Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

Quick Information

The Ministry

Past Officials of the Ministry

  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦9,869,938,969.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦8,469,938,969.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦1,400,000,000.00

Contact Information

Establishment Act

In 2007, the Ministry of Sports and Social Development was scrapped and replaced by the present National Sports Commission, which is yet to enjoy legal backing through promulgation of an act by the National Assembly

[National Sports Policy, 2009]


252_National Sports Policy 2009.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

Implement the policy and programmes of the Federal Government with respect to sports administration, management and facilities development

  1. National Institute of Sports
  2. Athletics Federation of Nigeria
  3. Badminton Federation of Nigeria
  4. Nigeria Scrabble Federation
  5. Nigeria Basketball Federation
  6. Nigeria Boxing Federation
  7. Nigeria Judo Federation
  8. Nigeria Chess Federation
  9. Wheel-Chair Basketball Federation of Nigeria
  10. Nigeria Cricket Federation
  11. Wheel-Chair Tennis Federation of Nigeria
  12. Cycling Federation of Nigeria
  13. Darts Federation of Nigeria
  14. Nigeria Swimming Federation
  15. Deaf Sport Federation of Nigeria
  16. Nigeria Table Tennis Federation
  17. Fives Federation of Nigeria
  18. Taekwondo Federation of Nigeria
  19. Nigeria Football Association
  20. Nigeria Tennis Federation
  21. Nigeria Golf Federation
  22. Traditional Sports Federation
  23. Gymnastics Federation of Nigeria
  24. Weightlifting Federation of Nigeria
  25. Handball Federation of Nigeria
  26. Nigeria Wrestling Federation
  27. Karate Federation of Nigeria
  28. Nigeria Volleyball Federation
  29. Nigeria Rowing Federation
  30. Kung-Fu Federation
  31. Nigeria Rugby Federation
  32. Kick-Boxing Federation
  33. Nigeria Shooting Federation
  34. Sitting Volleyball Federation of Nigeria
  35. Nigeria Squash Racket Federation
  36. Para-Swimming Federation of Nigeria
  37. Amputee Football Federation of Nigeria
  38. Para-Soccer Federation of Nigeria
  39. Para-Athletics Federation of Nigeria
  40. Para-Table Tennis Federation of Nigeria
  41. Para-Powerlifting Federation of Nigeria
  1. National Sports Federation and Elite Athletes
  2. Grassroots Sports Development
  3. Sports Medicine
  4. Facilities and Stadia Management
  5. Sports, Planning Research and Documentation
  6. Human Resources Management and Finance
  7. Legal Unit
  8. Internal Audit Unit
  9. Information and Protocol Unit
  10. Information Communication Technology Unit
  11. Reforms Unit
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

National Sports Commission
Ground Floor
Federal Secretariat Complex
Phase I
Shehu Shagari Way
Central Business District



255_National Sports Commission Contacts.xls