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NFF chieftains faces fresh corruption troubles

Amaju Pinnick...corruption

With our usual authoritative exclusive reports, we can report that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is facing an internal war of attrition. It has to do with corruption. Someone who knows the deep workings of the body has decided to spill the beans. Two anti corruption agencies in Nigeria are …

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FCT High court halts IGP’s investigation by Senate

IGP Mr Ibrahim Idris...sued Senate

*Will Senate obey court order again? Justice Abba-Bello Mohammed of the FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday granted an interim order restraining the leadership of the Senate from investigating the Inspector-General of the Nigerian Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris. Justice Abba-Bello Mohammed granted the application of an interim injunction …

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Anuoluwapo, Krobakpor renew rivaly in Lagos

Ola Fagbemi, badminton...Krobakpo

*At Mutual Benefits National  Badminton championship Four days after the 1st Katsina Golden star Badminton tournament, champion and Africa’s No 2 ranked player, Clement Krobakpor, has been warned by Africa’s Number 6 ranked player Anuoluwapo Opeyori to expect a tough duel as the 1st Mutual Benefits National  Badminton championship gets …

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Ajimobi pledges support for CAN programmes

Salvation Cup ends in Ibadan...Ajimobi

*As Salvation Cup ends Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has pledged his administration support to the State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). The Governor spoke at the final of the maiden edition of Soccer for Christ Under-16 Championship, tagged “Salvation Cup 2017” held at the Mainbowl …

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Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-Aside tourney heralds FCT SWAN Week

FCT SWAN Week opens in Abuja

*Onyedinma, FCT Director, commends SWAN members This year’s Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Federal Capital Territory chapter Sports Week, will kick off on Friday with the FCT/Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-Aside football competition in Abuja. The Week which will also witness representatives of eight media houses slugging it out in …

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Oyo 404 hectares of land dispute: Defence closes case

Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor...war with another Ibadan family on land

*Judgement now 16th January 2018 Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte has adjourned for judgement in the almost five-year old land dispute between some families in Ibadan and the government of Oyo State. The matter which entered a crucial stage on Wednesday with the defence closing its case by the calling and cross-examination …

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Uzoho, Idowu get Rohr praise for great debut

Bryan Idowu celebrating his goal with Alex Iwobi in his debut against Argentina

*Idowu enters record as 59th debutant to score *Sampaoli blames wastefulness for Argentina’s defeat Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, has singled out the duo of goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho and Bryan Idowu for special praise in Nigeria’s 4-2 win over Argentina in a pre-World Cup friendly for having a wonderful …

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Fowler unveils FIRS jerseys for BOOST project

Babatunde Fowler of FIRS with his guests

*Children in Maiduguri, Akure and Offa to use the jerseys Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has commended the officials of the Basic Olive Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) led by the Mary Onyali Sports Foundation (MOSPORTS) for their concerted efforts to bring up a …

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AFN gets new logo, Constitution in Congress

AFN new logo

*Adamu, Dalung, Elegbeleye, Ekeji sue for peace in AFN By Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has a new logo on its way to corporate re-branding of the organisation. The logo was unveiled by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, during the first …

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Ikare day 2017: Dignitaries storm ancient community

*Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye upbeat about this year’s activities Ancient town of Ikare in Ondo State on Saturday will be hosting a gamut of stars, guests, citizens and visitors who will be gathered to celebrate the Ikare Day 2017 edition. The clock will stop ticking and time will momentously freeze on …

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