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Inauguration of national sports federations boards now 10th July

Solomon Dalung Minister of Sports...inaugurates all Sports Federations boards on 10th July

*Petitions and Appeals committee works till 29th June Newly elected National Sports Federations boards are now to be inaugurated on Monday, July 10, 2017. A statement issued by the Minister’s media aide, Nneka Ikem-Anibeze added that the inauguration will be presided over by the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister …

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Dalung visits Commonwealth Youth Games athletes in camp

Commonwealth Youth Games athletes with Solomon Dalung

Athletes in camp, preparing for the forthcoming Commonwealth Youth Games scheduled to hold in Nassau, Bahamas in July, have been charged to work hard and present themselves as worthy ambassadors during the games. Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports, gave the charge when he visited the athletes in camp …

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Petitions and Appeals Committee to submit report Thursday

Solomon Dalung with members of the sports federation electoral and Appeals/petitions committee

*20 persons from 10 sports submitted petitions By Oluwole Francis Aggrieved persons who followed up their grouses about the sports federation election and submitted their petitions within the time allowed and with the appropriate fees have had their petitions reviewed while the decisions would be released by Thursday next week …

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Sports federations: Dalung charges electoral body for fairness, transparency

*As federations pick their new leaders By Olajide Fashikun, Oluwole Francis Horse trading of places, positions and offices became the order of the day after the sports minister, Solomon Dalung, read his speech which signalled the open-ended contest of candidates for the federations in today’s election taking place in Abuja, …

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Dalung defeats 11 rebellious sports federations in NASS

Nigerian House of Reps gives Permanent Secretary order

*Reps gives Ministry, NOC clearance to do all 42 federations elections By Oluwole Francis All the 11 rebellious sports federations that dragged the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, to the House of Representatives, lost their deposit and dividends when the latter got clearance to do the …

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Solomon Dalung has our full backing, reform is good for our sports – athletes

Solomon Dalung Minister of Sports...where is the Sanchi report? We need it to move on

*Tell him not to listen to NOC, IOC propagandists By Ayo Fasanmi (Ilorin), Oluwole Francis (Abuja), Yinka Elebute (Port Harcourt), Michael Jonah (Jos) Cross section of Nigerian athletes interviewed across the states have given Barrister Solomon Dalung a pat in the back by standing with the decisions of the stakeholders …

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Why National Sports Federations restructuring by Dalung must not fail

Sadiq Abdullahi with some of his tennis kids in America. Dalung must be supported

*Return National Sports Commission to complete the reform From Sadiq Abdullahi The instability, injustice, and confusion in national sports federations, and by extension, state associations, the lack of democratic norms and continental or international podium success, led to Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung successful sports sector surgery on 13th April, …

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Sports minster, Governor Dickson to commission Wrestling centre in Yenagoa

*We want to support children, youth to do sports Minister of sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, will next Saturday commission the Dynamite Recreation Centre in Yenegoa, the Bayelsa state capital. President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Hon Daniel Igali, disclosed this to www.gongnews.net on Wednesday said the Executive Governor of Bayelsa, Seriake …

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We want to return the old glory of National stadium Surulere – Akinwunmi

*Minister pleads for return of Stationery Stores FC *Giving us this stadium is about leadership Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday declared the readiness of the State Government to take over the National Stadium Surulere from the Federal Government and transform the facility from its present deplorable condition …

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Dalung, Ambode tour National Stadium Surulere Wednesday

*Lagos state sets to renovate the main bowl By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Lagos State government will begin a two-day working visit of the National Stadium Surulere and various youth centres in Lagos on Wednesday. The inspection kick starts what will eventually end up …

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