Team Akwa Ibom came second with 16 gold, 15 silver and 15 bronze medals, while Ondo State finished third with 12 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze medals.
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Delta had won the Games’ second edition at the same University of Ilorin venue with a total of 9 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals
He said the 3rd edition of the games, currently going on in Ilorin, was well organised, adding that it had one way or the other strengthened the unity among Nigerian youths.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Team Anambra medals tally has increased to two gold, six silver and three bronze.
Adegboyega told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the hope of the athletes and coaching crew were dashed when they were told that the team would not participate in the Games.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bassey defeated Happiness Agu of Delta within two minutes to retain her title.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Abdulazeez, defeated Omotayo Agbolade of Delta, by Sensu after both tied 5-5 in the 55kg male event.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kwara’s gold medal came through national Karate bronze medallist, Bashir Abdulazeez.
The News Agency of Nigeria learnt the protest was sparked by the inclusion of three overweight judokas from Nasarawa in the 56kg boys’ category after the weigh-in on Sunday night.
The federation President, retired Real Adm. Festus Porbeni, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the sport was featuring in the Games as a demonstration event for the second time.
The games have been scheduled for September 7 to 17, 2017 in Ilorin, Kwara State
The Director of Sports, Emmanuel Utobo, who made the disclosure on Friday in Abaliki in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, noted that the camping would last for one week.
At the zonal eliminations for five team sports: basketball, volleyball, cricket, handball and hockey - held at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium and Adamasingba Stadiums, Ibadan, Oyo State, Team Lagos won 6 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals,…
The Chairman of the Forum, Tunde Kazeem, made the call on Thursday in Ilorin, Kwara State
Ogun State came second with eight gold, 12 silver and five bronze, with host state, Kwara, in third position with eight gold, seven silver and six bronze medals
In the final match played in the Indoor Sports Hall of the University of Ilorin Sports Complex, Igioye garnered six points to beat Oluwaseyi Ogunjimi from Ogun, who had five points
In Taekwondo, Team Kano has won one gold and one silver, Ebonyi claimed a gold and a bronze, while Akwa Ibom and Taraba states have a gold each
Dalung, while declaring open the second edition of the National Youth Games, said comments describing Team Nigeria’s performance at Rio 2016 Olympics as abysmal worried him
Ajayi said: “When we talk about table tennis in Nigeria, Lagos athletes always prove their dominance. In Ilorin we will once again show that we take the lead
He also stated that he was informed that the last meeting, held in Ilorin, Kwara State, endorsed the introduction of the National Youth Games and the opening up of the National Sports Festival to all Nigerians