Winners emerge in Kwara Qur’an competition

November 28, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Winners have emerged in the finals of the 2023 Quranic recitation competition in Kwara state. The grand finale of the competition was held in Ilorin township stadium. In the male category, Haroon Hassan emerged winner in the first category of 60 Hizb with Tajweed, Tafsir and Qira’at, while Abdullateef Zakariyyah won in the second category of 60 Hizb with Tajweed Read More

AbdulRazaq splashes N6m on winners of presidential school debate 

November 19, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

  The Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, weekend rewarded  each of the state’s six public school students who won the presidential debate competition in Abuja with N1m cash gift each. Similarly, the governor also awarded state scholarship for their undergraduate studies in any discipline.  The governor who hosted the students to a reception in Ilorin,  called them the pride of Read More

UNICAL emerges semi finalist in law competition

October 12, 2023 Chizoba Okonkwo 0

Three students of University of Calabar (UNICAL) have emerged semi finalists of the 2023 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (MLMC), in Azerbaijan. The law students achieved the feat after emerging African Champions which qualified them to compete in the world finals of the competition, held at the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan on October 5, 2023. UNICAL team comprised of Read More

2023 AFCON: CAF set to stage final draw in Abidjan

October 9, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The final draw for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be staged in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday, October 12, 2023. The draw ceremony will be broadcast live on CAF’s YouTube channel and on CAF’s global TV partners. The event, to be beamed in over 50 countries, will be hosted at Parc des Expositions in Abidjan, one of Read More

NCDMB 7th annual essay competition kicks off July 24

July 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The seventh edition of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) annual national undergraduate essay competition has been slated to officially commence nationwide on Monday July 24, 2023. A statement signed and issued to newsmen at the weekend in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital by the consultant, Mr. Eyinimi Omorozi, CEO of Mahogany 21st Century Concepts Limited stated that, this Read More

Rivers United target CAF Confederation Cup

April 4, 2023 Admin III 0

Rivers United head coach, Stanley Eguma is cocksure of his wards chances of winning this year CAF Confederation Cup. The Nigeria Premier Football League champions are among the eight quarter-finalists in this year’s competition. No team from Africa’s most populous nation has ever won the competition. And Eguma is determined to see his side bring the trophy to Nigeria for Read More

2023 Women’s W/Cup: Nike unveils Super Falcons jersey

April 3, 2023 Admin III 0

With few months to the start of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, kit manufacturer Nike has unveiled the official home and away jersey of Nigeria’s Super Falcons. The nine-time African champions are among the 32 countries that have qualified for the tournament. The American kit manufacturing company on Monday afternoon released kits for some countries that will take part Read More

Mailantarki ‘ll make FCT proud in Federation Cup – Proprietor

March 27, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

The chairman of Mailantarki Care Football Club of Abuja, Alhaji Khamisu Ahmad Mailantarki, has assured football loving fans in the FCT that his club is the team to beat when the national football association cup otherwise known as Federation Cup finally gets underway. Mailantarki , who contested the gubernatorial election in Gombe state on the ticket of New Nigeria People’s Read More

Nigeria lose to Georgia, drop Handball World Cup guard

March 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigeria has finished third in the under 18 category of the IHF Trophy Intercontinental Championship 2023 in Costa Rica after a 28-27 loss to Georgia on early on Sunday morning. The national under 18 male handball team had a chance of winning the title and also qualifying for the IHF under 20 world championship but they met a brick wall Read More

2023: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles scoop U20 AFCON Fair Play Award

March 12, 2023 Admin III 0

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria claimed the Fair Play award at the end of proceedings at the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. Ladan Bosso’s side won bronze medal in the competition following a comprehensive 4-0 victory against the Young Carthage Eagles of Tunisia on Friday. Jude Sunday (brace) , Ibrahim Muhammad and Ahmed Abdullahi were on target for the Read More

NLO congress veto stadium league format as 2023 season kicks off April 26

March 7, 2023 Admin III 0

The Congress of the Nationwide League One (NLO) has vetoed the Stadium League Format proposed by Secretariat the nation’s third-tier domestic league body for the new season and the April 26 kick-off date. A motion to set the ball rolling for the 2023 season arose from the NLO’s Annual General Meeting/Congress held virtually on Tuesday with representatives of the Nigeria Read More

Flying Eagles know World Cup foes March 31

March 5, 2023 Admin III 0

The Flying Eagles will know their first round opponents at the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup in Indonesia on March 31 when the draw for the tournament is staged. The Flying Eagles, Senegal, Tunisia and Gambia have qualified for the U20 World Cup after they reached the semifinals of the U20 AFCON in Egypt. The 2023 edition of the World Read More

Federation Cup: NFF pegs registration fees Nigerian clubs 

January 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation has reviewed downwards the registration fees Clubs will have to pay to take part in this year’s Federation Cup competition. While the male Clubs will part with the sum of N70,000 to be part of this year’s competition, the female Clubs will pay only the sum of N50,000. NFF’s acting Director of Competitions, Read More

Morocco threatens to boycott 2023 CHAN

December 29, 2022 Admin III 0

President of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) Fouzi Lekjaa detailed Morocco’s conditions for its participation in the 2023 African Nations Championship (CHAN) set to be held in Algeria. According to Morocco World News, Lekjaa demanded that the Atlas Lions home-based team team be able to travel on a direct flight on Morocco’s flag carrier Royal Air Maroc from the Read More

Gymnastics: Kwairanga eyes bright future

December 22, 2022 Admin III 0

A new young leading talent in gymnastics, Munyal Kwairanga, has said it has always been her dream to be an Olympian and always ready to prove a point whenever there is any competition. The Gombe State-born gymnast disclosed this at the gymnasium hall of the just concluded 21st edition of the National Sports Festival in Delta state. “You see can Read More

NPFL 2022/23 winner to get prize money as 3SC receive N100m

December 21, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

The chairman of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Honourable Gbenga Elegbeleye, has disclosed that the winner and runners-up of the apex will get prize money at the end of the season. Elegbeleye stated this at the presentation of N100 million cheque to the winners of the recently concluded Dozy Mmobuosi Super Cup tournament, Read More