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Ex-Commissioner: Non-indigene syndrome abolished in Ebonyi

Mr Charles Akpuenika, former Ebonyi Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, has said that the “non-indigene syndrome” has been abolished in Ebonyi due to Gov. David Umahi’s all-inclusive policies.

NFF puts Ondo FA’s local council elections on hold

Elections into the local councils of the Ondo State Football Association (FA) could not hold on Tuesday as scheduled, following an order of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
The FA's fears of trouble ahead of Nations League semi-final were realised on Wednesday. @-MATTBROWN

English FA: Misbehaving England fans ‘not welcome in football’

England fans causing trouble while in Porto for the Nations League Finals have been dubbed "an embarrassment" by the Football Association (FA), which insists the perpetrators "are not welcome in football".

Godwin Bamigboye advises Gernot Rohr on AFCON 2019

Godwin Bamigboye, Board member of FCT Football Association (FA) on Monday called on Super Eagles coach Gernort Rohr to use the best legs at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 in Egypt.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Jigawa FA inaugurates five-member election committee

The Jigawa State Football Association (FA), has inaugurated a five-man electoral committee to conduct its elections on June 1.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Kano FA hold election despite court order

‎However, at the election conducted in Minjibir Park and Resort on Sunday‎, Mr Ahlan polled 55 votes to be returned as chairman of Kano FA for another four years while Aminu Mohammed was also returned as vice chairman with 55 votes.‎
Ahmed Yusuf Fresh

Niger FA chief vows to improve youths football

Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation Technical and Development Committee, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has been re-elected as the Chairman of Niger State FA.

Ebonyi government sets up committee to probe Senator Ogba

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Sports and Youth Development has set-up a 5-man committee to probe the emergence of Sen. Obinna Ogba, representing Ebonyi Central, and other contestants for the state Football Association (FA) elections.
Seyi Akinwunmi

Lagos FA election: I have unfinished business – Seyi Akinwunmi

Seyi Akinwunmi, incumbent Chairman, Lagos State Football Association (FA), on Tuesday said that he threw his hat in the ring for the Chairmanship election because he had an unfinished business in the state’s football administration.
Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s 2018⁄19 Premier League success was the toughest title triumph of his illustrious managerial career.

Manchester City hit back over UEFA ban reports

Manchester City have hit back over reports they are facing a one-year ban from the Champions League.
Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea's season has been successful so far, as pointed to achievements in cup competitions alongside his side's efforts to finish in the top four.

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea’s season has been successful

Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea's season has been successful so far, as pointed to achievements in cup competitions alongside his side's efforts to finish in the top four.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal’s Ameesh Manek charged for conduct during Crystal Palace defeat

Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri fined £8,000 by English FA for misconduct

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 after admitting a Football Association (FA) charge of misconduct.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Maurizio Sarri fined £8,000 after admitting misconduct charge

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 after admitting a Football Association (FA) charge of misconduct.

English FA scraps champagne celebrations from Cup finals

The English FA has scrapped Champagne from its cup final celebrations out of respect for the religious beliefs of some footballers, the UK Mirror reports.
Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly matches against South Africa and Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt, in June.

AFCON: Zimbabwe planning friendly matches against South Africa, Nigeria

Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly matches against South Africa and Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt, in June.
Wayne Hennessey

Roy Hodgson: Wayne Hennessey ‘desperate’ to learn about Nazis

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is "desperate" to learn about Adolf Hitler and World War Two after being accused of making a Nazi salute, says Eagles manager Roy Hodgson.
Udala FC

Anambra FA Cup: Udala FC celebrate beating FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The management of Udala FC on Saturday expressed delight over their victory against FC Ifeanyi Ubah and advancement to the second round of the ongoing NEROS/Anambra Football Association (FA) Cup.

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Man docked for alleged destruction of property worth N160, 000

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Banditry: Why Katsina is boiling – Senator Ibrahim

Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity, Senator Abu Ibrahim, has traced the high spate of banditry and kidnapping in Katsina State to its closeness to Zamfara State.
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South-East begs President Buhari for SGF, senate majority leader

Dr Vitalis Orikeze-Ajumbe, National Coordinator of South-East Equity Alliance (SEA), on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a South-Easterner as the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF).

YouTube week kicks off with awards for local creators

YouTube Nigeria has rewarded local creators with Gold and Silver Play Buttons as its week kicked off on Monday night.