Thursday, August 18, 2022

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Baker calls for more technical basketball academies in Nigeria

Ganon Baker, an international high-performer basketball trainer has called for more technical basketball academies in Nigeria to raise the standard of the game. Baker made the call on Monday in Abuja at a week-long training clinic for Nigerian coaches and...

Cricket: Nigeria ready to host ICC U-19 World Cup qualifiers

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) says it is ready to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) U-19 Africa Division 2 World Cup qualifiers in September. Musa Ehizoje, the NCF’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

All now set for the Prosperity Cup Final

........Governor Diri To Declare Tournament Closed on Tuesday. The crème de la crème of Nigeria football will converge on Yenagoa the Bayelsa State capital for the grand finale of Nigeria's biggest grassroots tournament the Bayelsa State Governor's Cup tagged "Prosperity...

Stakeholders Score Prosperity Cup High As Round Sixteen Gets Underway

By Hanannel Jackson Key stakeholders in the sports sector have given thumps up to the organizers of this year’s Bayelsa State Governor’s Cup tagged Prosperity Cup. The tournament which has become Nigeria’s biggest grassroots competition is currently at the round of...

Stallion Group partners Bayelsa Govt. on youth empowerment, sports development.

Stallion Group, a business conglomerate which deals in automobiles, agricultural products, have indicated interest in partnering Bayelsa Government on youth empowerment, sports and agricultural development. The Regional Head of the Group in Nigeria, Mr Jayesh Shinde, gave the indication...

Enugu FA Cup: Adoration FC beat Star Plus 1-0

Adoration Football Club of Enugu on Wednesday defeated Star Plus FC of Ngwo 1-0 in the semi-finals of the ongoing FA Cup in the state. Alexander Bright scored the only goal of the match in the 67th minute of the...

Gov Diri Presents Jerseys To Prosperity Cup Teams

........ Defending Champions Sqaures Up Against Medical University At Kick Off..... ..........Rewards Para Games Athletes. Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has praised youths for their massive involvement in sporting activities, and also winning laurels for the state, noting that sports...

Prosperity Cup: Organisers Extend Deadline For Collection Of Forms

...Registration Hits Over 160 Organisers of Nigeria's largest Grassroots Soccer Tournament, the Prosperity Cup, (Bayelsa Governor's Cup) have extended the deadline for collection of forms for community football clubs to the 18th of April, 2022. The extension was necessitated by overwhelming...

Holders Algeria held by Sierra Leone in their 2021 AFCON Group E opener

Riyad Mahrez and his teammates failed to spark as reigning Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Algeria drew goalless with Sierra Leone in their opening Group E fixture. Heading into the delayed 2021 tournament aiming to become the first...

Hon Seriake Dickson Unveils Ofurumapepe Cup

By Our Correspondent In the spirit of continuity, Senator Representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson has officially unveiled the Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament, Ofurumapepe Cup revelling that the tournament is aimed at youth empowerment and grassroot...
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Agric. Cooperative empowers 4,572 Kano residents in poultry farming

The National Agricultural Mechanisation Cooperative of Nigeria (NAMCON), says it has empowered no fewer than 4, 572 residents drawn...
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FG, C/River laud impact of COVID-19 grant for agriculture

The Federal and Cross River State Governments have expressed satisfaction with the investment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grants in agriculture for beneficiaries in the...

Obaseki, Oghiadomhe, others congratulate Sen. Braimoh at 80

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, Chief of Staff to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have joined other prominent Nigerians to congratulate...

BBNaija’s Tega Dominic advises women against abusive marriage

Tega Dominic, a.k.a. Shine ye eye, Big Brother Naija housemate season 6, have urged women to stay away from abusive marriage. The reality star, who...

Buni enrolls 100 indigents in healthcare scheme

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has sponsored the enrollment of 100 poor and vulnerable people under ‘Expanded Healthcare Services Scheme’ in the state. The...