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State FA Polls: NFF Seeks Participation of Stakeholders

Football stakeholders and enthusiasts have been urged to show greater interest in and strive to participate in the ongoing electoral processes in the local councils and Football Associations of the 36 States and the FCT. This clarion call was given by the First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi. The respected legal…

FIFA President Arrives Nigeria

President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, on Sunday, July 24, 2016, arrived Nigeria for a two-day working visit to the country. Infantino touched down the country via the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja accompanied by the Secretary General of the body, Ms Fatma Samba Samoura. He was received by President of the Nigeria Football Federation,…

Rashidi Yekini Foundation Gets NFF Backing

The Rashidi Yekini Foundation, a non-governmental organization set up by the two children of the late Nigerian striker, has received a boost with the promise of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to support it. First Vice President of the Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, disclosed in Lagos at the weekend that the NFF will “provide a solid…

Security Officials Take Over NFF Glass House

Armed to the teeth security men on Monday manned the entrance of the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, commonly called the Glass House to prevent entry. This followed the leadership crisis rocking the football governing body in Nigeria, which may force FIFA to ban Nigeria from football activities. Last week, a court in…

Court Sacks Amaju Pinnick As NFF President

Amaju Pinnick has been removed by a court judgment as president of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF. A ruling by a Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, on Friday, April 8, 2016, nullified the elections that brought Pinnick as president as well as other board members of the Federation. The ruling came following…