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AFCON boss confident Egypt 2019 would be a success

The 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, who is also the President of AFCON Organizing Committee, Nigeria’s Amaju Melvin Pinnick has pledged that the continental football-ruling body is doing everything within its power to ensure that the 32nd Africa Cup finals holding in Egypt this summer is a huge success.

Second Nigeria FF Football Awards set for April 1

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that the second edition of the NFF Football Awards will take place on the 1st of April 2019.
[fILE] Nigeria's German coach Gernot Rohr looks on during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.-br --PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

AFCON: Weather will be hot in Egypt – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr has warned that the weather in Egypt venue of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations would be hot.
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.

NFF denies prosecution report on Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation on Saturday described as outright falsehood, a news item in the media claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the President of NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, should be prosecuted.
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

2019 WWC: Super Falcons have eight build-up matches – Amaju Pinnick

The Falcons might end up playing up to 12 matches en route to France 2019, as the second competition the team will feature in has group and knock out format.
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Odion Ighalo: Super Eagles can be African champions again next year

Super Eagles forward Odion Jude Ighalo has hinted of the determination of the team to win next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Lift AWCON trophy, get $10,000 each – Amaju Pinnick tells Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation has opted to double the winning bonus of the Super Falcons as a big incentive ahead Saturday’s 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations Final against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Accra.

Zenith Bank hails NFF on Future Eagles’ progress

Banking giants, Zenith International Bank PLC has heaped encomiums on the Nigeria Football Federation for the progress the Federation has made with the Nigeria cadet teams since the signing of the partnership agreement between both establishments a couple of years ago.

Amaju Pinnick dedicates Super Eagles win to Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Melvin Pinnick has dedicated the Super Eagles’ 4-0 defeat of Libya to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Amaju Pinnick: Super Eagles will win FIFA World Cup one day

The President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has expressed the hope that Nigeria’s Super Eagles will one day win the FIFA World Cup
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles need all six points against Libya

Having missed out of the last two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations back-to-back in 2015 and 2017, Super Eagles Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, insisted yesterday that Nigeria must pick all six points at stake in the AFCON 2019 qualifying clash with Libya to stand any chance of topping the group.

FIFA welcome back NFF’s Amaju Pinnick

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has formally ‘welcomed’ the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick back to the fold of its elite Football Family.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote keen on partnership with NFF

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Melvin Pinnick has disclosed why he invited business moguls Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola to the FIFA Best Awards ceremony in London on Monday night.
Amaju Pinnick

NFF Congress: Taiwo Ogunjobi congratulates Amaju Pinnick, other board members

Former Secretary General, Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi, has congratulated Amaju Melvin Pinnick, after he emerged victorious in the 2018 NFF Elective Congress held in Katsina State on Thursday.

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House of Reps queries Julius Berger over slow pace of Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan highways

The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.

Residents scoop product as tanker falls in Lagos

Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​

Uchenna Kanu wins Player of the Year award in the US​

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

VOR: Nigeria must uphold rule of law

A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Governor Bello: President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military head of state

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.