Category: Sports

Nasarawa Will Soon Become Nigeria’s Sports Theatre – Gov Sule

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed his administration’s resolve to make the state a sports theatre in Nigeria within the next two years . Sule, who spoke to Sports Writers at the just concluded 5th National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, through his special adviser on sports, Hon Kwanta Yakubu, said his administration […]

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2017: The Good, Bad, Ugly Of Nigeria’s Sports

| September 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the year 2017 winds up SALIFU USMAN looks back and reflects on the gains and losses, the high and low points of the year in Nigeria’s sports. While some may pass a verdict of total success, others could see certain events in the out-going year as worrisome.  NPFL Plateau United emerged champions if the […]

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2018: Highs, Lows Of Nigeria’s Sports

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

As 2018 winds down, SALIFU USMAN and WALE AYENI look back and reflect on the gains and losses, the high and low points of the year in Nigeria’s sports sector. O n the home-scene, Lobi Stars of Makurdi were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season in an unpleasant circumstance after […]

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Nigeria To Host The 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup

| August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

10 years after hosting its last global football event, Nigeria is getting another chance, as FIFA has awarded the hosting rights for the 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup to the country – putting Nigeria in line to become the first African country ever to host the tournament. Selecting a host for the tournament, which will […]

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PMB Urged To Appoint Fearless Minister To Cleanse Sports Of Corruption

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to appoint courageous and fearless person with a strong will as sports minister to cleanse Nigeria’s sports of corruption and rotten elements. Former chairman of Gombe State Football Association and renown sports critic, Ahmed Shuaibu Gara-Gombe made the call while chatting with LEADERSHIP Sports in Abuja over the weekend. […]

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