The opening ceremony of the 58th World Military Boxing Championships was held at the Patriot Exhibition and Convention Center in Moscow. In total, 231 boxers from 36 countries in ten weight categories for men and five for women will perform at the Moscow tournament, 216 fights will be conducted. The 58th World Boxing Championship was […]

The Vice President of Africa Sports Management Association (ASMA) Prof. Oluwaseun Omotayo has arrived  Lagos, Nigeria to begin his weeklong tour of the country following his recent appointment as Africa Representative on the Executive Board of World Association for Sports Management (WASM).   Speaking to a cross section of the media on his arrival yesterday […]

The Super Falcons’ class of 1999 that reached the quarter finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup staged in the United States of America will be the star attraction of the 3rd NFF-Aiteo Football Awards holding at the Banquet Hall of Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday evening.   Ably led by […]

A member of the House of representatives representing representing Tai/Eleme/Oyigbo Federal Constituency in Rivers state, Mr. Chisom Dike has defected to the majority party in the house, the All progressives congress (APC) from the people’s democratic party (PDP).  According to reports, it is said he was perceived as a loyalist of the rivers state governor, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari today in Abuja declared his administration’s commitment to use football for the development of the girl-child, inspiring young people to have rewarding careers in the game. Receiving the FIFA delegation led by its president Gianni Infantino and the president of Confederation of African Football (CAF) Patrice Motsepe, at State House, the President […]

Three new new commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission –INEC have been sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari during today’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Presidential Villa. The names of those sworn in today by the president are Dr Baba Bila, representing the North-East zone; Professor Sani Adam, for North-Central and Professor Abdullahi Abdu, representing North-West. […]

A new group aimed at supporting refugees from Afghanistan settling in the United States following the recent withdrawal American military has received the backings of 3 former U.S Presidents. The new coalition known as “Welcome.US” has former U.S Republican President George W. Bush and Democrats Bill Clinton and Barack Obama alongside their wives who will […]

Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has said that the criticality of infrastructure in fostering economic growth necessitated the creation of the Infrastructure Company -InfraCorp. Emefiele made this disclosure during the 14th Annual Banking and finance conference organized by the charted Institute of Bankers of Nigeria – CIBN in Abuja adding that apart […]

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has reiterated that the issue of insecurity remains the biggest challenge that must be prioritized and tackled head-on by constant engagement between the Executive and Legislative arms of government. He made this disclosure today while delivering a speech to welcome Senators back from their two-month annual recess and said that adequate […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a request letter to the President of the Nigerian Senate Senator Ahmed Lawan for the approval of a 4 billion dollars and 710 million Euro loan. According to the letter which was read during plenary, the president asked the legislature to also approve another grant components of $125 million in […]

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