Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Magashi inaugurates 21-man committee on defence sector reforms

The Minister of Defence, retired Bashir Magashi, has inaugurated a 21-man committee to facilitate the reforms of the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces of Nigeria, AFN.

AFN to enhance athletes’ welfare in 2021

President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Ibrahim Gusau says the federation plans to focus on improving the lot of its athletes in 2021.

Nigerian athletes may miss Tokyo 2020

Nigerian athletes risk missing out on featuring at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after the country was listed among eight others with the highest doping risk.

Another $150,000 scandal surfaces in Nigerian sports industry

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, is enmeshed in another 150,000 dollars scandal as grant received from the World Athletics, formerly International Association of Athletics Federation, IAAF, was unaccounted for.

Border Closure: Nigerian govt seizes 136 bags of NPK fertilizer for making explosives, others

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed disclosed that the combined security agencies codenamed Ex-Swift Response to secure the country’s borders have recorded a number of seizures of foreign rice and other contraband items worth N3.2billion.

AFN members want emergency congress over ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000 grant

Some board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) are pushing for an emergency congress following the alleged disappearance of $150,000 grant, which...

Ibrahim Gusau moves to block ‘impeachment’ at AFN Congress

Nothing to worry about, says George The president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Gusau may have put in place strategic plans...

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