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Service to humanity has been my biggest forte – Mike Omotosho

By Mike Omotosho Twenty years ago, I was very self-centered and I would always decline any call to leadership under the guise of not being burdened with responsibility for others. It is funny that sometimes the things you run away from seem to be your path in life, I can …

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I look forward to wealthy, employers of labour from people with disabilities – Ankeli

*Our month of purification starts with the Nigeria ParaSports Development Fund By Samuel Ankeli Today being the 1st day of a new month February, this, in Gregorian mythology means the month of purification. This is, to me, not accidental. I believe there is a strong divine guidance to the choice of …

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ITF coaching course rounds off with two-day test

Marylove Edwards

Nigerian tennis coaches and their Ghanaian colleagues will have the chance to put into display much of what they have learnt in the last one week as the ITF Level 1 coaching course in Lagos winds off with a two-day test starting Friday. Course Instructor, Rotimi Akinloye disclosed that the …

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ParaSports Development Fund: We shall make Nigeria greatest nation – Omotosho

*FG will give you all you need to succeed – Ankeli *God will give you energy to change Nigeria with sports -Iwuanyanwu  By Oluwole Francis Dr Mike Omotosho, the Chairman of the Nigeria ParaSports Development Fund, has promised to lead his team in a manner to beat the high expectations …

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Dalung’s wife for burial Feb 4 as FCT SWAN pays condolence visit

*NTF, Footbal writers also mourns her By Oluwole Francis Chairman Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT Chapter Comrade Kayode Adeniyi on Tuesday led executive members of the Pen profession to pay a condolence visit to Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung whose wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung, passed …

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Saraki lauds SWAN at 53

*As Sirawoo predicts better days ahead Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday congratulated the leadership and members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) as they mark the celebration of the association’s 53rd anniversary. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph …

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FIBA zone 3 boss, Ahmedu, Others locked out of NBBF AGM in Abuja

*Entrenched schisms, schemes for next April Federation elections *Subtle protest against Dalung on choice of Secretary We saw and reported a skewed and controversial 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) that took place at the Nigeria Air Force International Conference Centre in Kado-Abuja. We were proved very …

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Dikko, Abubakar will still serve contempt sentence – Court

Shehu Dikko...Giwa FC of Jos wins this round at the Appeal Court

Justice D. G. Mann of the High Court sitting in Bukuru has affirmed that the contempt sentence of the two officials of the League Management Company (LMC), Alhaji Shehu Dikko and Salihu Abubakar, remains intact and the order stopping the league until Giwa FC is restated is still subsisting. At …

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Tennis: Nigerian, Ghanaian coaches turn up for ITF course in Lagos

  About 40 coaches from Nigeria and Ghana are currently updating their knowledge in tennis as the ITF Level 1 coaches course continues in Lagos. The nine-day programme which is coming through the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is facilitated by the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) ITF Instructor, Rotimi Akinloye, disclosed …

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