Sports ministry disowns ‘fake’ director general as AFN crisis gets messier
Those hoping to witness peace in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) may have to wait a little longer, as the emergence of one Mr. Pepple S.Y.
AFN crisis takes new twist as court reaffirms Gusau president
The crisis rocking the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) took a new twist yesterday, as a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja (Court 3) affirmed that Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau remains the president
Anxiety as AFN family awaits new congress
After the ordinary congress of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) was postponed on April 24, 2020 due to the severe circumstances caused by the global outbreak of COVID-19, some state chairmen and delegates in the athletics family are said to be eagerly looking forward to a new date.
AFN’s many troubles mirror tragedy of a broken system
As Nigerians continue with their celebration of another Inauguration Day, the first in the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration
‘Big athletes’ don’t need N50,000 COVID-19 palliative, says Ebewele
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele is not comfortable with the method adopted in paying N50,000 to established athletes
AFN to stage marathon races in Abuja, Kastina after COVID-19
Sports philanthropist and board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Ahmed Isa Kaita says the federation would stage marathon races in Abuja, Katsina and other parts of the country
AFN Congress postponed due to COVID-19
Due to the severe circumstances caused by the global outbreak of Covid-19, the ordinary congress of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) scheduled for Friday April 24, 2020 has been postponed indefinitely.
God has rescued my athletics career from wicked people in AFN, says Idamadudu
Throughout the 2017 and 2018 athletics season, Praise Oghenefejiro Idamadudu was one of the most reverend home-based female athletes. She was almost the sole reason why many Nigerians cared about track and field business following her landmark achievement both in local and international competitions.
Athletics will give Nigeria three medals at Tokyo Olympics, says Kaita
Sports philanthropist and board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Ahmed Isa Kaita is optimistic that the nation’s athletics contingent would be successful in three events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Adegoke, Nwokocha are best sprinters at AFN Classics
It was thrills and glamour at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Classics in Ado Ekiti at the weekend, as Enoch Adegoke secured victory ahead of Ogho-Oghene Egwero in the men’s 100m final, winning in 10.50s. Egwero finished second in 10.55s with Idjesa Uruemu coming in third with a time of 10.62s.