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The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, as well as the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, were among the dignitaries who graced the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival on Thursday at the National Stadium Abuja.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, and president of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, have charged the newly inducted patrons of the NOC to assist Nigeria to excel in sports by support NOC and also rededicate themselves to the development of sports in their domains.
The immediate-past Governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress candidate for Delta South Senatorial District for the 2019 election, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has called on government and stakeholders to support the development of grassroots sports in Nigeria and also establish an active National Sports Commission, if the nation must excel in sports.
The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has described the death of FIBA Secretary-General and IOC member, Patrick Baumann, as unbelievable and shocking.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged the D’Tigress to go for gold and compete clean when hostilities commence at the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup on Saturday, September 22, in Tenerife, Spain.
Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday advised Nigerian athletes at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, to compete fairly without tarnishing the country’s image.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Saturday challenged Nigerian athletes to go for gold at the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, on Tuesday urged corporate entities to rally round the federal government in ensuring there was good support for Nigerian teams next year.
The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the operations of telecommunications service providers and vendors yesterday summoned some heads of telecoms companies in the country over alleged non-payment of taxes and the required percentages of their profits to the Federal Government.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), will represent His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has directed ex-sports Federation officials who were still in possession of their body’s property or documents to hand them over to the newly elected and sworn-in officials.
President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the victorious D’Tigress during Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in Abuja, Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports, announced on Tuesday.
Nemanja Vidic insisted he would not swap any of Manchester United's defenders for Virgil van Dijk or his Liverpool team-mates, while praising Victor Lindelof for displaying "character" to turn around his form.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday warned politicians against sponsoring underage persons to participate in the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.
The new Acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday assumed office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Katsina en route Daura, his hometown, to participate in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Following the shift in the date for the conduct of the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau has retrieved all sensitive materials earlier distributed to the 17 local government areas of the state.
Former Everton and Super Eagles Captain Joseph Yobo has heaped praises on the performance of Bayern Munich full-back, Joshua Kimmich following the goalless draw with Liverpool on Tuesday Night.
The police on Monday arraigned Nwaeze Vincent, Nwaeze Emmanuel and Solomon Uwabor in a Kubwa Grade1 Area Court over alleged assault and causing hurt.
The Federal Government Monday stated that the 104 unity schools are not affected by the shift in the dates of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Senator Magnus Abe has challenged the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to swallow his pride and take responsibility for the crisis that has plagued the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.