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4 days ago
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the future of the sport of track and field is bright in Nigeria following another impressive display by the country's athletes, both at home and abroad. Johnson Nnamani, Egbuchilem Raphael Chimezie, Ezekiel Nathaniel, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma, Alaba Akintola and Favour Ashe, among others, displayed standout…
15 May
One of Nigeria’s most successful basketball coaches, Adewunmi Aderemi, has showered praises on the Federal Government for stamping out the maladministration bedevilling the progress of basketball development in Nigeria. The Nigerian government, in an announcement made by the country’s sports minister, Sunday Dare, recently announced that Nigeria would take a two-year break from international basketball…
14 May
Sports Minister, Chief Sunday Dare and the President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa were excited by the performance of the athletes, as the 3rd AFN All Comers came to a spectacular end yesterday in Abuja.
13 May
Following the leadership crisis that has dogged Nigerian basketball for more than eight years, the Federal Government, yesterday, withdrew the country from international competitions for a period of two years.
6 May
To prevent U.S.-based Nigerian athletes from ‘burning’ out before this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, the Sports Ministry and officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) have appointed
29 Apr
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has challenged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the opportunities initiated by the current administration to boost themselves for the 21st Century and improve their employability and entrepreneurship.
15 Apr
The Federal Government has created a unified platform for unemployed youths in the 36 states of the federation in line with the priority focus of President Muhammadu Buhari to create jobs...
15 Apr
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Wednesday, applauded the effort of Nigerian Breweries Plc through its Heineken brand for bringing the iconic UEFA Champions League trophy ...
7 Apr
The Senate has invited Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and other agencies involved in the maintenance of the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, to ascertain the extent of the damage to facilities at the national arena.
6 Apr
The Senate has summoned Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare over the vandalisation of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja by hoodlums on March 29, after the Super Eagles failed to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
6 Apr
Reports that the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, is clamouring for the appointment of another local coach to head the Super Eagles may not be true after all.
6 Apr
The Federal Government, yesterday, inaugurated the Main Organising Committee (MOC) for a successful hosting of the 21st National Sports Festival, scheduled to hold in November, 2022 in Asaba, Delta State.


1 hour ago
Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
2 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
3 hours ago
With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
3 hours ago
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
4 hours ago
A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…