Beyioku becomes new AFN Secretary-General

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has announced the deployment of Adisa Beyioku as the new Secretary-General at the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The ministry, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said Beyioku replaces Elijah Ademu who has been recalled to the headquarters. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

Wu Lin Feng, Heritage Africa sign landmark agreement to promote Kung Fu culture in Africa

By Raphael Jov Nigeria Wins Exclusive Right To Host Continental Headquarters of WLF, a Chinese Mixed martial arts show’s First Kung Fu Mega Fight May Hold in February-March, 2020. In a landmark move to promote robust youth engagement, physical fitness through combat sports, creativity, and cultural exchange in Nigeria-China relations, organisers of Wu Li Feng […]

League managers fine PSG €2,000 for abusing Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have been fined €2,000, after their fans unfolded an offensive banner aimed at Neymar during their Ligue 1 win over Nimes. Neymar was targeted by fans during the 3-0 victory at Parc des Princes on Aug. 11, amid growing speculation he wants to leave the club. One banner urged the 27-year-old to […]

AfroBasket title: Buhari congratulates D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian ladies defeated their counterparts and host nation Senegal 60-55 to win their fourth title. Buhari in a statement issued on […]

FIFA bans Samson Siasia for life over match fixing

FIFA on Friday banned former Nigeria Football Federation official Samson Siasia for life after the body’s ethics panel found him guilty of taking bribes in connection with match fixing. In a statement, the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA’s independent ethics committee said the probe targeting Siasia stemmed from a wider investigation involving Wilson Raj Perumal, who […]

NAN retains Chinese-Nigeria NUJ Table Tennis trophy

Tokunbo Adesanya of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) defeated Zhang Zhenghua in the men’s singles final of the Chinese-Nigeria NUJ Table Tennis Tournament on Saturday in Abuja to retain the overall championship. Tomilola Adedeji, also from NAN, defeated another NAN player, Abdulateef Origbajo, for the bronze medal in the men’s singles. In the women’s […]