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NFF suspends ref, asst ref

NFF suspends ref, asst ref

The Nigeria Professional Football League [NPFL] referee, John Charles and Assistant Referee, Ogunta Matador, have been suspended for the rest of the season by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The…

Keshi blames NFF for delay in contract renewal

Keshi blames NFF for delay in contract renewal

By Augustine Akhilomen - Correspondent, Lagos   Former Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, is blaming the Nigeria Football Federation for the delay in renewing his contract with the federation. Keshi…

Falcons off to Canada May 19

Falcons off to Canada May 19

Nigeria women’s team, the Super Falcons, will begin its pre-World Cup training tour on May 19 in Toronto, Canada. Falcons’ spokesperson, Gracious Akujobi, said that the team will train in…

F’Eagles steps up World Cup preparation

F’Eagles steps up World Cup preparation

African champion, Flying Eagles, has stepped up preparations for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Thirty players trained Monday morning at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja…

Abuja Open: Enosoregbe, Micheal, others confirm participation

Abuja Open: Enosoregbe, Micheal, others confirm participation

Top tennis players in Nigeria have confirmed their participation in the maiden edition of the Tombim Abuja Open. The tournament, billed to hold from Monday, 27 April- 10 May, 2015…

Eight teams vie for Etisalat N2m prize money

Eight teams vie for Etisalat N2m prize money

The eight teams that qualified for the group stage of the Etisalat U-15 football tournament were drawn into two groups of four team on Monday with the winner of the…

Tight security for Okpekpe Road Race

Tight security for Okpekpe Road Race

The organisers of the Okpekpe Road Race have finalised plans to put in place top-notch security when the events hold on May 16 in Okpekpe, Edo State. Technical Director of…

Toriola targets good outing at ITTF World Championships in China

Toriola targets good outing at ITTF World Championships  in China

As one of the experienced players in the Nigeria team, France-based  Segun Toriola believes he still has the quality to cause an upset at the  2015 ITTF World Championships holding…

Kwara Utd apologises for loss to Heartland

Kwara Utd apologises for loss to Heartland

The management of Glo Premier League side, Kwara United, has tendered an unreserved apology to the supporters and fans for the 1-3 loss to Heartland on Sunday in llorin. The…

Norwegian women unhappy with W’Cup kit

Norwegian women unhappy with W’Cup kit

Norway’s chances of winning this year’s women’s World Cup are being hampered by a problem with their new kit They were looking forward to wearing the kit made by Nike,…

Monte-Carlo Masters: I won this match with my heart, says Djokovic

Monte-Carlo Masters: I won this match with my heart, says Djokovic

There are times in life when everything is going right and you need to pinch yourself to confirm that it’s real. The World No. 1 needed a pinch after becoming…

CBN junior tourney, feeder to seniors, says Mu’azu

CBN junior tourney, feeder to seniors, says Mu’azu

Sponsor of the Nigeria junior tennis tournament Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has declared that junior tournament was only designed to serve as feeder to the senior open championship, which…

Chukwumereije: Exit of a propagandist

Chukwumereije: Exit of a propagandist

By Austin Oboh (Lagos), Tony Ezimako and Ignatius Okorocha (Abuja) For the second time within five months, news filtered in on Sunday that Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, Senator Uche…

Contractors, hoteliers besiege NSC over CWGs debts

Contractors, hoteliers besiege NSC over CWGs debts

By Tony Ezimakor  Snr Correspondent Abuja As ministries and agencies tidy their books for handover this April in line with directive issued by the outgoing President, Goodluck Jonathan, contractors and…

Okpekpe: New prize money for Edo indigenes

Okpekpe: New prize money for Edo indigenes

Organisers of the third Okpekpe 10km road race scheduled for next month in Okpekpe have announced a quantum increase in the prize money for the first nine Edo-state born finishers…

Refuse dumps take over National Stadium, Lagos

Refuse dumps take over National Stadium, Lagos

Not less than five refuse heaps have been spotted at different locations within the National Stadium complex, Lagos, leaving the sport city environment filthy and unhealthy for users of the…

Warri Wolves sure of qualifying against MK Etancheite

Warri Wolves sure of qualifying against MK Etancheite

Warri Wolves is optimistic of qualifying for the next stage of the CAF Confederation Cup despite walking a tight rope going into the second leg billed for Kinsasha. The Seasiders…

Djokovic sets Masters record with Monte Carlo win

Djokovic sets Masters record with Monte Carlo win

World number one Novak Djokovic beat Thomas Berdych 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters Sunday to land his third straight Masters win of the year.…

Super Falcons in search of World Cup glory

Super Falcons in search of World Cup glory

By Uzor Odigbo Snr. Correspondent, Lagos For the seventh time, Nigeria’s senior national female football team, the Super Falcons, would be at the World Cup in another attempt to take…

Lagos athletics championships get date

Lagos athletics championships get date

By Uzor Odigbo Snr. Correspondent, Lagos In continuation of its efforts to promote sports at grassroots level, Lagos will host the maiden Open Athletics Championship will hold on April 24 to…

NCF promises modern cricket pitches in Abuja

NCF promises modern cricket pitches in Abuja

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) said on Thursday that it would construct two international standard cricket pitches at the Abuja National Stadium. NCF President Emeka Onyeama said in Abuja that…

Termena trains wheelchair coaches in Cameroon

Termena trains wheelchair coaches in Cameroon

Nigeria’s International Tennis Federation (ITF) certified coach Frank Termena, will this week, embark on a Development Fund Programme in Cameroon, which will see him train wheelchair tennis coaches and players…

Nigeria National League begins next month

Nigeria National League begins next month

The Executive Board of the Nigerian National League, (NNL) and Clubs Chairmen rose from their Annual Congress in Abuja with the resolution to kick start the new season on Saturday,…

Massive charity work of Drogba in Africa

Massive charity work of Drogba in Africa

Chelsea forward, Didier Drogba has added to the massive charity work he undertakes in his homeland with the opening of the first of five hospitals that he is currently working…

Akpabio, touching lives with sports

Akpabio, touching lives with sports

In modern times, sports have become a veritable tool to aid the development of the humanity. In using sports to achieve this cause, it involves identifying with talents at the…

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