Irabor Takes Centre Stage In Merrybet-Lagos SWAN Week

Amidst the mounting excitement of the Merrybet-Lagos SWAN Cup, Lagos sports journalists will take time off today (Wednesday, August 16) to brainstorm on solutions towards achieving a revival of the nations sports. The special lecture which is part of the Lagos SWAN Week has as guest speaker, Hon Nduka Irabor, pioneer chairman and CEO of…

1960BET ANNOUNCES COMPANY-WIDE RESTRUCTURING, APPOINTS CABONI AS NEW COO

1960BET, one of the largest sports betting companies in the land has announced an infrastructure overhaul and company-wide restructuring, aimed at repositioning the foremost brand into its rightful place of pride. Speaking at the annual pre-season retreat with 1960Bet Super Agents in Lagos on Monday, the company’s Managing Director, Mr. Dotun Ajegbile revealed that “We…

GIVE’n’TAKE JACKPOT PRIZE INCREASES TO N18.4 MILLION THIS SUNDAY…

GIVE’n’TAKE JACKPOT PRIZE INCREASES TO N18.4 MILLION THIS SUNDAY AS OVER 360 NIGERIANS WON VARIOUS CONSOLATION PRIZES AT LAST WEEK’S DRAW The Jackpot Prize for the forthcoming Give’n’Take Lottery Gameshow LIVE draw this Sunday 2nd of July 2017 is now N18.4million up from the initial Jackpot Prize of N15million Naira that was up for grabs…

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…