Abuja agog as Federal Government honours 60 sports icons
The Federal Government will today, at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja, honour 60 icons and personalities, who have contributed in the development of Nigerian sports in the last 60 years.
EndSARS protest: Minister demands thorough investigation into killing of youth in Ogbomoso
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has called for full investigation into the killing of a youth during the “EndSARS” protest in Ogbomoso, Oyo State on Saturday.
Oghomienor canvasses support for Dare, Pinnick as Barca Academy pushes for youth development
Chairman of the Barcelona Academy in Nigeria, Leslie Oghomienor, has called on stakeholders in sports to support the current efforts at growing the country’s sports from the grassroots, saying such moves would help accelerate the country’s manpower and economic growth.
Dare has set realistic template for change, says Akanji
Change doesn’t come easy, especially for people used to seeing things from a “nothing good will ever come out of it” perspective. In recent times, Nigerian sports followers have been pushed by the fault lines drawn by their administrators to accept that only a miracle could salvage the sector. When Muhammadu Buhari began his second…
Oyo APC ... Storm in a teacup
They are bonded by one political platform, but Oyo State All Progressives Congress’s (APC) members are not pushing a common front. And efforts to unite the warring factions had been unsuccessful, decapitating the party ...
Ministry to accommodate displaced shops’ owners in proposed National Stadium mall
Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, yesterday disclosed that the Federal Government would build a shopping mall inside the Lagos National Stadium to take care of some of the shops displaced at the sports complex.
Google to provide grants for 500,000 SMBs, 25,000 teachers
A technology firm, Google, has said that it would help businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and vulnerable populations as they grapple with the “new normal” and begin...
Ministry gives conditions for NPFL kickoff
Following the approval of the resumption of sporting activities across the country, the Ministry of Sports has listed the conditions the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), League Management Company
Dare hails President, PTF on start of sporting activities
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, yesterday hailed the decision to commence football and team sports by the President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, saying that all sports are to be completed behind closed doors in line with the guidelines. The ministry also thanked President Buhari for…