Lagos, National Stadium and Taribo & friends
There is a new development in Nigerian sports that excites me despite the pall of a pandemic over our heads. The National Stadium in Lagos is about to be ‘fixed’.
Bolatito Sowunmi: From ‘Miss Pepeye’ to Moviedom
All eyes around the entrance into the National Institute of Sports at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos turned when she sauntered in.
Rivers Hoopers battle Niger Potters as NBBF Presidents Cup Final Eight dunks off
The 2019 NBBF President Cup Final Eight Championship began yesterday inside the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Lagos with defending champions, Rivers Hoopers, drawn with Niger Potters, Civil Defenders and Benue Braves in Group A.
28 teams in Lagos for 2019 Legacy Volleyball Championship
All is now set for the fifth edition of the Legacy Volleyball Championship, which begins at the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Lagos today. According to the organisers of the event, which will hold from November 3 to 9, 28 clubs from across the country, made up of 16 male and 12 female teams, will vie for honours at the event.
Sanwo-Olu promises to help resuscitate National Stadium
The Lagos State Governor Jide Sanwo-Olu at the weekend pledged to help resuscitate the National Stadium at Surulere to the benefit of the residents, especially the youth.
VCN pledges more support for youth football development
Nigerians have been promised more grassroots football competitions by VCN Sports following the success of its just-ended U-17 football competition, which featured teams from across Lagos and its environs.
Plights of Nigerian pugilists before arrival of GOtv Boxing Night
GOtv Boxing Night will be marking its 20th edition later this year. It is almost five years since it debuted at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. Before then, anyone predicting that a Nigerian boxer fighting locally would earn N100, 000 would be branded a liar, as the amount was the stuff of unrealistic dreams. Numerous factors inhibited boxing promoters, administrators and boxers from harbouring such a dream then.
Fans rush to Star Fan Park Eagles’ poor show
It wasn’t what they expected but the cross section of fans at the Star Fan Park at the National Stadium in Lagos and other designated parks across the country on Sunday remained resolute that the Super Eagles could still go all the way to conquer at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Despite…
Movement laments state of National Stadium named after Abiola
The conveners of June 12 Movement of Nigeria has lamented the state of the National Stadium named after the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari. At the event to celebrate Abiola, tagged: “June 12: Hope 1993 and Prospects of Democratic Prosperity and Political Stability in Nigeria,” the convener of the…
RedBull brings ‘Wings for Life World Run’ charity to Lagos
Energy drink manufacturer, RedBull will on Sunday hold a charity race, tagged “The Wings for Life World Run” at the National Stadium Lagos. It is an initiative of the Wings of Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation dedicated to help generate funds for research projects. The event will see celebrities and charity lovers from around the…