By Our Correspondent

Niger State Triple-Gold Medalist in weightlifting at the ongoing National Sports Festival (NSF), Emmanuel Apa has called on the state government to provide more support and motivation towards boosting athletes morale.

Apa, speaking to journalists at the… Continue reading

Emmanuel Apa

By George Daniya

Emmanuel Apa has won three gold medals for Niger State at the ongoing National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin, the Edo State capital.

Apa beats other contestants in the 61kg of Snatch weightlifting category at… Continue reading

Abubakar (l) Simeon (right)

Niger State Squash Team in the 20th edition of National Sports Festival “Edo 2020” continued their fine run as they book a quarter-final place in the men’s double event.

The duo of Richard Simeon and Abubakar… Continue reading

By George Daniya

Niger State Squash Team has advanced to the quarter-final stage of the National Sports Festival taking place in Benin.

The quartet of Adamu Abubakar, Usman Abubakar, Richard Simeon Oyediran and Gideon Bala secured a 2-0 win for… Continue reading

 By Abubakar Hassan

Niger State Contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival has departed to Edo State after receiving a negative result from the COVID-19 test for all delegates.

The over 120 athletes, players and officials were subjected to… Continue reading

George Daniya

Niger State Contingent to the National Youth Sports Festival, “Edo 2020” have undergone compulsory COVID-19 test as part of the criteria to participate in the event.

The COVID-19 test was conducted at the General Hospital, Minna.

As at… Continue reading

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare.

By Abubakar Hassan

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has apologized to Nigerians, particularly soccer-loving fans over the abysmal performance of Nigeria Super Eagles in the recent two-legged… Continue reading

By Abubakar Hassan

The Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Nationwide League One (NLO), Hon. Ahmed Kawu Mu’azu has said that the Nigeria Football Federation is proud of Niger State Football Association and other stakeholders of the round leather game for… Continue reading

By Abubakar Hassan

The 2019 edition of Niger State Governor’s Cup tagged ‘Kontagora 2019’ has been slated to kick-off on 20th December 2019 at the ancient city of Kontagora, in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.

The First Vice… Continue reading

By Abubakar Hassan

The Chief Coach of Sokoto United Fc, Garba Happy has appreciated the officiating officials that took charge of his team match-day one encounter against Niger Tornadoes Fc, in the Nigeria National League (NNL), for a fair play,… Continue reading