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Paralympic Committee of Nigeria Appoints Niyi Alebiosu as image maker



The Paralympic Committee of Nigeria (PCN) has appointed seasoned sports journalist and the Deputy Editor, Sports,
Nigerian Tribune, Niyi Alebiosu as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the next four years.

The appointment letter dated May 20, 2023 and signed by the President, Sunday Odebode reads, I have the honour to inform you of your appointment as the Public Relations Officer of the Paralympic Committee of Nigeria.

The appointment is the first by the newly elected board of the Paralympic Committee Nigeria after their elective congress last week in Asaba, Delta State, “This appointment is in recognition of your unflinching support towards us as PCN over the years .” The letter further reads.

The board while congratulating Niyi Alebiosu, who doubles as the Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State Chapter for the appointment also, implored him to bring his wealth of experience over the years to the Paralympic movement in Nigeria and as well to sustain a robust visibility for para sports in Nigeria and across the world.

Alebiosu, it would be recalled covered the last three editions of Paralympic Games in Beijing, China 2008, London 2012 and Tokyo 2020 among other international sporting events.

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IMC Seals Super Six TV Rights Deal With Super Sports



The Interim Management Committee (IMC), which is charged with the responsibility of organizing the 2022/23 the Abridged Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has struck a deal to put all matches in the upcoming Super Six in Lagos on television.

The deal with Supersport a stable of Multichoice, an South Africa-based cable satellite television giants, is the latest heartwarming news coming from the IMC, which has in less than 12 months done a lot to revive the fortunes of the once moribund league.

Speaking with immediately after the deal was sealed, IMC Chairman, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye could not hide his joy at the landmark achievement.

We have just concluded with Superport to cover the Super 6, it is a cheering news. The players will get an International recognition again, all the matches will be televised live and that will held a great deal in showcasing our league not just in Sub-Saharan Africa, but the globe at large”, the IMC boss said.

He added that televising the matches will also ensure better and fair officiating, as the referees would be put on their toes and challenged to give their very best in terms of officiating, better than what they did in the regular season.  

“It was not easy to reach an agreement, but we did all we could. We went forth and back and we finally came to an agreement”.

It is the hope of the IMC that after all these efforts, the best team wins the league, and the country will have worthy representatives in the two CAF organized Inter-Club Championships, next season.

Bendel Insurance of Benin, Remo Stars of Ikenne, Enyimba of Aba from Group A; and the Pool B trio of Rivers United (the holders), Lobi Stars of Makurdi, and Sunshine Stars of Akure are the six teams to feature at the Super Six; from July 3rd, 2023 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, in Onikan Lagos

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