National Sports Festival
After botched 2014 games, Cross River eyes 20th National Sports Festival
After failing to host the National Sports Festival in 2014, Cross River State government has opened a fresh bid to host the 20th edition of the competition. Cross River won the right to host the festival after the Eko 2012 edition in Lagos. The Liyel Imoke administration then promised to host the best ever festival…
FCT schools to vacate a week before National Sports Festival, says Minister
Schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja will go on holidays in December to allow the FCT host the 19th National Sports Festival, the Territory’s Minister, Mohammed Bello has revealed.
Cross River now ready to host sports festival
Cross River State government says it is now ready to host the National Sports Festival, which has suffered several postponements since 2014.
Edo State to bid for National Sports Festival
After hosting the 1981 and 2002 editions of the National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State government is considering bidding to host the fiesta once again.
Conflicting signals over National Sports Festival
The Sports Ministry has given reasons for the delay in hosting of the National Sports Festival (NSF). The festival, held in Lagos in 2012, was originally billed to take place in Calabar, the Cross River capital in 2014.
NCS to meet over 2017 Sports Festival, says Dalung
Dalung said in Makurdi during a dialogue engagement programme with Benue youths that the National Sports Festival is one of the major events in the country’s calendar this year.
Directors to meet soon on National Sports Festival
Cross River State may not have been ruled out of the hosting of the 19th National Sports Festival, if words by Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, Special Adviser to the Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, are anything to go by.
Mimiko rewards athletes four years after EKO 2012 NSF
Four years after the Eko 2012 National Sports Festival, the Ondo State government has rewarded the 300 athletes that made the state proud at the event, with each of the gold medallists getting N150, 000.