Browsing: Eko 2012

The committee, in conjunction with Aids Preventive Initiative Nigeria, the Lagos State Ministry of Health, National Committee Against Aids and UNICEF, has established various stands where athletes and, indeed, numerous visitors to events venues go for Aids tests and counselling

Following their quest to confirm the eligibility of Baptis, the NWF swung into action and set up a jury that now went into its archive to search for the records of Baptis and it was discovered that the mercenary was not on the radar of the NWF and neither has he never featured in any tournament organized by the Nigeria Weightlifting Federation

According to Chia, Benue State, as part of its efforts to ensure that it occupies an enviable position at the festival, has put in place logistics to make the state athletes perform well, even as he regretted that Darts, which is one of its strongest sports, was removed by the organizers of the festival

Popoola, who is also the Chairman of the Lagos State Hockey Association, while speaking with sports journalists, noted that proper record keeping would in no small way raise the standard of sports in the country

Oshayomi told our correspondent that although Rivers State and Oyo State recorded their names on the medals table but it is still too early to write off a state like Ekiti, which he said will give other states a good run for their money in the above mentioned sports

Akinade Akeem, fighting in the 52kg class, combined experience and good combination to defeat his Kano State counterpart, Sadiq Mohammed, in a one-sided encounter, while his compatriot, Dauda Azeez, recorded an easy win against Rivers State’s Yusuf Olalekan in the 49kg, with Oliwo Kazeem recording another win against Oyekola Rilwan of Gombe State in the 56kg

A source at the University of Lagos camp of the officials informed The Eagle Online that the technical officials had protested over the quality of accommodation by deciding to shun the place and refusing to take the food served at the camp