Saturday, 23rd September 2023


16 Sep 2021
The panel was instituted by Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disqualification of 10 Nigerian athletes at the Tokyo Olympics
15 Aug 2021
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has constituted a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding 10 athletes of Team Nigeria becoming ineligible
15 Aug 2021
Athletes and officials of the country’s junior team to Nairobi 2021 World U20 Championships have promised to put up a great performance when the battle for medals begin on Tuesday.
12 Aug 2021
Three U.S.-based junior athletes have been listed in Team Nigeria’s squad to the World Athletics U-20 Championships holding in Nairobi, Kenya from August 17 to 22.
29 Jul 2021
Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla III believes Nigeria’s athletes in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have the potential to make the nation proud.
16 Jul 2021
The air in Tokyo is hot, humid, sticky. The city is ready for the first Olympics in full pandemic with its usual sweltering summer climate
24 Jun 2021
As a way of motivating Nigerian athletes for today’s final chance of getting the relay tickets to Tokyo Olympics, President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa, has dangled
3 Jun 2021
Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare, has urged athletes slated to represent Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to be patriotic with a view to ensuring podium appearances at the Games
19 May 2021
Over 300 athletes from different African countries are expected to participate in the inaugural AFN/MoC Invitational, which holds on Saturday, May 22, at the Yaba College of Technology
10 May 2021
National championships, the world over, are used to gauge the standard of development of countries’ athletes over a given period. In some cases, national championships serve as preparations
1 May 2021
I have waited a long time for a period such as this to come. Now, it may be here. I can see the faint outlines of an emerging super force that can drive the essential change
4 Apr 2021
Team Lagos yesterday departed for the 20th National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State, which holds between April 2 and 12, after suffering several postponements. The Lagos contingent, which comprises 297 athletes and 185 officials, will compete in 30 events at the festival. The team was charged to be good ambassadors of the state…


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Senate President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Attah Nnalue, has commended President Bola Tinubu for the appointment of Dr Olayemi Michael Cardoso as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Saidu Alkali, has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of the Eastern Railway Corridor by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Ltd. The minister made his feelings known on Friday when he inspected the progress of work done on the reconstruction of Eastern railway…
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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
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Jessica Burgess, a woman from the US state of Nebraska accused of helping her teenage daughter acquire abortion pills, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, the New York Times reported. Burgess and her daughter were charged with working together to end Celeste Burgess' pregnancy last year. Jessica Burgess ordered the pills online and…
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The Russian-installed head of Sevastopol in annexed Crimea warned of a possible new Ukrainian missile attack on Saturday, a day after Kyiv hit Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters in the city. "Attention! Missile danger!" Sevastopol governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram. "Close your windows properly and stay away from them," he said, asking commuters to…