Category: Sports

Nigeria Olympic Committee Re-elects Habu Gumel President

Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) last Thursday in Yola, the Adamawa state capital re-elected Engr Ahmed Habu Gumel the body’s President and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Gumel ran for the election unchallenged and scored all the 35 votes to retain his seat for the second time. Other positions contested in the election which […]

African footballers more likely to die young?

The recent death of Ivorian footballer Cheick Tiote on the pitch brought an outpouring of sadness in the world of football. Many are asking if there is any evidence to suggest that African players are more likely to die on the pitch than other players. By Olabisi Tayo In the past few years there have been a number of […]