Tag Archives: NFF

ICPC Seals Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko’s Mansions Over Corruption Allegations

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, has sealed a Lagos mansion belonging to the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick. According to sources the commission is investigating how the officials of NFF allegedly converted money meant for the federation to personal use. The commission sealed and placed Pinnick’s mansion located in Park View…

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Court Orders NFF President, Amaju Pinnick’s Arrest Over $8.4m Alleged Scam

The Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick and four other officials of the football body over Misappropriation of funds. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Monday issued the order of arrest following the refusal of Pinnick and others to…

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NFF Debunks Claims Of Owing Falcons as Team Refused To Leave Hotel Room After Elimination

Following the elimination of the Super Falcons of Nigeria from the ongoing World Cup in France, the Nigerian players refused to leave their hotel on Saturday, on the basis that they were owed outstanding bonuses, however, the NFF has kicked against such claims, stating that the players have been paid. According to ESPN FC, they were…

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NFF Denies Bribery Allegation Against Flying Eagles Male U-20 Team Head Coach, Paul Aigbogun

Following the disappointing display of the U-20 Male Nigerian football team toppled by the unusual exit from the World cup holding in Poland, furious football fans are calling for the head of the head coach, Paul Aigbodun, with rumours spreading that the tactical head was involved in bribery as regards the selection of the team.…

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Amaju Pinnick Re-elected As President Of The Nigeria Football Federation 

The incumbent Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected for a second term in office. According the Twitter handle of the NFF, Pinnick won the election by 34 votes. Other contestants, Aminu Maigari got 8 votes, Taiwo Ogunjobi got two votes while Okoye got zero votes. See tweet: .@PinnickAmaju re-elected NFF President. He…

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Nigeria Bans Football Coach Salisu Yusuf Caught On Video Accepting Bribe

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has placed a one–year ban from all football-related activities on Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents. As contained in a statement on the 5th of September, the committee delivered its judgement after considering complaints against Yussuf and the…

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Super Eagles Ikeme Retires At 32 After Leukaemia Battle

The Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme on Friday, announced his retirement from football after 12-month battle with acute Leukaemia. He first announced his retirement to his Wolverhampton Wanderers teammates, before a training session at Compton on Tuesday morning. The former footballer made the decision, after consulting with medical experts, following his battle with acute leukaemia. After being diagnosed with acute…

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Super Eagles Physiotherapist & Equipment Manager Denied Austrian Visa For Pre-World Cup Camping

  The lead physiotherapist and the equipment manager of Nigeria’s Super Eagles were both denied visa into Austria for the team’s pre-world cup final camping, Punch reports. In a statement released by the NFF, it was revealed that the lead physiotherapist, Nnaemeka Anozie, and equipment manager, Chidi Ngoka, were denied visa by the Austrian Embassy. Both Anozie and Ngoka are said…

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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Reacts To Deji Tinubu’s Death

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reacted to the death of the immediate past Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu. Tinubu who was a former board member of the Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) was reported to have slumped and died while playing football at a retreat organised for Lagos Commissioners and Special Advisers.…

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Big Bull Rice, Chivita, Hollandia Yoghurt, Renew Starch Now Official Food of Super Eagles

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has signed partnership agreements with two companies, Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group and PayPorte.Com for sponsorship of the Super Eagles. The partnership, which will last for three years, will make TGI Group’s products such as Big Bull Rice, CHIVITA, Hollandia Yoghurt and Renew Starch, the official food of the Super…

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