June 11, 2021

Category: Sport

‘Pinnicks in FIFA beneficial for Nigeria’s sports development’ Buhari and Pinnicks in FIFA
Sport

‘Pinnicks in FIFA beneficial for Nigeria’s sports development’

From Atiku Sarki, Abuja President Muhamamdu Buhari has expressed optimism that the membership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick into the FIFA Council ‘‘will provide benefits that will lead to the advancement of football in Africa and Nigeria.’’ In an audience with the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare […]

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SWAN remains dependable partner with ministry SWAN remains dependable partner with ministry
Sport, News

SWAN remains dependable partner with ministry

…Restates confidence in Dare By Salisu Baso The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has resolved to continue to remain a dependable partner with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. In a communique of the SWAN NEC zoom meeting, the association also passed a vote of confidence […]

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Edo 2020: President describes sports as tool for unity Edo 2020: President describes sports as tool for unity
Sport

Edo 2020: President describes sports as tool for unity

From Salisu Baso, Benin Federal government has acknowledge the sports as one of the bond that unite the people despite numerous challenges bedeviling the country. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this while declaring open the 20th National Sports Festival tag ‘Edo 2020’ at the Samuel Ogbumudia international stadium Benin, Edo state. The president was represented by […]

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Edo 2020: Kano wins 4 medal, 3 silver Edo 2020: Kano wins 4 medal, 3 silver
Sport

Edo 2020: Kano wins 4 medal, 3 silver

From Salisu Baso, Edo As National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020’ entered day five, Kano State teams have won four medal that include three silver in swimming and one bronze medal in Judo. Meanwhile, Chairman Kano State Sports Commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima has visited the state athletes, in a bid to motivate them to perform […]

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‌Obaseki says hosting gives youth chance
News, Sport

‌Obaseki says hosting gives youth chance

From Salisu Baso, Edo Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that his state is hosting National Sports Festival to give youth a chance to perform maximally and improve on their talent as par as sports is concern. The governor said this while receiving the unity torch which signifies the commencement of the biannual event […]

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Dan’Iya lauds Emir of Kano Baskeball tourney Emir of Kano Baskeball tourney
Sport

Dan’Iya lauds Emir of Kano Baskeball tourney

By Abdullahi D. Abdullahi The conduct of the maiden edition of Emir of Kano Basketball Tournament has been described as what the people of the state have been clamouring for in the recent times. One of the Basketball veterans in the state, Alhaji Aminu Bello Muhammad, Dan’Iyan Makaman Kano, made the disclosure at the end […]

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Kano Pillars’ continuous failures in Africa:Where do we go wrong?
Sport

Kano Pillars’ continuous failures in Africa:Where do we go wrong?

Since its creation  from  the old Northern Region of Nigeria more than four decades ago, Kano state have been showing keen interest in sports development by participating in many sporting events, competitions and tournaments in the state and the country at large. It is on record that the state have recorded tremendous achievements in the […]

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Welcoming Kano Pillars FC Continental Committee
Sport

Welcoming Kano Pillars FC Continental Committee

Last week, Kano State Government named a 10-man Continental Committee headed by the state deputy governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, to steer Kano Pillars Football Club to victory and hitch-free CAF Confederation Cup Competition. The committee is to serve and oversee the activity of the team throughout its 2020/2021 continental engagements, which is commencing on […]

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2020 National Sports Festival: Tasks before Lakwaya
Sport

2020 National Sports Festival: Tasks before Lakwaya

It is no more news that the much awaited National Sports Festival (NSF) 2020 is scheduled to take place on December 3, this year, in Benin, the capital of Edo State.  The 22nd edition of the National Council on Sports made the disclosure in a communiqué issued at the end of its meeting recently at the Government House, Asaba, Delta State. Now that […]

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Masari spends N254m on Katsina United
Sport

Masari spends N254m on Katsina United

From Muawuya Bala Idris, Katsina Katsina State Government has spent N253.8 million for maintenance of state football team, Katsina United. The state Commissioner of Sport and Social Development, Alhaji Sani Danlami revealed this to newsmen in the state. Danlami said the amount spent is for 2019/2020 season, which includes salaries for players and other expenses. […]

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