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        The minister of Youth and Sports development, Sunday Dare says he has approved the refund of a payment wrongly given to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). In a post on Twitter, Dare promised the funds should reach the IAAF account “in a few days”. ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday presented awards to 168 ex-corps members at the combined 2015/2016/2017 President’s NYSC Honours Award held at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja. Buhari, who was represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, also announced automatic employment to the awardees in the Federal Civil Service and scholarships up to Doctorate level in ...
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    Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung Factional President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida, says there is no court injunction restraining him and his board from carrying out any activity in the name of NBBF. Kida said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) following reports that his board had ...
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    The Newly Unveiled Mascot The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), on Saturday unveiled the Mascot (Alabo The Shuttler) for the All African Senior Championships slated to hold in Port Harcourt from April 22 to 28. Mr Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports, during the unveiling ceremony at the Presidential Hotel in Port Harcourt, thanked ...
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        Team Delta has emerged champion at the 19th National Sports Festival, Abuja 2019 which ended Sunday, winning the 4x400m mixed relay gold medal on the final day to round up an impressive haul of medals. The 4×400m mixed relay was one of the two final events at the Festival, and was part of ...
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      The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Saturday said Nigerian leaders should bury their heads in shame for neglecting the National Sports Festival (NSF) for six years. Dalung told newsmen at the Abuja National Stadium that Nigeria has lost a lot for failing to hold the competition since 2012 when the ...
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          Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday said that the state would participate and win the 19th National Sports Festival billed for Abuja in December. The governor gave the assurance when he received the symbolic Torch Of Unity at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Okowa, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, ...
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      Solomon Dalung   The Minister of Youths and Sports  Development, Solomon Dalung, has urged sports administrators to consider the welfare of athletes as the most important factor to drive sports development, while saying the government would continue to priortise the welfare of athletes’ to sustain sports development in the country. Dalung said this at the ...
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      The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Monday inaugurated a six-man reconciliation committee to bring lasting solution to the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Dalung said the NFF crisis has already impeded the desired growth and development of football in the country. “Except ...
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    The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, says nothing has changed in the leadership crisis at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in spite of a change of guards. Dalung, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, noted that this was because nothing has changed since the Supreme Court ruling and the order of ...