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Asisat Oshoala: Amaju Pinnick inspired Super Falcons’ resurgence

Super Falcons’ assistant captain and goal-poacher, Asisat Oshoala, has declared that the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, played a huge role in the team’s confidence-restoring victory over Korea Republic in their second group match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.

Ahmed Musa, Francisca Ordega emerge top winners at Nigeria Pitch Awards

The Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa, and Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega, both won the top prizes of King and Queen of the Pitch at the 6th award ceremony of the Nigeria Pitch Awards held Saturday night in Asaba.

$9.5 million fraud: Absence of defendants’ counsel stalls trial of NFF officials

The trial of five officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was on Thursday stalled following the absence of their counsel Mr Festus Ukpe.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has given a hint of how much it would cost the federation to fly the Super Eagles to Asaba, the Delta State capital for the next week’s camping ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt next month.

AFCON camping: Flight tickets of Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, others to gulp N70 million...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has given a hint of how much it would cost the federation to fly the Super Eagles to Asaba, the Delta State capital for the next week’s camping ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt next month.
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.‎
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Flying Eagles arrive in Poland for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has charged the Nigeria U20 boys, Flying Eagles, to do the nation proud on and off the field at the FIFA U20 World Cup starting in Poland on Thursday.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick charges Flying Eagles to go to Poland and conquer

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has charged the Nigeria U20 boys, Flying Eagles, to do the nation proud on and off the field at the FIFA U20 World Cup starting in Poland on Thursday.

Governor Ugwuanyi offers automatic employment to Christian Chukwu’s son

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a delegation from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by its President, Amaju Pinnick, and the representative of Femi Otedola, Founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, Philip Akinola, on Wednesday paid a get- well visit to former Green Eagles’ Captain and Coach of Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, at his Enugu residence.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick denies corruption allegations

Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has dismissed allegations of corruption and financial misappropriation leveled against him and his board.
Super Eagles

Friendly: Super Eagles to play Senegal in Spain

Nigeria’s international friendly against the Teranga Lions of Senegal may hold in Spain as part of build up ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations, President of the Senegalese Football Federation Augustin Senghor has revealed.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

U-17 AFCON: Zenith Bank charges Golden Eaglets to earn World Cup spot

Players of the U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, competing in the ongoing African Nations Cup for this cadre, have been urged to go all out and secure a ticket for Nigeria in the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup finals billed to take place in Brazil later this year.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel

AFCON: Mikel Obi demands captaincy for Super Eagles’ return

John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.
Few days after world Cup bound Super Falcons walloped their Icelandic counterparts 6-1 in a friendly match in Spain, the Thomas Dennerby tutored side failed to continue the run losing 2-1 to Canada at the Pinatar Arena on Monday.

Harry Awurimibe lauds NFF over Super Falcons’ world cup preparation

Foremost women football promoter in Nigeria, Harry Awurimibe, has hailed the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for the top class preparation the Super Falcons have had so far as the countdown to the 2019 FIFA Women’s world cup continues.

Gt Stitches: NFF hasn’t paid me for Super Eagles’ Russia 2018 World Cup outfit

Gt Stitches, the designer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s ceremonial attire to the Russia 2018 World Cup, on Thursday accused the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) of failing to pay for the outfit, nearly eight months after the Mundial ended.
Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa has hit back at critics of his move to Saudi Arabia outfit Al-Nassr following calls for him to be dropped from the national team of Nigeria, where he is the first vice captain.

NFF condoles Ahmed Musa on mother’s death

The Nigeria Football Federation has condoled Super Eagles’ deputy captain, Ahmed Musa, on the death of his mother, Sarah Moses, on Thursday afternoon.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Okoi Obono-Obla: FIFA, CAF can’t ban Nigeria over alleged corruption trial of NFF chiefs

The Chairman, Presidential Investigative Panel on Recovery of Public Funds, Okoi Obono-Obla, has stated that Nigeria will not face any sanction from the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), football world governing body (FIFA) or from the Federal Government in the case of alleged corruption and diversion of funds leveled against top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation.
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.

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One of the biggest air lines in Nigeria, Arik Air, on Monday urged young Nigerians to embrace careers in the aviation sector in order to contribute their quota to national development.
Iran's atomic energy agency has said the country plans to quadruple production of low-level enriched uranium and will reach the limit of the stockpile allowed under the nuclear deal within days.

Iran announces next steps to scale back nuclear compliance

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Governor Abiodun constitutes panel on MAUTECH, Ogun Poly

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FRSC urges drivers to obey traffic rules

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to have attitudinal change by obeying traffic rules to reduce road accidents in the country.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

Presidency: Federal government partners states to streamline security in Northwest

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