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Synergy Between Government and Youth-Based Organisations, Key to Sustainable Development – Youth Minister

The co-chair of the NYFF board, Chineye Nwanaka in her submission highlighted the mandate areas of the NYFF to include National Visioning Process (NYP); Youth Leadership Development and Online & Media Engagement

“Your National Visioning Process (NVP) which seeks to gather ideas, data using various formats is a signature initiative, that would be hugely beneficial not just to your organisation but to the Ministry because whatever is fed into that process will help us, our budgeting process and the trainings we have,…

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Federal Government Inaugurates Board of Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre

The Centre which has been in existence since the past 70 years has contributed greatly in the provision of leadership training for Nigerians from all walks of life

The Federal Government has inaugurated the newly constituted Board of the Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre (CLTC) to handle its affairs, following the approval of the reconstitution of the Board by President Muhammadu Buhari recently. The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, who inaugurated the Board…

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Domestic Leagues, Live-wire of Nigeria’s Football Development – Sports Minister

The Minister lauded the club owners for the work being done for the development of football across the country, acknowledging the Ministry’s awareness of the challenges faced by the clubs and their owners

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has described domestic football clubs as the fulcrum of Nigeria’s domestic leagues, stating they represent the livewire of Nigeria’s Football development. Speaking while receiving the Club Owners Association led by its chairman, Barr. Isaac Danladi, at his Moshood Abiola Stadium office,…

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Nigeria: Buhari Seeks More FIFA Support for Nigerian Football

President Buhari made this call on Tuesday at the State House, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja while receiving the report of the 10 Year Football Development Masterplan Committee

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari has asked for more support from the World Soccer Governing Body, FIFA in the bid to reposition Nigerian football for greater impact and its all round growth and development. President Buhari made this call on Tuesday at the…

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2022 Commonwealth Games Team Nigeria Update

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare paid a visit to some Team Nigeria athletes at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham Games Village

1. Dare, Gumel, Oladapo, Alli Visit Team Nigeria Camp The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare, on Wednesday, paid a visit to some Team Nigeria athletes at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham Games Village. Dare, accompanied by the Engineer Habu Gumel, President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee(NOC), Banji Oladapo,…

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Moshood Abiola National Stadium Mainbowl and Training Pitches Back in Good Shape

The turf of the mainbowl had taken a heavy blow after it was rehabilitated through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP)arrangement

The Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja mainbowl turf and two of its training pitches are back in good shape and ready to host international football matches again. The turf of the mainbowl had taken a heavy blow after it was rehabilitated through the Public-Private Partnership(PPP)arrangement of the Federal Ministry of…

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2022 World Athletics Championships: Amusan Picks Nigeria’s First Ever Gold Medal, Brume Wins Silver on Final Day

Tobi Amusan broke the 100m hurdles World Record in the semi finals with an astonishing 12.12s and followed up with a (+2.5)wind assisted 12.06s in the final

It’s New Dawn for Nigerian Athletics Says Sports Minister Dare Nigeria left her best for the last day of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, United States of America by winning a gold and a silver medal. Tobi Amusan broke the 100m hurdles World Record in the semi finals…

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“You Are Our Champions and Nigeria is Proud of You” – Sports Minister Sunday Dare Salutes Gallant Falcons

The Super Falcons will square up the She-polopolo of Zambia on Friday

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare has saluted the gallant and spirited play of Nigeria’s Super Falcons after their game against the Moroccan women’s team in the second semi finals of the African Women Cup of Nations. Eulogizing the Super Falcons, Hon. Dare said, “Your resilience, character,…

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Cycling: Nigeria Finishes in Fourth Place at 2022 African Track Championship

Team Nigeria won a total of 16 medals, which consist of four gold, eight silver and four bronze medals

Nigeria finished in fourth place at the 2022 African Track Cycling Championship which ended on Sunday at the velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Team Nigeria won a total of 16 medals, which consist of four gold, eight silver and four bronze medals. South Africa finished first, topping…

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Sports Minister Celebrates Super Falcons’ World Cup Ticket, Urges Team to Go for 10th Title

The Falcons picked one of the four automatic World Cup tickets available at the African Women Cup of Nations tournament by defeating bitter rivals Cameroon 1-0 in the quarterfinals

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has congratulated Nigeria’s senior women national football team, the Super Falcons for picking a ticket to next year’s FIFA Women World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand. The Falcons picked one of the four automatic World Cup tickets available…