President Buhari Supports Beijing 2022 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games

President Buhari Supports Beijing 2022 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed support for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, wishing Nigerian athletes participating in games success. The President in a statement on Tuesday by his Special Adviser (Media &…

NEDC Promises Continued Sponsorship Of Sporting Activities In Troubled North East

NEDC Promises Continued Sponsorship Of Sporting Activities In Troubled North East

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLA/ MAIDUGURI: THE North East Development Commission (NEDC) has promised continued sponsorship of sporting activities in Nigeria’s North East to allow for promotion of peace in the troubled region. Speaking at the closing ceremony of sports…

Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup Enters Final Stage

Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup Enters Final Stage

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- From Sports DESK/By Sheddy Saxon Udu, PGD: THE sixth edition of the Delta State Principals Cup comes up on Tuesday, November 30,2021 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Alaka Grammer School, Ozoro will lock horns with Ovwor Mixed…

Gumel Promises Nigerians Better Outing At Commonwealth Games

Gumel Promises Nigerians Better Outing At Commonwealth Games

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: PRESIDENT, Commonwealth Games Nigeria, Habu Gumel has promised Nigerians to expect a better performance at the next Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Gumel, gave this promise at the weekend in Abuja when the Commonwealth Games Baton…

Headmasters’/Principals’ Cup: Delta Govt Harps On Grassroots Sports Growth

Headmasters’/Principals’ Cup: Delta Govt Harps On Grassroots Sports Growth

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sports Editor’s DESK: Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring grassroots sports development, especially football activities in the state. The State Commissioner for Primary Education, Mr. Chika Ossai stated this in Asaba during a press…

Tokyo 2020: Nigeria Ministry Of Youth, Sports Assures Of Better Outing

Tokyo 2020: Nigeria Ministry Of Youth, Sports Assures Of Better Outing

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: As the battle for a place among the athletes at the Olympic trials continues today, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has assured Nigerians of a better outing at the Olympic Games holding…

FG Inaugurates Okowa Led Board Of AFN

FG Inaugurates Okowa Led Board Of AFN

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Federal Government has inaugurated the Board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) after the successful conduct of the elections to fill executive position of the association saddled with the control of the nation’s…

Schimchi Football Academy To Feature In Ghana, Cote D’voire Competitions

Schimchi Football Academy To Feature In Ghana, Cote D’voire Competitions

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: SCHIMCHI Football Academy will be featuring in football competitions in Ghana and Cote D’voire, its Chairman, Olugbenga Adetona has disclosed. The Academy, who at the weekend a-four team tournament organised by FOJEIS at Gbagada Mini…

Bashorun Askia Hails Amaju Pinnck, Tasks Him on Grassroots Football

Bashorun Askia Hails Amaju Pinnck, Tasks Him on Grassroots Football

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has congratulated Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his election into the FIFA Executive Council, the highest decision making organ of the international football body….

DESOPADEC MD Mourns As Rear Admiral Good Akpolo Dies at 67

DESOPADEC MD Mourns As Rear Admiral Good Akpolo Dies at 67

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed sadness and pain over the death of Rear Admiral Good Omo-Owho Akpolo (rtd.). Rear Admiral Good Akpolo (rtd.) who was one time…

African Missions Global Holds Inaugural Sport Festival Among IDPs Camps In Borno

African Missions Global Holds Inaugural Sport Festival Among IDPs Camps In Borno

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Mike SOGBOLA, North East Correspondent:  Sport Festival is currently being organized by African Missions Global (AMG) among internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri, the birth place of Boko Haram. The Festival, which commenced on Tuesday at…

Warri Township Stadium In Deplorable State **Sports Commission Inactive, As Residents Appeal For Rehab

Warri Township Stadium In Deplorable State **Sports Commission Inactive, As Residents Appeal For Rehab

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): By Amby Gide [Sports Desk] The Warri Township Stadium in Warri South Local Government Area is in a deplorable state as the sports complex has technically been abandoned by the Delta State Sports Commission, headed by Mr. Tonobok…

Football Devt: Gov. Okowa Has Written His Name In Gold –Amaju NFF Boss

Football Devt: Gov. Okowa Has Written His Name In Gold –Amaju NFF Boss

The Nigeria Football Federation [NFF] has said Delta State Governor, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa deserves commendation for his tremendous support for the development of football in the country. In a letter of appreciation signed by the Chairman of NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin…

Ace cricketer Kieron Pollard visits the futuristic nanoM sports clinic in the UAE during PSL 2019

Ace cricketer Kieron Pollard visits the futuristic nanoM sports clinic in the UAE during PSL 2019

The cricketer visited the healthcare facility for an in-depth assessment of his health, fitness, functionality and performance capabilities Cricketer Kieron Pollard, who plays for the Peshawar Zalmi Team in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), visited nanoM Healthcare, an Emirates Healthcare company, earlier…

NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL: Okowa Doles Out N403 Million To Medalists … Organises Reception For Them In Asaba

NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL: Okowa Doles Out N403 Million To Medalists … Organises Reception For Them In Asaba

DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has doled out cash rewards worth more than N403 million to athletes who participated in the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival tagged, Abuja 2018.In a colourful event on Monday, February 11, 2019, attended…

Super Eagels/Uganda Friendly: Ikpeba, Yobo, Others To Storm Asaba On Tuesday

Super Eagels/Uganda Friendly: Ikpeba, Yobo, Others To Storm Asaba On Tuesday

Ex-International Super Eagles players, Victor Ikpeba, Bright Omokaro, Victor Agali, Edema Fuludu and Joseph Yobo are to be in action on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in a curtain raiser to herald the international friendly between the Super Eagles and the Ugandan national…

AITEO CUP FINAL: ENUGU RANGERS LIFT TROPHY  ***Mauls Kano Pillars In Wonder Clash

AITEO CUP FINAL: ENUGU RANGERS LIFT TROPHY ***Mauls Kano Pillars In Wonder Clash

Rangers International FC of Enugu on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 defeated Kano Pillars in a penalty shootout after 90 minutes of play that ended 3-3 at the 22, 000 capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium,  Asaba. The Governor of Delta State,  Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa,…

Cricket: Survey Reveals 51% Of People In Gulf Countries Love Game

Cricket: Survey Reveals 51% Of People In Gulf Countries Love Game

-Cricket is second only to football in the region – -Survey commissioned by UAE Exchange – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Cricket’s popularity is striking in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a demography that has historically been inclined towards football. Gulf Cooperation…

Gov. Okowa Hails Pinnick’s Re-Election As NFF President 

Gov. Okowa Hails Pinnick’s Re-Election As NFF President 

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated, Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his re-election on Thursday, as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Governor Okowa said he wasn’t surprised over the overwhelming victory of Amaju Pinnick in the election given his…

CAA Asaba 2018: We Succeeded Because We Were Determined To Prove Skeptics Wrong –Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (Rtrd)

CAA Asaba 2018: We Succeeded Because We Were Determined To Prove Skeptics Wrong –Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (Rtrd)

-By Albert OGRAKA: Immediate past Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and Head of the Security sub-committee in the recently concluded African Senior Athletics Championship, Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (rtrd) has said the tournament which held at the Stephen…

Chelsea Buy Kepa Arrizabalaga, World’s Most Expensive Keeper **As Courtois Moves To Madrid

Chelsea Buy Kepa Arrizabalaga, World’s Most Expensive Keeper **As Courtois Moves To Madrid

Thibaut Courtois: moves to Madrid Chelsea are splashing a world record 80 million euro or $92m on Athletic Bilbao’s goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga after they agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. No fee was revealed for…

Shoddy Project @ Keshi Stadium: Water Tank Collapse, Failed Airlift Affects CAA Championship In Delta **Gov. Okowa Spits Fire, Vows To Investigate Cause

Shoddy Project @ Keshi Stadium: Water Tank Collapse, Failed Airlift Affects CAA Championship In Delta **Gov. Okowa Spits Fire, Vows To Investigate Cause

–By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has ordered an investigation into the remote and immediate cause of the collapsed Water Tank behind the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium during the ongoing African Senior Athletics Championships holding in…

Despite Poor World Cup Play, Super Eagles Win “Best Fashion Team” Award In Russia

Despite Poor World Cup Play, Super Eagles Win “Best Fashion Team” Award In Russia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been rated as “team with the best travelling uniform” in Russia by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), few days to the commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The rating comes days after a world fashion magazine GQ…

World Cup: CPJ Welcomes FIFA’s Complaints Mechanism For Sports Journalists  

World Cup: CPJ Welcomes FIFA’s Complaints Mechanism For Sports Journalists  

New York/—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the launch of a complaints mechanism for media representatives and human rights defenders ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which will enable journalists covering the World Cup and other official events to…

Delta State Makes More Commitments To Host Senior African Athletics Championship

Delta State Makes More Commitments To Host Senior African Athletics Championship

In fulfilment of the pledge of the Delta State government to host the Senior African Athletics Championship, the State Executive Council on Tuesday (May 22, 2018) approved the contract for additional works and variation of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba. The…

Breaking: Ceremony for First Sports University in Sub-Sahara Africa to Hold April 3rd, 2018

Breaking: Ceremony for First Sports University in Sub-Sahara Africa to Hold April 3rd, 2018

ASABA/Nigeria: The ceremony for the official opening of the first Sports University in Sub-Sahara Africa, Stars University,  is to hold April 3, 2018 in Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. In a statement released by the Management of the Prince…