Saraki Task MTN, Private Firms In Sports Development

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has challenged MTN Nigeria to play an increased role in sports development in the country. This is stated in a press statement made available to the press by the media office of the Senate President  in Abuja. Saraki said this on Tuesday while speaking to reporters after a courtesy…

Fans In Hundreds Welcome The Victorious #Paralympics Team

Fans in hundreds turn out on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja to welcome the first batch of victorious 2016 Rio Paralympics athletes from Brazil. Team Nigeria to the Paralympics Games won 12 medals in Rio at the end of the games on Sunday. The acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youths…

Sony Unveils New PS4

On Wednesday, Sony announced the release of their most powerful PlayStations yet Sony revealed two new PlayStation consoles which included a slimmer PS4 and a PS4 Pro – a new generation of PlayStations made for the hardcore gamer. The PS4 Pro will however only be launched on November 10. “Our engineering and design teams collaborated…

CJN Games: Bello Urges Nigerians To Imbibe Spirit Of Sportsmanship

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has tasked Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship in all their endeavours to promote peaceful co-existence and harmony in the country. Bello made the call at the opening ceremony of 22nd Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN sports competition at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, yesterday. He urged that the spirit…

Violent conduct: Aguero gets three-match ban

Manchester City FC striker Sergio Aguero will miss Saturday’s derby against Manchester United in the Premier League after being banned for three games. A Football Association panel found the 28-year-old Aguero guilty of violent conduct after he elbowed West Ham’s Winston Reid in City’s 3-1 Premier League win on Sunday. Argentina international Aguero is also…

Pep Guardiola Takes Drastic Decision On Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure will not be eligible to play in Manchester City’s Champions League group games after being left out of Pep Guardiola’s squad. The City boss was forced to drop an overseas players from his squad as UEFA rules permit only 17 players who are not “locally-trained” or “association-trained”. Clubs can change three players after…

Recession: FG stay off!

The figures are out, and Nigeria is officially in a state of recession. We are in the worst situation ever imagined. But I was proven right even though I will not gloat. I took a cursory look at the sectoral performance for Q2 and not surprisingly all I had said was proven right. Oil and…

Olympics: SWAN President Blames Stakeholders For Nigeria’s Poor Outing

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Mr Honour Sirawoo says every stakeholder should be blamed for Nigeria’s poor showing at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympic where the country won just a bronze medal in the male football event. Sirawoo, who spoke with journalists shortly on arrival from Brazil at the Murtala Mohammed…

What Is Dalung Doing For Buhari?

I feel sorry for the manager of the U-23 national football team, Samson Siasia. The same demons that hunted down Stephen Keshi and Ahmadu Shuaibu are coming for him. And they are determined to get him. But he’s a small fry – their real target is the soul of Nigeria. We know the Keshi-Shuaibu story…

Team Nigeria to Rio Paralympic Games departs

Nigeria’s contingent to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will depart today to Brazil for the games billed for September 7th to 18th. The Paralympic Committee Nigeria in conjunction with the Ministry of Youth and Sports has named 23 athletes and six coaches that will represent Nigeria at the games that follows the just-ended Olympics. Director…