Category: Sports

WGB Throws Weight Behind 20th Agege Elephant Cup

The famous Elephant Cup in Agege area of Lagos State recently received the massive backing of Winners Golden Bet, WGB, when the company sponsored the 20th edition of the football tournament. WGB is one of the fledgeling sport-betting companies in Nigeria, which supports the development grassroots football in Lagos. At the finals of the Renew-WGB…

GTBank Holds Football Development Camp for Students, Coaches

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, is set to sponsor 40 outstanding young talents discovered at its football tournaments as well as 60 school coaches on an all-expense paid intensive player development and coach-training programme tagged “Camp GTBank.” Camp GTBank is a football and educational development initiative designed to train and develop outstanding…

McCarthy Obanor Grabs Car, N1m at Nigeria National Freestyle Championships

History was made in Lagos at the weekend as Mr McCarthy Obanor emerged the winner of the first edition of the Nigeria National Freestyle Championship accredited by the World Federation of Freestyle Football. Apart from winning the sum of N1m, Obanor also won for himself a brand new GAC car and will also be representing…

FG Commends Heritage Bank Commitment To Entertainment Industry

Federal Government has commended Heritage Bank Limited, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider, for its commitment to the development and growth of the creative industry. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave the commendation at a two-day Creative Nigeria Summit held in Lagos recently with the theme: Financing the Film, Television and…

66 Ex-Militants Gain Admission into Barcelona School

By Nwaorgu Faustinus No fewer than 66 former agitators including some selected youths from crisis impacted communities in the Niger Delta were last Tuesday offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute of Barcelona. Speaking at a press conference organized by Sia-One Sports Academy at the Uyo Township Stadium on Tuesday,…