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Delta state government has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic football qualifier between Nigeria and Sudan, billed Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba would be ticket free.
The Delta government said on Friday that Team Delta was prepared to win the fifth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) which formally gets underway on Sunday in Ilorin.
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, led no fewer than 25 players in the team’’ camp in Asaba to the 2nd Stephen Keshi Memorial Lecture held in the Delta capital on Friday.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim and 2014 CHAN eagles striker Ifeanyi Ede headlined a crack squad of players unveiled by the hierarchy of Delta Force ahead Sunday’s first NPFL home clash against visiting Go Round FC, Omoku, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, after successfully completing the acquisition of newly promoted Kada City FC of Kaduna.
Tonobok Okowa, the Chairman of Delta Sports Commission, says the state will be delighted to continuously have the Super Eagles play their matches in Asaba.
Casual workers engaged by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championship, on Monday, staged a protest over alleged unpaid allowances by their employers.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Monday, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, performed the symbolic hoisting of flags of participating nations in the 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships (ASAC) christened: ‘Asaba 2018’.
Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.
Nigeria track and field athletes have demanded for the payment of all allowances owed by the impeached president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.
The Osun House of Assembly on Monday passed the Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Bill 2020 for first reading after it was presented by the Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye.
Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said.
Tunde Disu, a former Technical Director of the defunct Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Monday said Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo would surely have a successful spell at Manchester United in England.
An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15, Ugandan media report.
As efforts to deepen the penetration of Information Technology (IT) across the country intensifies, the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Abdullahi, has said maintaining databases could be an avenue foreign direct investment.
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on federal roads in the country.
Armed men have massacred 22 villagers including 14 children in an anglophone region of Cameroon, according to the United Nations, with the opposition blaming the killings on government troops.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has approved six dairy companies operating in the country for the importation of milk products and its derivatives.