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A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.

Ibrahim Galadima advises new sports minister to be wary of ‘friendly enemies’

A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Tunde Disu: Odion Ighalo’s retirement premature

The former Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the decision of Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo to retire was premature.
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Kojo Williams: Sending Gernot Rohr on refresher course‘ll be insult on Nigerians

A former Chairman of the defunct Nigeria Football Association, Kojo Williams, has frowned on the decision by the President of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, to send Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to Germany on a refresher course.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

FIFA, others pay tribute to Mikel Obi after retirement

Following Thursday’s announcement by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, of his retirement from international football, tributes have continued to pour in for him, including from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s international governing body.
Some football enthusiasts in Gombe State said on Sunday that they were not disappointed with the Super Eagles 1-2 loss to Algeria in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Super Eagles need a better goalkeeper now – Tunde Disu

A former Technical Adviser to the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the senior national team, Super Eagles deserves a better goalkeeper to keep up with football’s current standard.
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

Tunde Disu: What went wrong with Super Eagles against Les Fennecs

The former Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, on Monday attributed the Super Eagles loss to the Les Fennecs of Algeria to many factors such as pressure and lack of tactical discipline.
Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.

WWC: We should not let in too many goals against Nigeria – Norway goalie

Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

Larry Izamoje: Taiwo Ogunjobi’s death shocking, sad

The Chairman/CEO of Brila Media, Dr. Larry Izamoje, has expressed deep sadness and shock over the passing of Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, the former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Association.
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FIFA appoints normalisation committee for Namibia FA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has announced that it has appointed a normalisation committee for the Namibian Football Association (NFA).

Rwanda debunks AFCON bribery scandal

The Rwanda Football Federation have denied allegations that they bribed a referee who handled their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Ivory Coast on September 9 in Kigali.

NFF is being run illegally – Ex-NFA chief

Abdulmumini Aminu, a former Chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Tuesday in Abuja called for the introduction of an enabling law for the present-day Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

NFF crisis: Abdulmumuni Aminu heads elders stakeholders’ reconciliation committee

Former Chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Col. Abdulmuninu Aminu (rtd), is the head of a six-man Elders Stakeholders Reconciliation Committee constituted by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports to ensure a peaceful resolution of the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation.
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Aminu Maigari commends Super Eagles for smashing Iceland

Former Chairman of Nigeria Football Association, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has commended Super Eagles for their 2-0 win over Iceland.

Aminu Maigari: There is still hope for Eagles

A former chairman, Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Alhaji Aminu Maigari said the Super Eagles did not play too badly in their 0-2 loss against Croatia on Saturday.

Credit to private sector rises by N633 billion in February

Credit to private sector rose by N633 billion to N22.6 trillion in February, surpassing credit to the government which rose by N161 billion to N4.29 trillion during the month.

FIFA appoints Nigerian doctor doping control officer

A former medical doctor in the Nigerian U-17 football team, Ayodeji Olarinoye, has been appointed Doping Control Officer (DCO) by the world soccer governing body, FIFA.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

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South Arabia apologises for video labelling feminism as extremism

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APC: Adams Oshiomhole’s suspension didn’t follow due process

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