Monday, August 8, 2022

2022 Commonwealth Games

August 7, 2022

Team Nigeria win first ever women’s 4×100 gold at Commonwealth Games; men win bronze

The quartet achieved this feat in record breaking fashion, running 42.10 seconds to break the barely one month old 42.22 seconds African record they set in Oregon.

Team Nigeria women's 4x100 quartet
August 6, 2022

Commonwealth Games: Akeredolu celebrates Ondo-born wrestler Adekuoroye 

“We express our heartfelt gratitude to Odunayo Adekuoroye for making us proud in Ondo state and Nigeria at large,” said the Ondo government.

Odunayo Adekuoroye and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu
August 1, 2022

Yusuf wins Nigeria’s fourth medal at Commonwealth Games

Yusuf clinched the Bronze medal in women’s weightlifting 64kg event, with 93kg in snatch and 119 in clean and jerk.

July 28, 2022

2022 Commonwealth Games: Nnamdi, Oborududu named Nigeria captains

Nnamdi won a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro, and Oborududu a silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Innocent Nnamdi and Blessing Oborududu
October 16, 2021

2022 Commonwealth Games: President Buhari receives Queen’s Baton relay

Nigeria is the first African country to receive the Queen’s Baton.