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3 Sep
A member of the Nigerian women's 4x100m team competing at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has tested positive for drugs, putting the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) in the midst of a new doping crisis. With a new African record time of 42.10s, the team, which included Tobi Amusan, Rosemary Chukwuma, Favour Ofili, and Grace…
25 Jul
Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan in the early hours of Monday broke the women’s 100m hurdles world record in the semi-finals at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Amusan, who was fourth at the Tokyo Olympics and the last worlds in 2019, clocked 12.12 seconds at Hayward Field, an hour and 50 minutes before she contests…
8 Jul
Giovanni van Bronckhorst insists Rangers could not stand in the way of Joe Aribo’s desire to play in the English Premier League with Southampton. Aribo is expected to leave Rangers in the coming weeks, with a potential £10million agreement for the star midfielder. That was the amount inserted into the Nigerian international’s clause when he…
28 Jun
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that the short time span between the submission of the 2014 National Conference (CONFAB) Report to him and the 2015 election was a major factor in his inability to implement the report. Jonathan also claimed that the defection of the then-Speaker of the House of Representatives, now Sokoto…
23 Jun
*D'Tigress World Cup participation remains doubtful The Nigerian government has rescinded its decision to suspend the country’ basketball teams from all international competitions for two years. The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Ismaila Abubakar disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. He said the latest decision is based on…
20 Jun
Sports Minister Sunday Dare says Tobi Amusan's record-breaking run in the 100m hurdles at last week’s Diamond League meeting in Paris is a further testament of Nigeria's rising profile in sports. The 25-year-old ran 12.41 seconds to break the nine month old African record she set last year at the Diamond League Final in Zurich.…
20 Jun
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to immediately commence the process that will lead to holding new elections into its Executive Committee at the expiration of the current administration in September. The Nigerian president also directed that the instrument of football administration in the country, the NFF Statutes, be amended to…
18 Jun
The Catholic Bishop of Enugu, Callistus Valentine Onaga, has issued a directive barring all Catholics from “attending all religious and liturgical activities” of Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s Catholic Adoration Ministry. The directive from the Bishop of Enugu is coming on the heels of Mbaka’s outburst against the presidential candidate of the Labour Party and one-time…
15 Jun
Six African Games and African Athletics Championship champions are due to compete in Benin next week for tickets to next month's World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA, and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK. Oludare Esan, the media head for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, disclosed that the reigning African champions will be led by…
14 Jun
Organisers of the historic World Athletics silver-label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race say the success of the eighth edition of the event was enhanced by the adequate security provided by both the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Security, DSS. Race director, Zack Amodu, says the race organisers have always taken the security of…
14 Jun
Chairman of the organising committee for the 2022 Nigerian Athletics Championship, Solomon Ogba, says the event will be staged to match the rising profile of track and field in Nigeria. A number of Nigerian athletes have attained world-class status between last year and now and Ogba is confident the glory days are back for the…
13 Jun
Chukwuka Monye, one of the presidential hopefuls at the recently held presidential primaries of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), has thanked his supporters for all their efforts in what he described as a “spirited campaign” in what was his first shot at the Nigerian presidency. The presidential primaries of the ADC took place last week…

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