Asaba and Sports Tourism

By Julius Oweh The hosting of the 21st  edition of Senior African Athletics Championships at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba has transformed the Delta State capital into a kind of sports tourism haven. The athletics competition not only brought sports men and women from all parts of the African continent to Asaba, it saw the […]

Is Nigeria still the giant of Africa?

By Yemi Olus Several weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally awarded the 2022 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to Senegal, making it the first ever African country to host the Olympics. The competition has been tagged ‘Dakar 2022’. Other bidders for the competition included Botswana, Nigeria and Tunisia. Nigeria The IOC’s Evaluation Commission and […]

ABOUT President Muhammadu Buhari Son’s Accident, How A ” COMMONER” Saved Him…

Yusuf Buhari, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari, has suffered a head injury and multiple fractures, following a power bike crash in Abuja. Reliable sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that the crash occurred on Tuesday night when Yusuf was racing with a friend in the capital city. “Yusuf was trying to overtake his friend when he […]

SPORTS: Lionel Messi Signs Barca Extension To 2021.

Lionel Messi ended months of speculation when finally putting pen to paper on Saturday to extend his contract with Barcelona until 2021, the club announced, making official an agreement reached in July. Barca had announced in the summer that Messi, 30, had committed his future to the club but the Argentine had not signed the […]

Olympic Champion, “Sir” Mo Farah Knighted By Queen of England

British four-time Olympic champion, Mo Farah, has received his knighthood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. He described the moment as “incredible”, and something he never imagined could ever happen. The distance runner was honoured at an investiture ceremony for his services to athletics. The Somali-born runner, who has secured 10 international titles, is moving […]