The Nigerian Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) is the umbrella body that oversees the sportings activities of Federal, States and private Polytechnics in Nigeria. It was borne out of consensus agreement by stakeholders to organise sporting competition amongst all accredited Nigerian Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology in Nigeria.
It is an annual tournament event inaugurated on 10th April, 1976 with the aim of promoting mental alertness and physical fitness of Polytechnic Students through competitive sporting activities with the following objectives:
- To ensure peaceful co-existence among Nigerians.
- To discover and nurture sporting talents for National assignments.
- To build friendship among Nigeria Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology .
- To maintain and sustain physically fit and mentally alert youths in Nigeria.