• Rio 2016 Paralympics: Lucy Ejike wins Nigeria’s third gold medal

    Rio 2016 Paralympics: Lucy Ejike wins Nigeria’s third gold medal

    Team Nigeria’s captain, Lucy Ejike, has added another gold medal to the country’s haul, at the ongoing 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

    Ejike broke the Paralympic and world record three successive times, to win the women’s -61kg event in powerlifting.

    Her successful attempt at 136.kg on Sunday, set a new Paralympic Record (PR) and World Record (WR). She went on to set a bigger mark at 138kg, before lifting a massive 142kg.

    Silver went to Egypt’s Fatma Omar, who lifted 140kg, while […]

  • Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Despite being in the international media for the wrong reason of a serially-delayed flight that could have led to missing their opening match of the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Nigerian Dream Team VI put up a spirited display to defeat Japan 5-4 in Manaus Friday morning.

    Nigeria went ahead in the seventh minute, after good work by Imoh Ezekiel on the right flank saw him carve out space to fire a left-footed shot that goalkeeper Masatoshi Kushibiki could only parry onto […]

  • Photos of Mikel Obi, others training ahead of Rio 2016

    Photos of Mikel Obi, others training ahead of Rio 2016

    Nigeria’s Dream team are presently in Atlanta, USA training ahead of Rio 2016.

    Nigeria’s Dream team are presently in Atlanta, USA training ahead of Rio