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Tokyo Games: Guinea Reverses Decision To Withdraw From Olympics

The West African State of Guinea has said it was scrapping its decision to withdraw its five-person team from the Olympics, a move that it had said was sparked by worries over coronavirus. According to a statement made by the Sports Minister Sanoussy Bantama Sow on Thursday, July 22, 2021, the Government, after receiving assurances […]

Sunday Dare Dissolves Boards of 31 Sports Federations, Sets Caretaker

Barely three months to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Minister of Youth and Sports Federation, Mr Sunday Dare has dissolved all the Boards of 31 National Sports Federations and set up Caretaker Committees to run the fairs of the Federation. This was disclosed in a press statement on Friday, April 30, 2021, in Abuja. The […]

{Exclusive} NBBF Set to Organize Bubble Premier League

The Vice President, Nigeria Basketball Federation, Babs Ogunade, has hinted that the Federation is striving to organise Bubble format of the Premier League this season after a High Court sitting in Abuja granted it the legal right to administer the Premier Basketball league. Speaking with Boluwaji Ogunmola on the BCOS TV flagship Sports Programme Saturday […]

Hoodlums Invade Soun of Ogbomoso’s Palace

Report reaching us from Ogbomoso says protesters destroyed properties at the palace of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi. It was gathered that they invaded the palace when the Monarch was holding a meeting with the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare. They also brought corpses of two protesters who were shot […]

“Use YIF Loans Wisely To Empower Yourselves” -Minister Charges Youths

The Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has called on Nigerian youths to make good use of the opportunities in Federal Government’s 75 billion naira Youth Investment Fund (Y.I.F) to empower themselves. The Sports Minister said this in Ibadan while inspecting an I.C.T facility where young people are trained on Robotic Technology […]

Sport Minister Mourns Ajimobi

The Youth and Sports Development Minister, Mr Sunday Dare, has expresed shock over the death of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who pased away at age of 70. According to Mr Dare, “the passing of my elder brother, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, is both untimely and tragic. He served the good […]