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Nigeria orders closure of national stadia

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has directed the temporary shutdown of all activities at four national stadia in the country to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.

Sports minister sets Tokyo Olympics targets

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has declared that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games will be devoid of the usual jamboree as only Sports and athletes with medal prospects will represent the country.
FCT Football Association in partnership with Bayern Munich has concluded plans to develop Nigeria football and provide a platform for young talented Nigerian footballers to ply their trade in Germany.

FCT FA, Bayern Munich partner to Annex Nigeria Players For World Youth Cup in...

FCT Football Association in partnership with Bayern Munich has concluded plans to develop Nigeria football and provide a platform for young talented Nigerian footballers to ply their trade in Germany.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Minister orders NFF to move to permanent site

Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to fast track the process of relocating to its new office complex.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN board suspends president Ibrahim Gusau

The Board of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has suspended under-fire President Engr. Ibrahim Gusau in a meeting at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.
COAS Spikers saw off Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-17) in the women’s match of the Day 2 at the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Abuja.

Volleyball: COAS Spikers beat Immigration in Premier League clash

COAS Spikers saw off Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-17) in the women’s match of the Day 2 at the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Abuja.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Gernot Rohr visits sports minister in Abuja, commended for Super Eagles job

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Sports ministry budgets N279 million for Abuja, Lagos stadiums

If the 2020 budgetary allocation is properly implemented, there are strong indications of possible return of sporting activities at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos and the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja, as the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has set aside a staggering N279 million for the maintenance and upgrade of the facilities at the two edifices in next year’s annual budget.

Wilfred Ndidi: Brazil friendly good chance to prove we are a top side

Wilfred Ndidi says Sunday’s friendly against five-time world champions Brazil will give the Super Eagles the opportunity to show the world they are ready to soar again.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Super Eagles arrive Singapore Wednesday for Brazil friendly

Players and officials of the Super Eagles are expected to Singapore on Wednesday for Sunday’s friendly encounter against five-time world champions, Brazil.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Federal government set to make sports more rewarding – minister

The minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government is already working on a new business model that would explore the business angle of sports to make it more-rewarding.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

We’ll bring Obafemi Awolowo Stadium back to life – minister

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, has promised to restore the lost glory of Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, formerly known as Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, during a visit on Sunday.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister, NFF chiefs set for crunch talk in Abuja

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, has summoned eggheads of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for a crucial meeting, tomorrow, in Abuja.
Some athletes compete during the maiden edition of Africa Cup-Track organized by Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN), in Abuja

Team Nigeria dominates African Cup Track Cycling

Team Nigeria in day two of the African Cup Track Cycling has continued to dominate the Championship, winning 21 medals.
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Governor Amosun gloats over Ogun rally marred by violence

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun incredibly celebrated the near-riotous show at the Presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress in Abeokuta Monday.

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