Edo 2020: Obiano splashes N20m on NSF medalists, coaches
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Monday splashed medalists and coaches to the just concluded National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged Edo 2020 with N20 million.
Memories made of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival
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
20th NSF: Ojeli, Okon-George lay down the gauntlet as 400m finalists emerge
Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ojeli and Patience Okon-George emerged as the athletes to beat after their front running performances in the men and women's 400m semi-finals concluded Saturday morning on Day 2 of the athletics event of the 20th National Sports Festival at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. Ojeli, competing for Lagos state became the second…
Eight months pregnant taekwondoist wins gold as 20th National Sports Festival opens
The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, yesterday, declared the 20th National Sports Festival, Edo 2020, open with a message to Nigerian youths to be good ambassadors of the country...
Ahead Edo 2020 NSF, Rivers basketball holds All Comers Championship
The Rivers State Basketball Association has concluded plans for the maiden edition of All Comers Basketball Championship tagged “Come, Let’s Ball.”
Athletes set for protest over sports festival
There were strong indications yesterday that some Nigerian athletes are weighing the option of staging a protest over what they term as government nonchalant attitude towards the organisation...
MOC arrives Benin City, to decide fate of Edo sports festival
• Alao wants Games suspended due to COVID-19 The Main Organising Committee (MOC) for the 20th National Sports Festival, tagged Edo 2020, will arrive Benin City today to decide, among others things, the possibility of holding the Games from February 14-28. The festival was earlier fixed for January 3, 2021, but the state government and…
Edo 2020 and the emerging new Nigeria
It is no longer news that the Edo State governorship election has come and gone; and that the incumbent Governor, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki and his Deputy, Philip Shaibu have been re-elected for another term of four years.