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Katsina United FC board under the new chairman Prince Abdulssamad Badamasi have confirmed the appointment of Henry Makinwa as new Head Coach after the former Abia Warriors gaffer agreed to a one-year deal to succeed Abdullahi Usman Biffo who resigned a few months ago.

Katsina United coach urges NFF to make age-grade teams home-based specific

Katsina United coach Henry Makinwa has also joined voices with current Plateau United coach Abdul Maikaba in urging the NFF to make the age-grade national teams home-based specific.
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Tanzania stakeholders back Fifa’s suggestion to increase substitutions

Football stakeholders in Tanzania have supported Fifa's proposal to increase the number of substitutions when leagues resume after the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Ladan Bosso: Joseph Yobo doesn’t need coaching experience to be on Super Eagles bench

Ladan Bosso, President of Nigeria Football Coaches Association, says former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo does not need coaching experience to succeed as Super Eagles assistant coach.
Former Nigerian international Edema Fuludu might be considering legal option to keep his mandate as the duly elected chairman of Delta State Football Association

Delta FA chief challenges NFF’s interference

Former Nigerian international Edema Fuludu might be considering legal option to keep his mandate as the duly elected chairman of Delta State Football Association after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday named a four-man Normalization Committee to run the affairs of football in the state.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Super Eagles players must do more at club level to win awards – team...

Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has called on Nigerian players to up their game and be more consistent, especially at club level to stand a chance of winning the CAF African footballer of the Year Award.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Super Eagles lost to a better team – stakeholders

Some football stakeholders on Monday rued Sunday’s loss by the Super Eagles to Algeria in Cairo as undeserved, even though they admitted the better team won during the match.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

NFF: Ignore probe reports about Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described reports in a section of the media about President Muhammadu Buhari calling for the prosecution of its President, Amaju Pinnick, as blatant falsehood meant to throw the country’s football into fresh round of crisis.

Amaju Pinnick dedicates 2019 AFCON ticket to Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick has dedicated the Super Eagles qualification for 2019 AFCON to President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians, as he also confirmed that the team will begin preparation for the 2019 AFCON immediately after Nigeria’s participation was confirmed on Saturday.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.