The NTA Sports Channel which started in 2009, was set up to do a 24 hour sports programming, with emphasis on Nigerian sports. With a forty year old experience, NTA sports have the most comprehensive sporting archival materials in the country, and this has largely been the main stay of the sports channel.
For once in Nigeria, sports enthusiasts can now enjoy full fledge sports contents; discussions, analyses and debates on current happenings in sports. NTA Sports 24 is a dedicated channel for showcasing the best of sporting moments including live coverage of both local and international sporting events. It transmits on on Channel 628 on Star Times.