Saturday, 1st October 2022
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14 Aug
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu, has described as ‘worrisome’ the poor performance of the country’s male athletes at the recent international events, particularly the just-concluded Commonwealth...
30 Jul
It was always so close it became only a matter of time before she was going to make it, and win at any one of the major events around the circuit of a track event that combines sprinting and scaling
21 Aug 2021
Think about it: in what other sphere of human activity is there a level playing field for competition, considering the way the world is designed and constructed to function
25 Jul 2021
Former National Table Tennis Coach, Babatunde Obisanya, has urged the Ministry of Sports to include the adopt-an-athlete initiative as part of the national sports policy
22 May 2021
Please allow me to take a literary license and write about Lee Edward Evans again this week. On Tuesday, May 17, some 15 minutes to midnight, the man died.
17 Feb 2021
At Atlanta ’96 Paralympics, Ajibola Adeoye made the country proud by winning a gold medal on the track. He died in 2011 as an unsung hero. Since the demise of Adeoye, the country has not done well in the event.
26 Nov 2020
Over 700 athletes drawn from across Lagos are featuring in this year’s Ilupeju Townships Games (ITG), the founder of the competition, Chief Korede Bisade-Philips, has revealed. He said the athletes, who qualified from the five divisions of the state, are competing in football, basketball, table tennis, para-soccer, javelin, para-powerlifting, handball, volleyball, track, and field (100m,…
21 Oct 2020
• South East Sports Foundation sponsors coaches to NIS United States-based Nigerian former athlete, Victor Okorie, who was one of the most gifted hurdlers to rise from the school sports system, has come to the aid of some track and field stars by offering them an overseas scholarship. Through his pet project, the South East…
23 Dec 2019
Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Aisha Falode, has commended the great initiatives of the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare
15 Sep 2018
The fourth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG), taking place in Kwara State witnessed a major drama yesterday, as spectators at the University of Ilorin Stadium practically chased away one of the participating athletes...


6 mins ago
The world search giant, Google is celebrating Nigeria’s annual Independence Day with a doodle on its page. The search engine giant, Google on Saturday, celebrated Nigeria’s 62nd independence day anniversary on its website with a special doodle depicting the national colours of Green and White Today’s annual independence day doodle features Nigeria’s flag waving against a…
42 mins ago
The World Bank has announced $530 million in supplemental funding for Ukraine to enable it to "meet urgent needs created by Russia's invasion."
48 mins ago
Ahead of the 2023 poll, the Acting Head of Mission and Country Representative, International Peace Commission of the United Nations, Amb. Hussaini H. Coomassie has rallied the teeming population of youths in the country to participate in the electioneering process.
54 mins ago
Before I founded Flutterwave I worked in different companies and countries, including in South Africa. During one of my stints, I came to learn of a few big South African companies that had expanded to Nigeria and other African countries, but couldn't figure out how to pay their staff easily. There was no product then to make cross-border payments this seamless for them and it so happened that this hampered their expansion and maybe even discouraged further recruitment in Nigeria at the time. 
1 hour ago
The African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat Saturday condemned the "unconstitutional change of government" in Burkina Faso after military officers ousted junta leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba.