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Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Unity Cup: Joseph Yobo commends sports minister for talent discovery competition

The newly appointed Assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, for developing a plan for the discovery of new talents through Unity Cup competition.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry for adopted Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye, with her adoptors, Halogen Company.

Nigeria signs MoU with Halogen for World No. 1 wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry for adopted Nigerian wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye, with her adoptors, Halogen Company.
The timely intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has made it possible for the Taekwondo team to depart today to Rabat, Morocco for the World Taekwondo (WT) Africa Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020.

Nigeria departs for Taekwondo OQT

The timely intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has made it possible for the Taekwondo team to depart today to Rabat, Morocco for the World Taekwondo (WT) Africa Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020, taking place from February 22 to 24 at the Complexe sportif Moulay Abdellah (Palais des sports).
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.

Minister to meet with LMC over violence rocking NPFL

Nigeria’s Minister for sports and youth development, Mr Sunday Dare, has confirmed he will be meeting with the League Management Company over the persistent violence rocking the Nigeria professional football league.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

The Bull: Nigeria’s new football ambassador

Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nigeria. It did not come as a complete surprise because, somehow, I knew it was coming.
The fourth edition of the NPFL-LaLiga coaching clinic for Nigerian youth coaches ended during the week in Abuja with coaches learning how to discover youth talents.

Coaches hone talent discovery skill at NPFL-LaLiga coaching clinic

The fourth edition of the NPFL-LaLiga coaching clinic for Nigerian youth coaches ended during the week in Abuja with coaches learning how to discover youth talents
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders.

EFCC rallies youths against corruption across Nigeria, as Magu charges youth to own corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight in the country.
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.
Nigeria’s preparations to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got yet another boost yesterday with the cheering news that Edo state Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shuaibu, has adopted Nigerian athlete Nwokocha Nzubechi with the payment of $10,000.

Edo deputy governor adopts Nwokocha Nzubechi with $10,000

Nigeria’s preparations to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got yet another boost yesterday with the cheering news that Edo state Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shuaibu, has adopted Nigerian athlete Nwokocha Nzubechi with the payment of $10,000 .
Nigeria’s senior women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo. 15

NBBF hails President Buhari, sports minister after D’Tigress Olympic qualification

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has traced the qualification of D’Tigress to the immense support of President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, and millions of Nigerian basketball lovers all over the world.
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 tips Nigeria to conquer at Para-powerlifting World Cup

Nigerian Athletes to the Para-Powerlifting World Cup which began yesterday in Abuja have the potentials to conquer the World, so declares the Minister For Youth and Sports Mr Sunday Dare.
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 affirms Nigeria’s readiness for Tokyo Olympics

The Minister of Sports and Youth development, Sunday Dare, says Nigeria is fully prepared for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan later in the year.
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.

20th National Sports Festival: President Buhari applauds sports minister

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on private sector investors to join hands with the government in youth and sports development in the country.

National Sport Festival: President Buhari receives ‘Torch of Unity’, invites private sector investments in...

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on private sector investors to join hands with the government in youth and sports development in the country.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

N33,000 allowance approved by federal government for NYSC members

The Federal Government has approved the payment of N33,000 as monthly allowance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
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 unveils 2020 programme, ready for Tokyo Olympics

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 President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Abu Gumel, has predicted a good outing for Team Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July in Japan.

NOC chief laments football absence at Tokyo Olympics

The President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Abu Gumel, has predicted a good outing for Team Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July in Japan.
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.

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