Bonsu, Awogu, Ebi To headline Ladies in Sport Conference

Organisers of Ladies in Sport Conference have announced that Benny Bonsu, International sports journalist and founder of GirlsinSports UK will lead a cast of top names in the football and corporate world to the 2017 edition of the Ladies in Sports conference. Joining Bonsu will be Ita Bassey, Senior Brand Manager, Star Lager Beer; Felix…

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DISSOLVES NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has announced the dissolution of the boards of all National Sports Federations. The Youth and Sports Development Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung who made the announcement today in Abuja also directed all Secretaries to take charge of their various Federations during the election process. The dissolution which is one…

National Sports Federations Election Forms Out

Forms for the forthcoming National Federations Elections are now available to the public. Interested contestants into the National Sports Federations can get the forms from the secretariat of the various federations, the Nigeria Olympic Committee or the various Zonal headquarters. The forms can be obtained free of charge at any of the mentioned designations. According…

NFF, friends, associates felicitate with Sanusi at daughter’s wedding

The City of the Caliphate, Sokoto, was agog on Friday as the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, gave out one of his daughters, Mardiyya, in marriage. Mardiyya formally became the wife of Abdulrahman Nata’ala Talba after a simple ceremony at the Muhammad Saad Abubakar III Mosque in the Guiwa Low Cost…

2017 National Sports Federations Elections To Hold May 30

Elections into the boards of the National Sports Federations will tentatively hold on May 30, 2017. The amended guidelines released at the weekend and co-signed by the acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth Abdulrasaq Salau and the Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Tunde Popoola state that a Congress for the election…

MINISTRY, NOC AMMEND 2017 FEDERATIONS’ ELECTION GUIDELINES

The guidelines for the 2017 elections into National Sports Federations have been amended. The tenure of Presidents of National Federations has now been extended to 12 years as against the earlier proposed two terms of 8years. This is one of the decisions taken after a meeting of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Nigeria…

We Must Back Our Sports Talents With More Funding – Oshodi

President of Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Wahid Oshodi is passionate about youth development and this he has been doing with the sponsoring of series of junior programmes for table tennis players across the country and against the backdrop of Nigeria’s blackout at the ITTF African Junior Championships, Oshodi believes more funding is required to…

IKPEA COMMENDS DALUNG OVER STAND ON FEDERATIONS ELECTIONS

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has commended the Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung over his stance concerning the forthcoming sports federations elections. In a recent interview with the press, Dalung stated that it would no longer be business as usual, during the elections. According to the minister, the…

Meet The Six Amazing Teams Competing in #StarMusicTheFusion

Star Music The Fusion, first of its kind in Nigeria, was announced by Star Lager Beer as its new platform that brings together two of its biggest activation pillars, football and music. The new initiative, will see six teams of football legends, music artistes and DJs compete in a series of music and football concerts….

I Want To Make A Difference…Bunmi Blair

Well revered Abuja based journalist Bunmi Haruna says his love for youth football development is the motivation behind his recently acquired CAF License B coaching certificate. ‎The radio OAP with top Nigeria radio stations, Cool-Wazobia-Nigeria Info FM was one of the 75 participants who were put through modern day coaching techniques during the two-week 2017…

IKPEA COMMENDS DALUNG OVER STAND ON FEDERATIONS ELECTIONS

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has commended the Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung over his stance concerning the forthcoming sports federations elections. In a recent interview with the press, Dalung stated that it would no longer be business as usual, during the elections. According to the minister, the…

IKPEA CHARGES ADMINISTRATORS ON GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has charged sports administrators in the country to concentrate efforts on the development of grassroots sports, which he described as the bedrock of meaningful sports growth. Ikpea made this call during the 43rd annual sports competition of Anglican Comprehensive High School, Ipaja, Lagos. ”…