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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.
Niger Tornadoes

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.
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.

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Players and officials of Nigeria Professional Football League [NPFL] side Adamawa United FC were robbed at gunpoint around Benin-Ore expressway on Friday night at about 11.45 pm on their way for their week 11 NPFL fixture against MFM FC in Lagos.

Kidnapped Adamawa United FC driver regains freedom

Kabiru Mohammed, the driver of Adamawa United FC, who was kidnapped along Benin-Lagos highway, has been released by his abductors.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Kaduna governor asks federal government to grant state police, resource control to states

As part of efforts to address insecurity in Nigeria, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called on federal government to devolve power by granting governors resource control, state police and a decentralised judiciary.
An umbrella body for the 61 investors that secured different development lease agreements from the Federal Government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and Trade Fair Management Board have petitioned the government against the planned concession of the Lagos International Trade Fair complex on Lagos Badagry Expressway.

Investors kick against concession of Lagos Trade Fair complex

An umbrella body for the 61 investors that secured different development lease agreements from the Federal Government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and Trade Fair Management Board have petitioned the government against the planned concession of the Lagos International Trade Fair complex on Lagos Badagry Expressway.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest man for ‘killing’ neighbour

The police in Lagos have arrested a 53-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his neighbour to death. The incident happened on Monday at Mafoluku, Oshodi, the police said.

Court remands 18 persons over illegal gold mining, possession of firearms

An Akure Magistrate Court has remanded 15 persons suspected to have been involved in illegal mining of gold in Ondo State.