Nigeria Gears Up for National Sports Festival


As the country prepares for the 18th edition of the national spots festival, about a thousand volunteers have signed up to provide additional service.
  • Nigeria:  1000 Volunteers for Eko 2012

    Vanguard, 14 November 2012

    To provide additional service during the 18th National Sports Festival tagged Eko 2012, 1000 volunteers will be engaged by the Local Organising Committee (LOC). read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Oshiomhole Approves N120 Million for Contingent

    Vanguard, 12 November 2012

    Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has approved the sum of N120 million for the state contingent to the 2012 National Sports Festival slated for Lagos. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Kano Approves N30 Million for Contingent

    Leadership, 14 November 2012

    Kano State government has approved N30m for its contingent at the forthcoming National Sports Festival in Lagos. The state council has concluded plans to storm Lagos with a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Edo Athletes Unsure of Participation

    Vanguard, 10 November 2012

    There are strong indications that Edo State, third place finisher in the 2011 National Sports Festival, tagged Garden City Games may not take part in this year's event scheduled ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Delta Set to Dethrone Rivers in Cycling

    Vanguard, 10 November 2012

    Delta State has vowed to dethrone current cycling champions, River state during the 18th National Sports Festival holding in Lagos. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Borno to Storm Lagos With a Bang

    Vanguard, 10 November 2012

    Borno state is set to storm Lagos for the 18th National Sports Festival, tagged Eko 2012 scheduled to hold in Lagos from November 27 to December 9 with a bang. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Orelope-Adefulire Calls for Fair Play

    This Day, 10 November 2012

    Chairman, Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 18th National Sports Festival tagged Eko 2012, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has urged participating teams to embrace fair play during ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Are Ready for Eko 2012 - Amadi

    Vanguard, 9 November 2012

    The Cross River State Director of Sports, Dr Jude Amadi has said that Team Cross River has been given the required training and motivation to perform well at the forthcoming 18th ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Lagos Govt Gives Festival Contractors 4 - Day Ultimatum

    Vanguard, 14 November 2012

    The Lagos State Government has ordered contractors handling projects for the 18th National Sports Festival to hand over by Saturday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  LASG Gives Four Days Ultimatum to Sports Festival Contractors

    Vanguard, 13 November 2012

    Lagos State Government has ordered contractors handling projects for the 18th National Sports Festival to hand over by Saturday. read more »