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Edo 2020

7 Jun
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.
10 May
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
4 May
The Lagos State Boxing Association at the weekend held a welcome reception for its boxers who were victorious at the recently concluded 20th edition of the National Sports Festival, tagged Edo 2020.
10 Apr
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…
7 Apr
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...
18 Mar
A meeting to decide the fate of 20th National Sports Festival, tagged, Edo 2020, is expected to hold in Benin City this afternoon.
2 Mar
The Rivers State Basketball Association has concluded plans for the maiden edition of All Comers Basketball Championship tagged “Come, Let’s Ball.”
6 Feb
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...
28 Jan
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki says his administration is still willing to host the 20th National Sports Festival, tagged Edo 2020, contrary to reports in the media...
25 Jan
• 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…
14 Oct 2020
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.
29 Sep 2020
The just-concluded Edo State gubernatorial election has produced some winners and losers. A message has been sent, lessons have been learned and the event has been recorded in history for posterity.


1 day ago
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on mobile telecommunication network in the state.
1 day ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerian leaders to value the interest of every section of the country in order to build a united nation devoid of agitation, disunity and disenchantment.
1 day ago
Germany on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19, in travellers who arrived at Munich airport from South Africa, regional officials said.
1 day ago
Britain on Saturday announced tougher entry rules for all arriving passengers and the return of a masks mandate, after confirming its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19.
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has trained 2, 000 students and 300 teachers on school security and personal protection in the state.