The General Administration Department is the pivot of activities in the Institute. It is headed by the Registrar who is responsible to the Director for the day to day administration of the Institute. Keeps safe custody all records of the Institute. The Registrar is assisted by two Deputies, namely the Deputy Registrar Administration and Deputy Registrar Academics. The Registrar inter-alia performs the following functions:

  • Taking charge of General Administration Department.
  • Secretary to the Governing Council and other Statutory Committees
  • Maintaining and taking custody of statutory records and documents of the Institute;
  • Application and interpretation of administrative regulations;
  • Handling of personnel matters; recruitment/ promotion/ advancement, discipline etc;
  • Undertaking administrative Staff deployment and allocation of administrative facilities;
  • Implementing approved training policy and programmes;
  • Attending to needs of Students;
  • Coordinating examinations for the Students;
  • Assist in preparation of Budget Proposals;
  • Catering for and coordinating the activities of various Departments and Units in the Institute;
  • Assisting in formulation, execution and review of policies.
  • Overseeing the general security of the Institute.

The General Administration Department comprise of the following Units:

  • Personnel
  • Pension
  • Medical
  • Maintenance
  • Students Affairs
  • Registry
  • Hostel
  • Security
  • Exams and Records
  • Alumni
  • Store

Mr. R.N Onyeabor (Ag. Registrar) - 1992-1994
Mr. J. U. Okereke - 1994-1999
Mr. C. S. Jang - 2000-2006
Alh. I. U. Argungu - 2006-2012
Dr. (Mrs). G. A. Obajimi (Ag. Registrar) - 2012-2015
Mr. M. A. Adeneye (Ag. Registrar) - 2015-date


The National Institute for Sports is a Sports Education Institution located in Lagos, Nigeria. It was established in the year 1992 to help foster the production of homegrown professionals in the fields of sports reportage, sports management and sports marketing. It is the greatest sports training and research institution of the nation. Among its illustrious alumni are world acclaimed sporting figures like the late Chief Yemi Tella, The first Nigerian Olympic Gold Medalist Chioma Ajunwa, The Late Amodu Shuaibu among others. This institute has continued in its culture of churning out seasoned professionals in various fields of sports. Do you want to know more about this wonderful project?