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The Acting Director, Facilities, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Arch. Katawan Dutse, has revealed that about N1billion will be required to upgrade and renovate hotel and other dilapidated facilities at the Package B of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora has urged European football governing body UEFA to reconsider the decision to play next year’s Champions League final in Istanbul after Turkey’s bloody offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria.
The Bulgarian prime minister has called for the head of the country’s football association to resign after England players were racially abused in a European qualifier in Sofia on Monday.
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.
Sports minister Sunday Dare on Tuesday appointed ex-athlete Mary Onyali, as his Special Adviser on Sports.
Sports minister Sunday Dare has hailed long jumper, Ese Brume, for ending Nigeria’s wait for an IAAF World Championships medal after two fruitless trips to Beijing, China in 2015 and London, Great Britain in 2017.
Iran’s Sports Minister, Masoud Soltanifar, on Thursday reported that Iranian women will be allowed into stadiums to watch the men’s national team play football.
Angry fans of Sierra Leone’s national football team have attacked a player’s house after he missed a decisive penalty.
Veteran coach Jo Bonfrere does not have anything to show his grandchildren that he won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996.
Nigeria will on September 12 know the result of her bid to stage the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup when Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) formally announce the host nation.
Cameroon have sacked Dutch coach Clarence Seedorf after their disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of Nations, with his departure coming after the country’s sports minister had demanded his exit.
The lifetime ban slammed by International Olympic Committee on the former Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko has been overturned.
The Nation Builders, a social reform group has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reappoint the immediate past Minister of Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, into his cabinet.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a jumbo delegation to cheer the Super Eagles to victory at the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt.
The Racist abuse of Kelechi Iheanacho that was allowed to stay on Twitter for more than 12 hours will be included in a dossier the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)are going to present to social media bosses this month.
Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has commended the Nigeria Basketball Federation led by its President Engineer Ahmadu Musa Kida on taking D’Tigers to number one team in Africa and 32nd in the world and D-Tigress to Number two in Africa and number 19 in the world rankings among other notable achievements of the Board at the NBBF Annual General Meeting held in Abuja yesterday.
New Zealand's sports minister has welcomed discussions about a potential name change for Super Rugby's Canterbury Crusaders in the wake of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people.
The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
The Kaduna State Government has shortlisted 5,351 job applicants for the second stage of the interview.
Nigerian artistes have been advised to tone down the preaching on ”get rich or die trying messages” in their songs, as many young people look up to them as role models.
An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous.
Hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) registered for relief financial packages under Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operations (YESSO) protested in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, on Monday over bogus payments that reached only a small fraction of them.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an 18-year-old Elikor Ehud, in Ejigbo area of the state for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue.