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$9.5 million theft: Court rejects EFFC’s request to join NFF supremo, scribe as defendants

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday ruled that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick and general secretary, Muhammed Sanusi would remain as witnesses in the alleged mismanagement of $9.5m FIFA grant meant for football development.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Segun Odegbami: Joseph Yobo lacks coaching experience

Chief Segun Odegbami has aired his view as per the recent appointment of Joseph Yobo as the assistant coach of the Super Eagles, saying the former defender can learn on the job while undergoing coaching course.
The newly-released jerseys by American sportswear manufacturer, Nike, for the Super Eagles and the other Nigeria national football teams, are generating mixed reactions from Nigerians and others across the world.

Fans divided over new Super Eagles kits

The new Super Eagles kits unveiled by designers Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday, has elicited reactions from Nigerians on Twitter.
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Nike to unveil new Super Eagles kits in New York

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and sportswear giants Nike will on February 5, unveil new Super Eagles jerseys in New York ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations match-day three home qualifying encounter against Sierra Leone.
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South-South threaten to boycott NFF activities over interference in Delta

Miffed by the steps taken by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Delta State Football Association (DFA), the chairmen of Football Associations in South-South zone have threatened to boycott the activities of NFF.
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 begins moves to get Ovie Ejaria, Cyriel Dessers to play for Super Eagles

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has begun moves to ensure that the pair of Heracles Almelo forward Cyriel Dessers and Reading midfielder Ovie Ejaria get to play for the Super Eagles.
French coach Jean-Louis Gasset has indicated interest in coaching an African national team before he finally winds down his managerial career.

French coach eyes Gernot Rohr’s job

French coach Jean-Louis Gasset has indicated interest in coaching an African national team before he finally winds down his managerial career.
NFF President Amaju Pinnick (L) and FIFA President Gianni Infatino (M) at the CAF awards

Amaju Pinnick: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala fully deserving of their gongs

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has declared African Men’s Player of the Year, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Women’s Player of the Year, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala as fully deserving of their honours at the 2019 CAF Football Awards ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.
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 send warning to federal government about 2022 World Cup qualifiers

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent a warning to Federal Government about Super Eagles could boycott the 2022 World Cup qualifiers over unpaid bonuses and allowances.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF will focus hard on qualifiers, youth programs in 2020

The hard focus of the Nigeria Football Federation in the year 2020 will be on the various qualifying matches for major competitions as well as youth and grassroots development programs, according to President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr must reside in Nigeria to coach Super Eagles – NFF chief

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has confirmed Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr will be required to reside in the country.

Amaju Pinnick rallies support for Super Eagles

The race towards qualification for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 would not be for the faint hearted hence Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick has called on Nigerians to rally behind the Super Eagles.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Super Eagles coach to get stringent contract clause – NFF supremo

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick has hinted that the federation was willing to offer Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr a fresh contract but with a caveat that stringent clauses would be inserted in order to help the cause of the national team ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers.
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.

Super Eagles’ World Cup qualifiers jerseys for launch March

NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, said in Lagos, yesterday, that arrangement has been concluded with the kits’ sponsors of the national teams, NIKE, to design new kits, starting with the qualifying matches in March.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF to appoint new coach for Super Falcons soon

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has said plans were in the offing to appoint a new coach for the senior female national team, Super Falcons.
The Nigeria Football Federation has officially accepted the proposal of Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers to the Super Eagles after he declared himself available to play for Nigeria.

NFF welcomes Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers

The Nigeria Football Federation has officially accepted the proposal of Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers to the Super Eagles after he declared himself available to play for Nigeria.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, held talks with Queen Parks Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze on Saturday about the possibility of the player representing Nigeria.

NFF supremo begs Nigerian-born England star to play for Nigeria

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick says persuading England under-21 player Ebere Eze to play for the Super Eagles would improve the squad.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, held talks with Queen Parks Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze on Saturday about the possibility of the player representing Nigeria.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick holds talks with Ebere Eze in London

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, held talks with Queen Parks Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze on Saturday about the possibility of the player representing Nigeria.

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Justin Fashanu was on Wednesday inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Justin Fashanu deserved Hall of Fame induction – Amal Fashanu

Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy governor for ‘certificate forgery’

An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.