Sunday Dare

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Sunday Dare said : "Time will not permit me to say much about Mikel’s success as a footballer. He is our legend and a role model who has continued to impact the lives of youth positively," External link

saharareporters Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Time will not permit me to say much about Mikel’s success as a footballer. He is our legend and a role model who has continued to impact the lives of youth positively,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, June 18, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “It is it my pleasure to appoint you as Nigeria Youth Ambassador. It’s a new portfolio and your role as youth ambassador will be made known to Nigerians,” External link

dailypost Friday, June 18, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I want to assure you that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is going to be different because we have seen through our public private partnership our Athletes been adopted and supported both financially and their welfare has been taken care of. That is how we have excellent performances. We want to surpass the feat of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics in Tokyo,” External link

leadership Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare insisted : “For the avoidance of doubt, no sports federation is autonomous of the government. If such exists, it’s a misnomer and illegal. None of Nigeria’s 38 federations is autonomous,” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “This shows a new seed of hope has germinated to replace some of the rotten seeds sowed some four years ago. You must avoid the pitfalls of the past and follow not just the constitution of the AFN, but also work within the laws of our sovereign country, Nigeria,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “In line with this Development, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development FMYSD, the supervisory body for all sports in Nigeria affirm our commitment to the resolutions and we will support the AFN to hold its Annual General Congress on June 14, 2021, guided by the AFN constitution of 16 November 2017, while we await the responses of CAA and WA” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 11, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare described : “the action of the yet-to-be-identified hoodlums as evil, barbaric and crude, called for calm and peace among residents of Igangan and environs” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We are excited because our emphasis on other sports is paying off. I’m excited and thrilled that Nigerian athletes are performing excellently well. Nigeria is proud of your performance which is an indication that our grassroots sports development is on a progressive chart,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 4, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Uche Eke signposts the picture of our sports development,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “You have brightened our journey to the Olympics and I, therefore, urge Nigerian youth to emulate your spirit of patriotism and commitment to sports development in the country” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Danny Cowart ) : “Watching his documentary on BBC and CNN over and over, I knew this determination came from his heart. I then realised that if most of our youth can immerse their successes within Nigerian just like Eke, who said he loves the Nigerian flag, then his highest form of patriotism should resonate with all,” “When it comes to sports, what drives excellence is the spirit of patriotism that makes you want to excel for your country” External link

leadership Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare affirmed : “you have brightened our journey to the Olympics and I therefore urge Nigerian youth to emulate your spirit of patriotism and commitment to sports development in the country” External link

leadership Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Nigeria sports development is on a new trajectory driven powerfully by individual athletes with excellent performances and no person better symbolizes or signpost the future of our sports development than this young 23-year-old Uche Eke,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “Congratulations to Ese Brume for her impressive performances at the Sandiago Chula Vista Festival. She was simply fantastic, cool, confident and composed. Her performance was not only fantastic, but a motivation to others as Team Nigeria continues the build- up to the Tokyo Olympics,” External link

punchng Monday, May 31, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “This meeting is quite timely, coming at a time we are preparing for the Olympics. Sports can be used to conquer Covid-19 as the world is united to win the scourge through sports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “This meeting is quite timely because it is coming at a time we are preparing for the Olympics,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “You are truly an icon whose place in Nigerian and African football is already assured. Your role in winning the 1980 Nations Cup and other accomplishments cannot be forgotten. We will continue to celebrate you and pray to God to endow you with good health and long life. God bless you and thanks for all the great memories,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “On behalf of the Nigerian football family, let me sincerely congratulate Emmanuel Okala as he turns 70.On this your special day, I wish you God’s guidance, protection, mercy, favour and good health, happy birthday,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 18, 2021 6:57:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Nigeria is solidly behind your bid for qualification for the para- athletics event in Nottwil, Switzerland. There is no doubt about your abilities which you have always proved over the years. You must be worthy ambassadors of our dear country by conducting yourselves very well to attain the best standards for qualifiers. Don’t be distracted, Nigerians are solidly behind you. You have always made us proud and we are confident that you will not disappoint this time by reaching the qualification threshold. We have done our bit, now the ball is in your court to ensure that Nigeria’s flag flies high,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 10, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “National Trials are very important and any athlete that does not come will not make Team Nigeria, that is how important the National trials is. It is almost the second to the final point where we select our final list of athletes and after that it is the African championship in Algiers. Even before I became the Minister, the National trials played an important role in the selection of our team and every athlete knows that,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, May 8, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare concluded : “Nigeria would be at the Olympics, God willing and I’m confident that the athletes will put in their very best and make Nigeria proud,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, May 8, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I believe what Nigerians want is for us to better our performance in 1996 and they should support whatever decisions we take that are geared towards achieving that benchmark of 1996 or even surpass it. My message to the caretaker committees is simple: This is not the time to play politics but the time towards putting Nigeria among the medal winners in Tokyo,” External link

leadership Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “The dissolution became necessary because of the expiration of their tenures. It is also important because of the Tokyo Olympics which is less than 90 days away and which not only requires that all hands are on deck but also because continuity is necessary to ensure preparations for the Games are not hampered in any way,” “I want to warn that we will not hesitate to remove any caretaker committee of any of the federations that work at cross purposes with our aspirations” External link

punchng Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : "I have been monitoring your preparations and have met most of you personally. Whether you are home-based or foreign-based, Team Nigeria is one hence we decided to take you to the US to join others so that you can blend as a team," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “I have been monitoring your preparations and have met most of you personally. Whether you are home-based or foreign-based, Team Nigeria is one hence we decided to take you to the US to join others so that you can blend as a team,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “I have been monitoring your preparations and have met most of you personally. Whether you are home-based or foreign-based, Team Nigeria is one hence we decided to take you to the US to join others so that you can blend as a team,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “National Trials are very important and any athlete that does not come will not make Team Nigeria, that is how important National Trials is. Is almost the second to the final point in which we select our final list of athletes and after that is the African championship in Algiers. So, the National Trials are very important even before I became the Minister and every athlete knows that,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “I think our athletes know how to rise above the noise. Those of us charged with the responsibilities of preparing them to represent Nigeria are focusing on the details and we have our eyes on the details. Nigeria would be at the Olympics, God willing and I’m confident the athletes will bring on their very best and make Nigeria proud,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Your job is to run and give this country the best; Focus on your training and the goal ahead and leave the administration to us. The world is waiting to see what you can do, you must meet their expectations,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:15:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Your job is to run and give this country the best. Focus on your training and the goal ahead and leave the administration to us. The world is waiting to see what you can do, you must meet their expectations” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We are ready to make sure that you go out there in the US, have the meet, have the training, we hope that our team there will also join you. I know they will be quite busy, but the coaches will handle that to create a blend,” External link

punchng Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “Having run a full Olympic cycle, the boards of the NSFs inaugurated on June 21, 2017, are hereby dissolved to pave way for fresh elections,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “There is no better place to host Nigerian athletes for the Tokyo Olympic Games than Edo State. The state already has the facilities and the national camp will be set up in Edo State,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The days of jamboree at the Olympics are over as Nigeria would only compete in sports where she has a comparative advantage,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Having run a full Olympic cycle, the Boards of the NSFs inaugurated on June 21, 2017 are hereby dissolved to pave way for fresh elections,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, April 30, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “We have started the process and next week we will announce the review committee,” External link

leadership Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare affirmed : “In another seven to ten days the camps will be opened in Lagos, Port Harcourt, probably Delta and Florida where we have most of our relay team athletes. From there other members of the team will be joining them and possibly we will have another camp in Europe. The preparation for the Olympics never stopped even with the effect of COVID-19 and preparations for the just concluded National Sports Festival. We will try to maintain a 60-70 days camping by doubling the 25-30 days camping we used to have in the past,” External link

leadership Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:28:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare declared ( about Team Delta ) : “Congratulations to Delta State for emerging the overall winner of the Games of the 2020 National sports Festival,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “By and large, our expectations have been met as a Ministry,” “The National Sports Festival remains a strong tool for national unity which brings together young talents from across the length and breadth of the country. Apart from the spirit of sportsmanship, we have seen great displays of talents and skills, and cutting edge competition amongst our young athletes. Also, we’ve seen records broken and excitement from the participants who had waited and trained for years to do this” External link

leadership Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “We have seen a lot of talents on display in the last 10 days in various events, including wrestling which is one of our best medal hope at the Olympics,” “I have seen a lot of athletes with great future in wrestling and I am excited with what I have seen in all the centres I have visited since I arrived Benin” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “In pursuit of unity and development of Nigerian youth, the National sports festival #NSF2020, offers a unique opportunity to explore sports development beyond more than a game,” External link

leadership Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I must therefore thank the government and people of Edo State for keeping their promise of hosting the festival despite the numerous challenges caused by the postponement which occurred almost a year ago,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “As far as COVID 19 protocol is concerned the rules are set and we will not bend it for any state. All states must go through the established rules,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:52:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “As far as COVID 19 protocol is concerned the rules are set and we will not bend it for any state. All states must go through the established rules,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The governor’s support is timely and useful and I thank him on behalf of the youths participating in the 20th National Sports Festival in Edo,” External link

thenewsnigeria Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:37:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “He said the Governor’s support is timely and useful and I thank him on behalf of the youth who will be participating in the 20th National Sports Festival in Edo,” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 5, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “Your performance can be described as excellent and superlative winning 10 gold, two silver and setting two new world records.,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “In the last one year, we have worked to improve support to the team. We are going to work with the Para-Federation to ensure you get proper support to attend all the Qualifiers. You are going to get higher funding as you prepare for the Paralympics” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I am satisfied with what I have seen here today and most of our athletes will be ready to compete here and set new personal and world records,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I have received the vaccine in order to reassure our athletes, officials and indeed all Nigerians that it is safe, effective and we must all key unto it,” External link

leadership Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “We are working with the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other stakeholders to make sure that necessary support in terms of vaccination are provided. Our athletes have been promised that vaccination will be made available” External link

thenewsnigeria Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We have been able to get the University of Benin to host our athletes,” External link

punchng Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We have several plans running almost concurrently too, for our foreign-based athletes and home-based athletes. But not all of these will be in the newspapers,” External link

leadership Monday, March 15, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare confirmed : “What we are trying to do is to return that place to its original blueprint and prepare it for concession. The concession process is in the last stage, we are receiving people with their submissions. They must have access to that place….We hope to build a 150 shops shopping mall that all these people can come and be in a single, unified and decent place. ” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Amaju Pinnick ) : “Pinnick’s ambition would further reposition Nigeria in the global football map where we have made remarkable inroads” External link

dailytrust Friday, March 5, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added ( about Segun Odegbami ) : “Today, Aimiesiamaka is a Justice, Odegbami an engineer, Owolabi, a PHD holder and a whole lot of others occupy important positions in the country. Football did not affect their education,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, March 1, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The news of Yisa Sofoluwe’s death is quite devastating and one that hit me like a tornado,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Like I said, it is a Nigerian Olympics and is coming at the right time and all hands on deck to ensure the necessary financial support gets to the Edo’s government and make sure this festival holds,” External link

leadership Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I congratulate you and the athletes and urge you to use this event as a springboard for the other qualifiers. Be rest assured of the ministry’s commitment and support to actualise the dreams of our athletes to win laurels for our fatherland at the Tokyo Olympics. Our target is to win two gold medals,” External link

leadership Monday, February 1, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare added : "this is a complex issue that requires political courage and vision to resolve" External link

allafrica Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “States and non-state actors could have been brought into the arena to design a way out. Now, the governor is flailing about and reacting out of fear that his political status is being damaged, instead of crafting a solution that gives justice, peace and meaningful livelihood to all affected, including the citizens and in particular farmers and herders alike. His incoherence in this situation has placed Oyo and its citizens in the direct path of danger” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare noted : “The youths must take up leadership roles at the wards, local government and state levels to be relevant politically. Leadership is like a ladder with different steps. The youths must take up leadership roles in order to be impactful in the society. We had our answer to colonial leaders in great leaders like Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa; Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo and Ahmadu Bello. They were elites and also youths. They were thoroughly educated and were ready to take up the challenges of their time. Are our youth ready to take up similar challenges today?” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “Erico dead, this is so unfortunate and sad. This is one death too many, a great loss to the entire family and the sporting fraternity. He was a great goalkeeper who stood out among his peers, he also made his mark as Assistant Super Eagles coach. My deepest con- dolences to the family, friends and the football family. May God bless his soul and comfort his family” External link

leadership Friday, January 22, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “He made his mark while serving as Minister of Youth and Sports,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “He made his mark while serving as Minister of Youth and Sports,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We rely on this event to bring back the lost glory in football at age-grade level especially now that our U-17 and U-20 teams now struggle in continental competitions,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, January 11, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “We need to compete with other nations to win and not to complete the numbers. We have decided to focus on 11 sports where we have a comparative advantage,” External link

leadership Monday, January 4, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “After the National Sports Festival in February, we will move to the National Youth Games and continue the build up to the Olympic Games,” External link

leadership Monday, January 4, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Nigeria can only be better if our youth harness their potentials and key into the government’s vision. With a collective will, Nigeria can attain her true position as the giant of Africa,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, January 4, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “We need to compete with other nations to win and not to complete the numbers. We have decided to focus on 11 sports where we have comparative advantage,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “We started the Pre-Olympics camping early to ensure that the Athletes that will be representing the country in the Tokyo Olympics put up podium performances,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, December 30, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare noted : “We have decided to focus on 11 sports where we have comparative advantage,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, December 30, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We need to thank these two philanthropists Sir Kensington Adebutu and Alhaji Aliko Dangote for their immense contribution towards sports Development. They both made the rehabilitation of the National stadium Surelere, and the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja possible with the adopt initiative,” External link

dailytrust Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “We are going to work with the NFF to do a review of the age grade competitions,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, December 21, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “My position is consistent that beyond football, Nigeria has talents and competences in several other sports and our ascendancy in basketball is no longer stoppable. That ascendancy has been proven. We are Africa Champions in both male and female, we are headed to the Olympics, it has never happened before and that shows that beyond football basketball has come to stay,” External link

leadership Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “Beyond the good talents that we have put together, we also need capable hands to manage them. These are the people that have set their eyes on a greater glory on the podium performance and I am sure many other Nigerians will join the basketball revolution. At least under my watch, we hope to have a basketball revolution that transcends the national team. We hope to have effective grassroots penetration of basketball youngsters to start a project that would have a basketball court in at least one Senatorial district in the country,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “We are looking at the present and future administration of football that speaks to the development of the front room and backroom. The NFF must tightly hold the Technical Adviser to the KPIs in his contract. Thus, we cannot wait for those conditions to come to life, before we tighten the screws or demand a higher or better performance, better technical depth, better player mix and team harmony and a functional national team, else Nigeria and football lovers in the country will be the greatest losers. In this area, NFF must take necessary steps and actions beyond Rohr to protect our football fortunes,” External link

leadership Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “For the Ministry, there is a care paradigm shift from youth empowerment. The focus now is on youth investment. The time of just mere empowerment is over. Empowerment is not enough. Empowerment just puts stipends in the pockets of our youth. It is not sustainable. We need to invest in them as wealth creators and employers of labour that can contribute to national development while meeting their aspirations” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, November 23, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “For the Ministry, there is a care paradigm shift from youth empowerment. The focus now is on youth investment. The time of just mere empowerment is over. Empowerment is not enough. Empowerment just puts stipends in the pockets of our youth. It is not sustainable. We need to invest in them as wealth creators and employers of labour that can contribute to national development while meeting their aspirations” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 23, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Mr. President will continue to engage the youths meaningfully and negotiate with them for good governance towards a better Nigeria,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “The performance of the Super Eagles from their last two matches calls to question the suitability and competences of Technical Adviser, Rohr. Nigerian football deserves better. The needful will be done. Apologies to all football lovers,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon; the Late Chief Bola Ige and the Late Premier Nnamdi Azikiwe, among others were role models with great leadership roles that youths should emulate,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “I am always troubled whenever the youths are troubled. The #EndSARS protests, which were well-articulated, organised and mobilised, suffered an unexpected defeat because there were no leaders to direct the focus of the struggle” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare charged : “You have learn from those ahead, and also take those behind along. The youths are leaders of today, and not leaders of tomorrow. Your role as a leader begins now, and leadership entails remaining focused and disciplined,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “We will reappraise Mr. Rohr’s performance since he was named as Super Eagles manager and see if he is the right man to fulfill our expectations,” External link

dailypost Monday, November 16, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I have expressed my disappointment with the result to the team and the Nigeria Football Federation. Like most Nigerians, only a convincing win in Freetown can assuage our feelings and bruised egos. Only a win will be acceptable in Freetown,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 16, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “We will reappraise Mr. Rohr’s performance since he was named as Super Eagles manager and see if he is the right man to fulfill our expectations,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 16, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The task at the moment is to get the team firmly back on track towards picking one of the group’s two tickets on offer for the AFCON. A win in Freetown will seal a 19th participation in the African Mundial,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, November 16, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I have expressed my disappointment with the result to the team and the Nigeria Football Federation. Like most Nigerians, only a convincing win in Freetown can assuage our feelings and bruised egos. Only a win will be acceptable in Freetown,” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “It is my desire to see the youths in Ogbomoso and all over Nigeria key into these initiatives and turn themselves into employers of labour, wealth creators and entrepreneurs. I, therefore, want you to take advantage of this three-day training to join those that will grow Nigeria’s economy to an enviable position in the years ahead,” External link

leadership Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Already, that change has begun. What is needed is to deepen the youth initiatives and accelerate the onboarding of beneficiaries in a transparent and effectual manner. Nigeria must license a new tribe of youth investment banks with single digit loans dedicated to our youth. Through the NYIF, the Federal Government has set the tone and leading the way” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, November 2, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We will return to dissect this momentarily,” External link

nigerianobservernews Monday, November 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Globally, there is a paradign shift from merely empowering the youth to directly investing in them,” External link

nigerianobservernews Monday, November 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “The protest of our youth shall not be in vain. It is time to engage government constructively. Come to the table. I say to the youth -Your time has come,” External link

dailypost Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “There will be ongoing reforms, which will be deep and intensive. Government has a seat for the youths at the negotiating table. The youths must move away from the street and come to the negotiating table,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare estime : "l es Nigérians ont le droit de chercher quotidiennement de quoi survivre. S’ils en sont empêchés, cela augmente aussi l’insécurité" External link

deutschewelle-fr Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “He is personally insulted when the police act against safety and proper order. He is engaged in a dogged battle against vested interests that have literally hijacked the soul of the country over decades and are intent on avoiding accountability. This means, he is more than willing to dialogue with you” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT



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Sunday Dare

Last updated on 2016-07-19T03:05+0300.

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Sunday Dare said : "Time will not permit me to say much about Mikel’s success as a footballer. He is our legend and a role model who has continued to impact the lives of youth positively," External link

saharareporters Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Time will not permit me to say much about Mikel’s success as a footballer. He is our legend and a role model who has continued to impact the lives of youth positively,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, June 18, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “It is it my pleasure to appoint you as Nigeria Youth Ambassador. It’s a new portfolio and your role as youth ambassador will be made known to Nigerians,” External link

dailypost Friday, June 18, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I want to assure you that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is going to be different because we have seen through our public private partnership our Athletes been adopted and supported both financially and their welfare has been taken care of. That is how we have excellent performances. We want to surpass the feat of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics in Tokyo,” External link

leadership Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare insisted : “For the avoidance of doubt, no sports federation is autonomous of the government. If such exists, it’s a misnomer and illegal. None of Nigeria’s 38 federations is autonomous,” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “This shows a new seed of hope has germinated to replace some of the rotten seeds sowed some four years ago. You must avoid the pitfalls of the past and follow not just the constitution of the AFN, but also work within the laws of our sovereign country, Nigeria,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “In line with this Development, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development FMYSD, the supervisory body for all sports in Nigeria affirm our commitment to the resolutions and we will support the AFN to hold its Annual General Congress on June 14, 2021, guided by the AFN constitution of 16 November 2017, while we await the responses of CAA and WA” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 11, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare described : “the action of the yet-to-be-identified hoodlums as evil, barbaric and crude, called for calm and peace among residents of Igangan and environs” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We are excited because our emphasis on other sports is paying off. I’m excited and thrilled that Nigerian athletes are performing excellently well. Nigeria is proud of your performance which is an indication that our grassroots sports development is on a progressive chart,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, June 4, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Uche Eke signposts the picture of our sports development,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “You have brightened our journey to the Olympics and I, therefore, urge Nigerian youth to emulate your spirit of patriotism and commitment to sports development in the country” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Danny Cowart ) : “Watching his documentary on BBC and CNN over and over, I knew this determination came from his heart. I then realised that if most of our youth can immerse their successes within Nigerian just like Eke, who said he loves the Nigerian flag, then his highest form of patriotism should resonate with all,” “When it comes to sports, what drives excellence is the spirit of patriotism that makes you want to excel for your country” External link

leadership Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare affirmed : “you have brightened our journey to the Olympics and I therefore urge Nigerian youth to emulate your spirit of patriotism and commitment to sports development in the country” External link

leadership Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Nigeria sports development is on a new trajectory driven powerfully by individual athletes with excellent performances and no person better symbolizes or signpost the future of our sports development than this young 23-year-old Uche Eke,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “Congratulations to Ese Brume for her impressive performances at the Sandiago Chula Vista Festival. She was simply fantastic, cool, confident and composed. Her performance was not only fantastic, but a motivation to others as Team Nigeria continues the build- up to the Tokyo Olympics,” External link

punchng Monday, May 31, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “This meeting is quite timely, coming at a time we are preparing for the Olympics. Sports can be used to conquer Covid-19 as the world is united to win the scourge through sports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “This meeting is quite timely because it is coming at a time we are preparing for the Olympics,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “You are truly an icon whose place in Nigerian and African football is already assured. Your role in winning the 1980 Nations Cup and other accomplishments cannot be forgotten. We will continue to celebrate you and pray to God to endow you with good health and long life. God bless you and thanks for all the great memories,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “On behalf of the Nigerian football family, let me sincerely congratulate Emmanuel Okala as he turns 70.On this your special day, I wish you God’s guidance, protection, mercy, favour and good health, happy birthday,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 18, 2021 6:57:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Nigeria is solidly behind your bid for qualification for the para- athletics event in Nottwil, Switzerland. There is no doubt about your abilities which you have always proved over the years. You must be worthy ambassadors of our dear country by conducting yourselves very well to attain the best standards for qualifiers. Don’t be distracted, Nigerians are solidly behind you. You have always made us proud and we are confident that you will not disappoint this time by reaching the qualification threshold. We have done our bit, now the ball is in your court to ensure that Nigeria’s flag flies high,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 10, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “National Trials are very important and any athlete that does not come will not make Team Nigeria, that is how important the National trials is. It is almost the second to the final point where we select our final list of athletes and after that it is the African championship in Algiers. Even before I became the Minister, the National trials played an important role in the selection of our team and every athlete knows that,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, May 8, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare concluded : “Nigeria would be at the Olympics, God willing and I’m confident that the athletes will put in their very best and make Nigeria proud,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, May 8, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I believe what Nigerians want is for us to better our performance in 1996 and they should support whatever decisions we take that are geared towards achieving that benchmark of 1996 or even surpass it. My message to the caretaker committees is simple: This is not the time to play politics but the time towards putting Nigeria among the medal winners in Tokyo,” External link

leadership Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “The dissolution became necessary because of the expiration of their tenures. It is also important because of the Tokyo Olympics which is less than 90 days away and which not only requires that all hands are on deck but also because continuity is necessary to ensure preparations for the Games are not hampered in any way,” “I want to warn that we will not hesitate to remove any caretaker committee of any of the federations that work at cross purposes with our aspirations” External link

punchng Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : "I have been monitoring your preparations and have met most of you personally. Whether you are home-based or foreign-based, Team Nigeria is one hence we decided to take you to the US to join others so that you can blend as a team," External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “I have been monitoring your preparations and have met most of you personally. Whether you are home-based or foreign-based, Team Nigeria is one hence we decided to take you to the US to join others so that you can blend as a team,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “I have been monitoring your preparations and have met most of you personally. Whether you are home-based or foreign-based, Team Nigeria is one hence we decided to take you to the US to join others so that you can blend as a team,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Team ) : “National Trials are very important and any athlete that does not come will not make Team Nigeria, that is how important National Trials is. Is almost the second to the final point in which we select our final list of athletes and after that is the African championship in Algiers. So, the National Trials are very important even before I became the Minister and every athlete knows that,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “I think our athletes know how to rise above the noise. Those of us charged with the responsibilities of preparing them to represent Nigeria are focusing on the details and we have our eyes on the details. Nigeria would be at the Olympics, God willing and I’m confident the athletes will bring on their very best and make Nigeria proud,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Your job is to run and give this country the best; Focus on your training and the goal ahead and leave the administration to us. The world is waiting to see what you can do, you must meet their expectations,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:15:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Your job is to run and give this country the best. Focus on your training and the goal ahead and leave the administration to us. The world is waiting to see what you can do, you must meet their expectations” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We are ready to make sure that you go out there in the US, have the meet, have the training, we hope that our team there will also join you. I know they will be quite busy, but the coaches will handle that to create a blend,” External link

punchng Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “Having run a full Olympic cycle, the boards of the NSFs inaugurated on June 21, 2017, are hereby dissolved to pave way for fresh elections,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “There is no better place to host Nigerian athletes for the Tokyo Olympic Games than Edo State. The state already has the facilities and the national camp will be set up in Edo State,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The days of jamboree at the Olympics are over as Nigeria would only compete in sports where she has a comparative advantage,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Having run a full Olympic cycle, the Boards of the NSFs inaugurated on June 21, 2017 are hereby dissolved to pave way for fresh elections,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, April 30, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “We have started the process and next week we will announce the review committee,” External link

leadership Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare affirmed : “In another seven to ten days the camps will be opened in Lagos, Port Harcourt, probably Delta and Florida where we have most of our relay team athletes. From there other members of the team will be joining them and possibly we will have another camp in Europe. The preparation for the Olympics never stopped even with the effect of COVID-19 and preparations for the just concluded National Sports Festival. We will try to maintain a 60-70 days camping by doubling the 25-30 days camping we used to have in the past,” External link

leadership Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:28:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare declared ( about Team Delta ) : “Congratulations to Delta State for emerging the overall winner of the Games of the 2020 National sports Festival,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “By and large, our expectations have been met as a Ministry,” “The National Sports Festival remains a strong tool for national unity which brings together young talents from across the length and breadth of the country. Apart from the spirit of sportsmanship, we have seen great displays of talents and skills, and cutting edge competition amongst our young athletes. Also, we’ve seen records broken and excitement from the participants who had waited and trained for years to do this” External link

leadership Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “We have seen a lot of talents on display in the last 10 days in various events, including wrestling which is one of our best medal hope at the Olympics,” “I have seen a lot of athletes with great future in wrestling and I am excited with what I have seen in all the centres I have visited since I arrived Benin” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “In pursuit of unity and development of Nigerian youth, the National sports festival #NSF2020, offers a unique opportunity to explore sports development beyond more than a game,” External link

leadership Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I must therefore thank the government and people of Edo State for keeping their promise of hosting the festival despite the numerous challenges caused by the postponement which occurred almost a year ago,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “As far as COVID 19 protocol is concerned the rules are set and we will not bend it for any state. All states must go through the established rules,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:52:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “As far as COVID 19 protocol is concerned the rules are set and we will not bend it for any state. All states must go through the established rules,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The governor’s support is timely and useful and I thank him on behalf of the youths participating in the 20th National Sports Festival in Edo,” External link

thenewsnigeria Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:37:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “He said the Governor’s support is timely and useful and I thank him on behalf of the youth who will be participating in the 20th National Sports Festival in Edo,” External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 5, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “Your performance can be described as excellent and superlative winning 10 gold, two silver and setting two new world records.,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “In the last one year, we have worked to improve support to the team. We are going to work with the Para-Federation to ensure you get proper support to attend all the Qualifiers. You are going to get higher funding as you prepare for the Paralympics” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, March 31, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I am satisfied with what I have seen here today and most of our athletes will be ready to compete here and set new personal and world records,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I have received the vaccine in order to reassure our athletes, officials and indeed all Nigerians that it is safe, effective and we must all key unto it,” External link

leadership Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “We are working with the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other stakeholders to make sure that necessary support in terms of vaccination are provided. Our athletes have been promised that vaccination will be made available” External link

thenewsnigeria Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We have been able to get the University of Benin to host our athletes,” External link

punchng Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We have several plans running almost concurrently too, for our foreign-based athletes and home-based athletes. But not all of these will be in the newspapers,” External link

leadership Monday, March 15, 2021 4:51:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare confirmed : “What we are trying to do is to return that place to its original blueprint and prepare it for concession. The concession process is in the last stage, we are receiving people with their submissions. They must have access to that place….We hope to build a 150 shops shopping mall that all these people can come and be in a single, unified and decent place. ” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 7, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Amaju Pinnick ) : “Pinnick’s ambition would further reposition Nigeria in the global football map where we have made remarkable inroads” External link

dailytrust Friday, March 5, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added ( about Segun Odegbami ) : “Today, Aimiesiamaka is a Justice, Odegbami an engineer, Owolabi, a PHD holder and a whole lot of others occupy important positions in the country. Football did not affect their education,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, March 1, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The news of Yisa Sofoluwe’s death is quite devastating and one that hit me like a tornado,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, February 11, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Like I said, it is a Nigerian Olympics and is coming at the right time and all hands on deck to ensure the necessary financial support gets to the Edo’s government and make sure this festival holds,” External link

leadership Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I congratulate you and the athletes and urge you to use this event as a springboard for the other qualifiers. Be rest assured of the ministry’s commitment and support to actualise the dreams of our athletes to win laurels for our fatherland at the Tokyo Olympics. Our target is to win two gold medals,” External link

leadership Monday, February 1, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare added : "this is a complex issue that requires political courage and vision to resolve" External link

allafrica Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “States and non-state actors could have been brought into the arena to design a way out. Now, the governor is flailing about and reacting out of fear that his political status is being damaged, instead of crafting a solution that gives justice, peace and meaningful livelihood to all affected, including the citizens and in particular farmers and herders alike. His incoherence in this situation has placed Oyo and its citizens in the direct path of danger” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare noted : “The youths must take up leadership roles at the wards, local government and state levels to be relevant politically. Leadership is like a ladder with different steps. The youths must take up leadership roles in order to be impactful in the society. We had our answer to colonial leaders in great leaders like Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa; Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo and Ahmadu Bello. They were elites and also youths. They were thoroughly educated and were ready to take up the challenges of their time. Are our youth ready to take up similar challenges today?” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “Erico dead, this is so unfortunate and sad. This is one death too many, a great loss to the entire family and the sporting fraternity. He was a great goalkeeper who stood out among his peers, he also made his mark as Assistant Super Eagles coach. My deepest con- dolences to the family, friends and the football family. May God bless his soul and comfort his family” External link

leadership Friday, January 22, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “He made his mark while serving as Minister of Youth and Sports,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “He made his mark while serving as Minister of Youth and Sports,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We rely on this event to bring back the lost glory in football at age-grade level especially now that our U-17 and U-20 teams now struggle in continental competitions,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, January 11, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “We need to compete with other nations to win and not to complete the numbers. We have decided to focus on 11 sports where we have a comparative advantage,” External link

leadership Monday, January 4, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “After the National Sports Festival in February, we will move to the National Youth Games and continue the build up to the Olympic Games,” External link

leadership Monday, January 4, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Nigeria can only be better if our youth harness their potentials and key into the government’s vision. With a collective will, Nigeria can attain her true position as the giant of Africa,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, January 4, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “We need to compete with other nations to win and not to complete the numbers. We have decided to focus on 11 sports where we have comparative advantage,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, December 31, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “We started the Pre-Olympics camping early to ensure that the Athletes that will be representing the country in the Tokyo Olympics put up podium performances,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, December 30, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare noted : “We have decided to focus on 11 sports where we have comparative advantage,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, December 30, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We need to thank these two philanthropists Sir Kensington Adebutu and Alhaji Aliko Dangote for their immense contribution towards sports Development. They both made the rehabilitation of the National stadium Surelere, and the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja possible with the adopt initiative,” External link

dailytrust Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare declared : “We are going to work with the NFF to do a review of the age grade competitions,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, December 21, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “My position is consistent that beyond football, Nigeria has talents and competences in several other sports and our ascendancy in basketball is no longer stoppable. That ascendancy has been proven. We are Africa Champions in both male and female, we are headed to the Olympics, it has never happened before and that shows that beyond football basketball has come to stay,” External link

leadership Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “Beyond the good talents that we have put together, we also need capable hands to manage them. These are the people that have set their eyes on a greater glory on the podium performance and I am sure many other Nigerians will join the basketball revolution. At least under my watch, we hope to have a basketball revolution that transcends the national team. We hope to have effective grassroots penetration of basketball youngsters to start a project that would have a basketball court in at least one Senatorial district in the country,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “We are looking at the present and future administration of football that speaks to the development of the front room and backroom. The NFF must tightly hold the Technical Adviser to the KPIs in his contract. Thus, we cannot wait for those conditions to come to life, before we tighten the screws or demand a higher or better performance, better technical depth, better player mix and team harmony and a functional national team, else Nigeria and football lovers in the country will be the greatest losers. In this area, NFF must take necessary steps and actions beyond Rohr to protect our football fortunes,” External link

leadership Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “For the Ministry, there is a care paradigm shift from youth empowerment. The focus now is on youth investment. The time of just mere empowerment is over. Empowerment is not enough. Empowerment just puts stipends in the pockets of our youth. It is not sustainable. We need to invest in them as wealth creators and employers of labour that can contribute to national development while meeting their aspirations” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, November 23, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “For the Ministry, there is a care paradigm shift from youth empowerment. The focus now is on youth investment. The time of just mere empowerment is over. Empowerment is not enough. Empowerment just puts stipends in the pockets of our youth. It is not sustainable. We need to invest in them as wealth creators and employers of labour that can contribute to national development while meeting their aspirations” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 23, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Mr. President will continue to engage the youths meaningfully and negotiate with them for good governance towards a better Nigeria,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “The performance of the Super Eagles from their last two matches calls to question the suitability and competences of Technical Adviser, Rohr. Nigerian football deserves better. The needful will be done. Apologies to all football lovers,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon; the Late Chief Bola Ige and the Late Premier Nnamdi Azikiwe, among others were role models with great leadership roles that youths should emulate,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “I am always troubled whenever the youths are troubled. The #EndSARS protests, which were well-articulated, organised and mobilised, suffered an unexpected defeat because there were no leaders to direct the focus of the struggle” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare charged : “You have learn from those ahead, and also take those behind along. The youths are leaders of today, and not leaders of tomorrow. Your role as a leader begins now, and leadership entails remaining focused and disciplined,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “We will reappraise Mr. Rohr’s performance since he was named as Super Eagles manager and see if he is the right man to fulfill our expectations,” External link

dailypost Monday, November 16, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I have expressed my disappointment with the result to the team and the Nigeria Football Federation. Like most Nigerians, only a convincing win in Freetown can assuage our feelings and bruised egos. Only a win will be acceptable in Freetown,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 16, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said ( about Gernot Rohr ) : “We will reappraise Mr. Rohr’s performance since he was named as Super Eagles manager and see if he is the right man to fulfill our expectations,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 16, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “The task at the moment is to get the team firmly back on track towards picking one of the group’s two tickets on offer for the AFCON. A win in Freetown will seal a 19th participation in the African Mundial,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, November 16, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “I have expressed my disappointment with the result to the team and the Nigeria Football Federation. Like most Nigerians, only a convincing win in Freetown can assuage our feelings and bruised egos. Only a win will be acceptable in Freetown,” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, November 15, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “It is my desire to see the youths in Ogbomoso and all over Nigeria key into these initiatives and turn themselves into employers of labour, wealth creators and entrepreneurs. I, therefore, want you to take advantage of this three-day training to join those that will grow Nigeria’s economy to an enviable position in the years ahead,” External link

leadership Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Already, that change has begun. What is needed is to deepen the youth initiatives and accelerate the onboarding of beneficiaries in a transparent and effectual manner. Nigeria must license a new tribe of youth investment banks with single digit loans dedicated to our youth. Through the NYIF, the Federal Government has set the tone and leading the way” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, November 2, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “We will return to dissect this momentarily,” External link

nigerianobservernews Monday, November 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare said : “Globally, there is a paradign shift from merely empowering the youth to directly investing in them,” External link

nigerianobservernews Monday, November 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare added : “The protest of our youth shall not be in vain. It is time to engage government constructively. Come to the table. I say to the youth -Your time has come,” External link

dailypost Sunday, November 1, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “There will be ongoing reforms, which will be deep and intensive. Government has a seat for the youths at the negotiating table. The youths must move away from the street and come to the negotiating table,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare estime : "l es Nigérians ont le droit de chercher quotidiennement de quoi survivre. S’ils en sont empêchés, cela augmente aussi l’insécurité" External link

deutschewelle-fr Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Sunday Dare stated : “He is personally insulted when the police act against safety and proper order. He is engaged in a dogged battle against vested interests that have literally hijacked the soul of the country over decades and are intent on avoiding accountability. This means, he is more than willing to dialogue with you” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT



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