Obaseki Receives Edo-Born UFC Champion, Kamaru Usman

    … Reassures Youths Of More Opportunities   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, received the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Welterweight Champion, Kamaru Usman, also known as ‘the Nigerian Nightmare,’ who hails from Edo State. Receiving the UFC Champion, who was accompanied by friends and family members, at the Government House, in […]

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Obaseki, Shaibu Visit Injured Bendel Insurance Players Attacked At Match With Remo Stars

    …Insist Perpetrators Must Be Punished   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and Chief of Staff to the Governor, Hon. Osaigbovo Iyoha, at the weekend, visited injured Bendel Insurance Football Club Players at the Central Hospital, Benin City. Obaseki expressed shock that the Nigeria Football […]

Chelsea, Manchester City, Real Madrid ‘Face Champions League Expulsion’ Over European Super League

  Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid are facing the immediate threat of being expelled from this season’s Champions League. Uefa executive committee member Jesper Moller says three of the remaining four semi-finalists will likely be banned at Friday’s meeting. “The clubs must go, and I expect that to happen on Friday. Then we have […]

National Sports Festival: Runsewe Appeals To Edo Govt. For Continuity

      Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and patron Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ), has appealed to the Edo State Government to reconsider the decision to suspend the ongoing national sports festival due to paucity of funds. Runsewe stated that the games is a veritable vehicle of national unity […]

National Sports Festival: Obaseki Receives Torch Of Unity

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has received the torch of unity for hosting the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF), tagged Edo 2020, noting that Nigeria as a country would overcome its challenges and come out stronger and better. The governor received the torch of unity from the Secretary of the […]

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Edo 2020: Obaseki, Sports Minister Agree On April 2 As New Date For National Sports Festival

  … As FG Assures State  Of Support  …AThletes To Be Vaccinated Ahead Of  Competition     Photo  caption L-R (front row): Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, during an inspection of facilities for the National Sports Festival at […]

Ogbemudia Stadium’s Transformation Raises Bar For Sports Devt. For Other States— Minister

  Photo caption : Aerial view of the newly renovated Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration.   The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has commended the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration for the revamp of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, which he said has raised the bar for sports […]

Edo Govt. Flays Sports Ministry Over Claims On Renovation Of Gymnasium, Multipurpose Hall

  * Photo caption: Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, during the inspection of the gymnasium and multipurpose hall at Etete area in Benin City, renovated by the State Government, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.     The Edo State Government has chided the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development for […]

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 […]

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 […]