
8 Aug
President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Tonobok Okowa was on cloud nine yesterday after track and field stars pushed Team Nigeria to an all-time best-ever record at the Commonwealth Games, thanks to the gold rush on Sunday.
2 Aug
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), yesterday, promised that the nation’s athletes would have a great performance at the 2022 World U-20 Athletics Championships, which began yesterday
29 Jul
Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships’ silver medallist, Ese Brume, has revealed how she overcame ‘serious’ illnesses just before the commencement of the competition, which ended last Sunday in the United States.
27 Jul
Less than 24 hours to the beginning of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, some important members of Team Nigeria’s contingent to the Games are still in Oregon, United States, battling to secure entry visas to the United
25 Jul
Says, I can't believe this The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa, has sent congratulatory messages to the duo of Tobiloba Amusan and Ese Brume for their victory at the World Athletics Championship, which ended last night in Oregon, United States. Just when many athletics followers thought that the Nigrrua might…
21 Jul
In a move to boost the morale of Nigerian athletes and officials at the ongoing Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championship in Eugene, United States, the Sports Ministry and Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) are in a race to ‘fix situation’ in the team’s camp ahead of the 4x100m relay event, which starts tomorrow.
19 Jul
There are strong indications that all is not well in Nigeria’s camp at the ongoing World Athletics Championships, holding in Eugene, United States, as athletes are said to be grumbling over allowances.

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9 mins ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
26 mins ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
37 mins ago
Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…
46 mins ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed the need for the government to show political commitment to building a strong health system, based on primary care, with emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion as well as the best defence against outbreaks and other health emergencies.
54 mins ago
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said that the military had greatly decimated insurgents and other criminal elements terrorising the country.