Nigeria calls for review of officiating at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Nigeria has called for an urgent review of officiating standards in Olympic Sports ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to sustain the credibility of the global sports fiesta.
Gumel hails NOC patrons ahead of investiture tomorrow
President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel has described tomorrow’s investiture of new patrons as a sure way of bringing light into Nigerian sports. Tomorrow at the Elegushi’s Palace in Ikate, off Lekki-Epe Expressway, the NOC will unveil new patrons, who include the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and…
Nigeria wants to host 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Abuja
Nigeria has officially made a proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Abuja, a statement by the Ministry of Sports said yesterday.
NOC unveils programmes for Commonwealth Games, others
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) yesterday revealed its programme for the year and other activities including the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia.
Lottery Fund donates sports equipment to 53 schools in Gombe
The Executive Secretary of the Fund, Habu Gumel made the disclosure during the presentation of the sport equipment to the Primary schools Head Teachers in Gombe.
Lottery Fund donates sports equipment to 49 Edo schools
On his part, Executive Secretary of NLTF, Habu Gumel congratulated the benefitting schools in the state and urged them to put the equipment to good use and ensure their security.
Angry officials want sports minister sacked
The election guidelines released by Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung on Thursday for the June 20 polls may have pitched him and chairmen of some sports federations on a war path.
Gumel, Ogba, Ndanusa, Umar, others knocked out
Already, criticisms have trailed the guidelines presented to sports stakeholders at a meeting called by the Minister, Solomon Dalung yesterday. But the stakeholders all agreed that the polls will hold on June 20 in Abuja.