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Thursday, 18 February 2021

NILAYO SPORTS ANNOUNCES RITE FOODS AND ARON NIGERIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP FOR THREE EVENTS

NILAYO SPORTS ANNOUNCES RITE FOODS 
AND ARON NIGERIA LIMITED 
PARTNERSHIP FOR THREE EVENTS 



February 16th 2021 – Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Nigeria’s foremost Sports agency 
has announced a partnership deal with Rite Foods Limited and Aron Nigeria Limited on the 
Great Abeokuta 10KM Race, Ijebu International Half Marathon and The Kings Cup Golf 
Tournament.

These three events are billed to hold in Ogun state in November, July and August 
respectively.

Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports while making the 
announcement said “we are excited to have Rite Foods and Aron Nigeria Limited on board, 
the first edition of the Great Abeokuta 10KM Race opened a new chapter in the history of 
marathon races in Nigeria. This second edition will continue to blaze the trail.

“We are proud to introduce the maiden edition of the Ijebu International Half Marathon and 
the second edition of the The Kings Cup Golf Tournament, the Golf tournament is held in 
honour of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III and Agura of Gbagura
and Oba Saburee Babajide Isola Bakre annually.

“Having Rite Foods and Aron on these two events proves both companies’ dedication to the 
development of sports in Nigeria. This partnership commitment will explore enormous 
opportunities which will be highly beneficial.”
He added that this is not the first time Nilayo Sports is partnering with Rite Foods and “the 
company is glad to have Rite Foods on board once again, delivering value across all our 
events for our partners is our watchword” added Mr. Olopade.

Great Abeokuta 10KM Race is scheduled for 13th November 2021, the Ijebu International 
Half Marathon will hold on 10th July 2021 and The King’s Cup Golf Tournament will be held 
on 7th August 2021.

Rite Foods is the manufacturer of Bigi Drinks, Rite and Bigi Sausages and Fearless Energy 
Drinks. Rite Foods Limited manufactures under high ethical standards and hygienic 
conditions to produce quality products that are fit for consumption.

ARON Nigeria Limited is a wholly indigenous Engineering Construction Company behind 
several innovative designs within Nigeria for both Government and Private Institutions. 

Aron is known for matching quality with speed and we have successfully completed 
various engineering projects for both Government and Private Institutions.

Friday, 22 January 2021

Lagos City Marathon: Organizers Working On Quality Delivery

 Lagos City Marathon: Organizers Working On Quality Delivery

By Kingsley Oyero



Organizers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have said that the 2021 edition of the event will still maintain Its quality despite the reduction in number of runners and individuals involved due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Hon. Bukola Olopade, Managing Director of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, NSML, Right owners of the event in an interview confirmed that the reduction in the numbers of personel is an attestation that everyone involved in staging the silver label event is paying priority attention to the world trend as regards the Covid-19 pandemic.



Honourable Olopade added that the modus operandi of the Lagos City Marathon for this year will be in line with what is applicable to other events around the world.


He said “Although with a reduced number of athletes, the excitement might decrease but our burning passion would see us deliver a massive marathon race in February, we are taking note of what is happening everywhere in the world and come February 13, we will put in place measures that will stand us out as we have always done".



The 2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon where three hundred athletes will be on the road for the prize money will also serve as qualifiers for the olympic games.



The race will be broadcast live on Television and multi media channels to ensure people are not on the street to cheer the runners.



All runners, workforce, auxillary workers, security and others will get a booklet of dos and don'ts of the race, from the office of the race's general manager, baring in mind the novel coronavirus

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

NSML Announces Ijebu International Half Marathon

 NSML Announces Ijebu International Half Marathon

 


January 11, 2021 – Nilayo Sports Management Limited, organises of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Great Abeokuta 10KM Race, Valuejet IAU African Championships among other races across the country has announced Ijebu International Half Marathon, a Half Marathon holding in Ijebu Ode.

Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management limited said “we are very excited about organising another international road race in Ogun state. The Ijebu International Half Marathon is a 21 Kilometre race, the route will start from the newly constructed Epe-Ijebu road and will end at the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium.

The Ijebu International Half Marathon was motivated by Ijebu Heritage Club. The club is an outstanding community of Ijebu Ode sons and daughters who thought it wise to have an international marathon in Ijebu land.”

 

Ogun State Commissioner for Youth & Sports, Dr. Oluwadare Kehinde reiterated the commitment of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun to increasing the capacity of Ogun state youths.

 

He said “When the idea of the Ijebu International Half Marathon 2021 was first introduced, everybody attested to the timeliness and necessity of the event at a time like this. This is because the Government of His Excellency, Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun MFR is favourably disposed to ideas aimed at increasing the capacity of Ogun State Youths.

 

It should be recalled that year 2020, with its attendant twists and turns placed an unfavourable restriction on sports and sporting developments worldwide. It can be said that not much was recorded in areas of Sports throughout last year. This interregnum placed most Athletes and Sports Lovers on physical & psychology fatigue.

 

The Ijebu International Half Marathon 2021 has therefore created an enabling environment to put on our sporting shoes and invigorate our muscles. In this connection, the 2021 Edition is not a game to miss for all discerning athletes and sports lovers.”

 

The commissioner commended Nilayo Sports Management Limited for putting up the race at this crucial moment. He enjoined all participants to take the race in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie whilst keeping to all laid down health rules, safety standards & precautions.

 

This race will open a new vista opportunity for runners in Ogun state, the race will also greatly spotlight the importance of health and fitness in Ijebu Ode and environs, added Mr. Sulaiman Adebayo, the Head Communications and Media, Ijebu International Half Marathon.

 

 

Ijebu International Half Marathon is greatly supported by the Ogun state government. The event will also feature a 5 Kilometre race for fun runners. The event will hold in July, 2021.

Wednesday, 9 December 2020

Nilayo Sports Management Limited To Unveil Suzuki CFAO As Official Automobile Partner For Abeokuta 10km Race, ValueJet Remo Ultra Race

 *Nilayo Sports Management Limited To Unveil Suzuki CFAO As Official Automobile Partner For Abeokuta 10km Race, ValueJet Remo Ultra Race*



Bayo Adegboyega


Nilayo Sports Management Limited, organizers of the Abeokuta 10 KM Marathon and the Remo Ultra Race will on Friday, December 11 Unveil Suzuki CFAO as the official automobile partner for the 2021 edition of the Abeokuta Marathon and the Remo Ultra Race.


Managing Director of NSML Bukola Olopade confirmed that the unveiling will come up on Friday at a Press briefing at the Suzuki headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos starting from 10am


According to a statement, representatives of the automobile company and Nilayo Sports Management Limited will be present at the Press briefing where details about the events will be revealed.


The two events began in 2019 with 21-year-old Kenyan athlete Biwott Kemboi dictating the pace at the Abeokuta 10km race winning the $5,000 prize money after completing the race in 28 minutes and 16 seconds.



In the category for Nigerian winners, Emmanuel Gyang won N1,000,000 first prize in the male category and fourth overall having crossed the finish line in 31 minutes and one second, Fadekemi Olude went home with N1,000,000 first prize in the home athletes female category after completing the race in 37 minutes and 29 seconds.


Mbolekwa Thobile of South Africa won the men version of the Remo Ultra Race, while his compatriot Mbanjwa Sanelisiswe emerged the winner of the female version.


Despite the glamour and the success recorded in the first editions, Nilayo Sports Management Limited has promised to take the second edition to a bigger and better pedestal.


Nilayo Sports Management Limited are the right owners of the Prestigious Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, they were also recently appointed by the Kaduna State Government as the consultant for the first ever Kaduna Marathon

Saturday, 21 November 2020

ANFSC Shines At The Kaduna Marathon

 ANFSC  Shines In Kaduna Marathon



The city of Kaduna was turned into a carnival like, as award winning Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club was in hand to give life and glamour to the 2020 Kaduna Marathon.



The melodious tunes from the supporters club got the fans and the athletes entertained.


The Kaduna City Marathon which was hosted by the Kaduna state Government and organized by Nilayo Sports Management Limited NSML.



Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi, the leader of the group commended the Kaduna state government led by Mallam El rufai , who is a patron of ANFSC and the management of Nilayo Sports Management Limited NSML for putting up such a wonderful sporting event.

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