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Amaju Pinnick

7 Apr
The Senate has invited Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and other agencies involved in the maintenance of the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, to ascertain the extent of the damage to facilities at the national arena.
6 Apr
The Senate has summoned Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare over the vandalisation of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja by hoodlums on March 29, after the Super Eagles failed to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
30 Mar
Nigerian security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of angry fans who stormed the pitch and went on a rampage after Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup late Tuesday.
29 Mar
A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 9 to hear a motion to grant leave to appeal against the ruling discharging and acquitting Amaju Pinnick and others in a criminal charge filed against them.
7 Feb
Super Eagles interim head coach at the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations, Augustine Eguavoen, looks primed to get the Nigerian national team’s job on a permanent basis after Amaju Pinnick, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), disclosed that he has told Portuguese-born coach Jose Peseiro he is free to take another job.…
27 Jan
The early elimination of the Super Eagles from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun has put a huge question mark on the aspirations of some individuals in Nigeria’s football circle, on and off the field of play.
24 Dec
Nigeria Football Federation President (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has allayed fears that European clubs will stop African players from participating in the Cup of Nations (AFCON), which begins in Cameroun on January 9, 2022.
24 Dec
Sports Minister, Chief Sunday Dare, may have given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) the go ahead to appoint a new foreign coach for the Super Eagles.
15 Nov 2021
Players and officials of the Super Eagles arrived Lagos yesterday morning from Tangier, Morocco, with a promise not to give Cape Verde’s Blue Sharks any breathing space in tomorrow’s Qatar 2022 World Cup last Group C qualifying match in Lagos.
5 Nov 2021
I am rounding off this subject today. I am doing this not because I have exhausted all there is to say about the subject from my end. I am terminating the subject because I don’t want to over-state my case.
29 Oct 2021
I am on the verge of rounding off this topic begun two or so Fridays ago. But first I wish to do two things. First, I am going to go back very quickly to cite the case or example of a British player, a black British player of the “modern era” brought...
22 Oct 2021
Let me allow you to enter my column today by way of revising a remark I made last Friday with reference to Daniel Okwudili. Daniel Okwudili was not a product of Amukpe Football Club of Sapele.


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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled its governorship and House of Representatives primary elections to Thursday, May 26.
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