Why corporate bodies shy away from sponsoring sports in Nigeria, by Olorunnimbe
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Temple Sports Management Company, Idris Olorunnibe, has revealed that more corporate bodies are not involved in sponsoring sports
Agbakoba calls for sports tribunal in Nigeria
Sports and entertainment lawyer, Beverley Agbakoba-Oyejianya has called on the National Assembly to enact a law establishing a sports tribunal to help athletes and sports practitioners get a fast and professional judgment on sports-related issues.
Sunday Dare: Choosing between entertaining and empowering the youth
One of the most deplorable syndromes among African youths is that they would rather love to be entertained than empowered. As it can be seen in the just concluded Big Brother Naija(BBN) where millions of Nigerian youths were glued to their TV monitor
Sapele has produced more athletes for Nigeria than other cities, says Ojokolo
Or years, Delta State in South-South Nigeria has been the dominant state in the nation’s sports, producing great athletes from various sectors, including track and field, boxing, tennis, and football.
Anambra stakeholders fault delay in composition of commission, kick against sole administrator
Some stakeholders, under the auspices of Anambra State Major Sports Stakeholders, have faulted the delay in properly constituting and inaugurating the state’s Sports Development Commission almost one year after the House of Assembly passed the bill into law.
Makinde, AbdulRazaq mourn veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde and his Kwara State counterpart, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq have commiserated with the family of the veteran sports Journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), describing it as a sad day for sports journalism in the country.
The education of one American
One of the benefits in speaking more than one language is the facility for checking the meaning of concepts by cross-reference. In the precision inherent in the vocabulary of my African language, Yoruba, the speaker is compelled to say clearly what he knows to be true, or what he merely supposes. While in one case…
Ihedioha and challenge of education in Imo
The inauguration of Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the 6th civilian governor of Imo State on May 29, 2019, has thrown up many challenges for the Governor, who, however, appears prepared to, squarely, face them all. With a vision to make Imo become one of the three most developed states in Nigeria by 2025, as…
A new dawn in Ogun State through sports and arts?
We have a new governor in Ogun State – Prince Dapo Abiodun. Several weeks ago, I called him on telephone to congratulate him for a well fought electoral battle and for his eventual success. As he resumes work this week this is to publicly wish him a very successful tenure. From the vibrations I…
Sports can solve Nigeria’s security problems, Porbeni tells Buhari
As President Muhammadu Buhari begins his second tenure as the commander-in-chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria today, former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, says focus should be channeled on how to engage the youths, especially in the area of sports so as to reduce the level of insecurity in the nation. In…
AMPZ mobile app to connect 5000 African talents to a world of opportunities
Sport tech startup, AMPZ has announced the launch of its sport talent mobile app and award of sports scholarships to 16 young talents. The announcements were made at an event tagged MatchMania designed to be a yearly talent showcase for grassroots sports first in Nigeria and then Africa in the nearest future. According to Co-Founder/CMO…