Wednesday, 10th August 2022
Breaking News:


14 Jun
Organisers of the historic World Athletics silver-label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race say the success of the eighth edition of the event was enhanced by the adequate security provided by both the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Security, DSS. Race director, Zack Amodu, says the race organisers have always taken the security of…
25 May
Organisers of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have revealed that the 2022 edition of the race would be broadcast live by SuperSport to the global audience on Saturday.
20 May
With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
19 May
Telecommunications outfit, MTN Nigeria, has swelled the growing list of bluechip companies, that have identified with the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe International
16 May
World Athletics has revealed that the next elite label road race on its calendar will hold on Saturday, May 28, 2022, in Okpekpe, Edo State of Nigeria.
19 May 2021
The eighth edition of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race will hold in May 2022 in Okpekpe, Edo state of Nigeria, the race organisers, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, has announced. The event, the first road race in Nigeria nay West Africa to be granted a label by World Athletics and designated as one of the leading…
23 Apr 2019
Former national 800m/1500m runner and foremost athletics coach, Anthony Osheku has predicted new course records at the seventh edition of the IAAF silver label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race, which holds next month in Okpekpe, Edo State. Osheku, one of Nigeria’s top road race experts, believes the 2019 IAAF regulations and the decision of the…
2 May 2018
Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the prestigious Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have assured that they would stage another world class event next weekend in Okpekpe near Auchi in State.
17 Apr 2018
Organisers of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have announced STACO Insurance Plc as the official insurer of the IAAF silver label road race, which 2018 edition will hold in Okpekpe, Etsako East Local Council of Edo State on May 12.
27 Mar 2018
Excited by the caliber of athletes interested in this year’s Okpekpe Road Race, a former technical director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and route and participation coordinator for the international 10km race has predicted a new men and women’s course record. Ebewele, an accomplished athletics administrator believes the elevation of the race to a…
4 May 2017
Elite athletes from as many as eight countries will participate in next weekend’s fifth Okpekpe international 10km road race in Okpekpe, Etsako East local government area of Edo state.
13 Apr 2017
In a bid to boost the status of the annual Okpekpe race from its present bronze to gold, the organisers have invited no fewer than 60 foreign marathoners from 11 countries...


6 mins ago
A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…
9 mins ago
Tunisia's judicial authorities on Wednesday revoked the sacking in early June by President Kais Saied of almost 50 judges, a court spokesman told AFP. A June 1 presidential decree in the North African country saw Saied fire 57 judges, after accusing many of corruption and other crimes. His move, which rights groups called "a deep…
11 mins ago
Director, Centre for Democratic Development Research and Training, Professor Abubakar Siddique Mohammad has advocated intervention of foreign government to end insurgency in Nigeria. While the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, lecturer lauded the efforts of the Nigerian forces to nip the excesses of the terrorists in the bud, he said the strength of the nation's military…
27 mins ago
US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew Research Center survey data out Wednesday. TikTok has "emerged as a top social media platform for US teens" while Google-run YouTube "stands out as the most common platform used…
34 mins ago
Kwara Government has signed an agreement with the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council on the implementation of Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education Academic Staff Salary Structure (CONPCASS). This is contained in a statement signed by the State Head of Service, Modupe Oluwole, on Wednesday in Ilorin and made available to newsmen. Oluwole said the…