Sunday, 25th February 2024

Tonobok Okowa

2 days ago
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has invited 33 athletes (17 men and 16 women) to camp ahead of the 13th African Games scheduled to hold in three Ghanaian cities of Accra, Cape Coast and Kumasi, next month.
4 Feb
In their determination to have a sports technocrat as replacement for the outgoing chairman of Delta Sports Commission, Tonobok Okowa, the state athletes have called on Governor Sheriff Oborevwori not to be deceived by some of the aspirants
3 Feb
A member of the Technical Committee of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Seigha Porbeni, has said he is very optimistic that the federation’s President, Tonobok Okowa, has nothing to hide, particularly, as it concerns its financial records.
24 Jan
Seven aspirants jostle for Delta Sports Commission’s top job
3 Jan
Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s (AFN) First Vice president, Tafida Gadzama, has said that only the federation’s board has the power to decide whether its recent audit committee report is inconclusive or not.
2 Jan
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said that it would, this week, roll out its plans for this year’s African Games holding in Ghana. AFN President, Tonobok Okowa, stated yesterday that the body would meet this weekend..
29 Nov
Nigeria’s only representatives at the 2023 African Club Hockey Championships in Malawi, Delta Queens Hockey Club, returned to the country as the third best team of the event.
10 Nov
Sticking to its tradition of inviting top dignitaries to the finals of the yearly Government College Ughelli (GCU) Relays, the fifth edition is harvesting from riches of prominent and distinguished Nigerians, who have made their marks in different fields of endeavor.
14 Oct
Less than five months from now, the tenure of current chairman of Delta Sports Commission, Tonobok Okowa, will end, having served eight years (two terms of four years each).
2 Oct
President Bola Tinubu has acknowledged the positive impact of the National Youth Games, saying it generates both direct and indirect employment opportunities in the sports value chain, particularly for the host state.
26 Sep
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the ongoing Seventh National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State has explained the rationale behind accommodation situation, which has resulted to some athletes sleeping on mattresses on the floor.
25 Sep
The Delta State Sports Commission Chairman, Tonobok Okowa, has charged all participants to say no to drugs if they must be counted among future champions. Okowa made this remark while delivering his address at the opening ceremony of the 7th National Youth Games in Asaba Delta State. He noted that as future champions, saying no…


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