Pinnick defends decision to persuade Eze to change allegiance to Nigeria
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick has defended his decision to meet with Queens Park Rangers’ Ebere Eze with the aim of persuading the midfielder to switch allegiance to the Super Eagles.
Court drops graft case against Amaju Pinnick
A Nigerian court on Tuesday dropped a high-profile corruption case against football federation president Amaju Pinnick and four top officials after the authorities withdrew the charges.
Alleged $9.5m FIFA Grant : Court fixes December 16 for AGF report
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday fixed Dec. 16 for the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to report on the harmonisation of the cases against some NFF officials in the alleged misappropriation of 9.5 million dollars FIFA grant.
ICPC marks Pinnick, Dikko’s properties
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), yesterday, confirmed that the properties of Amani Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation located in Parkview Estate Lagos and that of the Second Vice President of the football Federation, Shehu Dikko, located in Abuja have been marked for further investigation.
Akwa Ibom wants FIFA Women’s World Cup opening, closing ceremonies
The Akwa Ibom State Government has solicited for the right to host both the opening and closing ceremonies of the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup if Nigeria got the right to host it. Governor Udom Emmanuel made the appeal on Wednesday when the FIFA inspection team paid him a courtesy call at the Government House, Uyo.
Sanwo-Olu assures teams of adequate security
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday assured the safety of participants and visitors coming to the state during the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in 2020 if the country won the hosting right.
Ighalo rescinds decision to quit Super Eagles
Odion Ighalo has hinted he could be back playing for the Super Eagles just weeks after announcing his retirement from international football, reports soccernet.ng.
CAF committee member to challenge FIFA's planned takeover in court
FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock after an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Hasan Bility said he will challenge the decision in court. Bility, a former Liberian Football Association president, who has been a CAF executive committee member for…
Rohr to overhaul Eagles as players reach end of international careers
Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr will embark on a complete overhaul of his team if he retained his position as Nigeria’s manager. The Franco/German is set to sit down with his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to evaluate his stewardship and decide on the way forward.
NFF President Amaju Pinnick removed as CAF vice president
Nigeria's football governing body president, Amaju Pinnick, Thursday was removed as first Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The decision was taken during the body’s Executive Committee meeting in Cairo. Pinnick's removal came a day after CAF’s executive committee agreed to allow FIFA Secretary General take charge of the administration of the…