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1 Nov
Delta State government will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development ahead of next year’s National Sports Festival, tagged Asaba 2022.
29 Jul
Oyo State representatives at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival held in Benin, where the state finished sixth with 103 medals, are pleading with the state government
20 May
Osun State Government has said that series of protests by athletes and lack of cooperation by other stakeholders in the sector are factors against its sports development. Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Yemi Lawal, told sports journalists in Osogbo yesterday that people failed to understand the sports policy he wanted to bring into the…
13 May
Technical Director of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN), Ferdinand Emeana, has disclosed that only one phase of the Prudent Energy Premier League will hold this year, as against two in previous editions.
10 May
National championships, the world over, are used to gauge the standard of development of countries’ athletes over a given period. In some cases, national championships serve as preparations
4 May
The Lagos State Boxing Association at the weekend held a welcome reception for its boxers who were victorious at the recently concluded 20th edition of the National Sports Festival, tagged Edo 2020.
1 May
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the Nigerian youths not to be discouraged following the many challenges facing the nation but rather “have hope for a brighter future for the nation”. Obaseki stated this on Friday in Benin at a dinner party organised for Team Edo which took part at the just-concluded National Sports…
27 Apr
The Youth and Sports Development Ministry has revealed plans to revamp the National Sports Festival (NSF) to keep it in line with modern realities.
25 Apr
Following Team Lagos’ fifth position at the just ended 20th edition of the National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State, the Executive Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission
19 Apr
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, at the weekend, said his administration was developing sports to productively engage youths in the state.
18 Apr
After achieving their best results ever in the history of the National Sports Festival, members of Team Nasarawa were attacked on their way from Benin City, venue of Edo 2020 fiesta. One of the robbers was killed in a gun battle with the police escort attached to the team.
16 Apr
One of the highlights of the just concluded 20th National Sports Festival that would continue to resonate in the days ahead is the golf tournament, a game where Governor Godwin Obaseki

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