The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has tasked all stakeholders to brace up for another rollercoaster ride in 2019 as the federation gets ready to hit the ground running. Despite landmark achievements in 2018 the NBBF believes that 2019 will be better. According to the President, Engr Musa Kida, “2018 achievements were not accidental […]
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Nigeria female beach volleyball team has booked a place in the knockout stages of the Carmtel International Championships in Yaoundé. The female team beat Congo 28-14, Cameroon 28-11 and Central Africa 28-10 in the group stages. Meanwhile, the male team defeated Chad 23-21, 21-11 at the championships. Despite the flattering outcome of the encounters, the […]
The Nigerian team has emerged the overall winners of the 2018 edition of the Africa Schools Badminton Championship, which ended in Tema, Ghana on Thursday evening. The Nigerian team won five gold medals, three silver and three bronze medals, while South Africa with one gold and two silver finished second. Uganda came third with one […]
The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has once again reaffirmed Engineer Musa Kida as the sole President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). This was contained in its latest letter dated 18th December and addressed to the Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, Chief Tunde Popoola who had written to the apex world […]
President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) will headline the dignitaries expected at a colourful closing ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival billed for the Abuja National Stadium. This is contained in the Order of events for the closing ceremony released by the Main Organizing Committee of of the Festival chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the […]
….Delta are Greco Roman Kings Team Ondo won 4 of the 10 gold medals available in Women’s Wrestling at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja, following the conclusion of Day 2 of action at the Velodrome. Commonwealth champions Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) and Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), African champion Sunmisola Balogun (65kg) and Esther Kolawole […]
Team Ondo and Team Rivers have emerged winners of the volleyball gold medal in the men and women category respectively at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Abuja. Ondo overcame the threats from Plateau state, beating the 3-1 (25-27, 25-21, 25-21, 25-18) in the male category, while Team Delta edged past Lagos state 3-0 (25-14, […]
After two days of action in wrestling at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja, no fewer than 15 different states have won medals in the sport. The likes of Edo, Kogi, Osun, Oyo, Lagos, Anambra, Cross River, Rivers and Plateau States etc are all on the medals table, ensuring the power houses Bayelsa, […]
By Adebanjo Photo credit CAFU U-20 Nigeria will go up against host Niger, South Africa and Burundi in the group stage of the 2019 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations. The Flying Eagles were drawn in Group A at the ceremony held in Niamey on Thursday night. CAF ✔@CAF_Online Here is the draw. Eight teams […]
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Friday shut down the offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the delay in the release of their Conditions of Service. The union is protesting the delay in the release of the Conditions of Service of all aviation agencies by the National […]
The Prophet with Global Gospel Mandate, Joshua Iginla has revealed signs God showed him ahead of the 2019 general elections. Iginla, while giving a sermon in his church, warned Nigerians to pray against military coup” and rape of our democracy as we prepare for the 2019 elections.” According to him, “we should pray not to […]
The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril on Wednesday resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Jibrin’s resignation letter was submitted at the Federal Executive Council meeting of Wednesday headed by President Muhammadu Buhari. His resignation followed his emergence as the 13th Emir of Nassarawa. Speaking as he bid farewell to the cabinet, Jibrin […]
An 0fficial of Lagos State Electrical Distribution Company (LEDC) nearly lost his life while trying to fix a wire on a high tension in Ijegun, Ikotun road at Baba Legba bus top. It took the intervention of others to bring him now. The Story of survival isnt captured is news.
In what is becoming a Media Uproar, the Governor of Kano state, Umar Ganduje has again lavished attacks on his former friend and political ally, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso. This occurred while speaking at a flag off event for All Progressives Congress (APC) campaigns for Kano Central at Kano Pillars Stadium in Sabon Gari, Kano, Ganduje […]