Five Lagos divisions set for battle as Ilupeju Games begins next week
All is set for the fifth edition of Ilupeju Township Games (ITG), which will see talents from the five divisions of Lagos State battle for honours next month. According to the organisers, this edition will hold on a bigger scale with more sports to be competed for by athletes from all towns across Lagos State.…
Para-Powerlifting board impeaches Queen Uboh, picks gold medalist as president
Nigerian gold medalist at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, Ruel Ishaku, has been elected President of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation.
Para-powerlifting board suspends Queen Uboh-Idris
The Powerlifting Federation of Nigeria has suspended its president, Queen Uboh-Idris over series of allegations ranging from unilaterally running the board, misappropriation of funds and high-handedness.
Dalung identifies states’ poor budget allocations as sports sector’s bane
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel to Abuja with the…