Category: Lagos

Lagos State Welcome Sport With Two-Day Non Contact Invitational Open Championships – Sports247
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Lagos State Welcome Sport With Two-Day Non Contact Invitational Open Championships – Sports247

A two-day noncontact Invitational Open tagged “Sports is back” will hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Wednesday and Thursday. ‘ The Lagos State Sports Commission is organising this invitational Tournament to demonstrate the rebirth of sports in Lagos after the lockdown to curtail the spread of novel Coronavirus and the recent gradual reopening…

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Update: Lagos to reopen worship centres on August 7 – Nairametrics
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Update: Lagos to reopen worship centres on August 7 – Nairametrics

Nigeria has produced some of the biggest and most talented footballers to ever played the game in Europe. Expectedly, this has come with immense wealth for these football stars, amounting from mouth-watering sign-on fees to handsome weekly wages. Beginning in the 90s, football has been a path to riches for poor Nigerian boys like never…

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Eto’o In Lagos To Launch Castle ‘Africa Fives’ – Channels Television
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Eto’o In Lagos To Launch Castle ‘Africa Fives’ – Channels Television

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Lagos City Marathon: David Tumo gets additional $20,000 – P.M. News

David Barmasai Tumo The organizers of 2020 Lagos City Marathon have confirmed that David Barmasai Tumo who won the race will be awarded an additional $20,000 for breaking the marathon’s four-year record. The Kenyan broke the marathon’s four-year record in 42km race on Saturday to win the first prize of $50,000. Tumo finished the race…

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Access Bank To Put Lagos City Marathon On Global Calendar – Leadership Newspaper

The group managing director of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has pledged the bank’s support for the continued growth of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon which is set to be included in the international marathon calendar with the top 10 prize win. The Access Bank Lagos City 42 kilometer Marathon has a prize win…

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Lagos Govt to put marathon on World Sports Calendar – Vanguard
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Lagos Govt to put marathon on World Sports Calendar – Vanguard

The Lagos State Government says it will put the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on the World Marathon Calender. Gov. Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State said this on Saturday, during the 5th edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Sanwo-Olu said that the marathon had been able to boost the tourism potential of the state,…

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UPDATE: Lagos City Marathon winner gets extra $20,000 for breaking four-year record – The Punch
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UPDATE: Lagos City Marathon winner gets extra $20,000 for breaking four-year record – The Punch

Sodiq Oyeleke Winner of the 2020 Lagos City Marathon, David Barmasai Tumo, has broken the marathon’s four-year record in 42km race to win the first prize of $50,000. He also got an additional record-breaking fee of $20,000. He finishing the race in two hours, 10 minutes and 22 seconds, a time lesser than what previous…

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Lagos residents rush ‘free for all’ Access Bank marathon forms – Daily Trust
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Lagos residents rush ‘free for all’ Access Bank marathon forms – Daily Trust

HomeSportsLagos residents rush ‘free for all’ Access Bank marathon formsADVERTISEMENT Enthusiastic runners in their hundreds on Monday thronged the marathon village, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Monday for the forms to enable them participate in this year’s Access Bank Lagos Marathon. In a related development, organizers of the marathon have described the purchase of 20,000…

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Lagos SWAN fetes Sanusi over contract extension as NFF scribe – Vanguard
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Lagos SWAN fetes Sanusi over contract extension as NFF scribe – Vanguard

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, on Monday congratulated the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mohammad Sanusi, over his recent contract extension for another five years in office. Lagos State SWAN Chairman, Debo Oshundun, in a statement, said that the re-appointment of Sanusi was a confirmation of the remarkable achievement…

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Kenyan wins Lagos Women Run as Njoku emerges veteran champion – Guardian Nigeria
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Kenyan wins Lagos Women Run as Njoku emerges veteran champion – Guardian Nigeria

WINNER of the #2019LagosWomenRun. Photo: TWITTER/OPETUYIIKenya’s Cheptoeck Careen and officer of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Bayelsa State Command, Genevieve Njoku, yesterday emerged winners in the Open and Veteran categories of this year’s fourth edition 10 kilometres race of the Lagos Women Run held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State. The race,…

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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Gets Silver Label – THISDAY Newspapers
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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Gets Silver Label – THISDAY Newspapers

The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has moved up the ladder from a Bronze Label marathon to a Silver Label marathon, less than five years after its maiden edition. Olukayode Thomas, Head Communications and Media, said the good news was conveyed to the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon by IAAF Head of Road Races Alessio…

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Lagos Open Tennis: 16-year-old Nigerian causes upset – Premium Times
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Lagos Open Tennis: 16-year-old Nigerian causes upset – Premium Times

An unseeded Nigerian, Barakat Oyinlomo Quadre, has qualified for the quarter-final of the Lagos Open tournament. The 16-year-old caused a major upset as she edged out tournament’s number 8th seed, Serbian Curovic Tamara. Tamara could not continue the second-round match in the second set. Before signalling to the referee that she could not continue the…

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Lagos Open: Dream comes true for q’finalist Quadre – The Punch
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Lagos Open: Dream comes true for q’finalist Quadre – The Punch

’Tosin Oluwalowo Oyinlomo Quadre sealed her place in the quarter-final of the Lagos Open International Tennis Championships on Thursday, becoming the only Nigerian left in the competition. Quadre, 16, qualified for her first-ever ITF quarter-final after her opponent, eight seed Tamara Curovic, retired in their second round tie. The Nigerian had won the first set…

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Home Eagles land in Lagos for must-win clash against Togo – Fcnaija
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Home Eagles land in Lagos for must-win clash against Togo – Fcnaija

Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 17/10/2019 Home-based Super Eagles land in Lagos ahead of the Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) must-win qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo at Agege Stadium.Nigerian coach Imama Amapakabo has named strong 20 players for the encounter as they look to overturn a 4-1 embarrassing defeat…

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Lagos Agog for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup – THISDAY Newspapers
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Lagos Agog for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup – THISDAY Newspapers

High-octane action is guaranteed when the 10th Korean Ambassador kicks off thursday at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. From the registration, eight national athletes that represented Nigeria at the recently concluded 12th African Games will be competing for medals at the two-day tournament. Among the national athletes expected in Lagos…

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