Speaking in Abuja at the weekend, the Chairman of Giwa FC opined that the draft Nigeria Football Federation Statutes must be amended in order grant football administration in the country the autonomy its deserves.
Edwin Clark has called for sack of the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, for recognising Amaju-Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation.
He was among the first to stand trial over what US prosecutors called a sprawling scheme involving payments of more than $200 million of bribes and kickbacks in exchange for marketing and broadcast rights for soccer matches
World governing body, FIFA, has intervened to take control of football in Uruguay, the South American Football Confederation has said.
The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed sincere appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the unequivocal resolution of its leadership issue, which enabled Nigeria to avert suspension from international football on Monday.
In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the minister’s Special Assistant on Media, said the minister lauded the efforts of the Vice-President which aborted the ban.
World football governing body, FIFA, has suspended its planned ban of Nigeria from participating in its activities.
World football governing, FIFA, has decided to set Nigeria free from impending ban from global football activities.
The soccer governing body issued Nigeria with a final warning due to alleged state interference in the running of the Nigerian Football Federation
Four clubs — two in Qatar, one in the United Arab Emirates and one in Iran — have been fined and threatened with points deductions, FIFA said on Friday.
Dalung, in a statement released by Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, his Special Assistant on Media, said media reports to that effect were incorrect.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, and the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
In a statement, the Bureau of the FIFA Council gave a final warning to the Nigerian Football Federation following "undue influence" in the body
FIFA, in a statement by its Media Office, said it had been notified about ongoings in the two federations, and it viewed them as “undue interference in their affairs”.
Sanusi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that he would not be bothered by any declaration of his being sacked by any group.