19 Nov 2019
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.
6 Nov 2019
The Cross River State House of Assembly has said that it will soon create a budgetary provision for talent hunt to return the state to its number one position in football and other sports.
26 Oct 2019
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
17 Oct 2019
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.
17 Oct 2019
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.
28 Jul 2019
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.
4 Jun 2019
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…
4 Jun 2019
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…
1 Jun 2019
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…
29 May 2019
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…
29 Apr 2019
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…
20 Apr 2019
I love my country with all my heart and soul and body. That’s why I have given my all to her through all the decades since responding to my first national team call-up as a budding twenty-one-year-old undergraduate/football player. Since then I have not looked back. My country too has done well for me. As an…