National Sports Festival
Ministry shifts National Sports Festival to January
The National Sports Festival (NSF) earlier slated for Benin from Dec. 3 to Dec.13, has been rescheduled to hold at the same venue from Jan.3 to Jan.17, 2021, an official has said.
National Sports Festival not postponed indefinitely, says Minister
Sports minister, Sunday Dare has described as false and unfounded news reports that the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival has been postponed indefinitely. There were media reports that the 20th edition of the sports festival would no longer hold this year, but the Ministry stated yesterday that it had not made a final decision. A…
Ministry campaigns for security of youths amid coronavirus pandemic
Worried by the positive effects of the social distancing measures, which has forced the cancellation of all sporting activities across the world, the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports
COVID-19 and the many setbacks of National Sports Festival
The introduction of the National Sports Festival in 1973 played a major role in cushioning the effect of the Nigerian Civil War, which had dealt a devastating blow to what had existed as Nigerian sports.
Team Edo, Delta count losses from postponement of Sports Festival
Hosts, Edo State, and defending champions of the National Sports Festival, Team Delta, are counting their ‘huge’ losses following the postponement of the National Sports Festival yesterday.
Edo shuts public, private schools ahead of National Sports Festival
With less than six days to the beginning of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, the Edo State Government has ordered the closure of all public and private schools across the state to allow residents to participate in the sports fiesta.
Terrestrial broadcast rights still open for grabs
The marketing sub-committee for the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020, says broadcast signals are still available for interested television stations for a fee.
Edo outlines comprehensive medical plan ahead National Sports Festival
With less than a week to the hosting of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, the Edo State capital, the state government has said it is deploying 150 medical personnel...