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All African Games: Abiodun Rewards Ogun Athletes With Cash Reward, Sets To Hold State Chess Competition (+photos)

ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA – The Ogun State Government on Friday, July 5, 2024 rewarded members of Team Ogun in the last All African Games held in Accra, Ghana. About 11 athletes from Ogun state were among the contingent that represented Nigeria at the 13th All African Games in February …

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Mikel Obi Undergoes Surgery In UK, Updates Fans Via Instagram

UNITED KINGDOM – John Mikel Obi, the former captain of the Super Eagles, recently underwent surgery in the United Kingdom at Princess Grace Hospital. The football star shared updates on his Instagram story, posting photos from the hospital. Before the surgery, he shared a picture captioned “Pre-op, let’s go.” Following …

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Abiodun Appoints Chess Guinness World Record Holder, Tunde Onakoya Sports Ambassador (+photos)

inABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA –  OgunState Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed Mr. Tunde Onakoya, the National Master of Chess and the current Guinness World Record Holder for the longest Chess Marathon in history, the Sports Ambassador of the State. Governor Abiodun, who made this known on Thursday when he …

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Reasons Behind Peseiro’s Exit As Super Eagles Manager

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Jose Peseiro has officially stepped down as the Manager and coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, as his contract concluded after the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). In a series of tweets on Friday, Mrch 1, 2024 from his official account, the Portuguese tactician expressed …

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How Paul Pogba Receives Four-Year Football Ban For Doping Violation

France midfielder Paul Pogba has been handed a four-year ban from football by Italy’s anti-doping tribunal after testing positive for testosterone in August last year. The decision against the 30-year-old World Cup winner was confirmed by a spokesman for the club, following Pogba’s provisional suspension in September 2023. “We received …

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Abiodun Congratulates Super Eagles For Reaching AFCON Final

ABEOKUTA –  Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has described the victory of the Super Eagles over their South African counterparts as well deserved. Prince Abiodun, in a congratulatory message to the National Football team and the entire country, praised the players for their outstanding performance against the South Africans. …

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AFCON Semi-Final Qualification: Abiodun Congratulates Super Eagles, Charges Team To Soar Higher

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Prince @dabiodunMFR has congratulated the National ream, the Super Eagles for qualifying for the semi-final at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. The Super Eagles in the evening of Friday, February 2, 2024 beat their Angolan counterpart by one goal to nil. …

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2023 National Youth Sports Festival: Ogun Wins First Medal In Asaba (+photos)

ASABA, Delta State – Ogun has recorded its first medal at the ongoing 2023 National Youth Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. Mojeed Rilwan won Bronze in the 40kg Boys after a very hard-fought encounter against his rugged Edo State opponent. A fight of 3 minutes for junior categories couldn’t …

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NSF’2024: Abiodun Inaugurates LOC, Says Ogun Ready To Surpass Past Editions (+photos)

ABEOKUTA: July 31,2023 – Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Monday, July 31, 2023 inaugurated a 16-man Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 22nd National Sports Festival to be hosted by the state in 2024. Speaking while inaugurating the LOC at the Governor’s Office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Abiodun noted …

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Abiodun Congratulates Ogunsiji On His Emergence As Ogun SWAN Chairman

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has congratulated Comrade Micheal -Azeez Ogunsiji on his emergence as the newly elected Chairman of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Ogun State Chapter. Abiodun stated this in a congratulatory message he personally signed in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Wednesday, …

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