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Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Olabanji Oladapo has stated that having a new date for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has brought clarity in planning days after the IOC announced the postponement of the Olympics from 2020 to 2021.
The International Olympic Committee said Sunday that postponing the 2020 Olympics is one its options as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but that cancellation of the Tokyo showpiece was “not on the agenda”.
Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Monday said that the suspension of oil exports due to closure of oil fields and ports has caused a loss of more than 1.6 billion U.S. dollars so far.
“Who tells you that because football did not qualify that’s the end of the road. It’s not the end of the world. Other sports have actually raised the bar and I wished all of them the best of luck.”
In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.
The President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Abu Gumel, has predicted a good outing for Team Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July in Japan.
Libya's oil production has plunged by around three-quarters since forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar launched a blockade a week ago, the National Oil Company announced Saturday.
The United States on Tuesday called for an immediate resumption of Libya’s lifeline oil exports that have been blocked by forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar since last week.
Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.
Forces affiliated with the UN-recognised Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) launched a new attack on the Libyan National Army (LNA) south of Tripoli.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, revealed that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach’s visit to the country will help re-emphasize that Nigeria is highly respected in sports among the comity of nations.
Sports minister Sunday Dare on Tuesday appointed ex-athlete Mary Onyali, as his Special Adviser on Sports.
Former Tottenham and England striker Gary Lineker has called for patience amid claims that Premier League footballers are refusing to accept salary cuts during the Covid-19 outbreak.
An eight-year-old boy, Akinduyo Oluwapamilerinayo, on Thursday donated a sum of N1,120 to the Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 .
Justice Jide Falola of Osun High Court sitting in Ikirun has sentenced two men to death by hanging for murder.
An unprecedented 2.1 million people in the Sahel region will not have access to enough food, with the Covid-19 pandemic likely to hamper aid operations, a projection by the World Food Programme (WFP) showed.
The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria’s land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.
Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
Uber Eats is launching a series of partnerships with supermarkets, convenience stores, and other businesses to offer home deliveries of essential items, Reuters reports. In France, the company is partnering with supermarket chain Carrefour to offer deliveries from 15 of its Paris stores. The Financial Times reports that it’s also working with Galp in Spain to deliver items from 25 petrol station convenience stores, and in Brazil it’s offering deliveries from local pharmacies, pet shops, and convenience stores.
Prof Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, PhD, FAS, Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has ordered manufacturing of Chloroquine, an old antimalarial, for emergency stock for possible clinical trial treatment of of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Two people have died from coronavirus in South Africa, the health ministry said on Friday, adding that the total number of cases in the country have risen to more than 1,000, from 927 a day earlier.
The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, General Olusegun Adeniyi, has been sent back to school to be a research fellow at Nigerian Army...