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Sunday Dare Denies Asking For N81m To Cut Grass In Abuja Stadium
Sport

Sunday Dare Denies Asking For N81m To Cut Grass In Abuja Stadium

Sunday Dare, Nigeria's Minister of Youths and Sports, has denied reports he asked for N81 million to be used to cut grass and weed in Abuja stadium. Reports were rife online on sunday November 29, that while speaking during the one-day seminar organized by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter, Sunday Dare disclosed that the ministry under his supervision, approached the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for assessment of the stadium, which was built in 2003 with N53 billion on a 29 hectares (72 acres) of land. “We approached AEPB to come see what can be done to clear the grass and weed in the stadium and they told us it will cost us N81m. If we tell Nigerians we used N81m which is not even available, there will be an outcry. The funds are not reall...
Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare Mourns As Paralympic Gold Medalist Ndidi Nwosu Dies
Sport

Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare Mourns As Paralympic Gold Medalist Ndidi Nwosu Dies

Nigeria’s Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medalist, Ndidi Nwosu, has died after battle with illness. Ndidi’s death was confirmed by a former President of the Nigeria Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), Queen Uboh-Idris. According to Uboh-Idris, she was called and informed of the development which took place on March 1st in Owerri by the husband of the powerlifter, Ikechukwu Nwosu. She told Brila FM that Ndidi sustained an injury from the 2018 Commonwealth Games and has had two surgeries. Explaining further, Uboh added that after the surgeries, Ndidi was never the same, saying that that was why she did not participate in the last World Cup. Speaking further, she said the late powerlifter started a business after the surgery but could not manage it well due to her health challenges, ...
Corpers Will Enjoy New Minimum Wage – Minister, Sunday Dare
Politics

Corpers Will Enjoy New Minimum Wage – Minister, Sunday Dare

The minister of youths and sports, Sunday Dare has disclosed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage. Dare disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday evening. “New Minimum Wage: NYSC members to enjoy new minimum wage/ allowee Next week the DG NYSC will provide details of the new allowee for the Youth Corp members after full briefing from the Ministries of Finance And MYSD,” he posted on Twitter. Sunday Dare @SundayDareSD Next week the DG NYSC will provide details of the new allowee for the Youth Corp members after full briefing from the Ministries of Finance And MYSD