Amaju Pinnick has been restored as President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) in a move likely to fend off the threat of a ban from FIFA.
Nigerian Taekwondo Federation President Margaret Binga has thanked the country's young athletes who took part at the ongoing African Youth Games.
Nigeria have announced their official proposal to stage the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Abuja, having welcomed officials from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Nigerian taekwondo star Emmanuel Peters has backed the Agoma Open Championship to produce more successful athletes from the country.
Gaborone in Botswana has joined a four-horse African race to host the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games but Tunisia's bid has been put on hold until they have taken steps to end the restrictions on Israeli athletes competing at their events.
The composition of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission for the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has today been announced with IOC vice-president Uğur Erdener appointed by President Thomas Bach as its chair.
Ghana finished top of the World Twenty20 Africa Qualifier A standings after they beat hosts Nigeria by four wickets in Lagos.
Nigeria inflicted a crushing defeat on Gambia to maintain their pursuit of a place at the 2020 World Twenty20 in Australia as the African qualifier continued in Lagos.
Ghana maintained their pre-eminence in the World T20 Africa Qualifier A as they inflicted an expected defeat on bottom side Gambia to maintain their 100 per cent record with just two rounds remaining in Lagos.
Ghana took the initiative today in the World T20 Africa Qualifier A as they inflicted a first defeat on hosts Nigeria to remain unbeaten at the top of the group.
The Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) has helped to boost Nigeria's taekwondo medal prospects for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris by organising the Mini Taekwondo Pomsae/Gyorugi Championships in Abuja.
Nigeria and Ghana have made strong starts to their World T20 qualifying campaign by earning victories in their opening two matches in Lagos.
Nigeria dominated today’s women’s freestyle wrestling action at the Commonwealth Games as Odunayo Adekuoroye and Blessing Oborududu won their respective events.
It was Super Green Eagles all the way here at the Carrara Sports Arena as Nigeria dominated the Gold Coast 2018 Para-powerlifting with all four gold medals and a new world record in the women's lightweight competition.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) officials claim to be confident that a missing payment of $150,000 (£106,000/€121,000) sent to Nigeria last year by mistake will be returned soon.