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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

NFF struggling with ‘bad press’

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is lamenting several negative stories in the media which it claims has scared investors away. President Amaju Pinnick and the 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko on Tuesday tackled several issues that have been raised persistently, and even most recently in Nigerian Football, insisting that

CAF rejects Pinnick’s nomination for FIFA Council seat

The Confederation of African Football has rejected the nomination of Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick for a seat at the FIFA Council. Ahead of the election into the FIFA Council on September 29, CAF shortlisted seven candidates, with no Nigerian represented. On the shortlist are Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea); Suketu Patel

NFF discovers how to stop NPFL players from lying about age

The days of Nigerian players falsifying their ages to get into any of the age grade National Teams or for any other purpose for that matter appear numbered, as the Nigeria Football Federation has concluded arrangements to get a Registration System through the FIFA connect. Speaking at a workshop, Nasiru Jibril,

‘We are working on immortalizing Amodu, Keshi’

The Nigeria Football Federation has assured that it is working on immortalizing coaching legends Shuaibu Amodu and Stephen Keshi, who both passed on last month. NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi reiterated this while receiving in his office on Thursday, the newly –appointed National Technical Director, Bitrus Bewarang. Amodu, the only person to

NFF says it remain focused on Russia 2018 ticket

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, said on Monday that his administration remains very much focused on giving the Super Eagles the maximum support to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. While acknowledging that failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (second

NFF appeals against re-listing of Giwa case

The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday appealed against the decision of the Jos High Court to re-list a case brought against the Federation by Obinna Ogba and Yahaya Adama. Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Chris Green, a lawyer, said the NFF decided to appeal against the re-listing of

NFF bans Chris Giwa for five years

The Nigeria Football Federation has banned the proprietor of Giwa FC Ambassador Chris Giwa for five years for illegally representing the NFF. The NFF Disciplinary Committee made the decision at its meeting on Thursday. NFF wrote in a statement “That Christopher Giwa, Muazu Suleyman, Yahaya Adama, Sani Fema and Johnson Effiong are