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Baldmin Holdings Focuses On Women Empowerment

Baldmin Holdings Focuses On Women Empowerment

Baldmin Holdings, which won the contract to renovate Sabi Gold Mine, is pressing ahead with efforts to uplift communities it operates in, with a deliberate focus on women empowerment. The company, which is a member of Baldmin Projects South Africa, has a strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme run by the firm’s country manager Shingirai […]

Samson Siasia Appeals To CAS Over His Life Ban By FIFA

Samson Siasia Appeals To CAS Over His Life Ban By FIFA

Former Super Eagles coach and Olympic medallist Samson Siasia has appealed the life ban slammed on him last month by FIFA to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Switzerland. Siasia who is battling to free his mother from kidnappers who are demanding a ransom fee of N50 million was banned for life by […]

Raissa Fedjio Opens First Football Academy For Girls In Cameroon

Raissa Fedjio Opens First Football Academy For Girls In Cameroon

Cameroon’s top female football (soccer) star has opened an academy to teach the sport to girls. The academy is the first of its kind in Cameroon, where football is still largely considered a boys’ sport. Women’s Footballer Raissa Fedjio urged a group of 80 girls aged five to 16 to have the confidence to become […]

The PowerFul Fatma Samba

The PowerFul Fatma Samba

When newly elected president Gianni Infantino appointed Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura as his secretary-general in June 2016, Samoura, an African Muslim woman, became not only the first non-European to hold FIFA’s second-most powerful position but also the first female to sit at its top table. Samoura was born in Dakar two years after Senegal declared […]

Quadri Is The first Nigerian Player To win The International Table Tennis Federation Challenge

Quadri Is The first Nigerian Player To win The International Table Tennis Federation Challenge

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri made history on Sunday as he became the first Nigerian player to win the International Table Tennis Federation Challenge Nigeria Open at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Quadri beat Frenchman Antoine Henchard 4-2 in the final of the men’s single in front of a capacity crowd at the […]

LASG To Develop Facilities For International Sports Competitions

LASG To Develop Facilities For International Sports Competitions

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would develop sports facilities in the state in order to host international competitions. The Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, stated this in Ikeja at the Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration.  He said the governor […]

Let’s Root For Women’s Football – Ahmed Ahmed

Let’s Root For Women’s Football – Ahmed Ahmed

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmed Ahmed has urged women to play their role in the promotion and uplifting of women football on the continent. Ahmed, who was in Rwanda as a guest speaker at the Forum for the African Union of Broadcasting, made the remarks while meeting the press at Kigali Convention Centre […]

Radio And Sports – World Radio Day

Radio And Sports – World Radio Day

Radio reaches the widest audience in the world. In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire. It can unite and empower communities, and give voice to the marginalized. This year, with the Winter Olympics now under way, we also recognize the many ways in which […]

Nigeria First African Side To Book World Cup Place

Nigeria First African Side To Book World Cup Place

Alex Iwobi scored a second-half winner as Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday. The win moved Nigeria to 13 points and an unassailable lead at the top of Group B with one round of qualification matches to be […]

All Hail The Champions -Nigeria’s D’Tigress Win Afrobasket 2017

All Hail The Champions -Nigeria’s D’Tigress Win Afrobasket 2017

After booking the first ticket to the FIBA World Championship, D’Tigress defeated Senegal  65-48 in the final of the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament in Mali. It was their second victory over Senegal, who they had defeated in a group match and marked a glorious outing for Nigeria, who have now won the title thrice. […]

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