2022 Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria good to go – Dare

July 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister Sunday Dare is optimistic that Team Nigeria will be very competitive at the 2022 Commonwealth Games starting in Birmingham, United Kingdom next week. The Minister said Nigerian athletes are fit and ready for the Games because the past few months have sharpened and toughened them for the challenges ahead. Speaking during a farewell dinner organised Read More

Minister Dare, NANS President parley on resolution of ASUU strike

July 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

In a bid to find a lasting solution to the protracted strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Thursday, met with the President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Sunday Asefon. The NANS President in his submission said the student body thought to engage the Minister as Read More

Dare reveals ultimate priority as sports minister

July 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has reiterated that welfare of athletes has remained a priority for him since assuming office in 2019. In a chat with Journalists in Abuja, Dare said, “Before I assumed office, I knew that welfare of athletes will always be key to their performances. This was why I immediately introduced the athletes’ Read More

Dare hosts victorious Flying Eagles, Scrabble team

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare on Monday received Nigeria’s National Scrabble team who emerged champions at the West African Scrabble championship in Ghana and the Flying Eagles who won the WAFU B Championship in Niger Republic. An elated Dare charged the Flying Eagles to leave no stone unturned in the quest to win the African U20 Read More

Dare tasks Volleyball federation on grassroots development

May 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has called on the Nigeria Volleyball Federation to put up structures that will ensure the development of the game from the grassroots so as to ensure its sustainability. The Minister gave the charge in his office in Abuja, when he received a delegation from the Federation International for Volleyball (FIVB) Read More

Pictures: Dare declares maiden national para-sports festival open as athletes settle for action

April 10, 2022 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, at the weekend declared first ever National Para Sports Festival with a charge on athletes and officials to complete clean. Mr. Dare who assured that the festival taking place inside the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja, will hold beyond 2022 said organising the games became necessary following the enactment of the Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

Pictures: FG reassures youth inclusiveness, support as first NYC kicks off

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

It was a sight to behold amidst the gathering of youths from various states of Nigeria inside the magnificent velodrome of the Moshood Abiola stadium Abuja as the first ever National Youth Conference (NYC) kicked off. President Muhammadu Buhari who declared the epoch-making event open said his administration has designed and delivered innovative means of empowering Nigerian youths. Represented by Read More

How Dare triggered transparent, credible sports federation poll

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of Sunday Dare has been principled not to partake or interfere in the analogue politics of sports that caused set back in activities of the Ministry as well as discouraged meaningful persons that would have sponsored the Federations and their activities. The Minister’s silent tone in politics in the sector Read More