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Maigari stages return to lead Nigerian football

Alhaji Aminu Maigari and Amaju Pinnic

*Moves campaign train to south- south *Straight fight against Amaju Pinnick By Oluwole Francis Given the mints from the mills, there are very clear signals that the immediate past Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, may be staging a return to the office. With the chances that some …

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NFF Act: NANF petitions Speaker Dogara

*Why shroud the amendment in secrecy? National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF) has kicked against the proposed Bill before the House of Representatives attempting to repeal the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Act urging the lower parliament to stop the move. In a letter dated 22nd October 2017 and addressed to …

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Kelechi Emeteole: Orji Kalu rues Abia govt non challance

Dr Orji Uzor Kalu

*Hayatou was too old for CAF job *Congratulates Ahmad, Pinnick Africa’s pillar of Sports and former Abia State governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has charged the new leaders of African football to rise to the air of change in the continent while hitting at the government of his state not …

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Change the face of African football Fresh challenges Ahmad Ahmad, Pinnick

Ahmad Ahmad CAF President

*Africa is yearning for big change in our football By Olaoluwa Aro Vice chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)s Technical and Development committee, Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has charged the newly elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, to change the current state of African …

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Ahmad Ahmad, Amaju Pinnick wins CAF seats in reform agenda

CAF Forum on the evolution of African football at the African Union Headquarters

*Hayatou, Moucharafou lose in re-election bids   *Hayatou’s 29 year tenure comes to an end Incumbent President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou has been defeated by his challenger, Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar by 34-20 votes.  The 29-year reign of Issa Hayatou as  head of African football …

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CAF elections: Our national interest will determine who we support – Dalung

*Expressed opinions are personal to Pinnick In what looks like a complete divergence from the expressed position of the buffs in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) forthcoming elections, the Ministry of Youth and Sports says such purported statement is very personal to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick. According to …

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Supreme Court to decide NFF leadership tussle today

*It is high time justice is served – Abuja-based lawyer Nigeria’s Supreme Court will today in what seems like a make or mar decision either set the nation’s football free or help in permanently incarcerate it in the prison of indiscretion, lack of respect for rules and disregard to national …

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How club owners association mismanaged N244m broadcast right money

Mr Amaju Pinnick...deported secretariat staffers

*Monies paid into private coffers From Ayodeji Bamidele Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) under the leadership of Amaju Pinnick may want Nigerians to buy its story that paucity of funds is responsible for its inability to meet its financial obligations to the national teams and its staffers who are being owed …

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NFF crisis: Supreme Court adjourns decision for 9th May

Nigeria’s most protracted football crisis which seemed may be ending with the decision of the nation’s Supreme Court sitting in Abuja on Monday got a further postponement as a result of the appeal brought before it by the Amaju Pinnick-led board over the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Football Federation. …

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