AFN shops for new kit sponsor for Olympics, Okagbare’s arrival excites fans
Newly elected board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), led by Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa, has started the search for a new sponsor to kit the nation’s athletes at the Tokyo Olympics Games.
NYSC, most strategic platform for accelerated national development – Minister
Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development says the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme is the most strategic platform to accelerate national development. Dare said this in Kubwa NYSC orientation camp on Thursday in Abuja at the pilot launch of the scheme’s Digital Onboarder and DEEL ambassador Community Development Service (CDS) group.…
CAA congratulates sports minister Dare at 55
Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) has joined President Muhammadu Buhari in congratulating Youth and Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, who celebrated his 55th birthday on Saturday.
Nigeria moves to reform NYSC amid proposed law to scrap scheme
The Nigerian government said it has commenced moves to reform the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Nigeria's youth and sports minister Sunday Dare Wednesday said the NYSC remains one of the country's greatest tools for youth development. "The NYSC scheme remains one of the greatest tools for National development for our youth," Dare tweeted on…
Lalong, Dare pledge to upgrade Baptist College Jos facilities
Sports and Youth Development Minister, Sunday Dare and Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, have pledged to upgrade sports facilities at Baptist High School, Jos, to enable it to compete favourably with its contemporaries in the country.
Dare, NFF, Odegbami, others celebrate Okala at 70
Emmanuel Okala, who was once rated as the best goalkeeper in Africa, was the centre of attention yesterday when the Nigerian football family marked his 70th birthday.
Minister Lauds Lalong for sports development initiatives
The Minister of Sports and Youths Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has lauded Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau for his initiatives on sports development in the state.
Sports ministry vs Sports federations… war after the Olympics?
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development obviously tugged at the tail of a tiger last week when the minister announced the dissolution of 31 National Sports Federation boards.
Team Nigeria jets out for U.S. relays, Dare thanks Buhari
A contingent of Team Nigeria athletes and officials left Lagos for the United States of America yesterday ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Relays qualifying events billed to start on May 9.
Rugby players protest over 2023 World Cup suspension
Rugby players in Nigeria, under the aegis of Nigeria Rugby Players Union based in the country and abroad, yesterday gathered at the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) building, National Stadium, Lagos, to protest the country’s ban from competing in the forthcoming France 2023 World Cup qualifying series.