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DALUNG MAKES PASSIONATE PLEA TO NASS FOR FUNDS FOR RUSSIA 2018 PREPARATIONS, COMMONWEALTH…,

Borne out of the determination to make a statement at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has appealed to the National Assembly to appropriate sufficient funds for sports in the 2018 budget. The Minister reasoned that for any meaningful success to be recorded by Nigerian […]

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QUADRI’S POLISH OPEN VICTORY EXCITES DALUNG

Barrister Solomon Dalung the Minister of Youth and Sports has described the achievement of Nigeria’s table tennis star, Aruna Quadri at the just concluded ITTF Challenge as an icing on an already sweet national cake following his victory at the Polish Open on Sunday. After news filtered in that Quadri defeated Japan’s Kaii Yoshida 4-2 […]

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ULTIMATE COMMANDER PRESENTS NATIONAL PEACE TORCH TO DALUNG

Heavyweight Wrestling Champion Ambassador Osita Offor aka De Ultimate Commander today presented the National Peace Project Torch to the Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung in Abuja. The Peace Torch which is billed to traverse the 36 states of the federation and Abuja is aimed at creating awareness for Nigerian youths on the need […]

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FEDERATIONS’ PRESIDENTS TO TAKEOVER ATHLETES AT NYG CLOSING CEREMONY

The Talent Identification Committee is to hand over talents discovered at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin Kwara state at the closing ceremony on Saturday. The committee was set up by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to fish out young talents who will replace the aging athletes. According to the Minister of […]

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DALUNG HEAPS ACCOLADES ON SUPER EAGLES

Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung has applauded Nigeria’s Super Eagles for their massive 4-0 triumph over visiting Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday. The Senior men’s national team will receive N20million Naira for the 4 goals scored, […]

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Taekwondo federation will focus on athletes, grassroots – Binga

The Margaret Binga-led board of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation will give priority to athletes as well as grassroots development of the sport. Binga, who was inaugurated in Abuja as the first female President of the federation promised to restore the glory of Nigeria in taekwondo continentally and globally. In her acceptance speech, the former two-time […]

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FUTURE OF NIGERIA’S SPORTS LIES IN GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT- Dalung

Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Youth and Sports Minister has restated that grassroots sports development remains the only route to rebuilding the country’s sports. The Minister said this while congratulating Team Nigeria which returned from the Regional African Gymnastics Championship in South Africa where they won a total of 11 medals comprising 2 gold and 9 […]

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DALUNG INAUGURATES NIGERIA’S GYMNASTICS BOARD

The board of the Gymnastics federation of Nigeria has been inaugurated. On the occasion which took place today at the conference room of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung who presided over the inauguration charged the board members to eschew violence and work together towards taking the sport to greater heights. “The […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS TO HOLD RE-RUN ELECTIONS ON JULY 12

A re-run of elections into 4 pending National Sports Federations’ boards will now hold on Wednesday July 12, 2017. The Federations are Athletics, Gymnastics, Wrestling and Taekwondo. The Chairman of the National Sports Federations Electoral Appeals Committee, Alhaji Abdulrazak Salau said in a statement, that the influx of petitions which followed the June 13, 2017 […]

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MINISTRY WILL SUPPORT ARUNA-DALUNG

Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated Nigeria’s number one Table Tennis player, Aruna Quadri for booking a ticket as Africa’s sole representative to the ITTF World Cup in France. The Minister described the feat as a confirmation of the Oyo state born ping pong star’s superiority in Africa and also his […]

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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS ELECTIONS: AGGRIEVED CONTESTANTS SHOULD APPEAL – DALUNG

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has appealed to aggrieved contestants of the just concluded National Sports Federations’ Elections to channel their grievances to the Elections Appeals Committee. The Minister who was live on TVC news today said that it was not unusual to have complaints and grievances coming in the aftermath […]

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DALUNG TO MEET NFF TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OVER SUPER EAGLES

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is to hold an emergency meeting with the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday. The meeting will hold in the Minister’s conference room at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja at 2pm. This is coming on the heels of the Super Eagles 0-2 loss to […]

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