UBONG EKPAI’S QUEST FOR GOALS

by Ukpong UKPONG Aside scoring the spectacular lone goal that saw Super Eagles soaring over the Brazilian national team during a recent international friendly, soccer...

ALGON UNITY CUP KICKED OFF IN UYO

By Emmanuel AKPAN The maiden edition of Akwa Ibom State Chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) was on Sunday, February 3,...

2017 UNITY TOURNAMENT: ALL HAIL NTO ABATAKURE FC

The Ikot Udoe Six-Aside 2017 Unity Football Tournament which was one of the events rolled out by the Supervisor for Youth and Sports in...

IBOM GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB LAUNCHES ‘UDOM VICTORY TOURNAMENT’

… Registered Over 160 Golfer Across Nigeria By Darlington UDOBONG Captain of the Ibom Golf and Country Club, Barrister Usenobong Akpabio, has said over 160 golfers...

PUNCH REPORT FALSE, NOBODY DIED DURING ZAMBIA/NIGERIA MATCH – CHARLES UDOH

The Akwa Ibom state government has described as false and misleading, a report in the Punch Newspaper of October 8, 2017, which alleged that...

NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL: THE SOUTH-SOUTH ZONAL ELIMINATION UGLY EXPERIENCE

BY EMMANUEL AKPAN The South South zonal elimination ahead of the forthcoming 19th National Sports Festival may have come and gone, but the impression...

UDOM OPENS MAIDEN SCHOOLS SPORTS COMPETITION IN UYO

The first ever youth sports festival for schools in Akwa Ibom State has been declared open with a charge on students to see the...

MODRIC, SALAH, RONALDO IN THE RACE FOR FIFA’S WORLD PLAYER, MESSI...

Cristiano Ronaldo is locked in a race to be crowned FIFA men’s world player, alongside former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric and Egypt’s...

USIAK-IFIA WINS MAIDEN UPENEKANG UNITY SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Usiak-Ifia, a village in Upenekang, Ibeno Local Government of Akwa Ibom State, on Sunday emerged winners of the maiden edition of Upenekang Unity Soccer...

NIGERIA VS LIBYA: UDOM SLASHES TICKET PRICES BY 50 PERCENT

The Akwa Ibom State government has slashed from N1000 to N500 ticket price for the 2019 AFCON qualifier between Nigeria and Libya which will...

SUPER EAGLES SECURE 1-1 DRAW AGAINST ALGERIA, DASHED SOUTH AFRICA’S WORLD...

  Super Eagles yesterday ended their Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers with a 100 percent record, securing a 1-1 draw against Algeria. John Ogu scored for...

URUAN ALL-STARS MATCH: A’IBOM SPEAKER SUES FOR UNITY, PROGRESS

Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has described the Victory Breakfast Football Match played in his honour...

CHELSEA WINS PREMIER LEAGUE

Chelsea FC has picked the 2016/2017 Premier League title for the sixth time in history. Michy Batshuayi, the summer-signed striker who has waited patiently for...

SALAH BREAKS RECORD AND BOATENG LEAVES BARCA HEARTBROKEN

Egyptian Mohamed Salah broke a record and Ghanaian Emmanuel Boateng left Barcelona heartbroken as they became the top African performers in the elite European...

MAN CITY TRIO, SALAH, KANE, NOMINATED FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane and David Silva lead a six-strong cast that also includes the prolific Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane...

NEWLY ELECTED CAF PRESIDENT, AHMAD, REJECTS SALARY

The newly elected President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has said he has refused to accept a salary from African football's...

NIGERIA VS LIBYA: ROHR SPEAKS ON MIKEL’S ABSENCE, REVEALS WHEN HE’LL...

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has explained why captain John Mikel Obi will not feature in Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying...

AKWA UNITED TO PLAY HILLS FC, HEARTLAND IN FRIENDLIES

  As part of preparations for the second stanza of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Akwa United FC will play two friendlies to get the...

NFF ABANDONED SUPER FALCONS IN ABUJA HOTEL

Players and officials of Super Falcons are still left frustrated in Abuja after the Nigeria Football Federation failed to redeem its pledge to pay...

AIPS TO HONOUR NYESOM WIKE IN BRUSSELS 

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State will be on the spotlight in Brussels, Belgium next week as the world’s sports media converge in Europe’s...

SUPERSPORT HOLDS LET’S PLAY AKWA IBOM

The second edition of the SuperSport Holds Let’s Play held in Mkpatak, Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State at the weekend...

ETTEH, FIFA OFFICIALS INSPECT ‘NEST OF CHAMPIONS’ AHEAD OF U-20 FEMALE...

By Idongesit David Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Special Duties, Rt. Hon. Okpolupm Etteh, alongside officials of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and...

FRANCE HAS WON THE WORLD CUP FOR AFRICA – EKONG SAMPSON

Special Adviser in the Akwa Ibom State Bureau of Political, Legislative Affairs and Water Resources, Barrister Ekong Sampson, has described France’s victory as victory...

AKWA UTD FLIES DANA FOR THE LEAGUE

Plans have been concluded to sign off Dana Airlines as the Airline of foremost Nigeria Professional league Club, Akwa United FC. A release by Mr...

UDOM VICTORY GOLF TOURNAMENT HOLDS ON SATURDAY

All is now set for the Ibom Golf and Country Club to host a one day Victory Tournament in honor of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s...

MOSES MISSING AS ROHR NAMES 24 PLAYERS FOR ALGERIA, ARGENTINA MATCHES

Chelsea star, Victor Moses is the most conspicuous absentee in Coach Gernot Rohr’s list of players for Nigeria’s last World Cup qualifying game against...

AKWA UNITED MOVES TO THIRD POSITION

Akwa United cruised to third place on the Nigeria Professional Football League table with a 1-0 victory over Enyimba International at the Godswill Akpabio...

TRANSFER: BAYERN MUNICH CONFIRM SIGNING PAVARD AHEAD OF LIVERPOOL, MAN UTD

Bayern Munich director of football, Hasan Salihamidzic on Wednesday confirmed the signing of VfB Stuttgart defender, Benjamin Pavard, ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool. The...

ENYIMBA, AKWA UNITED READY TO EXHALE

Two of Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba of Aba and Akwa United will go into today’s final leg of the preliminary...

PROTEST: UNPAID SUPER FALCONS HITS ON BUHARI, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The players of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, the Super Falcons, are staging a protest at the gates of the National Assembly to press...

UDOM ORDERS TRANSFER OF 10 INJURED AKWA UTD FANS TO IBOM...

Injured Supporters of Akwa United Football Club got a pleasant surprise on Sunday, August 28, 2016, when Governor Udom Emmanuel paid an unscheduled visit...

AKPABIO TO ESTABLISH A FOOTBALL TEAM

Ex-governor and Senate Minority Leader, Chief Godswill Akpabio, has indicated keen interest in establishing a formidable football team in the country. Chief Akpabio said the...

GOVERNOR EMMANUEL CONGRATULATES AKWA UNITED

  Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has congratulated the Akwa United Football Club of Uyo for wining the maiden edition of the Aiteo Cup. The...

UDOM’S AIDE LAUDS ENYIMBA HATTRICK HERO, MFON UDOH

Governor Udom Emmanuel has been commended for the introducing the Dakkada Philosophy which has reawakened the enterprising and creative consciousness of the Akwa Ibom...