• Safety: LMC Sanctions Pillars, Katsina, Remo Stars

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    Following recent pockets of fans restiveness at a few match venues, the League Management Company (LMC) has moved to reassure fans, players and coaches of their safety at league venues on match days.   The league body said it will continue to enforce safety regulations and sanction every acts of violation to deter unruliness at…

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  • Nigeria To Host ITF/CAT Junior Championship

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    The Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) has allotted the hosting of the ITF/CAT U-12 West and Central Africa Junior Championship to Nigeria. The tournament, expected to feature no fewer than 12 countries, would hold in Lagos from April 25 to 30. Nigeria Tennis Federation President, Sani Ndanusa, who disclosed this over the weekend, said the…

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  • North-east: As PCNI Races Against Time

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    In this report, ONUKOGU KANAYOCHUQU JUBAL captures how the Presidential Committee on North-east Initiative (PCNI) is racing against time in the task of rebuilding the North-east region ravaged by Boko haram war.   On Wednesday, October 19, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated a 21-man committee to oversee the re-development, reconstruction and re-integration of the North-eastern…

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  • Mandela House Wins Pace Setter’s Inter-house Tourney

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    Nelson Mandela House garnered 7 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals to emerge the overall winner of the secondary category of the Pace Setter’s College 2017 Inter-house Sport Competition held at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Abuja, over the weekend. Coming in a close second was Imansuangbon House with 6 gold, 6…

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  • Sokoto PDP Endorses Makarki-led Committee

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    Peoples Democratic Party Sokoto state chapter has unanimously endorsed the decision of the PDP stakeholders in Abuja to support and recognized Senator Ahmed Makarfi as an authentic chairman of the party instead of Senator Ali Modu Sherrif as favour by the appeal court judgment of Port Harcourt, recently In a press statement signed by the…

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  • Emordi, Dogo Announce Resignations After Clubs’ Poor Runs

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    After watching their sides throw away valid points at home and fail to give a great account of themselves in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2016/2017 season, coaches Okey Emordi (Abia Warriors) and Kabir Dogo (Nasarawa United) both announced their resignations on Sunday. While Emordi wrote a letter to his club’s proprietor, citing “series…

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  • Top Juniors Set For CBN Junior Tennis Championship

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    Nigeria’s top junior players who recently emerged overall winners in the boys and girls categories of the West & Central African Junior Tennis Championship are all set for the 2017 CBN Junior championships scheduled to kick-off in Lagos, tomorrow, Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The tournament would, as usual, feature singles competitions in five age groups…

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  • Despite Slim Win, Ikhana Gives Pillars Low Pass-mark

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    In spite of his side’s slim, hard-earned 2-1 win over Shooting Sports Club of Ibadan at the Sani Abacha Stadium, in Kano on Sunday, the technical adviser of the Kano-based side, Kadiri Ikhana, gave his side low pass-marks, for what he described as “the worst performance I have seen of any Kano Pillars side.” Shooting…

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