Nigeria's Delta State Shines at Sports Festival

Team Delta continues their strong hold on the medals table at the ongoing 18th National Sports Festival in Lagos

The High Jump Games, Miss Esiekpe Young, River State During the 18th National Sports Festival

  • Nigeria:  We Are Satisfied With Team Lagos Performance, Says LOC Boss

    This Day, 7 December 2012

    Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 18th National Sports Festival, Hon. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, is satisfied with the performance of Team Lagos so far even ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Team Lagos Wins Two More Gold

    This Day, 6 December 2012

    Team Lagos Wednesday at the Indoor Hall of the National Stadium added two gold medals to its medals' haul after winning the men and women doubles event in table tennis at the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 Full of Foreigners - Coach

    Vanguard, 6 December 2012

    Anambra State is facing sanctions for fielding a Cameroonian weightlifter, but it has been alleged that there are more foreigners participating illegally in the 18th National ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Team Rivers Win Female Handball Gold

    Vanguard, 6 December 2012

    Team Rivers on Thursday shattered the dream of Team Lagos to win the female handball gold medal after defeating them 29-25 in the final match at the ongoing 18th National Sports ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  M.O.C Restores Edo Weightlifting Gold

    This Day, 7 December 2012

    The Main Organising Committee (M.O.C) of the 18th National Sports Festival, has exonerated Edo State weightlifter, Gideon Aigbefoh, from blame and has ordered the Nigeria ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sports Festival - Swimming Body Backs Minister

    Leadership, 7 December 2012

    The Nigeria Swimming Federation (NSF) yesterday said it supported the idea of making subsequent National Sports Festivals open to elite athletes. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Rivers Wins 100M Back-to-Back

    This Day, 6 December 2012

    Rivers State Wednesday night won the men's 100m title of the 18th National Sports Festival in a dramatic fashion, leaving favourite, Delta, completely out of podium placement. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 - Whizkid, Wande Cole, Others to Thrill at Closing Ceremony

    Vanguard, 5 December 2012

    The opening ceremony of Eko 2012 was, no doubt, a spectacular show of culture, music and dance. The exhilarating performances of Nigerian musical stars like Banky W and the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eko 2012 Closing Ceremony - We'll Do What Has Not Been Done - LOC

    Vanguard, 6 December 2012

    AS the 18th National Sports Festival, Eko 2012 approaches swiftly, Deputy Governor of Lagos State and Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of the Festival has asked Nigerians ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Delta, Rivers Clinch Gold in Badminton Team Events

    This Day, 5 December 2012

    Teams Delta and Rivers Tuesday won the gold medals in the men and women's badminton team events at the ongoing 18th National Sports Festival in Lagos, tagged 'Eko 2012'. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Delta Stops Lagos

    Vanguard, 4 December 2012

    Delta state women's Volley ball team was outstanding Tuesday as it defeated Team Lagos in the semi finals of the ongoing Eko 2012 National Sports Festival. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Delta Will Rule Eko 2012, Uduaghan Declares

    Vanguard, 2 December 2012

    Delta State has taken the driver's seat at the Eko 2012 National Sports Festival and an elated governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan declared during a surprise visit to Delta State ... read more »

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