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Nigeria Rugby Football Federation

2 May
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has announced the appointment of former national team captain, Azeez Ladipo, as its general manager.
29 Oct 2021
The newly-elected president of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Ademola Are, yesterday, revealed that the country’s suspension by Africa Rugby would soon be lifted, adding that the NRFF is still in talks with key stakeholders in Africa to reinstate...
10 Feb 2021
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Vice President, Grace Iyorhe, has been appointed a member of Africa Women’s Rugby Sub Committee
2 Feb 2021
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has said it hoped to feature the men and women’s sevens national rugby teams in this year’s Rugby World Cup Sevens Africa pre-qualifiers if the COVID-19 pandemic
21 Sep 2020
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, is thrilled that the sport has gained roots at the grassroots level through the various interventions
29 Oct 2019
The Nigeria rugby national team, Black Stallions will depart the country on November 5 for Johannesburg, South Africa, which is the venue of the rugby 7s Japan 2020 Olympics qualifiers. 
10 May 2019
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has appointed Abubakar Yakubu a.k.a Yaro as the acting technical director of the federation. According to the NRFF President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, the appointment is part of the federation’s drive to improve the development of rugby in Nigeria. Mbagwu said Yakubu’s experience as a former national team player would be needed…
29 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) at the weekend released the names of players chosen by national team coach, Bronson Weir for the Ghana/Nigeria President Cup slated to hold in Lagos on May 4.  According the NRFF, the Black Stallions of mainly home-based players started camping at the weekend.  The President’s Cup, which was postponed due to…
17 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, (NRFF) has revealed that Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou has canceled this year’s Silver Cup due to hold at the Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria later this year. The competition was scheduled to hold among Pool A that include Nigeria, Ghana, Madagascar and Botswana while the Pool B was…
6 Mar 2019
As part of efforts to improve the game of rugby in the country, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation’s (NRFF) General Manager, Mike Archer, has announced the body’s resolve to introduce ScrumIT, an online player registration and rugby administration software developed in South Africa by ENS Software as a service application. The rugby body said the software…
17 Dec 2018
High flying Barewa Rugby Club of Kano at the weekend defeated Cowrie Rugby Club Lagos 13-5 to retain the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President Cup held at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The game put together by NRFF to know the overall 2018 champions of rugby teams in Nigeria, saw…
10 Oct 2018
Nigeria Rugby football Federation (NRFF) is dreaming of assembling a formidable team that can qualify for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games billed to hold in Senegal. Senegal became the first country in Africa to get the nod to host an international world sports event like the Olympics following the announcement yesterday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)…


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Heads of security agencies including the Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Commissioner of Police, FCT, have met to step up efforts at protecting custodial centers in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT).
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Stakeholders and experts in the security and business sectors have said that until the police Act 2020 is fully implemented, public safety will continue to elope the nation. The experts who met to proffer solutions and find a way out towards the implantation of the Act yesterday in Abuja, lamented the rise in insecurity across…
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Top Republican leaders flung their support behind former US president Donald Trump on Tuesday after an extraordinary FBI raid on his palatial Florida residence sparked a political firestorm in an already bitterly divided country.
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The internal strife rocking the nation’s major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) six months to presidential election did not show signs of abating yesterday as peace talks between the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, remained in abeyance.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, denied doctoring and backdating documents to accommodate nominations of Ahmad Lawan and Godswill Akpabio as senatorial candidates for the 2023 general elections. INEC also said it is yet to recognise “any of the two personalities as a senatorial candidate.”