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Controversial ref Folusho Ajayi makes NPFL return

Referee Folusho Ajayi, who officiated the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League opening game between Kano Pillars and FC IfeanyiUbah on January 14, will make a return to football duty. The League Management Company recommended her suspension to the NFF ref committee after the incidence, but the Nigeria Referees Association defended her

Referees Association defends Funsho Ajayi after Kano incident

Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has defended Funsho Ajayi who handled the Nigeria Professional Football League opener between Kano Pillars and FC IfeanyiUbah on Saturday. Ajayi had blown the half-time whistle just immediately after FC IfeanyiUbah took a freekick, and before the ball entered the net. The incident led to protest by the

LMC explains why women’s league was bailed with N10m

NFF 2nd Vice President and Chairman, League Management Company, Mallam Shehu Dikko has explained that the N10 million bailout handed to the Nigeria Women Football League was part of a solidarity payment that other Leagues have benefitted from in the recent past. Last week, the League Management Company came to the

LMC boosts Women League with N10m

The League Management Company has come to the rescue of the Nigeria Women Football League with the sum of N10 million, for the NWFL to successfully prosecute the second round of the season. A number of Clubs had ran foul of the provisions of the NWFL regulations, failing to honour three

NFF Statement on Police invasion of LMC office

It has come to the notice of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that on Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 4 (four) persons who introduced themselves as detectives from the FCT Police Command went to the office of the League Management Company (LMC) ostensibly to arrest its Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko (also

LMC bans 12 referees, writes NFF

The League Management Company has written to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) requesting the exclusion of 12 Referees from further officiating of NPFL matches pending investigations into their respective performances in recent matches. The 12 match officials are made up of four center referees and eight assistant referees who officiated in

NPFL signs five year deal with Star

The League Management Company, on behalf of the Nigeria Professional Football League, has signed a five-year partnership deal with premium lager beer, Star. The deal will see Star become the first official beer partner of the NPFL for the next five years with effect from the 2015/16 league season. Commenting on the

LMC files stay of execution over Giwa FC’s court order

The League Management Company (LMC) has appealed the Plateau State High Court’s order asking it to reinstate Giwa FC to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The spokesman of LMC, Harry Iwuala, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos that the company was asking the Court of Appeal to set