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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

Dalung: Bash Ali was not assaulted

Sports minister Solomon Dalung says he did not assault former boxing champion Bash Ali. Special Assistant on Media to the Minister Nneka Ikem Anibeze described as falsehood, a story being allegedly circulated by former cruiser weight boxing champion Bashiru Ali aka Bash Ali. The Minister's aide said the text message by Ali

Dalung assures Super Falcons on entitlements

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has reassured African champions, Super Falcons that they will receive all their entitlements. The Honourable Minister, who was in company with NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, met with the players and officials at their Agura Hotel, Abuja on Thursday. "I had to

Dalung unaware of Gernot Rohr’s appointment as Super Eagles coach

Nigeria’s Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has denied any official knowledge of the appointment of Gernot Rohr as the new technical adviser of the Super Eagles. Earlier in August, Rohr signed a two-year deal with the NFF to head Super Eagles technical team. But the minister has said the NFF had not officially

Sports minister Dalung begs NFF to pay Siasia

Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung has charged the Nigeria Football Federation to pay the U-23 National team's Coach Samson Siasia. The Minister gave the charge when Siasia paid him a visit on Monday in his office in Abuja. Siasia had visited with his wife Eunice to thank the Minister for

Dalung apoligises to Dream Team, calls them ‘true heroes’

Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has apologized to players and officials of the country’s Olympic football team for the circumstances that led to the contingent’s late arrival in Brazil for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016. Dalung, a conspicuous presence in the stands as the 1996 champions pipped