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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.
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 to revise budget, cut down on competitions to attend

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday met via video conferencing to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian football, according to a statement from the football body.
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Insurance coach ready for possible NNL resumption

Coach of Nigeria National League side Insurance of Benin Benard Ogbe has stated that he is pleased and ready to lead his team for the resumption of the nation’s second tier league.
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Abdul Sule: NNL waiting on NPFL’s decision

Ex international and Chairman of Nigeria National League side Kogi United, Abdul Sule, has stated that the decision on the status of the Nigeria National League which has been on hold since December 2019 after just five and four games respectively will largely be dependent on some of the decisions taken by the topflight league.
The players of Nigeria National League side Mighty Jets of has lamented for non-payment of salaries and bonuses by the management.

Mighty Jets players laments non payment of salaries

The players of Nigeria National League side Mighty Jets of has lamented for non-payment of salaries and bonuses by the management.
The head coach of Adamawa United Ibrahim Bariki is adamant that his side will continue to fight to remain in the Nigeria professional football league, despite their current position.

NPFL: Adamawa United boss confident of beating relegation

The head coach of Adamawa United Ibrahim Bariki is adamant that his side will continue to fight to remain in the Nigeria professional football league, despite their current position.
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NNL: Insurance coach berates continuous resumption postponement

Coach of Nigeria National League side Insurance FC Benard Ogbe has lampooned the postponement of the restart of the NNL after it latest shift in date following a communique released yesterday by the NNL.
League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano.

Lobi Stars set to consolidate top stop

League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano this weekend.
Akwa Starlets recorded their first win in the top flight, courtesy of a lone goal scored by Isaac George, to see off visiting FC Ifeanyiubah, in a Matchday 4 fixture decided at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Thursday.

LMC approves Akwa Starlets’ change of name

The League Management Company (LMC) has approved the change of name of Akwa Starlets to Dakkada International FC in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.
After just a match in the 2019-2020 Nigeria National League (NNL), Kwara United Football Club are back in the elite league, with the acquisition of the slot of Delta Force Football Club in the top flight.

Kwara United back in NPFL after acquiring Delta Force slot

After just a match in the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL), Kwara United Football Club, are back in the elite league, with the acquisition of the slot of Delta Force Football Club in the top flight.
Nigeria’s U23s, the Olympic Eagles, were held to a 0-0 draw by Nigeria National League (NNL) club, Niger Tornadoes in a friendly game at the FIFA Goal Project training pitch, Abuja, on Tuesday morning,.

U23 AFCON: Niger Tornadoes hold Olympic Eagles in friendly

Nigeria’s U23s, the Olympic Eagles, were held to a 0-0 draw by Nigeria National League (NNL) club, Niger Tornadoes in a friendly game at the FIFA Goal Project training pitch, Abuja, on Tuesday morning.

Ngozi Elechi leaves Warri Wolves on mutual agreement

Ngozi Elechi has told newsmen that he has mutually parted company with newly promoted NPFL side, Warri Wolves.
The Nigeria National League (NNL) has imposed a Two Hundred Thousand Naira (₦200,000) fine on Jigawa Golden Stars for post-match Conference offence committed by the Technical Adviser , Rabiu Tata.

Akwa Starlets crowned 2019 NNL champions

Akwa Starlets have been crowned Champions of the 2018/19 Nigeria National League (NNL) season after dispatching Adamawa United 2-0 in the final game of the Super 4 Playoff at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium.
The Nigeria National League (NNL) has imposed a Two Hundred Thousand Naira (₦200,000) fine on Jigawa Golden Stars for post-match Conference offence committed by the Technical Adviser , Rabiu Tata.

NNL fines Jigawa Golden Stars over post-match conference offence

The Nigeria National League (NNL) has imposed a Two Hundred Thousand Naira (₦200,000) fine on Jigawa Golden Stars for post-match Conference offence committed by the Technical Adviser , Rabiu Tata.
Seun Fakorede, who was nominated by Governor Seyi Makinde, has promised to develop the sporting sector in Oyo State if assigned to man the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Oyo commissioner-nominee hopes to revive 3SC, Crown

Seun Fakorede, who was nominated by Governor Seyi Makinde, has promised to develop the sporting sector in Oyo State if assigned to man the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

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