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28 Jul 2018
I am formally announcing to readers of this column my intention to run for political office in Nigeria starting from Ogun State.  I want to whet the appetite of Nigerians and Ogun State people in particular.    They should be prepared for an avalanche of new ways and an exciting future. They shall be actively…
18 Jun 2018
Top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by their president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, held a closed-door meeting with the Super Eagles players and technical crew entered into a crisis meeting in Kaliningrad immediately after Saturday’s loss to Croatia. The meeting, according to some officials, was at the instance of the NFF, which wanted…
4 May 2018
In April 2017, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) announced an unprecedented five-year $12million deal with Kwese TV to sponsor its Premier Basketball League. That deal, worth $2.2m annually, was the biggest single deal in Nigerian sport. Last week, the NBBF reportedly signed another two-year 60million Naira deal with TOTAL Nigeria for the Divisions One and…
27 Mar 2018
Residents of Araromi Community, Gbagada, Lagos are excited by the lunch of a community stadium in their area, saying the project will help in training future stars from the area. The Araromi Community Sports Centre, which is also nicknamed the San Siro Stadium after Milan Stadium in Italy, according to Gbagada Grassroots Sports Association president, Kenneth…
1 Feb 2018
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel is investing optimally in sports development as a veritable tool for empowerment and job creation for the teeming youths of the state, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh has said. Speaking during a one-day seminar organised by the state’s sports journalists in Uyo on…
20 Jan 2018
The continuing news of marauding herdsmen in several parts of Nigeria maiming and killing leaves me shattered. It has been so disturbing and distractive that writing anything on sports has been very difficult. But then I remember the interconnectivity of all things. That indeed, we are one with the universe! That sports cannot be immune…
30 Dec 2017
My wish and prayer are that the New Year brings happy times to all the readers of this column. The tail end of 2017 has come with one truly terrific development for sports. George Opong Weah, the first African to be African, European and World’s best football player over a decade ago, has won the…
30 Dec 2017
For some Nigerians, the year 2017 may not have brought the needed change they expected due to several factors occasioned mainly by the poor economic situation of the country. Notwithstanding, the nation’s sports was able to weather the storm, with some individuals and teams going the extra mile to put smiles on the faces of…
15 Dec 2017
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday advised that corruption in sports should not be tolerated if the sector must be developed in Africa.
9 Dec 2017
Nike announced earlier this year that they would launch their Pro Hijab line to better serve Muslim athletes. The need for this exciting new innovation came from the restrictions that female Muslim athletes have suffered over the years in the Olympics and other sporting events. The Pro Hijab which will be launched officially in January was…
4 Jul 2017
Given the right tools you can survive anywhere and that has been the truth for Nigerians who have made their marks in different sectors of the society. Casting our light on the sports industry, we have Nigerians native and in diaspora who have set their footprints in the sand of time and have helped pave…
23 Jun 2016
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has called for an increased private sector investment in sports development.

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