The NFF Executive Committee member died on Tuesday morning at the age of 50
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The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday called on all members of the country’s football family, including stakeholders, to pray hard in view of recent deaths and kidnappings of football players, which have caused serious concern in the polity.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Saturday said players representing the country deserve more incentives aside the match bonuses and allowances such as due recognition for outstanding performance.
Ademola Olajire, the NFF Director of Communications, in a statement said the shutdown was “as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic”
The committee is mandated to investigate the medical, security and administrative lapses that led to the demise of the defender, who slumped during a match between his club and Katsina United at the Lafia City Stadium on Sunday and gave up the ghost before he was taken to the hospital.
The investigation by the EFCC covers wide-ranging fraud allegations over how money meant for football sponsorship and development cannot be properly accounted for, according to the agency
Former Super Eagles’ captain and coach, Daniel Amokachi, has been appointed as the head of the Technical Department of the Nigeria Football Federation, according to Owngoalnigeria.com reports.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has declared African Men’s Player of the Year, Sadio Mane of Senegal, and Women’s Player of the Year, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, as fully deserving of their honours at the 2019 CAF Football Awards ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that embattled Super Eagles gaffer, Genort Rohr, would pen a new deal this month.
The hard focus of the Nigeria Football Federation in the year 2020 will be on the various qualifying matches for major competitions as well as youth and grassroots development programmes, according to the President of the NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
The NFF is hoping to convince the Queen’s Park Rangers midfielder to play for them rather than England at the senior level.
The NFF boss made claims this in a phone-in radio programme monitored in Lagos on Friday.
Other members of the board of the NFF who were also discharged of similar offences by the court include: Seyi Akinwunmi (1st Vice President), Shehu Dikko (2nd Vice President), Mohammed Sanusi (General Secretary) and Ahmed Yusuf (Executive Committee member).
Justice Peter Affen had earlier fixed October 22 for ruling in the application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to join the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, and Secretary-General, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi
The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo, were among the dignitaries who attended the funeral mass for late former NFF Vice President, Chief Oyuki Obaseki.
While acknowledging the efforts of the Pinnick-led NFF to reposition the game of football in Nigeria, the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of the respected media organization, Ikechukwu Amaechi, said the federation’s president was selected for the prestigious award because he has shown capacity on his job.
Photos as ICPC seizes houses of NFF chiefs
The latest investigation comes on the back of a separate case brought by the EFCC and another by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel
The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the Super Eagles will face Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.
Obaseki gave the assurances when he received a joint delegation of Nigeria Football Federation officials and a FIFA inspection team led by NFF President, Amaju Pinnick in Benin.