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Lagos City Marathon

13 Feb
Ethiopian runners showed class yesterday, winning the men and women’s categories of the seventh edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon...
10 Feb
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25 Jan
Oyedeji, who visited the marathon village at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, yesterday, commended the headline sponsor of the race, Access Bank, for their fate in the race
28 Mar 2021
Organisers of the Lagos City Marathon on Sunday said they had commenced registration of athletes for a virtual 10km race slated for April 10.
28 Jul 2020
A 13-year-old runner, Vera Yohanna Dovou, who won the women version of the 10km race at the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, could not control her emotions yesterday...
3 Feb 2020
The organisers of the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have revealed that they would hold an Ayodeji Tinubu Merit Award, as well as a media seminar to herald this year’s edition
14 Jan 2020
Runners in the stable of Nigeria’s foremost Marathons and Road Races Club, the High-Altitude Athletics Club of Jos, Plateau State, have vowed to send the men’s’ national record in the full marathon to the athletics archives at the 2020...
13 Nov 2019
The promoter of the Lagos City Marathon, Bukola Olapade has described the race’s recent silver labeling by the world athletics ruling body (IAAF), less than five years of its existence, as a reward for hard work, adding that it would soon move up to the gold and platinum labels.
16 Feb 2019
Kia Motors Nigeria has rewarded winners of the 10 kilometres race of the 2019 Lagos City Marathon. The Lagos City Marathon is one of the most renowned marathons in Africa with over 400 professional athletes across the globe running in the race. In recent years, it has become the best-known marathon in Nigeria and one…
26 Nov 2018
Abuja and Abeokuta have joined the latest cities to catch the bug of marathon in the country, an official said. Olukayode Thomas, head of media, Lagos City Marathon, who made the disclosure on Sunday, said that the culture of international marathons and road races revived by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in 2016 was…
13 Feb 2018
Professional athletes and fun runners were at the weekend treated to fun and excitement by 7Up and Aquafina premium water, both from the stable of Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc, who were official water and beverage sponsors of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Apart from refreshing the runners, there was a carnival atmosphere on key…
10 Feb 2018
Sefiu Ojeleye, winner of the 2017 Wheelchair event of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday appealed to the organisers to increase the prize money for the category.


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The Fulani and Gbagi Community in Paiko Kore in Gwagwalada Area Council in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday engaged in a clash following the plan by the federal government to plant pasture in their community to reduce the moving around of cattle. The crisis started when the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammed…
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In his determination to ensure stability in internal security and a safe environment conducive for the conduct of the 2023 General Elections, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has approved the organisation of the third edition of the Conference and Retreat for Senior Police Officers.
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Socio-economic activities were grounded for the second time in Enugu State, yesterday, following a sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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The European Union (EU) has stated that it would be prioritising Nigeria, Mozambique, Angola and Senegal in its bid to fast-tracking energy transition into renewables on the continent.