Fresh N850m controversy hits AFN as Ogba explains $150,000 IAAF grant
While athletics stakeholders were still trying to come to terms with the allegations and counter-allegations over a $150, 000 grant given to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) by the world governing body, World Athletics Championships ahead of the 2018...
Solomon Ogba resigns from AFN board
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association Solomon Ogba has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). Media adviser to the two-time former AFN President, Olukayode Thomas confirmed Ogba's resignation on Monday. Thomas said Ogba chose to throw in the towel due to the undue interference in the activities…
Asaba 2018: A great sports spectacle in the end
This past week, Nigeria was in the news all over Africa. In the capital city of Delta State, a continental sports event was held - the 21st Senior Athletics African Championship tagged Asaba 2018.The event was organized by the Nigeria Athletics Federation, AFN, in conjunction with a Local Organising Committee....
Test event affirms Asaba is ready for African Championship, says Solomon Ogba
The Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, Chief Solomon Ogba has expressed delight at the success recorded at Wednesday’s African tour event. Ogba stated that the success at the test event is a pointer to the fact that CAA Asaba 2018 will even be more successful. In a…
Asaba stadium wears new look for African Athletics Championships
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Asaba 2018 African Athletics Championships has assured of staging a world-class event in August.Chairman of the LOC, Chief Solomon Ogba told The Guardian yesterday that the committee was working round the clock to ensure Nigerians and indeed people ....
Bobsled, skeleton team plans for Beijing 2022, arrives from Winter Olympics
The President of Nigeria Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, Chief Solomon Ogba says the country stands a chance of recording more success in the next Winter Olympics...
Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics championships will rival IAAF events, says Solomon Ogba
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships yesterday vowed to stage an event that will not only be the best in the continent, but will rival the IAAF World Championships in terms of organization and management.
Ogba excited as Nigeria Bobsled team makes Olympics history
The President of the Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, Chief Solomon Ogba has commended the efforts of three Nigerian women, who made history by qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
Nigeria has wasted a generation of athletes, Solomon Ogba laments
Immediate past president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Chief Solomon Ogba is sad over the failure of the country to send a team of junior athletes to both the 2017 CAA African Junior Championships in Algeria and the 10th IAAF World U-18 Championships in Kenya.