Abuja bubbles as FCT school sports returns, nearly 25 years after

February 22, 2024 Admin II 0

The rejuvenated FCT School Sports Festival, is underway in Abuja, with all registered public and private schools, in the nation’s capital, competing in the zonal preliminaries, for places in the finalé. To this effect, the organisers of the fiesta says, the preliminaries are being held at eight designated centers, to ensure that the students, pupils and their games officials do Read More

Sports ministry mulls school participation in research curriculum

February 3, 2024 Admin II 0

The Hon. Minister of Sports Development Sen. John Owan Enoh has revealed that  the ministry is ready to partner with schools in the development of a sports research curriculum ,in collaboration with expatriates  The Minister disclosed this when the Vice Chancellor , David Umahi Federal University of Health Science paid him a courtesy visit in his office at Mashood Abiola Read More

NPFL: Sports Minister parleys NFF Chiefs, club owners, others, map out strategies

October 7, 2023 Admin III 0

The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, Friday, met with the leadership of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Nigeria Prremier Football League (NPFL) Club Owners’ Association, as well as the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) to deliberate on key issues necessary for the development of league football in the country. The meeting which held in Abuja, was a follow-up Read More

SWAN congratulates new Reps committee chair on sports

July 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Following his emergence as the Chairman of Committee on Sports in the House of Representatives, President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Isaiah Kemje Benjamin, has congratulated Honourable Abubakar Ekene Adams. This was expressed in a statement signed by his media Aide, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson. “This appointment is well deserved. Honourable Ekene Adams has been an athlete, Read More

Shehu Sani speaks on s3x as a sport

June 7, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has shared his thoughts on the viral reports that the Swedish government has officially declared s3x a national sport. Taking to his Twitter account on Tuesday, Senator Sani cautioned against introducing the purported sport to Africa. He wrote, “Don’t bring the newly invented Swedish Sport to Africa.“We are okay with the ones approved by Read More

Kaduna approves sports policy, targets $150m investments, jobs creation

May 27, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government has approved a Sports Industry Development Policy (SIDP) aimed at boosting the sports industry, to attract $150 million investments and create 50,000 jobs, the state Commissioner for Sports Development, Idris Samaila Nyam, has said. Addressing sports writers in Kaduna on Friday, Nyam said the policy, which domesticates the recently approved Federal Government National Sports Industry Policy (NSIP), Read More

Foundation, displaced children urge Nigerians to drop differences, embrace peace 

April 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

To mark this year’s international day of sports for peace and development, a Non-Governmental Organisation on the aegis of Arm the Child Foundation and some internally displaced children in Abuja have urged all Nigerians to drop their ethnic and religious differences and embrace one and other. The United Nation recognises April 6th annually as International Day of Sports for Peace Read More

IDSPD 2023: Sports remain tool for change, unity – Fame Foundation

April 7, 2023 Admin III 0

In commemoration of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the executive director of FAME Foundation, Arabinrin Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello, has emphasised the effectiveness of sports in uniting people and fostering change in society. Speaking at a dialogue with the 2023 global theme tagged, scoring for people and the planet, on Thursday, Ogunleye-Bello said sports foster understanding between Read More

Pictures: RSDF pays students’ fees as GSS Karu, JSS Gwarko Win FCT school sports festival dry-run

March 31, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) is making plans to reward exceptional athletes and schools at the upcoming FCT School Sports Festival scheduled for September 2023. President of RSDF Barr. Paul Edeh who disclosed this while speaking during the final of the Dry Run version of the newly introduced school sports festival on Friday March 30, 2023, also announced that the Read More