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World Cup: Dalung Urges Nigerians To Support Eagles, Warns NFF Against Distraction

World Cup: Dalung Urges Nigerians To Support Eagles, Warns NFF Against Distraction

  Minister of Youth and Sport, Solomon Dalung has appealed to Nigerians to show solidarity and support to ensure the success of Nigeria team at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Dalung in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by his Special Assistant, Media, Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, thanked the team for their commitment, patriotism and […]

Football Unites Warring Communities in Kwara North Central Nigeria

Members of the two warring communities of Offa and Erin-Ile in Kwara, north Central Nigeria trooped out on Sunday to embrace peace at a football tournament put in place to promote  unity in the area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tournament tagged, Maigida Unity Cup, was put together by Ladorb Peace […]

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China Are 2018 Men’s Team Table Tennis World Champions

The Chinese men’s table tennis team are the 2018 Men’s Team World Champions after a comprehensive victory over Germany in the Liebherr 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the championships ended on Sunday in Halmstad, Sweden. This was the 21st time the Chinese men’s team were lifting […]

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Nigeria: NNL: Edo Govt. Offers Fans Free Transportation, Jerseys To Support Bendel Insurance

Edo Government has offered free transportation and Jerseys to fans of Bendel Insurance FC to boost their support for the team, especially in its away matches. The club’s Media Officer, Eguakun Edoseghe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Benin. Edoseghe said the offer was part of […]

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FIFA Hands Out Fines For “Third-Party’’ Deals

  World football governing body FIFA on Thursday said it has handed out a series of fines to clubs for transfer deals involving “third-party influence”. FIFA policy on third-party ownership bans either clubs or players from entering into economic rights agreements with third-party investors. Frequently such deals involve outside investors retaining or gaining a share […]

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Nigeria Win 4 Gold, 2 Silver In Powerlifting, Set World Record In Gold Coast 2018

  After five days of competing at the Commonwealth Games which is taking place in Gold Coast, Australia, Team Nigeria recorded four GOLD medals on Day 6, as four of its Powerlifters were responsible for the rush. The quartet of Roland Ezuruike, Esther Oyema, Ndidi Nwosu and Abdulazeez Ibrahim were all in impeccable form as […]

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African Qualifiers: Handball Coaches Confident Of Teams’ Chances

  The Head Coaches of the Nigeria’s National U-18 and U-20 Handball teams, Friday expressed confidence in the teams’ chances ahead of the African qualifiers for the International Handball Federation competition scheduled to hold in Niger Republic, next week. The Confederation of African Handball (CAHB) Africa Zone III (3) event in Niamey, Niger has now been rescheduled […]

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Nigerians In U.S. Celebrate Ogunbowale’s National Basketball Championships Win

  Nigerian community in the U.S. has celebrated Arike Ogunwale’s winning shot, which crowned Notre Dame as winners of the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball title. The Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians (OAN), in a statement by Chairman, Board of Trustees, Olayinka Dansalami, said the feat has proved that Nigeria was not […]

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