Mayor of Housing FC pips D Bulls FC 1-0, zoomed to final, as Ikeora claims first victory

The Mayor of Housing FC has continued on it impressive performance in the three week-old Likeminds FC in House tournament (De Boss Cup) as they piped D Bulls FC 1-0 to stay top of the table with nine points in three games. With this victory, the Mayor of Housing(My-ACE China) who is the lead sponsor of the tournament was impressed by the performance of his team and has made mind-blowing promises to them.  The Mayor of Housing FC is going into the final on clean sheet without losing a match.…

Onu advocates concerted efforts In securing Africa …   As maiden Sahel Military Games begins in Abuja

 The Minister of Science Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called on African countries to work together in securing the continent which is bedeviled by myriad of security challenges. The Minister gave the charge on Monday while declaring the first edition of the Chief of Defence Staff Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) Sahel Countries Military Games in Abuja. Dr Onu, who was the Guest of Honour, said Africans should work together to secure lasting peace as well as safety of lives and property in the Continent. He…

Likeminds FC Tourney: Mayor of Housing beat Ekeora FC 2-0

The Mayor of Housing FC has moved top of the LIkeminds FC tournament (DE BOS CUP) top position having defeated Ekeora FC 2-0 in their week two game played over the weekend at Likeminds International arena, Utako Abuja. They went into the game with three points and were placed in second on the log behind the D’Bulls FC. Meanwhile, the first 45 minutes ended goalless with both sides looking hungry for goals but the second stanza started with the Mayor of Housing FC looking more hungrier than their opponents,  as…

EXPOSED: Kida, Ministry of Sports plot to unleash thugs on NBBF stakeholders during AGM – Group alleges  

A group of sports enthusiasts under the aegis of Nigerian Sports Advanced Group (NSAG) has alleged that the outgoing President of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmed Musa Kida in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is planning to unleash thugs on stakeholders who are perceived not working for Kida to return as the federation’s president. The group in a press briefing on Friday also alleged that Kida and the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare were also planning to use some security men…

SAHEL MILITARY GAMES: OSMA President seeks media support

The President, Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA), Brigadier General Abdullahi Maikano has solicited media support towards the successful hosting of the maiden OSMA Sahel Countries Military Games billed for 11th – 17th October 2021 in Abuja. The OSMA President made the appeal today 6 October 2021 at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), during a Press Conference to herald the week-long sporting events. Brig Gen Maikano said it became the responsibility of the media to ensure that the Sahel games is provided with  an adequate coverage and wider publicity to…

NBBF Election: Stakeholders question Minister of sports, Kida’s relationship

Nigerian Basketball Stakeholders have questioned the new found relationship between the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare and the out gone President of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), Ahmadu Musa Kida, stressing that the relationship is unhealthy for the credible, free and fair election into the board. Some of the stakeholders who spoke under the condition of anonymity alleged that Dare must have been financially induced by Kida otherwise he (Minister) would not have dancing to the tone of Kida even at the detriment of the game and…

NASRDA to make first appearance at 17th RIGAN games festival

By Olayode Abdurasaq, The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), will for the first time, participate in the Research Institutes Games Association of Nigeria (RIGAN), scheduled to hold from 26th November to 5th December  2021. NARSDA’s  participation in the 17th edition of the games festival under the leadership of its new Director General, Dr Halilu Shaba, is true testament of his support towards the wider growth and development of the Agency. Overwhelmed the Agency was breaking the jinx of non participation, NASRDA FC Coach, Mr Yapshak Joseph, saluted the…

SAHEL GAMES: CDS Irabor tasks AFN Athletes on winning Laurels

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has charged sports men and women of the Nigerian Armed Forces (AFN), selected to participate at the Sahel Military Games slated for 9 – 17 October 2021 in Abuja to ensure that they make the nation proud by winning laurels. Addressing the athletes during the closing ceremony of the Armed Forces Inter-Service Competition held in Abuja, the CDS spurred those that will be selected for the 3 weeks camping to commit their energy, concentration, hearts and minds to the training in…

Soar like Eagles,Sports Minister charges Super Eagles 

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare was a dinner guest of the Super Eagles on Thursday, the eve of the opening game of the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign.   Nigeria will face Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Friday hoping for another successful qualifying run to the world’s biggest football stage, the FIFA Senior World Cup Finals.   Dare praised the players and the coaches for the successes of the recent past and urged them to kick start this latest campaign with undiminished…

Dabiri-Erewa lauds Anglo-Nigerian Rugby star, Itoje

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa has commended the young Nigerian rugby star, Maro Itoje,for being a good ambassador of Nigeria. Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in NIDCOM liason office in Lagos on Thursday when she hosted Itoje and his parents to a reception. The NIDCOM boss was particularly thrilled by the art exhibition which Maro Itoje had in London. “With the History Untold exhibition, he tried to tell Nigerians and Africans generally about their history and for the younger ones to know their roots,” she said. She added that…