Wednesday, 27th September 2023


5 Dec 2020
There is a very important two-year lacuna in Nigeria’s sports development structure that requires a little forensic probing. In the past, we often spoke of the efficacy of the grassroots architecture of Nigerian sports
27 Nov 2020
The National Sports Festival (NSF) earlier slated for Benin from Dec. 3 to Dec.13, has been rescheduled to hold at the same venue from Jan.3 to Jan.17, 2021, an official has said.
23 Nov 2020
Permanent Secretary, Rivers State Ministry of Sports, Honour Sirawoo, has been honoured by the Institute of Corporate Administration in recognition of his administrative acumen, leadership capability and outstanding performance in sports administration.   Sirawoo, who is also the president of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), was inducted as a Fellow alongside 26 others,…
17 Nov 2020
The Office of the Surveyor-General of the Federation (OSGoF) yesterday started its sports week, which will end on November 20.   An internal circular signed by the Director of Human Resource Management, Mr. Abegunde Augustine O, said the weeklong competition would feature various board sports, including scrabble, chess, ayoo, draught and table tennis. According to…
8 Nov 2020
A total of 96 teams are expected to take part in this year’s edition of the Prince GAS Cup scheduled to take place in four centres across Lagos State, on November 13. The Local Organising Committee Chairman, Prince Gbadamosi Adebola Sulaimon, stated that 64 teams would battle for honours in the U-15 category, while 32…
5 Nov 2020
Sports and Youth Development Minister, Sunday Dare, will meet with the 36 states’ commissioners of sports tomorrow in Asaba to discuss issues on sports development, as well as the National Sports Festival. According to the Special Adviser, Media, to the Minister, John Joshua Akanji, deliberation on the 2020 National Sports Festival billed to take place in…
2 Nov 2020
Ladies in Sports (LIS) International in partnership with the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) and the Bank of Industry (BOI) will hold a new programme for women working in the sports industry called the LIS Skills Lab. The organisation explained that LIS Skills Lab is a project that provides training and workshops for women working…
29 Sep 2020
Nigeria can only regain its place among the best sporting nations of the world when the country pays adequate attention to schools sports, Schools sports expert, Oluseyi Oyebode, has said. The Physical and Health Education graduate of the University of Lagos, who is credited with building the enviable Greensprings Schools sports culture, believes that the…
29 Sep 2020
Governor Nyesom Wike knows the value of sports to the socio-economic development of society, and he is applying it appropriately with the right key for the benefits of the people
24 Sep 2020
Nigeria is gradually regaining its place among the best footballing nations of the world, and will soon become the feared African team of old if the current leadership of the game continues with developmental programmes, Chairman of the Blaugrana Group, owners of Barcelona Academy in Lagos, has said. Speaking on the backdrop of the latest…
24 Sep 2020
Chairman of the Edo Sports Commission (ESSC), Godwin Dudu-Orumen, believes the recent re-election of Godwin Obaseki as Edo State governor will help the ongoing project to reposition the state as the country’s number one in grassroots sports development. Congratulating Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election last Saturday, Dudu-Orumen said the governor has been a big…
15 Sep 2020
Over 50,000 athletes from different parts of the globe are expected to participate in the Kaduna Marathon, just as Nilayo Sports Management Limited (NSML), Nigeria’s leading sports marketing agency, has been appointed as official consultants for the event. The Kaduna marathon, also tagged ‘Kaduna Runs,’ was established through the collaborative efforts of the Kaduna State…


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Organised Labour, with one voice, yesterday vowed to shut down economic activities nationwide next Tuesday.
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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Yemi Cardoso as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor and four others as deputy governors of the apex bank. 
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As the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Olayemi Cardoso, takes over the daunting job of breathing fresh life into the monetary system, experts have charged him to work closely with the fiscal authority.