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NFF seek to end power disputes with reform committee

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.

David Paradang, Istifanus Gyang win Plateau PDP senatorial tickets

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.
Amaju Pinnick

NFF Congress: Amaju Pinnick calls for harmony, reforms

Re-elected Nigeria FA president Amaju Pinnick has called for harmony and reforms amid rancour and discontentment in the country’s football.

Amaju Pinnick wins re-election as NFF president

Amaju Pinick has become the first person to win a second consecutive four-year term as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Chris Giwa gets court order to stop NFF elections

A top source has said that Chris Giwa has got a court order to stop the NFF elections going on right now in Katsina.
Chris Giwa

2019: Chris Giwa joins race for Plateau senatorial race

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 faults Festus Keyamo on NFF leadership crisis

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.

NFF crisis: VP Osinbajo acted in national interest – NBA chief

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.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

Chris Giwa proffers solution to Nigerian football crisis

Embattled Ambassador Chris Giwa has pointed out solutions to end the logjam militating against the development of Nigerian football.

Festus Keyamo: No Supreme Court order stopping Amaju Pinnick as NFF President

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).
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Edwin Clark calls for sports minister’s sack over alleged disloyalty, incompetence

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).

Footballers, coaches, fans lament crowded NPFL fixtures

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.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

NFF crisis: Chris Giwa lauds President Buhari, Solomon Dalung

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.

FIFA: Nigeria will no longer be banned

World football governing body FIFA have announced that Nigeria will no longer be suspended after they restored effective control of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to Amaju Pinnick.

DSS tightens security at NFF as FIFA deadline expires

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.

Nigeria move to avert FIFA ban today

Nigeria’s apex court, the Supreme Court, has ruled that Amaju Pinnick should step aside for Chris Giwa to head the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the latest twist in a power tussle that began in 2014 when two separate NFF elections were staged.

NFF crisis: FIFA may ban Nigeria today as deadline expires

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.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

FIFA rejects talks with Nigeria as Chris Giwa stands firm

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).

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