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21 Jun
Honour, at the weekend, came the way of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chioma Ajunwa, 25 years after becoming the first Nigerian to win a gold medal in the Olympics. Ajunwa won the long jump event
31 May
Twenty-five years after long jumper, Chioma Ajunwa, conquered the world by winning gold medal at Atlanta ‘96 Olympics, another Nigerian, Ese Brume, has made big headlines in that country
22 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s first Olympics gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa, has been unveiled as the brand ambassador of Richlife Africa Project Limited’s ‘Students Against Hunger (SAH)’, a reality show..
24 Oct 2020
For a period of four years, I was once an athletes’ representative, registered with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria as well as the IAAF. I had four athletes in my management stable. I never actually got to work with Innocent Asonze and Mercy Uku for various reasons even though they both signed contracts with me.…
12 Sep 2020
• 18 Nigerians On Scholarship Programmes In Japan Atlanta ’96 Olympics gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, yesterday doled out various items to police officers who are into various sporting activities as part of measures to cushion the effect of COVID-19 Pandemics. Ajunwa, a top police officer, is the first and only Nigerian woman to compete as…
20 Apr 2020
Nigeria’s first Olympic Games individual gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa, has advised the country’s athletes to continue with their training programmes...
28 Feb 2020
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is expected to flag off the 12th edition of the Police Games today in Awka, Anambra State.
15 Feb 2020
Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nigeria. It did not come as a complete surprise because, somehow, I knew it was coming.
7 Dec 2019
Winning in international competitions requires a lot of hard work and a lot of money, which unfortunately are not available to Nigerian athletes.
5 Jan 2019
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice -Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU) has congratulated Dr Abimbola Abolarinwa of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), who emerged the first female Urologist in Nigeria. An official bulletin of LASU made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday noted that Abolarinwa bagged the award at the prestigious…
16 Apr 2018
Former Super Eagles captain, Henry Nwosu, ex Falcons goalkeeper, Ann Chiejiene and Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa are among retired stars confirmed for a one-day symposium and free medical check-up for former internationals and sports stakeholders at the Media Centre of the Teslim Balogun Stadium tomorrow. The programme, which is put together by Nigeria Athletic…
3 Apr 2018
Olympic gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa could not hide her excitement at the number of talented athletes unearthed at the maiden Chioma Ajunwa-Opara Foundation U-16 Athletics Championship...


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Government at all levels in the country have been urged to prioritise the issue of social welfare as a way of pulling many Nigerians out of poverty and tackling insecurity.