Sports

ExxonMobil Foundation, NBA, Africare Donate Masks, Sanitizers, Handwashing Stations To 30 ‘Power Forward’ Schools In Abuja

    As part of the Power Forward programme, ExxonMobil Foundation, the NBA and Africare have donated 30,000 masks, 90 new hand washing stations and hand sanitizer to 30 Power Forward Schools in Abuja. The hand washing stations will reach 35,000 school community users. ExxonMobil Foundation, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Africare, a leading […]

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Shaibu Joins Super Eagles In Training, As Edo Readies For Nigeria, Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifier

    Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu  today  joined the Super Eagles to train ahead of the 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. The qualifying game against Sierra Leone will be played tomorrow  Friday, November 13, 2020 at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, which was newly remodeled […]


Obaseki Assures Players, Visitors Of  Adequate Security As Edo Hosts Super Eagles Nov 13

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured the safety and security of players, supporters and all other visitors coming to the state for the Super Eagles’ 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state capital. The game doubles as […]


Coming To Arsenal Is A Dream Come True– Cedric Soares  

     Cedric Soares, the Portugal international became Arsenal second signing of the January window when he joined the club from Southampton. Cedric Soares came after Pablo Mari, the first signing for the Gunners joined the club on loan from Flamengo. In this interview, arsenal.com sat down with Cedric Soares to discuss the move, playing […]


Arsenal Appoints Mikel Arteta New Head Coach

  Former Arsenal  attacking midfielder, Mikel Arteta has been appointed as the club’s new Manager. According to Arsenal.com Arteta will be joining the club on Sunday as Head Coach “We’re delighted to announce Mikel Arteta is joining the club as our head coach on Sunday. “Mikel, a former club captain, played for us for five seasons […]


Directorate Of Human Resources & Administration Wins FAAN 2019 Unity Cup Competition

  …Pips DAO  1. 0 To Emerge Champions …As Managing Director Promises Consistent Support For The Tournament …The Essence Is To Achieve Unity, Togetherness, Fair Play, Ensure Healthy Status–LOC   The Directorate Human Resources and Administration (DHR&A) team of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has won the 4th edition of the Inter-Directorate Football Completion […]


Argentina, Australia, Six Other Countries Bid To Host 2023 Women’s World Cup

  The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) said that eight countries have shown interest to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup that will include 32 teams for the first time. Already, Belgium and Bolivia have withdrawn from the original list of 10 nations ahead of the September 2 deadline for candidate submissions. FIFA said […]


FIFA Bans Siasia For Alleged Match Fixing

  …To Also Pay A Fine Of $50,000 Euros 46,000     The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) today said it has banned former Nigerian Coach Samson Siasia for life on “all football-related activities” for alleged match fixing. The probe that indicted Siasia began in February This is just as the football governing body […]


FG Signs MoU With Edo State On Hosting Of ‘Benin 2020’

  The Federal Government and Edo State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the hosting of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja. Signing the MoU that is the “Host State Agreement”, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, said the act was very meaningful. According […]


Fans Hail Obaseki, Shaibu For Bendel Insurance’s Return To NPFL

  Bendel Insurance Football Club fans have commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and Deputy Governor,Mr. Philip Shaibu, for initiating reforms that ignited the club’s return to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), 11 years after it was relegated. Bendel Insurance was promoted to the elite division after securing three wins at the Nigeria National […]