• FG set for Abuja, Lagos stadiums concession

    FG set for Abuja, Lagos stadiums concession

    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday said it had become obvious that the Federal Government could no longer manage sports facilities successfully.

    He said that informed the decision of the current administration to continue with the concession agreement it inherited from the past government.

    Dalung spoke with State House correspondents after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on the performance of the country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

    The minister said, “I agree that there […]

  • Lagos to build five stadiums, mini sports centres

    Lagos to build five stadiums, mini sports centres

    The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to build five new stadiums in the five major districts across the State as part of its vision of massive development of the sports sector.

    The newly-appointed Director General of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Gbolahan Adewunmi Ogunsanya, said the construction of the stadiums would commence early next.

    Ogunsanya disclosed that the famous Maracana Stadium playing pitch in Ajegunle, where many ex-internationals were discovered, would be constructed with modern facilities, having been chosen as one […]