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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have set up a reform committee which they hope will put an end to perennial power tussles that have caused the wrath of FIFA.
A former Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Chief David Shikfu Paradang, has clinched the ticket to contest for the Plateau Central senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election.
Re-elected Nigeria FA president Amaju Pinnick has called for harmony and reforms amid rancour and discontentment in the country’s football.
Ex-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau north Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chris Giwa, factional President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has faulted a statement credited to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, on the leadership crisis rocking the country’s football.
Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja branch, Barrister Abimbola Kayode, has told stakeholders from the Chris Giwa-led faction of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) that the federal government’s recognition of Amaju Pinnick as president of NFF was to save Nigeria from FIFA’s wrath.
Embattled Ambassador Chris Giwa has pointed out solutions to end the logjam militating against the development of Nigerian football.
Human rights lawyer Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said there is no Supreme Court order stopping Amaju Pinnick from acting as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Ijaw leader Edwin Clark has called for sack of the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for recognising Amaju-Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
As the dust raised by the Nigeria Football Federation leadership tussle began to settle, the attendant consequences are beginning to manifest in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
He also commended the efforts of all those who stood with him, stating that it was no personality battle but a decision for the good of the association and called for all to uphold the rule of law in the country.
The Department of State Services has said its operatives are occupying the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation in Abuja in order to avoid breakdown of law and order at the secretariat.
Except for a final resolution of the leadership tussle of Nigerian football, the World football governing body, FIFA, may on Monday (today) ban the country from its activities globally.
FIFA has rejected a proposed meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung, to discuss problems in the country’s football federation (NFF).
The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State says his administration had evolved a new strategy for rapid community development in the state known as Direct Touch Initiative.
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy is set for a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to repair cartilage in his left knee.
A 50-year-old vigilante, Agbodemu Ishola, on Wednesday told the Presidential Panel on Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) Reform that some members of SARS directly shot at him.
A cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 857 lives since the start of the year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday.
The Director-General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, has advised corps members that will serve as INEC ad-hoc staff during the elections to exhibit high sense of credibility and commitment in the course of their assignment.
A former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has said his son joined the campaign for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari to spite him.
The Kano State Government has concluded arrangement to empower another set of 12,500 women and youths to enable them become self-reliant.
At least three people were killed when a suicide attacker blew himself up in Kabul Monday, close to where scores of Afghans had been protesting against Taliban attacks on the minority Hazara ethnic group.