In the election that took place in Abuja and supervised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Tonobock Okowa, was elected after emerging as the sole candidate for the position of president. He polled 41 votes and was duly returned as the elected by the AFN Electoral Commission chaired by Elias Gora, former General Secretary of the Nigeria Olympics Committee and former World Athletics lecturer and course director.
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The Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation Media and Publicity Committee, Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, has described as a concoction of half truths and outright falsehood a statement credited to a former Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, that crisis erupted between him (Dalung) and the NFF over payment of monies to Nigeria’s U23 team during their Rio 2016 Olympics qualifying tournament in Senegal in 2015.
The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has thrown his weight behind his successor, Sunday Dare, to assist him to succeed in his new assignment.
No fewer than 18 former Ministers failed to make new Ministerial list released by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has picked the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, as leader of the Federal Government delegation to the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
The Nigeria Football Federation has dismissed as misleading, statements by former Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung at the weekend that the Federation omitted the budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from its 2019 programmes sent to the Ministry.
If it had been news about the former sports minister who had defiantly sat on $150,000 mistakenly paid into the ministry’s account by the IAAF, I might have found it easier to believe.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has stressed the importance of culture to the development of youths in Nigeria and its civilisation.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that the Bash Ali Guinness World Record fight is staged in the country in the next 90 days.
Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House Representatives, has said that Nigeria must win the war against violence in order to attain full civilisation.
Former WBF cruiserweight champion, Bash Ali, has debunked an online story that the sum of N7.2 billion for his Guinness World Record fight was “criminally diverted” by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has given three National Sports Federations deadlines to hold their Congress to adopt and ratify their Constitutions.
Minister of Sports and Youth Development Solomon Dalung has assured Nigerians that post-May 29 political transition would not hinder the release of funds for Nigeria’s participation in upcoming sports tournaments.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Solomon Dalung says sports is the best performing ministry in the country under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has predicted a successful outing for Nigerian wrestlers at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated the Main Organising Committee for the 20th National Sports Festival tagged: “Edo 2020”.
Ebonyi on Monday won the 2nd South-East Secondary Schools Cricket Championship held at the Union Secondary School, Enugu.
No fewer than 80 youths were trained in tailoring and fashion design at Federal Government’s newly established tailoring hub in Osun, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has congratulated Nigeria’s U-19 Cricket Team, the Junior Yellow Greens, for picking the country’s first ever spot at the Cricket World Cup after topping the weeklong qualifying series held in Windhoek, Namibia at the weekend.
The Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has called for a review of the curriculum of the Nigerian Institute of Sports.