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Former AFN chief faults Nigeria’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations

Former Athletics Federation of Nigeria President Dan Ngerem has faulted Nigeria’s preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Secretary-General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Olabanji Oladapo has stated that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by a further one year had become necessary and hence imminent following the formal announcement from the International Olympics Committee yesterday on the premise of the Covid-19 pandemic.

NOC appoints Oba Elegushi as chairman, patrons forum

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.

NIC dismisses suit against Abia ex-MHWUN caretaker committee chairman

Justice Ibrahim Sulieman Galadima of the National Industrial Court (NIC) sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has finally dismissed by a former Abia State Chairman of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Uchenna Obigwe, the suits against a former caretaker committee chairman of the union, Christopher Uche Ezekiel.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Doha 2019: Minister inaugurates committee to probe Nigeria’s poor performance

While the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championship held in Doha has ended, the sour taste of Nigeria’s poor performance remains.
A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.

Ibrahim Galadima warns Kano sports commission officials

The Executive Chairman, Kano State Sports Commission (KSSC), Ibrahim Galadima, has warned of an imminent shake up in the commission aimed at weeding out incompetent members of staff.
A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.

Ibrahim Galadima advises new sports minister to be wary of ‘friendly enemies’

A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.

Governor Ganduje appoints heads of agencies

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State ‎has approved the appointment and reappointment of heads of government agencies and departments in the state.

Emir of Gwandu drums support for sickle cell campaign in Kebbi

The Emir of Gwandu and Chairman, Kebbi State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has launched a sickle cell awareness and sensitisation campaign in the state.
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Kano set to host international horse racing competition

The Newly inaugurated Kano State Turf Club is set to play its first major role in international racing through the hosting of an annual International Horse racing competition titled “Sukuwa”.

Solomon Dalung, Habu Gumel task inducted NOC patrons on sports development

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.

NFF crisis: FIFA rejects Minister Dalung’s proposed ministerial visit

World’s Football governing body FIFA have turned down a proposed visit by a Nigerian delegation, led by the Minister for Sports, Solomon Dalung in a bid to discuss the ongoing leadership tussle rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

NFF crisis: Suleiman David throws his weigh behind Galadima committee

The former chairman of technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mallam Suleiman David, has thrown his weight behind the Ibrahim Galadima led reconciliatory committee on the crisis rocking the Nigeria Football house, describing the move as a welcome development.

NFF crisis: Abdulmumuni Aminu heads elders stakeholders’ reconciliation committee

Former Chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Col. Abdulmuninu Aminu (rtd), is the head of a six-man Elders Stakeholders Reconciliation Committee constituted by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports to ensure a peaceful resolution of the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation.
Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, fourth from right, with members of NFF Reconciliation Committee.

NFF crisis: Minister Dalung inaugurates 6-man reconciliation committee

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).

Minister: How World Cup rekindled NFF crisis

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday said football stakeholders in the country must now find lasting solution to the perennial Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) crisis.

Minister: Why FIFA won’t ban Nigeria

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, has assured the soccer-loving Nigerians that the world football governing body, FIFA, will not ban Nigeria over the ongoing impasse.

FIFA agent urges Presidency to wade into ongoing NFF crisis

Shina Philips, a FIFA licensed agent, on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to wade into the ongoing crises rocking the Nigeria Football Federation.

Kano government donates N3 million to family of late Chinedu Udoji

Kano State Government on Saturday donated N3 million to the family of former Kano Pillars player, late Chinedu Udoji, who died on Sunday, Feb. 18, in an auto crash in Kano metropolis.

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Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.

Minister leads sports icons coronavirus awareness campaign

As part of efforts to stem the spread of the covid-19 scourge, Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has teamed up with some Nigerian sports icons and the Nigerian Olympic committee on a massive awareness campaign to educate people on keeping safe.
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

Coronavirus pause could force global football to change

Football has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the immediate concern is the simple survival of many clubs because of the financial impact, but there is hope that the global game could ultimately emerge better from this crisis.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

Experts: Coronavirus a threat to food security

Prof. Veronica Obatolu, the Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says Covid-19 remains a threat to food security due to the negative effects on production and research.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Italy’s coronavirus death count still high as lockdown extended to April 13

Italy’s record death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by more than 700 on Wednesday, as a top official said that social restrictions were getting harder to bear for the population.
Elon Musk is calling for regulation on organizations developing advanced artificial intelligence, including his companies.

Nigerian begs Tesla founder Elon Musk for ventilators

Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on Wednesday headed to Twitter to beg the founder of the electronic automobile company, Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, for ventilators.