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NFF celebrates Super Eagles star Moses Simon at 25

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles and Nantes forward Moses Simon who clocked 25 years on Sunday.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Gernot Rohr predicts ‘difficult’ year for Super Eagles in 2022

The West African giants will be confident of qualifying for both the 2022 World Cup and the next Africa Cup of Nations, which will take place in the same year after being pushed back on the calendar due to the coronavirus pandemic.

NPFL: Lobi Stars congratulate Plateau United, Rivers United And Enyimba

Lobi Stars Football Club Makurdi in the spirit of sportsmanship has congratulated the three top-ranking clubs that emerged 2020/2021 CAF Inter-club representatives through the instrumentality of the Points Per Game mechanism.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF adopts points per game, new league season to start September/October

The names of the Top 3 (three) clubs on the NPFL final PPG table as at Matchday 25 shall be submitted to CAF to represent Nigeria in the 2020/2021 CAF Inter – Club competitions (2 slots for CAF Champions League and 1 Slot for CAF Confederation Cup).
Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr reacted to Moses Simon’s permanent move to French side Nantes FC from the Spanish Premiere division side Levante.

Gernot Rohr ready for tough year ahead with Super Eagles

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has no problem with the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to 2022, but believes that 2022 will be a complicated year for his team.
Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL)

Nigeria cancels 2019-20 Women’s Premier League season

The Nigeria Women's Football League [NWFL] board has announced the complete cancellation of the 2019-20 Nigerian Women's Premier League [NWPL] due to the coronavirus disruptions.

FIFA U-20/U-17: CAF set to announce African qualifiers new dates

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to announce a revised date for the remaining qualifying matches of the 2021 FIFA U-20 and U-17 Women’s World Cup slated for January to March of next year.
Nigeria National League NNL

Abdul Sule confirms NNL no promotion, no relegation adoption

Ex international and Chairman of Nigeria National League club owners Abdul Sule has stated that the Nigeria National League is set to adopt the no promotion no relegation format.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC adviced against NPFL restart

Former Nigeria international Friday Ekpo has advised the LMC against trying to resume league football in Nigeria be it the Nigeria Professional Football League or any other strata of league football in the country citing the lack of capacity for Nigeria to do that at the moment.
The General Manager of Rivers United, Chief Okey Kpalukwu stated this during a media chat with journalists in Port Harcourt Friday shortly after briefing the sponsors of the team.

Rivers United commend Sports Minister, NFF, LMC over PPG

The management of Rivers United has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare; President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and Chairman, League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko for their determined efforts to bring the Nigerian Professional Football League to a conclusive end.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Ismaila Mabo: NFF should fire Gernot Rohr if he fails to win Afcon 2021

Former Chief Coach of the Super Falcons, Ismaila Mabo, has backed Nigeria Football Federation to fire Super Eagles gaffer Gernot Rohr if he fails to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF debunks cancelation of the NPFL season

The Federation said that wide consultation is still ongoing as to the format and pattern of foreclosing the 2019/2020 Football Season, including that of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.

Gbenga Ogunbote urges local players to seize Super Eagles chances

Lobi Stars coach Gbenga Ogunbote has called on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players to seize their Super Eagles opportunities when they come.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF celebrates Olympic gold medalist Joseph Dosu at 47

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles and 1996 Atlanta Olympic gold medal winner Joseph Dosu who clocks 47 on Friday.
Odion Jude Ighalo has hinted he is set to stay at Manchester United for another seven months.

NFF, Manchester United celebrate striker Odion Ighalo at 31

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Manchester United have celebrated former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo at 31 years.
Nigeria National League NNL

NFF supremo pledges solidarity to national league

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has announced there’ll be a solidarity payment to the Nigerian National League to aid the league.
German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.

Why I allowed renewal of Gernot Rohr’s contract – minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on Sunday, revealed why he consented to the renewal of Gernot Rohr’s contract.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr must deliver – minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has outlined Nigeria’s expectations from Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr following the extension of his contract.

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Minister mourns NAF first female combat helicopter pilot

The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has expressed shock over the death of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.

Court dismisses fraud charges against Tompolo, others

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday dismissed all the 40 counts bordering on alleged N34 billion fraud filed by the Federal Government against Global West Vessel Specialist Limited, a company linked to a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo.
Ibrahim Magu

Suspended EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu released from detention

He was arrested last week Monday and has been detained by the police since then. He has been appearing before a presidential panel investigating allegations of corruption and insubordination levelled against him by Abubakar Malami,

IPOB threatens payback on Anambra youths who attacked female members

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has threatened to retaliate on youths of Oba, in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State over alleged attack on some of their female members during a showcase of Igbo delicacy by the women on Sunday.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate approves N168.8 billion 2020 budget for FIRS

The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, approved the sum of N168,809,476,220 to fund the proposed 2020 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).