Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports

Federal Ministry of Sports,Annex 3,

New Federal Secretariat,

Shehu Shagari Way,

Central Area,

PMB 229, 


Telephone +234 9 523 7112

Fax +234 9 523 3644

Website: www.youthdevelopment.gov.ng

Hon. Solomon Dalong
Honourable Minister of Youth and Sport

Barrister Solomon Selcap Dalung was born in Sabon-Gida in Langtang South local Government Area of Plateau State on the 26th of September 1964. Mr. Dalung is a lawyer, Academician, International Political Analyst, Human Rights Advocate and Community Leader.He attended Local Education Authority (LEA) Sabon-Gida, and obtained the General Certificate in Education in 1990. He also attended University of Jos where he obtained his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Law in 2001 and 2008 respectively. He was called to the Bar in 2001 and has been in legal practice since.Mr. Dalung was a lecturer of International Law and Jurisprudence between 2004 and 2011. He became Chairman, Langtang South Local Government Council between 2007 and 2008. He was a Gubernatorial Aspirant on the platform of APC in Plateau State in the 2015 Election.



To empower Nigerian youth to become self-reliant and socially responsible


To provide a sustainable framework for integrated planning and collaboration among stakeholders for the development of policies and programmes, laws and other initiatives that promote and enhance the development of the Nigerian youth and the protection of their interests.


National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre.



To establish a technically efficient institution, equipped with the desired professional manpower, resources, right equipment and well maintained facilities for sports development and participation.


To develop the sports sector to a world class level where it would provide continuous improvement of quality of life for the entire citizenry to the extent that  Nigeria would be recognised as a leading sporting country in the world. 


Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

National Institute of Sports