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We did not delegate our duties –Magu

September 13, 2018 Administrator 0

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has told the nation to give his organisation two weeks within which they would conclude and report back to the nation the issue of corruption in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Speaking at an interactive session with senior journalists at the new headquarter of the organisation, Magu said, Read More

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CAF Confed Cup: Rayon Sports’ Djabel eyes Enyimba win

September 13, 2018 Administrator 0

CAF Confed Cup: Rayon Sports’ Djabel eyes Enyimba win Rayon Sports of Rwanda forward, Manishimwe Djabel, is confident that the club can create a big upset by beating two-time ‘ champions, Enyimba in their CAF Confederation Cup, quarter-final, first-leg fixture at the Stade Nyamirambo, Kigali on Sunday. Djabel penned a new long term contract with the Gikundiro on Tuesday following Read More

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Before these musketeers empty Glasshouse

September 10, 2018 Administrator 0

From one bizarre incident to another, Nigeria’s soccer body, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) hasn’t failed to astonish Stakeholders with backward steps geared towards moving the country’s football development to nowhere. Based on reported agreement by NFF’s congressmen, a fresh election is around the corner. In fact, September 20 date, set for the general football administrative poll is less than Read More

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Bribe: NFF bans, fines Eagles coach Yusuf

September 7, 2018 Administrator 0

The Nigerian Football Federation ethics committiee has banned Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf for one year from all football activities after finding him culpable following a video footage broadcast which showed him accepting money, in return for favour, from undercover reporters posing as football agents. Yusuf was also fined $5,000 which must be paid to the Federation within three Read More

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NFF to lift ban on Giwa, others

August 3, 2018 Administrator 0

In a bid to find lasting solution to the crisis characterizing the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the last four years, the Nigeria football governing body has ordered the review of the football house election guidelines and as well work out modalities that will accommodate all aggrieved parties including Barrister Chris Giwa and his group in its forthcoming elections. This Read More

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Okowa commends Buhari for wading into NFF crisis

August 2, 2018 Administrator 0

The Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Authur Okowa yesterday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for intervening in the Nigeria Football Federation crisis which could have resulted to the country being suspended by the world football governing body, FIFA. The number one citizen of Delta gave this commendation when Members of the NFF Executive Committee paid him a courtesy Read More

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Flying Eagles ready, battle Mauritania

July 22, 2018 Administrator 0

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will today stage a second leg encounter against their Mauritania counterparts in the final stage of Under-20 African Youth Championship qualifier. Already, Egyptian officials appointed by Confederation of African Football (CAF) have settled down in Lagos. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed that the Centre Referee for the match would be Mahmoud El Banna. El Banna will Read More

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I can’t go to jail over NFF Crisis, says Dalung

July 18, 2018 Administrator 0

“I was served a court order directly and seven days after contempt of court was served on me but as a lawyer, I will prefer to leave office with my name as a lawyer than serve in Kuje prison”, the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung has said. The minister made his disposition in Asaba during interview with journalists Read More