Chris Giwa faults Keyamo on NFF leadership crisis
Factional President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chris Giwa has faulted a statement credited to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Festus Keyamo, on the leadership crisis rocking the country’s football. Mr Habilla Ardzard, Giwa’s lawyer in a statement issued on Tuesday, said that Keyamo misinformed Nigerians on the NFF leadership tussle. The News Agency of…
Nigeria may avert FIFA ban as FG intensifies discussions with body
Nigeria may have averted a threat to its membership of world football community, following Federal Government’s move to adhere to rules governing the game.
Giwa-led board sacks NFF General Secretary Sanusi
The Chris Giwa-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Sunday in Abuja said it had terminated the appointment of Mohammed Sanusi as NFF General Secretary with immediate effect.
Giwa warns electoral committee over purported NFF election time-table
The President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amb. Chris Giwa has dissociated his board from the purported NFF Elective Congress time-table scheduled to hold on September 20, 2018.
Giwa, Ikpeme hail Falconets, charge team to pick last group ticket
Chris Giwa, a factional President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday lauded the Falconets for their gallantry in winning their second group game at the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that National U-20 team defeated Haiti 1-0 in their second Group D match of the ongoing FIFA…
NFF panel releases amended electoral timetable
Candidates for the 2018 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elections now have a new grace period to buy and submit their forms for the polls billed for September 20.
Anxiety grips NFF staff as DSS vacates Glass House
A fresh wave of anxiety swept through staffers of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday when some men sympathetic to Chris Giwa, who is involved in a leadership tussle with Amaju Pinnick-led board of the federation, stormed the Glass House shortly after the withdrawal of operatives of the Directorate of State Security Services from the…
NFF announces new election date
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Congress has fixed a new date for the federation’s elective congress. The poll is slated to hold on September 22, 2018. The decision was part of the resolution taken by the Congress during its extraordinary General Assembly in Benin City, Edo state, last week. The initial date of the election…
Pinnick-led NFF’s Benin congress illegal and inconsequential, Giwa says
Chris Giwa, President of another faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Thursday’s Extraordinary General Assembly in Benin by the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF is not only illegal but also inconsequential. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Benin congress had, among other issues, directed a review of the NFF election guidelines in…
Again, Jos Federal High Court adjourns NFF leadership case
A federal High Court sitting in Jos yesterday adjourned the case between Amaju Pinnick and Chris Giwa over the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) till September 25.
Jos federal high court adjourns hearing on Giwa’s case against NFF to tomorrow
Football stakeholders, who thronged the Jos Federal High Court yesterday to witness proceedings on the case between Chris Giwa and the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) left the court disappointed as the issue was adjourned to tomorrow. Football stakeholders and the game’s enthusiasts were hoping the case would be vacated to avoid FIFA…