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Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday launched the Elite Athlete Development Grant with his one month salary.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha has called on the armed forces and other security agencies to collaborate and tackle the security challenges in the country.
Olusade Adesola, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, has advised Team Nigeria contigents for the XXI Commonwealth Games to obey rules and bring back medals for the country.
The President, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau, on Saturday said that the body would continue to leverage on the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to enhance long distance race athletes in the country.
Bukonla Olopade, the Project Manager, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, says the Marathon office hopes to apply for the race as one of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Gold labels.
Nigeria Football Federation First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi, a lawyer, has been named the head of a four-man panel to investigate the error that led to Nigeria forfeiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Constantine on 10th November 2017, the NFF announced in a press release on Wednesday. \
The president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau, may have put in place strategic plans to counter ‘impeachment moves’ by some aggrieved board members in their congress holding tomorrow in Abuja.
A pilgrim from Sokoto State is being probed for illegally collecting USD 100 each from five pilgrims, for the purchase of sacrificial animals, the state Amirul Hajj, Justice Bello Abbas, has confirmed.
South Africa made the Friday night deadline and submitted a bid to be replacement hosts for next June’s Africa Cup of Nations finals but the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) says it is seeking clarity on the price tag of the tournament.
Fulham are reportedly interested in signing Gary Cahill from West London neighbours Chelsea during the January transfer window.
Manchester City laid down the gauntlet to Liverpool by leapfrogging their title rivals back to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Everton at the Etihad on Saturday.
The President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Najeem Usman-Yasin, has expressed optimism that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the union and INEC would ensure hitch-free 2019 general election.
Mr Adamu Yusuf, the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kaduna State Council, has been returned unopposed for another three years in office.
UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency
The senate has confirmed Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign, as a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The Police Service Commission has received 104,289 applications from interested Nigerians who want employment into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables.
China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer, calling the case “extremely nasty”.
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.