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Amaju Pinnick not ruling out bid for CAF Presidency

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has stated that he is not ruling out a bid for the top seat at the Confederation of Africa Football.

CAF approves revised calendar for Interclubs competitions

Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2. Ghana’s football followers are still basking in the euphoria of Eddie Nketiah’s involvement in the Arsenal’s FA Cup victorious outing.

Nwankwo Kanu thanks Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal for the FA Cup birthday gift

Former Nigeria skipper Nwankwo Kanu is grateful that Arsenal under Mikel Arteta won the 14th English FA Cup on his birthday, saying that it was a double celebration for him and his entire family.
Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.

Women’s football in Africa needs re-branding to attract investors – Falcons skipper

Super Falcons of Nigeria Captain Asisat Oshoala says women’s football in Africa needs a lot of investment from cooperating bodies and serious attention from football governing bodies if they are to compete with the rest of the world.
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche who turns 36 on Sunday.

CAF celebrates ex-Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche at 36

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche who turns 36 on Sunday.
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NFF, CAF, Trabzonspor send birthday wishes to Emmanuel Amuneke, Ogenyi Onazi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday sent birthday greetings to former Nigerian internationals Emmanuel Amuneke and Ogenyi Onazi.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr fears Lesotho’s artificial pitch may injure Eagles’ players

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr is saddened by the fact that his players would be playing on an artificial pitch in Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier which he says puts his players at the risk of getting injured.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Caf Confed Cup: Enyimba, Rangers get favourable draws

Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) club competition, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International received favourable draws in the Confederation Cup play-offs pairings held in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.
Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.

Enyimba, Rangers eye tickets for ‘money’ stage in CAF competitions

Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) competitions, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International, face herculean tasks today as they fight for tickets to money-spinning group stages of the Champions League and Confederation Cup, respectively.

Cas vindicates Amaju Pinnick on Caf Champions League

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has been vindicated on his stance against the order for a replay of the second leg of the 2019 Champions League made by the Confederation of Africa Football Executive Committee.
Fifa and the Caf are contemplating assigning Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to the position of Fifa delegate for Africa.

Why FIFA is taking over football management in Africa

Facts are beginning to emerge why the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) decided to take over the operations of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF).
The Senegal Football Federation (FSF) have filed a complaint with Caf against Guinea for alleged age-cheating at the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations (U17 Afcon) finals currently taking place in Tanzania.

AFCON U17: Guinea, Eaglets semi final clash threatened

The Morocco FA are challenging the ages of Abubakar Conte who is 15 and 11-year-old Ahmed Tidiane Keita who featured in the preliminary stage of the competition for Guinea.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

AFCON: Super Eagles 23-man list to get to CAF June 10

Nigeria’s 23-man list for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations must get to the Confederation of Africa Football on June 10.
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Super Eagles, Seychelles AFCON qualifier gets new date

Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have changed the date of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Seychelles billed to hold on March 23 at the Stephen Keshi International Stadium, Asaba Delta state.
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Lobi Stars recall John Lawrence after CAF ban

Lobi Stars goalkeeper John Lawrence has been recalled back into the Pride of Benue ahead of their CAF Champions League Group A tie with Wydad Casablanca of Morocco slated for the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, on Friday after he completed the two-match ban placed on him by the Confederation of Africa Football for fighting against Gor Mahia of Kenya last month.
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Aiteo: We are committed to CAF Awards, football growth in Africa

One of the major sponsors of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aiteo Group, has expressed determination in their quest to make the Confederation of Africa Football Awards better in the years ahead.

Okoi Obono-Obla: FIFA, CAF can’t ban Nigeria over alleged corruption trial of NFF chiefs

The Chairman, Presidential Investigative Panel on Recovery of Public Funds, Okoi Obono-Obla, has stated that Nigeria will not face any sanction from the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), football world governing body (FIFA) or from the Federal Government in the case of alleged corruption and diversion of funds leveled against top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation.
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AFCON: NFF may consider Morocco to camp Super Eagles

Although it maybe too early in the day to determine where Nigeria’s Super Eagles may camp ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there are indications that Morocco may considered.

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Britain reopens visa application centers in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
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#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.