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INVESTIGATION: How ‘Pinnick era’ of funds misuse, zero transparency is killing Nigerian football

With the wind of discontent blowing from north to south, it’s not farfetched to assert that Nigerian football has seen better days. From the national teams to the various leagues, the state of affairs fails to inspire confidence in fans and stakeholders. As it is prevalent in several parastatals, mismanagement, allegations of corruption, lack of transparency and accountability have dogged Nigeria’s football industry - particularly in recent years.

ICPC denies “Chief Legal Officer” prosecuting NFF

CONTRARY to a report that a  17-count charge has been brought against the NFF, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)...

‘Above the law’: How Nigeria Football Federation exploits ‘borderline’ status to mismanage funds

By Taiwo Hassan-Adebayo NIGERIAN football officials are hiding behind the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) regulation that prohibits government’s interference in football matters to...

Paul Le Guen, Gernot Rohr and World Cup qualification without the calculator

At the blast of the referee’s final whistle on Saturday, some half-a-dozen Super Eagles players were spotted locked in an embrace with Gernot Rohr,...

FIFA President Arrives Nigeria

President of football’s world governing body, FIFA, Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Fatma Samba Samoura, are currently in Nigeria on a two–day working visit.

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Drug importation: I uncovered N13.42m in defendant’s account – Witness

A witness in the alleged drug importation case instituted by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) against seven...

Police confirm kidnap of commissioner in Bayelsa

THE Police in Bayelsa have confirmed the kidnap of Bayelsa State Commissioner for Industry, Federal Otokito. He was kidnapped on...

I have been blocked from seeing Buhari, says Ortom

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has revealed that he has been blocked from seeing President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview...

SND opens application for News Design Creative Competition.

THE Society for News Design (SND) is accepting entries for its Best of News Design Creative Competition. Its annual creative competition...

Don’t send me back to school, they will kill me, Elkenemy College student writes parents

By: Hamza SULEIMAN JUBRIL Sadi Mato (Ramadan), an 11-year-old JSS 1 Student of Elkenemy College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri, has...
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