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7 Mar
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has described the National Cross-Country race billed to hold on March 18 as part of the process to produce world champions in long distance races.
2 Feb
• CAA Region II is behind Kalkaba, says official The decision by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to endorse erstwhile president of the body, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, to contest for the presidency of the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA), seems to have divided stakeholders in the nation’s athletics. Gusau wrote to the AFN last…
31 Jan
The Executive Board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) received a vote of confidence during its yearly general congress held in Abuja at the weekend.
19 Jan
All existing and intending road race organisers in Nigeria must henceforth register with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) as a pre-condition to get their races sanctioned, the AFN has said.
18 Jan
All existing and intending road race organisers in Nigeria must henceforth register with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) as a precondition to getting their races sanctioned. AFN Vice President, Tafida Gadzama, who is also the head of the federation's road race sub-committee, said this became necessary following complaints over non-payment of prize monies and…
7 Sep 2022
Lawyer to Nigeria’s 2022 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Grace Nwokocha, has told the athlete to wait for the outcome of the final test before she reacts to the provisional suspension slammed on her by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping.
2 Aug 2022
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
11 Jul 2022
There is an uneasy calm at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) following a petition by Nigerian Athletics Athletes’ Commission (NAAC), which accused the just-concluded
4 Jul 2022
United States-based board member and Performance Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Victor Okorie, has revealed how American universities saved Nigeria from spending over $40,000...
20 Jun 2022
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President, Tonobok Okowa, has described sprint hurdler, Tobiloba Amusan’s new African record in the 100m hurdles, which she achieved
17 Jun 2022
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) faces an uphill, but surmountable task, as it moves to produce two teams at the national trials in Benin City to represent the country
13 Jun 2022
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City will host the selection trials for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA. Prince Adisa Beyioku, Secretary-General of the AFN, says the Nigeria Championship which serves as selections for the two major competitions, starting in July…


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WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, 20 March 2022, /African Media Agency/- Africa Fintech Summit is pleased to announce Prosper Africa as a Gold Sponsor for Africa Fintech Summit in 2023 to be held in Washington DC on the 12th April 2023 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Prosper Africa is the U.S. Government initiative to…
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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the overwhelming victory that the All Progressives Congress (APC) recorded in the Saturday polls underscored the desire of the citizens to continue along the path of positive progress Kwara has recorded over the past three years. “This victory is truly humbling, and we give all glory to God…
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The Apex Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has urged Federal Government to intervene into what it described as “ethnic profiling of the Igbo in Lagos State” since 2023 election began.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the 20 per cent salary increment for civil servants in the state should take effect immediately.
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Tells PDP Candidates to submit required documents for legal battle within 72 hours The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has kicked against the results of the just-concluded Imo state House of Assembly elections which took place on Saturday. Speaking to Journalists in Abuja on Monday, Anyanwu rejected the results in…