Category: Sport

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins 3 Gold Medals in Powerlifting

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – APRIL 10: Gold medalist Ndidi Nwosu of Nigeria poses during the medal ceremony for the Women’s Heavyweight Final during the Para Powerlifting on day six of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre on April 10, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty […]

Nigeria flies Flag high at 2018 Commonwealth Games

With 90 athletes and 45 officials, Nigeria is flying her flag high at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia – Gold Coast 2018. Track and field expert Blessing Okagbare was the flag bearer as the delegates made their parade at the opening ceremony. Nigeria participated in the games for the first time in 1940 in Auckland, New Zealand, […]

‘Nigerian football fans are ultimate winners’

Digital satellite television broadcasting debuted in Nigeria in 1994 and since then the sector has grown with many outfits now offering different programmes to an ever growing audience, who seem ready to gulp as many as they can get. Such outfits as DSTV, StarTimes and recently Kwese have been the leading lights in the battle […]

Anthony Joshua comes Under Fire for Comments on Raising his Niece to be “Someone’s Wife”

Anthony Joshua An interview Anthony Joshua had with British GQ when he covered the magazine in April 2017 is trending, and not for good reasons. It seems World Heavyweight Champion boxer is not exactly a feminist icon. Joshua, in the interview, discussed his experience as a father. He is not strict with his son, Joseph, he said, because he’s a boy […]

Wondering how Valuable the World Cup Trophy is? Check Out these Facts

It’s no more a gossip that the FIFA World Cup Trophy will be coming to Nigeria and thousands of Nigerians are going to have close contact with the iconic Trophy. Coca-Cola, the giant non-alcoholic beverage brand is the behind this great feat. So, how valuable do you think the World Cup Trophy is? Here are some facts […]

Usain Bolt signs for Football Team

Usain Bolt. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) Probably the world’s greatest athlete Usain Bolt has announced that he’s signed to a football team. Bolt made the revelation on his Twitter page, saying he’ll reveal what football team he signed with on Tuesday. He wrote: I’ve signed for a football team! Find out which one this […]

Nigeria, Zimbabwe hold talks over potential pre-World Cup friendly

If negotiations sailed through, Nigeria would meet Zimbabwe in a pre-Russia 2018 World Cup, officials of the Zimbabwean FA have disclosed.Nigeria has lined up some friendly matches to prepare the Super Eagles for the World Cup, while the NFF is still negotiating with some African countries for more of the games before the team flies […]

Siasia explains his love for Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles handler and ex-international, Samson Siasia on Thursday said that there was nothing special in his love for the Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi. Siasia made the assertion when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the reason for his preference for Obi who he took to the 2016 Olympics […]