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Maigari perfected plans to smuggle in Shehu Dikko

*Appoints Dikko’s personal lawyer as Chairman Electoral Committee *Dumps Ogunjobi, Uchegbulam By Olajide Fashikun Ahead of the 4th September date for the election of the dissident Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that broke away by boycotting the Chida Hotel 26th August Congress, we can now reveal that Alhaji Aminu Maigari’s group had pre-planned the events that […]

EFCC summons labour chiefs over Kwara pensioners’ N1.68BN arrears

By Ayo Fasanmi, Ilorin Nigeria’s prime anti-corruption tsar, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned four labour leaders in Kwara State to Abuja tomorrow to explain to her the where about of N1.68bn pensioners’ arrears in the state. According to the invitation letters, sequel to a petition forwarded to the EFCC by the […]

Corruption: Code of Conduct Tribunal chairman may be forced to resign

*Resignation story remains a rumour – Tribunal By Ramatu Abdulmuminu There are strong indications that the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT), may be forced to resign over his alleged indictment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on the charges of bribery amounting to N10 million. Umar is currently facing questions […]

Giwa’s election credible –Gombe

From Victor Enyinnaya   Former Special Adviser to Kano State Governor on Sports, Alhaji Gara Gombe Ahmed Shuaibu, has described the August 26 election that ushered in Chris Giwa as new NFF President, as credible, and has called on all stakeholders of the game to drop their arms and support Giwa and his board. Gombe affirmed […]

Arson in NFF secretariat was why Maigari was arrested – NSC

*We are studying the football crisis By Ramatu Abdulmuminu National Sports Commission wishes to put the record straight on the reason for the arrest of former president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari last Tuesday in Abuja by men of the Directorate of State Security Services, (DSS). Alhaji Maigari, it could be […]

NFF crisis: FIFA letter to Nigeria is not real -Baribote

*He opens cans of worms *There was election on the 26th August  Nigerians are in for multiple shockers and revelations on the so-called crisis rocking the nation’s football. We caught up with Chief Rumson Victor Baribote, the President of Nembe City FC of Nembe in Abuja where he granted an indepth, no-holds-barred interview to www.gongnews.net […]

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  • FIFA scribe, Jerome Valcke, signed a fake letter to Nigeria

    FIFA scribe, Jerome Valcke, signed a fake letter to Nigeria

    * Analysis: FIFA letter to Nigeria is certainly fake By Olajide Fashikun Every ingredient of the five letters to Nigeria from FIFA is certainly fake. You will recall this reporter had insisted from day one that too many things are wrong with the letters in question. The latest one allegedly signed by Mr. Jerome Valcke […]

  • Referees compound NFF crisis, joins Maigari faction, boycotts league

    Referees compound NFF crisis, joins Maigari faction, boycotts league

    By Olayinka Elebute Nigeria’s domestic football leagues has been grinded to a halt following a red card directive from the leadership of the Nigeria Referees Association, (NRA), that its members boycott all cadre of matches in the Nigerian league “until further notice.” This decision is part of the measures to bring pressure on the Nigerian […]

  • Danagogo gives Giwa faction support

    Danagogo gives Giwa faction support

    •Urges reconciliation, lasting peace in Nigeria football By Olayinka Elebute Honourable Minister/Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo yesterday expressed immense confidence in the ability and capacity of the new Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation to take our football to new heights. Speaking during a courtesy visit made on him by the new NFF […]

  • Jonathan wades into NFF crises ahead of FIFA deadline

    Jonathan wades into NFF crises ahead of FIFA deadline

    *Galadima, Toro urge for peace moves to stall more crises By Olajide Fashikun There are strong indications that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is set to make a decisive move to finally put an end to the escalating crises rocking Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) ahead of the 1st September deadline from FIFA on Nigeria. According to […]

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