Int'l Football Nigeria Leagues

Why Nigerian football is not profitable enough to attract investors – Sen Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has shed lights on why Nigerian politicians shy away from identifying with football in the country. Fielding questions from journalists, on a WhatsApp platform called NSM Realoaded, Senator Kalu disclosed that football in Nigeria is not profitable and requires a lot of sacrifices and […]

Africa Sports

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Organisers Appreciates Sports Minister Sunday Dare

The Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Bukola Olopade has expressed his profound gratitude to the Nigerian Honorable Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Chief Sunday Dare for gracing the 6th edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Silver label marathon was indeed […]

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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: We Aim To Keep The Fire Burning – Bukola Olopade

Bayo Adegboyega After a hugely successful 6th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon held today, 10th April, 2021 in Lagos, Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, rights owner of the event, Bukola Olopade has expressed readiness to improve in all spheres in subsequent editions. Olopade who expressed satisfaction that against all […]

Beach Soccer

Nigeria Beach Soccer League to kick-off in Lagos this Easter

Beach Soccer is set to be back in Lagos, with the beautiful city kicking off the first round of the Nigeria Beach Soccer League organised by the Nigeria Beach Soccer Association (NBSA) scheduled for 3rd – 5th of April 2021. This is sequel to the approval given by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to the […]

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African Nations Volleyball Championship: Hand sanitizer to be given to spectators – Kehinde Lamidi

The Chairman media and publicity of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Kehinde Lamidi says that the hand sanitizer will be distributed to spectators and players during the U18 Girls and U19 Boys African Nations Volleyball Championship in Abuja. Lamidi revealed that on no occasion will selected spectators be allowed into the hall without their face mask. […]

National News

‘We will not accept it’ – Kogi Government threatens to sue PTF and NCDC over ‘Covid-19 High Risk State’ claim

The Kogi State government on Tues­day said it would not watch and allow the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 create panic in the state and scare away investors. The government said it may be forced to take legal action against the PTF and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) if these bod­ies continue […]

National News

Miyyeti Allah Appeals For Palliative From President Buhari On Behalf Of Herdsmen

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has urged the Federal Government to introduce a social support programmes to alleviate the huge losses of livestock for herdsmen across the country. This is contained in a communique of a one-day national executive meeting of MACBAN and the Chairman Board of Trustees (BoT), the Sultan of Sokoto, […]

National News

NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Gets New Deadline Date

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced that the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration will no longer end on the 4th of February as expected. The Federal Government has extended the NIN-SIM linkage by eight weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021, to give Nigerians and […]

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2020 Olympics: D’Tigress face USA, France & Japan as D’Tigers battle Australia, others

…….. D’Tigress has been drawn alongside world number one, USA, European powerhouse, France and host- Japan in group B of the women basketball event of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With a developing rivalry between USA and D’Tigress recently, basketball aficionados are salivating over the matchup that promises premium excitement. The last meeting although ended in […]

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‘Don’t Visit Kogi’- PTF on Covid-19 Warns Nigerians After Declaring It High Risk State

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has declared Kogi a high-risk state for refusing to acknowledge the existence of the disease. The PTF also said that the Kogi government had failed to report testing, lacked isolation centers and therefore warned Nigerians to be weary of visiting the state. It said having analysed the pandemic […]

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Nigeria Volleyball boss Engr Musa Nimrod becomes Secretary General of CAVB Zone 3

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has emerged Secretary General of African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Zone 3. Reacting to the development, the NVF supremo expressed joy over his emergence, revealing that his latest engagement is a call to duty, assuring that the Zone will witness a turn around. The Kaduna-born administrator was […]

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25 new IOC Young Leaders join the programme

Twenty-five Young Leaders have been selected by the IOC as part of a four-year programme supported by Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic. Coming from 25 countries and five continents, these future leaders will build sustainable, sport-focused social businesses from ideation to fruition, supported by weekly learning modules and leadership opportunities. Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

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2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon postpone to April 10 because of Covid-19

The 2021 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been moved from February 13, 2021, to April 10, 2021, according to Project Consultant Bukola Olopade, in a statement released on Tuesday. “On behalf of our Host City, Lagos, the Center of Excellence, our Headline Sponsor, Access Bank and other partners and sponsors, we […]