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Osun United Football Club of Osogbo have been banished to the Ilorin Township Stadium and fined the sum of N300,000 for breaching COVID-19 protocols.

Osun FC lifts suspension on Bright Omokaro, others

Management of Osun United Football Club of Osogbo has lifted the suspension placed on the team’s Head Coach, Bright Omokaro.
Osun United Football Club of Osogbo have been banished to the Ilorin Township Stadium and fined the sum of N300,000 for breaching COVID-19 protocols.

Osun United management suspends head coach, two others

The management of Osun United on Tuesday suspended some members of the team’s coaching crew over poor performance.
No fewer than 22 FIFA badged Nigerian referees on Friday underwent the FIFA physical fitness training test at the Moshood Abiola National stadium, Abuja.

NRA condemn attacks on referees, threaten boycott of unsafe grounds

The Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has strongly condemned the renewed incessant attacks on its members at various venues of the country’s leagues.
Osun United Football Club of Osogbo have been banished to the Ilorin Township Stadium and fined the sum of N300,000 for breaching COVID-19 protocols.

NNL: Osun United banished to Ilorin, fined for breaching coronavirus protocols

Osun United Football Club of Osogbo have been banished to the Ilorin Township Stadium and fined the sum of N300,000 for breaching COVID-19 protocols.
Vandrezzer FC have completed the signing of Brazilian winger, Ivo Jorge Santos da Costa, popularly known as Ivo Júnior.

Brazilian winger Ivo Junior joins NNL club Vandrezzer FC

The 27-year-old penned a one-year contract to keep him with the Lions of Naija until the end of the 2020/2021 Nigeria National League (NNL) campaign, having passed his medicals.
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Niger Tornadoes players undergo cardiac tests

Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna on Tuesday conducted compulsory Electrocardiography (ECG) tests for their players to ascertain their heart conditions.
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NNL sets January 6 deadline for clubs to complete registration

The Nigeria National League has given deadline for Clubs to fulfill registration requirements and formalities ahead the new season according to the League’s Chief Operating Officer, Emmanuel Adesanya.
Kogi United and Super Sand player Victor Talle has lamented the current uncertain situation of things as regards the commencement of the new Nigeria National League season.

Kogi United star laments uncertain NNL kickoff date

Kogi United and Super Sand player Victor Talle has lamented the current uncertain situation of things as regards the commencement of the new Nigeria National League season.

Niger Tornadoes management reiterates commitment to welfare of players, officials

The Niger Tornadoes FC management on Thursday reiterated its commitment to the welfare of players and coaches to enable the team perform optimally.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Heartland head coach debunks exit reports

Heartland FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has debunked reports of his departure from the Nigerian Professional football league side.
Plateau United forward, Tosin Omoyele has completed his transfer to Enyimba International Football Club of Aba.

Tosin Omoyele joins Enyimba from Plateau United

Plateau United forward Tosin Omoyele has completed his transfer to Enyimba International Football Club of Aba.
Nigeria professional football league side Abia Warriors of Umuahia has completed the signing of a mighty jet youngster, Mustapha Jibreel.

Abia Warriors completes the signing of Mustapha Jibreel from Mighty Jets

Nigeria professional football league side Abia Warriors of Umuahia has completed the signing of a mighty jet youngster, Mustapha Jibreel.
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.

Sports ministry gives NFF go ahead to disburse FIFA’s $2 million fund

The NFF Executive Committee has been given the go ahead by the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, to share the two million dollar (#772m) fund from FIFA across the various clubs and governing bodies of the various Leagues.
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 announces beneficiaries of $2 million coronavirus relief fund

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, the Supporters Club, as well as Mascots, have all been captured in the breakdown of planned distribution of monies received by the Nigeria Football Federation from FIFA, CAF and sponsors.
Chairman Senate committee on sports and Ebonyi state Football Association boss Senator Obinna Ogba has been appointed as the new Chairman of the 2nd tier Nigeria National League NNL.

NFF appoints Senator Ogba as NNL new boss

Chairman Senate committee on sports and Ebonyi state Football Association boss Senator Obinna Ogba has been appointed as the new Chairman of the 2nd tier Nigeria National League NNL.
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Oyo governor sets promotion target for Shooting Stars

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has set a target for the management of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan in the club’s campaign in the 2020/2021 football season.
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 set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

The Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
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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.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday handed out palliatives to representatives of 14 different clubs and two communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

NFF gives out palliatives to clubs in Abuja

The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday handed out palliatives to representatives of 14 different clubs and two communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, as token support in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic ravaging the entire world presently.
A Member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation and Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa, died yesterday morning at the age of 50.

Amaju Pinnick mourns death of NFF executive member

A Member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation and Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa, died yesterday morning at the age of 50.
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 exco member passes on

A Member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation and Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa died on Tuesday morning at the age of 50.

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Six Chadian soldiers were killed near the Libyan border and in the southern Lake Chad region where Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists have stepped up attacks, two provincial officials said Saturday.

Jihadists kill 12 soldiers in Chad

Fighting between the army and jihadists in the Lake Chad region on Tuesday left at least 12 Chadians dead, a provincial governor told AFP.
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One dies, several others injured as bus plunges into river in Kwara

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Nigerian government approves roads rehabilitation in Abuja districts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved contracts for the emergency rehabilitation and improvement of access roads to the Idu Screening and Isolation Center and Gosa Solid Waste disposal site in Abuja at a contract sum of N3,524,524,912.81 (Three Billion, Five Hundred and Twenty Four Million, Five Hundred and Twenty Four Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twelve Naira, Eighty One Kobo) to Messrs CCECC Nigeria Ltd.
Porto manager Sergio Conceicao says Zaidu Sanusi is doubtful for Thursday’s league clash against Vitoria Guimaraes.

Porto boss gives Zaidu Sanusi injury update ahead Vitoria Guimaraes clash

Porto manager Sergio Conceicao says Zaidu Sanusi is doubtful for Thursday’s league clash against Vitoria Guimaraes.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Bandits attack church, kill medical doctor, abduct many in Kaduna

Bandits have attacked Christian worshippers at a church in Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward in Chukun local government area of Kaduna State, on Sunday morning.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Anambra State Command, Mr. Monday Bala Kuryas, has visited Omor community in Ayamelum Local Government Area of the state on a fact-finding mission over the recent kidnap of five persons by gunmen.

Anambra CP charges officers to protect themselves, resist further attacks

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Monday Kuryas, has charged the personnel to protect themselves against attacks by hoodlums as well as reclaim police facilities from them.
2. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appealed to the federal government to increase the security presence as well as give the security agencies necessary logistics support towards addressing the security challenges facing the state.

Governor Uzodinma meets President Buhari, seeks deployment of more security men in Imo

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appealed to the federal government to increase the security presence as well as give the security agencies necessary logistics support towards addressing the security challenges facing the state.