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  • NFF Rolls Out First Integrity Strategy Guideline

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    The Nigeria Football Federation swung into action on Wednesday by rolling out the first measures aimed at sanitizing the game within the Nigerian territory. In a nine –point circular issued to all Members of the NFF Board, Chairman of League Management Company, Chairman of National League, Chairman of Women League, Chairman of Nationwide League, Chairman…

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  • PMB Speaks From London

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    Condoles with sports minister over wife’s death President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called and spoke with the minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung, from London, where he is currently on vacation. The president called to commiserate with the minister over the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung, who died after a brief illness…

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  • AFCON 2017: Morroco Knock Cote d’Ivoire Out Cold

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    Herve Renard came back to haunt his former team Ivory Coast as Morocco knocked the defending champions out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday night. Renard’s Atlas Lions defeated the 2015 title winners 1-0 in Oyem in their final Group C match, sealing their progression alongside DR Congo into the quarterfinals. The…

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  • ‘Calls For SGF’s Resignation Too Hasty’

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    As the number of those calling for the resignation of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) David Babachir Lawal continues to gain traction, a group of former military cadets have joined those calling for the investigations to be concluded and for everyone involved to refrain from making hasty conclusions. Speaking under the…

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  • NFF appeals to Nigeria Police on late Douglas Uzama

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    The Nigeria Football Federation has called on the Nigeria Police to intensify efforts to fish out the killers of former Nigeria youth international Douglas Uzama, who was killed in Benin City on Thursday, 29th December 2016.   The Gombe United FC player was said to have been murdered in the capital of Edo State where…

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  • Akinwunmi: Everybody Needs A Hero

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    It was another exciting and fulfilling day at the Campos Memorial Mini-Stadium on Thursday as the third edition of the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini-Tournament drew political heavyweights, leaders in football administration, top –flight professionals, ex –international players, referees, coaches, well-wishers, family and friends to the arena.   A couple of months after the present NFF…

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  • Nobody Short-changed Super Eagles, NFF Insists

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    As the debate over how much the Super Eagles were short-changed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) rages on, the football house has vehemently insisted that stories which were credited to a football website to that effect were false and fabricated. According to the website, the NFF shortchanged players of the Super Eagles while doling…

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  • Pinnick Re-Affirms NFF’s Support For Pitch Awards

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    The president of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has re-affirmed the federation’s support for the Nigeria Pitch Awards. He noted that the annual Awards have become an anniversary of some sort staged to identify, honour and celebrate Nigeria’s talented football players and other officials like referees, clubs/teams, coaches and journalists among others. Pinnick hailed…

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  • CAF CL 2017: Rangers, Wikki, IFU FC Get Tough Nuts

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    Nigeria’s representatives to next season’s CAF club competitions have drawn some pretty tough opponents, in the wake of the draws for the preliminary rounds of the Confederation of Africa (CAF) Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup, conducted at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, yesterday. Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Enugu Rangers got…

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