Segun Toriola Wants Autonomy For Nigerian Sports Federations

He is reverred as one of the African sports legends having won more medals than any athlete at continental competitions and the only African to have attended seven Olympic Games, France-based Segun Toriola believes that as long as sports federations continue to run to the Sports Ministry for funds to prosecute their programmes, Nigeria sports…

Lagos SWAN Exco Visits Sport Ministry Liaison Officer

Members of the newly-inaugurated executive committee of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos chapter on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Director of Sports, Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, Lagos Office, Dr. Segun Akinlotan, as part of the familiarisation tour of the new board. Lagos SWAN chairman, Debo Oshundun, who…

Lagos Women Run In Line With Ambode’s Initiative For Women

The General Coordinator of the Lagos Women Run, Tayo Popoola, has disclosed that the event which has been scheduled to hold on Saturday November 11, 2017 is in line with the Lagos State’s Government’s initiative for women. The state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, is always happy when he sees women engage in sports events with…

Supporters Club Issues Red Card To Illegal Immigration

Nigeria Football Supporters Club during the week held a press parley to announce its latest project, the Nigeria Football Fans Congress, which is to help curb the incessant deaths of Nigerian and African youth on the Mediterranean sea and the sahara desert. The project with the theme; Red Card to deaths on the Mediterranean and…

ATHLETICS EMPOWERING WOMEN TO LEAD IN ALL AREAS OF THE SPORT

A two-day Gender Leadership meeting, hosted by the Bahrain Athletics Association for the IAAF, culminated on Wednesday (25) in a unanimous view that actions speak louder than words when it comes to building a diverse and equitable international athletics federation. “Being able to reflect off the field of play what is widely heralded as one…

Betland Relaunches With Special Bonus Offer

The management of Betland.com, a leading sports betting platform, has disclosed that it has embarked on taking the Nigerian gaming space by storm with a relaunch that will make the platform simple to access, navigate and play on. Managing Director, Betland.com, Babajimi Ogunlana, said the platform would provide both online and retail betting services and…

Join ITTF in Donating to Ian Lariba’s Medical Funds #SupportLariba!

Join the ITTF Dream Building Foundation in helping Philippines table tennis hero Ian LARIBA raise US$60,000 for her fight against Leukemia. After the ITTF Dream Building Foundation’s $20,000 donation, $40,000 is still needed for the Philippines hero to pay for her treatment. 22-year-old LARIBA was in prime form, experiencing the best year of her life…

Star Lager Beer Now Official Beer Partner For Chelsea FC In Nigeria

Nigeria’s leading premium beer, Star Lager, has signed a new partnership agreement with top English Premiership club, Chelsea Football Club. The partnership agreement, which was recently announced at a press conference in London, will see Star Lager Beer become the official beer partner of Chelsea FC. Coming on the heels of similar partnerships with six…

ULTIMATE COMMANDER PRESENTS NATIONAL PEACE TORCH TO DALUNG

Heavyweight Wrestling Champion Ambassador Osita Offor aka De Ultimate Commander today presented the National Peace Project Torch to the Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung in Abuja. The Peace Torch which is billed to traverse the 36 states of the federation and Abuja is aimed at creating awareness for Nigerian youths on the need…