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Godfrey Gaya, former Chairman, House Committee on Sports, has lauded the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development on the suspension of all sporting activities in Nigeria due to Coronavirus scare.
Nigeria boxers have threatened to protest the country’s non-appearance at the qualifying tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Dakar, Senegal from February 20 to 29.
Mr Benedict Agweye, the Head of Forensic, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nigerian youths are very important stakeholders in the anti-corruption war.
The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has condemned in strong terms the action of suspended President of the Para-Powerlifting Federation Mrs Queen Uboh-Idris for embarrassing the country, even as she has been directed to explain the damaging actions she took against the interest of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday played host the Minister Of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, to flagoff the movement of the Torch Of Unity for the 20th National Sports Festival at State House in Abuja.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says all hands are on deck towards achieving a memorable outing at the Tokyo Olympics in July/August.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has restated its position that Engineer Ibrahim Gusau remains suspended as president of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Dare Sunday, has fulfilled his promise to pay Nigeria’s youth and junior athletes to the CAA U-18/U-20 championships in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire last April allowances owed them by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some foreign countries are sabotaging the efforts of the commission to repatriate a former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke.
Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says it is committed to an open, transparent and efficient management of track and field in the new year and beyond.
Ex-Nigeria International Nwankwo Kanu has described the Adoption Campaign initiative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development which was launched in Lagos earlier in the week, as a right step in the right direction for sports development in the country.
Nigerian athlete Odunayo Adekuroye who was adopted at the launch of the Adoption Campaign initiative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development earlier this week in Lagos, by Halogen, was full of praise for the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State has come in with a practical support of the ‘the Adoption Campaign initiative’ of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development which was introduced to critical stakeholders by the Minister in Lagos earlier in the week which has been gaining momentum with public and private individuals keying into the campaign.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said that the benefit of physical exercise cannot be over emphasised.
“The disease has reduced us to one level. The mighty and small nations have all been reduced to the same level with all feeling the hit and unable to do much about it,” Kaigama said on Sunday, while addressing newsmen after celebrating the Palm Sunday Mass.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.
Many churches in Awka, Anambra capital witnessed a low turnout of worshippers on Sunday for the Palm Sunday service as they comply with social distancing orders by the government.
A United Nations envoy, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi, has decried electricity supply challenges in most developing countries battling the coronavirus pandemic.
The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday commended motorists over the high level of compliance with the lockdown in the state.
The institute’s epidemiological scenario is based on an algorithm that takes into account all major parameters of the outbreak, including the number of new cases, hospitalization, recovery of patients and mortality rate.
Carlos Tevez has told his fellow footballers to waive their wages for an entire year to help the fight against coronavirus.
PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor has vowed to block plans to cut Premier League players’ wages as the debate over the coronavirus crisis rumbles on.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has set up a 47-member panel of eminent citizens of the state, including three former governors, to help mobilise resources to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Brazilian forward Robinho has lifted the lid on why he made his record-breaking £32.5million move to Manchester City instead of a much publicised transfer to Chelsea.