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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.

Seyi Akinwunmi emerges Lagos FA chairman

The incumbent Chairman of Lagos State Football Association (LSFA), Seyi Akinwunmi, on Monday retained his seat amid a dramatic tight electoral contest that took place in Lagos.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

NFF: Super Eagles not under pressure to win AFCON

The 1st Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, on Tuesday in Lagos said the body did not expect the Super Eagles to win the African Cup of Nations at all cost.
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Lagos FA election: I have unfinished business – Seyi Akinwunmi

Seyi Akinwunmi, incumbent Chairman, Lagos State Football Association (FA), on Tuesday said that he threw his hat in the ring for the Chairmanship election because he had an unfinished business in the state’s football administration.
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.
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FIFA: Why Osaze Odemwingie led the Women’s World Cup trophy tour to Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was already agog in anticipation of the arrival of the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy, which was led into the Nigerian soil by some FIFA executives and Ambassador Peter Odemwingie on Thursday.
FIFA has announced that the tickets for the Group A clash between hosts France and the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold out.

FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria on Thursday

The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is expected to arrive Nigeria on a tour on Thursday, Demola Olajire, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Director of Communication said on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

NFF vows to support ex-Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu

The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

NFF to support Christian Chukwu’s medical treatment

The Nigeria Football Federation has moved to provide support for former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu to overcome his present health challenges and get back on his feet soonest.

NFF chief Seyi Akinwunmi confident Flying Eagles will reach AFCON final

The First Vice President of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has charged the Nigeria U20 team to go all out for victory in their semi final clash with Mali at the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey on Wednesday.

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.

Presidential panel eyes graft charges against football officials

“We will now file charges against them,” said Obono-Obla, who is chairman of Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property.

Top NFF officials face charge over financial misconduct

The Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla has revealed that top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) indicted will be charged to court today following the conclusion of investigations.

Seyi Akinwunmi: Reforms committee set up in accordance to NFF statutes

Chairman of the NFF Reforms committee Barrister Seyi Akinwumi says the composition and process employed in the set up of the committee was done in accordance with the NFF statutes without treating the claims of the former member Ahmed Gara-Gombe in Seriatim.
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Ahmed Gara-Gombe resigns from NFF Reform Committee

Former Chairman, Gombe football association, Ahmed Shuaib Gara-Gombe, has resigned his letter position as a member of Reforms Committee inaugurated by the Nigeria Football Federation.

Super Eagles’ appearance at 2018 World Cup my greatest moment – NFF chief

The first Vice-President, Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, on Thursday said that the Super Eagles’ appearance at the 2018 World Cup was his greatest moment in the year.
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AFCON: Super Eagles insist on three points against Bafana Bafana

Three–time African champions Nigeria flew into Johannesburg in the early hours of Friday with a commitment to picking all three points in Saturday’s Group E top-of-the-table clash with South Africa at the FNB Stadium.

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Police arrest man for allegedly killing student in Enugu

The police in Enugu State has arrested a suspect, Monday Nnaji, for allegedly killing a secondary school boy, Great Nwobodo, in Amodu community, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.

Bayelsa: Group cautions PDP governorship aspirants against crisis

Ahead the governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, the PDP Youth Network (PDPYN) at the weekend cautioned governorship aspirants against causing crisis in party.

Deputy Senate President: President Buhari hasn’t adopted any candidate – Orji Kalu

Reacting to this, Kalu, who had some days ago met President Buhari, said the president only adopted the candidacies of the duo of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for the positions of Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, while noting that anyone was free to contest for other principal positions.

Presidential election tribunal gets new chairman, shifts hearing to Tuesday

Justice Garba was drafted from the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to take the place of the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as leader of the five-member tribunal.
Singer Davido and his record label artiste Peruzzi have apologised to a Twitter influencer, Pamilerin Adegoke, who was allegedly assaulted by Peruzzi on Sunday.

Davido, Peruzzi apologise to Twitter influencer over alleged assault

Singer Davido and his record label artiste Peruzzi have apologised to a Twitter influencer, Pamilerin Adegoke, who was allegedly assaulted by Peruzzi on Sunday.