Tag: Sunday Dare

Formal education is not the only solution to unemployment – Sunday Dare

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has advised the country to explore entrepreneurship and acquisition of vocational skills as a means to ending the country’s unemployment woes.  Nigeria is presently battling a 33% unemployment per the last statistics published by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics.  Speaking while[Read More…]

Sports Minister tells Rohr to “shut up and work” with home-based players

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports Sunday Dare has accused Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr of displaying unacceptable behaviour in his disposition to home-based players. During a visit to the Super Eagles home-based team preparing for a friendly game against Mexico, Dare blasted Rohr for not being in charge of the upcoming[Read More…]

Just In: Full list of members of national sports federations’ caretaker committees

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja announced the dissolution of 31 national sports federations. The minister also immediately announced the constitution of caretaker committees to oversee the federations until elections into their boards. Following is the full list of members of the caretaker[Read More…]

Minister dissolves Sports Federations barely 3 months to Tokyo Olympics

Barely three months to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has announced the dissolution of all boards of the National Olympic Sports Federations. This dissolution will take effect from Friday, April 30, 2021. Announcing the development via a press conference, the minister said[Read More…]

Youth minister, congratulates 31-year-old Nigerian-American for winning US election

Nigeria’s Minister of youth, Sunday Dare, Thursday, congratulated 31-year-old Adeoye Owolewa for his success at the United Nations polls.  Owolewa was on Tuesday elected as the first Nigerian to be a shadow member of the US House of Representatives from the District of Columbia, making him the first Nigerian-American to[Read More…]

The National Sports Festival has not been postponed indefinitely- Sports Minister

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has reacted to reports that the National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 has been postponed indefinitely, saying the ministry has not taken a final decision on a date for the biennial event. In a statement from the Media Office of the sports ministry[Read More…]

Just In: Federal Government has approved the reopening of all NYSC orientation camps

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of all camps where the National Youth Service Corps orientation exercises hold on November 10. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, made this known in a tweet on Thursday. He tweeted, “The Resumption of the NYSC Orientation Camp for prospective[Read More…]

Youth Minister, Sunday Dare begs Naira Marley to halt planned #EndSARS protest

The minister of Youths and Sports development, Sunday Dare, on Monday night pleaded with Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, to stop mass action scheduled to protest the excesses of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). As the #EndSARS campaign rages across social media depicting abuses carried out by Police officers, controversial Nigerian[Read More…]

Buhari Appoints 83 -Year-Old Man NCC Chairman Also Appointed Tinubu’s Spokesman Commissioner

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 83-Year-Old, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye as Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The President also announced the appointment of Mr Sunday Dare, spokesman of Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, as the south-west executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Femi Adesina, special[Read More…]

Sunday Dare: Akunyili Was Never Made For Nigeria, Dora All The Way

I have struggled with writing a befitting piece for Dora Akunyili since her cruel demise. And this is why. In the less than six months that I worked closely with her in Abuja at the Ministry of information and Communications, I was unable to come to terms with her undying[Read More…]