AFN board member Rosa Collins breaks silence on ‘missing’ IAAF $130,000
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Rosa Collins has accused the sports ministry of trying to block investigations into how the $130,000 erroneously sent to Nigeria by World Athletics governing body, IAAF two years ago was spent.
AFN to organise open trials in Abuja ahead of African Games
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday said that it would organise a national open trials for athletes ahead of the 12th African Games scheduled for Rabat, Morocco. The Secretary of AFN, Elijah Adamu, said in Lagos that the trials would hold from June 24 to June 27, at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium,…
Gusau’s probe over IAAF’s ‘missing’ $130,000 may continue
The crisis rocking the board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) may be far from over, as the board members are set to hold...
Gusau’s ‘suspension’ lifted as NOC reconciles AFN board members
The rift among board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) came to an end yesterday following a reconciliatory meeting summoned by the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC). At the end, the suspension placed on the AFN president, Ibrahim Gusau by some of the board members for his alleged involvement in the IAAF’s ‘missing’ $130,000…
We can’t have two presidents in AFN, board members tell Gusau
The crisis rocking the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) may not be over soon following a declaration by some of the board members yesterday that they will resist every move by the suspended President, Ibrahim Gusau to scuttle the job of the probe panel looking into his alleged involvement in the IAAF’s ‘missing’ $135, 000.…
New AFN boss, Olamide George begs Oduduru, other athletes over ‘unfair’ treatment
The new president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Olamide George has appealed to the nation’s athletes, particularly the foreign-based stars to put behind the ‘atrocities’ committed by the administration of Ibrahim Gusau....
AFN president, Gusau impeached over IAAF’s ‘missing’ $135, 000
The President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau paid the big prize yesterday, as he was impeached by the board following his alleged role in the ‘missing’ $135, 000 erroneously paid to the country two years ago by world athletics body, IAAF.
Revealed: How IAAF’s $135,000 was ‘spent’
The main actors in the IAAF’s ‘missing’ $135, 000 saga yesterday revealed how the money was ‘spent’ by the sports ministry and some key officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
Anxiety grips AFN as IAAF’s deadline over ‘missing’ $134,000 expires soon
Top officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) are running from pillar to post in their bid to save the country from ban, as the deadline issued by World athletics ruling body, IAAF over the ‘missing’ $134,000, expires soon. The IAAF had given Nigeria two weeks to refund the money, which was mistakenly paid…
Fatigue hits Nigerian athletes after two days road trip to Abidjan
This is not the best of time for Nigerian athletics. For three days and two nights, Nigeria’s athletes and officials to the 2019 African U-18 and U-20 Athletics Championships were on the road navigating their way to the competition venue in Abidjan, capital of Cote d’Ivoire.