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Ajunwa Electoral Appeal Committee tears NFF Congress

*LMC unknown to statute, return to Election *Imports white-skinned consultant to market NFF By Olajide Fashikun Okechukwu Ajunwa Electoral Appeal committee which was a major target to be eliminated using the Congress of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was the anchor of division of the participants. Majority of the delegates had demonstrated their anger on […]

130 Reps sign up to impeach Jonathan

 By Olajide Fashikun As at the last count, the face-off between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal and policemen last Thursday leading to the tear gassing of the parliamentarians has taken a new turn. The legislators have resorted to use their residual powers against President Goodluck Jonathan. 130 of them have signed […]

NSC – ABCs and 123s of sports governance in Nigeria

Alas Nigerians! The National Assembly passed NFF Act 2013 and no Act for other sports but unfortunately it is comically and clinically irrelevant and dead on arrival as others based on the antecedents of present administration where the country’s citizens continue to be muscled from relying on Nigeria’s judicial independence from Executives for fear of […]

Olympic Eagles: Siasia begins screening of players

By Ramatu Abdulmuminu Former Super Eagles’ Captain and Coach, Samson Siasia has called up 39 players to open a screening camp in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday, with another set of 39 and a final set of 38 to follow in batches. Siasia has the assignment to raise a squad that will qualify […]

Problems of Super Eagles beyond Keshi – Ado

By Olajide Fashikun Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi’s agent, Emmanuel Ado, has revealed the fact that the issues of the non qualification of the team for the 2015 African Nations cup is beyond his client. Ado who spoke exclusively to www.gongnews.net was silent on his client’s future, but echoed Keshi’s words that the problems […]

NFF officials abandoned Eagles in Congo, Uyo

*Celebrated when we were losing *Pinnick should resign, he has failed – Igbokwe Many of the officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were found jubilating when the Super Eagles went down to the South Africans in Uyo. Following Nigeria’s 2-2 draw with South Africa in Uyo on Wednesday which subsequently ruled them out of […]

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  • NFF accepts Mark committee report, set to dissolve Ajunwa committee

    NFF accepts Mark committee report, set to dissolve Ajunwa committee

    *Congress will disband it in Lagos today *Fresh crisis brew *Igbokwe: touch Ajunwa committee, I head to court By Olajide Fashikun In a veiled and strategic reference to accepting the controversial ruling of the Barrister Ibrahim Mark Appeal committee’s report, the NFF in its Uyo tragedy communique (find below) has accepted the report which will […]

  • Supreme Court sacks Taraba Acting governor

    Supreme Court sacks Taraba Acting governor

    Supreme Court of Nigeria, the nation’s highest judicial organ, has declared former Taraba deputy governor, Sani Abubakar Danladi’s impeachment as illegal, null and void. The curt accordingly has sacked with immediate effect the present Acting Governor, Umar Garba. The Acting Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Garba Umar, popularly known as UTC, was removed following Alhaji Sani […]

  • Jonathan angry that Keshi was frustrated to fail

    Jonathan angry that Keshi was frustrated to fail

    *Tinkers with a FIFA ban to allow his football reform By Olajide Fashikun Certainly, these are not the best of times for the nation’s football. President Goodluck Jonathan is angry that some folks within the system worked against the interests of the nation in successfully defending the African Nations cup trophy we won in South […]

  • FIFA President, Joseph Blatter, avoids Pinnick in London

    FIFA President, Joseph Blatter, avoids Pinnick in London

    *Igbokwe to sue Danagogo over SMS assault *FA chairmen are our rubber stamp – NFF source By Olajide Fashikun FIFA President, Joseph Sepp Blatter, recently in London did a diplomatic volte face when he tactically avoided meeting with the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elected by the Warri congress, Amaju Pinnick. At the […]

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