Akwa Ibom begins preparation for Eagles/Squirrels’ AFCON qualifier
The Akwa Ibom State government has affirmed its readiness to host next week’s African Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Squirrels of Benin at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.
Vicamen Academy grades over 20 children at summer karate clinic
Vicamen Academy for Karate Fitness and Music at the weekend graded over 20 children in different belt categories following the practical exams, which took place at the academy’s premises in Ago Palace Way, Ilasamaja, Lagos.
Amosun approves N10 million for badminton, karate athletes
The Ogun State Government has awarded N10 million to the best African badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and the female national Karate champion, Miss Bolanle Dauda for their outstanding performances in past competitions. Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who gave the approval for the money during the State Executive Council Meeting last wek, said N5 million was to…
Dalung identifies states’ poor budget allocations as sports sector’s bane
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel to Abuja with the…
MMM/Lagos karate tourney throws pu Olympic hopefuls
The Lagos State/Mavrodi Mondial Movement (MMM) U-18 Karate Championship has ended at the Rowe Park Sports Complex, Yaba, Lagos with Samchi Karate Academy of Lagos emerging champions.