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EFCC To Begin Corruption Investigation Of Pinnick, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commision is to investigate and take necessary action against Mr Pinnick Amaju Melvin, Mallam Shehu Dikko and three other top board members of the Nigeria Football Federation. This follows a petition it received from a former National team Coach, James Peters on May 4, 2018 with

FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions. Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup,

NFF challenges NNL Board on aggressive marketing

The Board of the Nigeria National League on Thursday paid a courtesy call on the NFF President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi at the NFF Secretariat in Abuja. Led by its Chairman, Chidi Ofo Okenwa, the board expressed appreciation for the opportunity to serve Nigerian Football

NFF says Super Eagles not shortchanged

The Nigeria Football Federation has denied a report on an African football website that it shortchanged players of the Super Eagles with regards to payment of their win bonus for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Uyo in November 2016. Team Administrator Dayo Enebi Achor said the

CAF seat divides NFF

Rumpus is brewing in the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, following media revelations that the President of the body, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has picked up a form to contest for a seat in the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Technical Committee Chairman of the NFF,

NFF retires referees from NPFL, see full list

The Nigeria Football Federation has retired a number of referees. The referees are retired on age and performance ground. Full list ABIA STATE 1 OGUNTA MATADOR AGE 2 NKEM UWOGU AGE ADAMAWA STATE 1 SULEMAN JIMETA PERFORMANCE BAYELSA 1 JOHN INOYO PERFORMANCE BENUE STATE 1 AUNDUGH ROBERT AGE BORNO STATE 1 ISA MOHD AGE CROSS RIVER STATE 1 BENJAMIN NNEJI AGE DELTA STATE 1 SYLVERSTER OKOBI PERFORMANCE 2

NFF orders replay of ABS vs Gateway abandoned tie

The Nigeria Football Federation disciplinary committee has ordered the replay of the Nigeria National League final game between ABS FC of Ilorin and Gateway FC of Abeokuta. Gateway refused to allow kickoff of the game, claiming that the security men on ground are not adequate. The NFF disciplinary committee has now come

NFF: Why we are sending U17 boys to Korea Republic

The Nigeria Football Federation has explained why it decided that the U17 National Team, Golden Eaglets, participate in the forthcoming 2016 U19 Suwon Continental Cup tournament. General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, said on Thursday that the Federation is encouraged to sustain the team’s momentum and prepare it for bigger challenges as a

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