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CAF President: Pinnick declares war on Hayatou

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has declared war openly against incumbent Issa Hayatou for contesting for an 8th successive term as President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that they are backing his opponent, Ahmad Ahmad, who is currently the head of Madagascar’s FA. …

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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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House of Reps postpone inquisition on NFF, NOC

*British MPs pass vote of no confidence on FA While the Nigerian Green Chambers had to postpone its own inquisition on the duo of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) their British counterpart have already moved a motion of “no confidence” in the Football Association. …

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Nigerian Reps, England’s parliament to have ‘no confidence’ debate on FA

*FIFA money lands Pinnick in Reps inquisition *Habu Gumel, NOC may face same checks with NFF By Olajide Fashikun with Agency Report Authoritatively, Nigerian and English Parliaments are set to debate a motion of no confidence in the governance of their Football Associations. Incidentally, Nigeria and England are slated to …

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Dikko, Abubakar will still serve contempt sentence – Court

Shehu Dikko...Giwa FC of Jos wins this round at the Appeal Court

Justice D. G. Mann of the High Court sitting in Bukuru has affirmed that the contempt sentence of the two officials of the League Management Company (LMC), Alhaji Shehu Dikko and Salihu Abubakar, remains intact and the order stopping the league until Giwa FC is restated is still subsisting. At …

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Who wants Fresh’s head like John the Baptist?

To start with what does the word Referee means? It simply denotes an official who watches a game or match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and (in some sports) but in this contest, football, to arbitrate on matters arising from the play. Now who’s Alhaji Ahmed …

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Obayiuwana exposes NFF in another corruption-infested scandal

*They demanded 50% bribe from Puma By Olajide Fashikun Nigerian versatile sports journalist working with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Osasu Obayiuwana, has revealed the disturbing but untold reasons behind the collapse of the big sponsorship deal between Nigeria and German sports brand, Puma in 2015. When Amaju Pinnick, the …

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Tremor hits NFF over Rohr’s salaries, allowances

Gernot Rohr...what is going on in the Super Eagles' camp?

*FIFA grant stoppage cause of biggest pains *Coach may learn to be owed hence from January Bankrupt Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may have to negotiate late payment of the salaries and allowances of Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, first in the next three months and hence, in another six months …

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah must face heavy sanctions – NANF

*This monster has matured to kill our football or we kill it By Collins Ajibola Harrison Jalla, President of the National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF) has called for a heavy sanction on the disgraceful conduct of FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the international disgrace and disrepute they have brought to …

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We are to ensure integrity of the league not compromised – Kalli

Babagana Kalli, the Chairman, Match Commissioners’ Appointment Committee, says is our duty to ensure that the integrity of the league is not compromised. Kalli told www.gongnews.net in Abuja at on going match Commissioner’s Seminar in Abuja. Borno State Football Association (FA) said that many change had been carried out by …

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