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Tokyo 2020: Win Clean Medals, FG Urges Team Nigeria

…First batch departs for Japan JOEL AJAYI Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has urged Team Nigeria to avoid doping and compete clean to win medals for Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympics. The minister gave the charge on

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Super Eagles Will Soon Have A Home Ground For Matches

By Joel Ajayi  The Super Eagles nomadic  sojourn  in different cities will soon be over as soon as rehabilitation work is completed  at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja and the National  Stadium,  Surulere,  Lagos. This assurance was made  by

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Minister Drums Fresh Support For Home- based Eagles

By Joel Ajayi  Minister  of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has  once again canvassed  for more injection of home- based players  into the mainstream Super Eagles.  Speaking on Tuesday when he visited the Home- based Eagles at their

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Youth Minister Charges APC Youth To Focus On Opportunities

 By Joel Ajayi Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare  has charged APC Youth to avail themselves  of the various opportunities created by government to develop  themselves in order to guarantee  their future.  The Minister  was speaking on

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FG Inaugurates AFN Board

By Lateef Taiwo The Federal Government has inaugurated the Board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) after the successful conduct of the elections to fill in the new face of track and field in Nigeria. The Minister of Youth

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Dare Urges Athletes To Be More Patriotic

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Akin Dare,  has called on Team Nigeria to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, slated for July 2021,  to embrace the spirit of patriotism with a view to ensuring more podium appearances

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FG Restates Commitment To Youth Empowerment Initiatives

By Joel Ajayi The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to checking the spate of restiveness and other youth inclined vices through training, innovation and other empowerment initiatives. In a press statement issued by the ministry of Youth and sports

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Nigeria To Partner Egypt In Youth And Sports Dev’t

By Joel Ajayi Nigeria and Egypt will go into partnership by exploring areas of mutual benefits for the growth of the Youth and the sports industry in both countries. Speaking in Cairo,  Egypt at  the sidelines  of the Association  of

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Delta Governor, Okowa Adopts Six Athletes

BY JOEL AJAYI Nigeria’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games build-up  has been  given  a major boost by Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, who has adopted six athletes to fund their preparations. Those adopted by the Governor include Favour Ofili, Blessing

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ANOCA CONFERS Highest Honour on Sports Minister

By Joel Ajayi Minister  of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare  has been honoured  by the Association of  National Olympics  Committees of Africa  with the Highest  Order of Sports Administrator  Award for his immense  contributions  to the growth  of

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