“BABA EWE”, FATHER OF NIGERIAN YOUTHS, SEYI AKINWUNMI WINS NFF ELECTION
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“BABA EWE”, FATHER OF NIGERIAN YOUTHS, SEYI AKINWUNMI WINS NFF ELECTION

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA.   Like Amajuoritse Pinnick, Seyi Akinwunmi, a lawyer and a passionate grassroots football developer has also retained his senior vice president seat…

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CHILD OF DESTINY! AMAJUORITSE PINNICK BREAKS 61-YEAR JINX TO RETAIN PRESIDENTIAL SEAT
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CHILD OF DESTINY! AMAJUORITSE PINNICK BREAKS 61-YEAR JINX TO RETAIN PRESIDENTIAL SEAT

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA. Amajuoritse Melvin Pinnick has retained his seat as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation. He becomes the first back-to-back head of…

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KATSINA 2018 NFF ELECTION: VOTING FOR THE PRESIDENT BEGINS
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KATSINA 2018 NFF ELECTION: VOTING FOR THE PRESIDENT BEGINS

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA.   Will it be the present or the past? Will it be a new man on board? Will a former Nigerian footballer…

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KATSINA 2018 NFF ELECTION: AMAJU PINNICK NFF BOARD IS DISSOLVED!
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KATSINA 2018 NFF ELECTION: AMAJU PINNICK NFF BOARD IS DISSOLVED!

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA.   The stage is set for the election into the next administrative cycle of the Nigeria Football Federation as the board led…

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THE HOUR IS HERE, NFF ELECTION 2018 BEGINS
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THE HOUR IS HERE, NFF ELECTION 2018 BEGINS

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA.   The host governor, Rt. Hon Aminu Masari of Katsina State has delivered his speech which was largely a goodwill message to…

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ACCREDITATION OF DELEGATES COMPLETED, GOVERNOR ARRIVES
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ACCREDITATION OF DELEGATES COMPLETED, GOVERNOR ARRIVES

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA. Palpable heart beats can be heard as all is set for the NFF election in Katsina. Minutes ago, the accreditation of delegates…

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DIGNITARIES, CAF & FIFA OBSERVERS ENTER THE HALL
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DIGNITARIES, CAF & FIFA OBSERVERS ENTER THE HALL

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA. Activities relating to the 2018 NFF Elective Congress are about to commence. While minutes ago, the hall was empty, the delegates are…

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ALIGNMENT AND REALIGNMENT GOING ON AS NFF ELECTION IS ABOUT TO START
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ALIGNMENT AND REALIGNMENT GOING ON AS NFF ELECTION IS ABOUT TO START

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA.   At the moment, the hall where the election into the next cycle of Nigeria football administrator will hold is still empty…

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KATSINA 2018 NFF ELECTION: AMAJU PINNICK ON THE VERGE OF HISTORY
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KATSINA 2018 NFF ELECTION: AMAJU PINNICK ON THE VERGE OF HISTORY

BY ALIYU NASIR KANKARA IN KATSINA. The sleepy city of Katsina has become agog as Nigerian football politicians are gathered for elective congress of the Nigeria Football Federation.…

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KATSINA IS THE FIFTH HOST CITY OF NFF ELECTIVE CONGRESS
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KATSINA IS THE FIFTH HOST CITY OF NFF ELECTIVE CONGRESS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. When the elective congress of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) holds in Katsina on Thursday, the city becomes the fifth to host the election meeting…

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AHMED MUSA GRABS AWAY HATTRICK IN  SAUDI ARABIA
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AHMED MUSA GRABS AWAY HATTRICK IN SAUDI ARABIA

  Super Eagles’ most successful striker at the World Cup, Ahmed Musa has further justified the investment on him by his Saudi Arabian club side, Al Nassr as…

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NFF ELECTION 2018: WHO WILL POP CHAMPAGNE?
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NFF ELECTION 2018: WHO WILL POP CHAMPAGNE?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Nigerian football politicians are already streaming into Katsina, the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari. The objective is to elect new members into the…

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KATSINA POLICE ASSURES SECURITY AHEAD OF NFF ELECTION
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KATSINA POLICE ASSURES SECURITY AHEAD OF NFF ELECTION

  As the clock ticks down to the election hour into the next cycle of the board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) holding at the Kabir Aliyu…

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AITEO CUP: ENYIMBA COMPLETE GROUP STAGE LIST
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AITEO CUP: ENYIMBA COMPLETE GROUP STAGE LIST

BY APESIN ADEMOLA.  CAF Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have joined 15 other teams now waiting on the Nigeria Football Federation for the group phase draw of this year’s…

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NFF PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT’S CLUB THROWN OUT OF THE LEAGUE!
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NFF PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT’S CLUB THROWN OUT OF THE LEAGUE!

Bimo FC of Lafia, the amateur club owned by Chinedu Okoye, one of the four contestants for in Thursday’s NFF presidential elections, has been thrown out of the…

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NIGERIA WORLD CUP SHIRT GETS MORE ATTRACTION GLOBALLY
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NIGERIA WORLD CUP SHIRT GETS MORE ATTRACTION GLOBALLY

Super Eagles’ World Cup attire which attracted worldwide applause and recently shortlisted for Beazley Design award by London Design Museum, has been adopted by a Turkey football club…

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NIGERIA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION ONCE HAD THREE BOARDS IN ONE YEAR!
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NIGERIA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION ONCE HAD THREE BOARDS IN ONE YEAR!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Two sets of board had occupied the Nigeria Football Federation offices this year. It looked absurd. But decades ago, at the height of instability…

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AITEO CUP GROUP STAGE DRAW: RANGERS, ENYIMBA, AKWA UNITED MAY BE SEEDED
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AITEO CUP GROUP STAGE DRAW: RANGERS, ENYIMBA, AKWA UNITED MAY BE SEEDED

BY APESIN ADEMOLA.   With the line-up of the qualifiers for the group stage of this year’s Aiteo Cup all but one completed, the draw is now being…

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BREAKING NEWS: NFF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MAY BE DISQUALIFIED ON ELECTION DAY
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BREAKING NEWS: NFF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MAY BE DISQUALIFIED ON ELECTION DAY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Like the previous NFF elective congress, Katsina 2018 may witness its version of drama as one of the candidates jostling to become the president…

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ROAD TO KATSINA 2018: FIRST TIME A NIGERIAN FA BOSS RESIGNS
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ROAD TO KATSINA 2018: FIRST TIME A NIGERIAN FA BOSS RESIGNS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Louis Edet, Nigeria’s first indigenous Inspector General of Police who was also the first appointed helmsman of the Nigeria football governing body in 1962…

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HOW GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION CREPT INTO FOOTBALL
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HOW GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION CREPT INTO FOOTBALL

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. … A SACK THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF NIGERIAN FOOTBALL ADMINISTRATION…  Electoral process is not new in the composition of Nigeria’s national football body. In…

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