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21 Sep
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Monday, disclosed that the forthcoming Besty Obaseki football tournament will create public awareness on the First Lady’s pet project aimed at raising awareness against gender-based violence in the state. The Besty Obaseki tournament is scheduled to hold from September 27 to October 4, 2021. Briefing newsmen at the…
10 Apr
Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ojeli and Patience Okon-George emerged as the athletes to beat after their front running performances in the men and women's 400m semi-finals concluded Saturday morning on Day 2 of the athletics event of the 20th National Sports Festival at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. Ojeli, competing for Lagos state became the second…
5 Apr
After three postponements laced with anxiety over the 20th National Sports Festival will ever hold, Nigeria’s biggest inter-state sports fiesta will officially kick off today...
14 Nov 2020
The Super Eagles of Nigeria put their foot wrong yesterday, as they squandered a 4-0 lead to draw 4-4 with visiting Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in their 2021 AFCON qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium
2 Nov 2020
The President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has described the renovated Samuel Ogbemudia stadium Benin, as a ” world class” edifice.
2 Nov 2020
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has the final say on the possibility of football fans in Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin to cheer Super Eagles in their game against the Leone Stars
1 Nov 2020
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured of the safety and security of the Super Eagles players, supporters and visitors to the state for the 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
26 Oct 2020
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finally picked Benin as host city for next month’s 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Sierra. The federation, which earlier said it was looking...
2 Mar 2020
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the state’s readiness to host the National Sports Festival (NSF) this month, noting that facilities for the various competitions
25 May 2018
To achieve sustainable economic growth, stable and progressive societies and overall human development, social development plays a critical role. The demands of a fledging economy are such that the peoples’ lives and status develop as other indicators of economic expansion improve. So, the people are not just touched by economic development, rather they drive its…
16 Sep 2017
The Falconets on Saturday in Benin defeated visiting Tanzania 3-0 in the first round first leg match of the Africa qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France.
16 Jun 2017
Speaking on Wednesday while inspecting the damaged facilities of the stadium in Benin, he also noted that revealed that some of such facilities would be overhauled and upgraded.


The Federal Government has announced plans to host the fourth edition of the International Conference on Safe School Declaration (ICSSD) in Nigeria. Being the first country to host the conference in the continent, Nigeria will be joined by other 112 member states to exchange experiences, learning, and present their strategies, progress, as well as challenges,…
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Leading women-focused NGO, 360 Woman Africa, has continued with its mandate to empower women and bridge the skill gap for women in business and careers. The team held a two-week training during which women, between the ages of 22-55 were trained to reach their highest potential in their various areas of interest and also enjoy…
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The Ikoyi Passport Office of the Nigerian Immigration Service ( NIS) in Lagos State says it has produced 38, 280 international passports from June to October, 2021.
23 mins ago
Prof. AbdulGaniyu Raji, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Osun, has assured the people of the state that the July 16, 2022 Governorship Election will be free, fair and credible.
23 mins ago
Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez has until October 28 to enter prison "voluntarily" after he appeared before a Madrid court on Monday for violating a restraining order in 2017. France left-back Hernandez has 10 days from Monday to enter prison "voluntarily", unless his appeal is accepted, The 25-year-old was arrested four years ago for violating…