Nigeria

Okagbare wins third successive Nigerian title, Egwero shocks Metu - All Nigeria Championships Day 1 wrap

Submitted by Yomi Omogbeja on 24 June 2011 - 8:25am

Defending champion Blessing Okagbare yesterday retained her national 100m title winning for the third successive years at the 65th All Nigeria/Cross River State Athletics Championships inside the UJ Esuene stadium in Calabar, Cross Rivers state of Nigeria.

All Nigeria/Cross River Championship: ExxonMobil has never been the sponsor - Ogba

Submitted by Sunny Oke Oluku on 23 June 2011 - 11:34am

In a shocking revelation on Wednesday in Calabar, President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) stated categorically that ExxonMobil had never sponsored the All Nigeria athletics championship but had supported it as a corporate social responsibility programme.