Sports Minister commiserates with Brila radio Chairman over mother’s death

The minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare  has  condoled with the family of the Chairman of Brila Fm, Dr Larry Izamoje over the demise of their matriarch Mrs  Felicia Otiti Izamoje. Dare in a statement from his media office said  “My sincere   condolences to Dr Izamoje and the entire family over the demise of their dear mother.  While she led a good life as evidenced  in the quality  of her children, it is not easy to lose a dear mother. But be consoled by the fact she…

FG postpones Edo 2020 National Sports Festival

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in conformity with the directive from President Muhammad Buhari has announced postponement of the forthcoming National Sports Festival holding in Edo state. A statement from Media Office to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development,Mr.Sunday Dare, stated that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the postponement of the National Sports Festival, Edo 2020 as a precautionary move against COVID-19 spread. The President’s decision followed the close monitoring and updates on COVID-19 in Nigeria and across the world. Prior to Mr President’s directive, the Ministry…

Sports Minister offers scholarship to five-year old boxing sensation

In line with his avowed mandate of discovering young talents and nurturing them to stardom, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has offered scholarship to five-year-old boxing sensation, Ayomide Adeyemo. Dare’s grassroots development agenda had led to the discovery of young boxer Shekinat; a swimmer nicknamed fish; and the Yakubu sisters, dubbed the Williams sisters of Nigerian tennis for their prowess on the tennis courts. Dare, who refers to himself as the “Chief Talent Hunter”, said he was moved by a viral video of the young talented…

Ogbomoso Marathon 2020 Registration link unveiled.

The Registration link for the prospective participants of the upcoming Ogbomoso Land Marathon race 2020 edition has been unveiled . The link which will serve as a platform where athletes can register their participation and get further details about the Marathon is unveiled earlier today. The Chairman Organising Committe,Prince Oyebamiji , noted that the registration link will help more interested people to register for the Marathon. While urging interested individuals to go on and register their participation, he added that interested athletes living within and around Ogbomoso can aslo opt…

ANAMBRA 2020: Sports Minister pledges support for Nigeria Police

The Honourable Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has pledged his full support to the Nigeria Police towards the realization of the objectives inherent in organizing the 12th Biennial Nigeria Police Games, which holds in Anambra State from 29th February to 7th March, 2020. He gave this assurance when the Central Organizing Committee for the Games led by the Chairman, AIG Usman Baba Alkali visited him in his office on Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 to apprise him on preparations towards the historic event. The Minister further stated that the Ministry…

Wolekanle Presents New Bus to Ogbomoso United

In his bid to boost the morale of the players of the newly formed Ogbomoso United Football Team,the team’s propietor Hon Akinwole Akinwale has donated a new bus to the team        The team which was formally launched in December 2019 won their first away game against Rehoboth FC Oyo last week At the launching of the club in Ogbomoso ,Akinwole said the Football Club has been duly paid for and approved by the Nation Wide League One governing body with the necessary documents given. Speaking on the bus.…

60 Leaders To Flag off Victory Cup 2020 in Lagos

 The emergence of the year 2020 came with Hope for Nigeria as organizations and individuals are involved in strategic goals, ideas and visions, to experience success and victory this year. The brand Nigeria is not far from the quest for success and victory. There is certainly Hope for Nigeria, as we adopt the right Mindset, Leadership and value for Human Capital. Sixty distinguished leaders have been outstanding in their investments in Nigeria’s Human Capital, hence involved at victory cup Lagos State, as they collaborate and exchange vales to further restore…

BOXING : Dabiri-Erewa Celebrates Joshua’s victory

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission ( NIDCOM),Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi-Joshua, for defeating his opponent Andy Ruiz Jr in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, thus reclaiming his World Heavyweight titles. Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in a statement by NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Sunday in Abuja. She said that the victory over the Mexican was not only a thing of pride to Nigerians, but to Africa as a whole. “I congratulate you on this wonderful feat, for winning…

Sunday Dare Sworn in As 35th Minister of Youth And Sports

President Muhammadu Buhari today sworn in Ogbomoso born former Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Sunday Dare, as Nigeria’s 35th Minister of Youth and sports Development. Dare replaced former sports minister Solomon Dalung . A fellow of the Prestigious Harvard Nieman Journalism fellowship, 53 year old Dare is expected to hit the ground running as Team Nigeria is currently competing for laurels at the ongoing African Games in Morocco while many say preparation for the Tokyo Olympics next year as well as qualifiers for the next world cup…