• Appeal Court dismisses Giwa’s suit against NFF

    Appeal Court dismisses Giwa’s suit against NFF

    The quest by Mr. Chris Giwa to occupy Glass House suffered a set back on Monday as the  Court of Appeal sitting in Jos outrightly  dismissed the judgment of the Federal High Court, which relisted  the case filed by Mr. Chris Giwa against the Nigeria Football Federation and its President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick.

    It would be recalled that  Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State  had  earlier nullified the outcome of Warri General Assembly of NFF on the request of […]

  • Giwa to raise N20bn for NFF

    Giwa to raise N20bn for NFF

    Chris Giwa has said his board will raise N20billion for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

    The owner of Giwa FC, who is embroiled in a leadership tussle with incumbent NFF, Amaju Pinnick, says he plans to maximize the commercial aspect of football in the country.

    “Every product and brand in our football will be maximized towards the business possible propensity to meet the N20 billion income that Nigeria football is valued to be worth if possibly harnessed,” he said.

    “The biggest beneficiaries will […]

  • Giwa condemns House of Reps committee’s decision on NFF

    Giwa condemns House of Reps committee’s decision on NFF

    The presumptive chairman of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Ambassador Chris Giwa, has condemned the decision to recognise the Amaju Pinnick led faction, by the chairman of the House committee on Sports Hon Bukar Lawan without the consent of the entire Assembly.

    In a press briefing yesterday, Giwa noted that the Committee’s chairman had openly taken sides with his opponent through his conduct and utterances which were at variance with the position of the whole body, before the volte face that subsequently […]

  • Giwa drags Pinnick to court

    Giwa drags Pinnick to court

    In pursuance of his fundamental human rights over claims that he has been brandishing fake court papers on the Writ of Execution, the factional Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, led by Ambassador Chris Giwa, has filed a case at the Jos Magistrate Court for clarification of the true position and also for defamation of character of those listed.

    Those accuse where the Amaju Pinnick and Ademola Olajire, the President and Media Officer of the NFF.

    The matter was file on […]

  • Giwa FC Expelled from Nigerian Premier League

    Giwa FC Expelled from Nigerian Premier League

    Giwa FC have been expelled from the Nigeria Football Professional League (NPFL) after failing to turn out for a third game yesterday in Ilorin. The Jos-based outfit failed to honour their fixture with Enyimba yesterday afternoon in Ilorin; bringing the number of matches they’ve missed this season to three, and according to NPFL Statutes, any club that fails to honour a total of three fixtures in a season risks expulsion from the competition.

    Previously, Wikki Tourists and Akwa United had walked […]

  • Pinnick, Giwa turning Nigerian football to war zone – Minister Dalung reacts

    Pinnick, Giwa turning Nigerian football to war zone – Minister Dalung reacts

    Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung has said the leadership tussle in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has turned the country’s football into a war zone.

    Dalung is reacting to the ongoing legal tussle between Chris Giwa and Amaju Pinnick over who the rightful president of the NFF is, and he said the situation can be compared to a ‘terrorist war style’, which he says has turned the glass house into another ‘Nigerian Syria’.

    “Nothing united us as sports especially football, but that […]

  • Giwa FC of Jos goalkeeper, Timothy Chichi Okere dies after long battle with spinal cord injury

    Giwa FC of Jos goalkeeper, Timothy Chichi Okere dies after long battle with spinal cord injury

    The goalkeeper of Giwa FC Timothy Chichi  Okere has died after a prolonged battle with a spinal cord injury. He died yesterday May 4th in Jos, and it’s sad times for the football club and the League Management company as Timothy.

    Has been an important member of the squad and played a major role towards helping the team to gain promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League three years ago before losing his spot to Flying Eagles goaltender Ojo Olorunleke at […]

  • Pinnick accuses Giwa of forgery, wants him arrested

    Pinnick accuses Giwa of forgery, wants him arrested

    Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has accused NFF factional leader, Chris Giwa, of forgery and called on the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, to order his immediate arrest.

    In a petition to police boss through his group’s lawyer, Festus Keyamo, Pinnick asked Arase to consider Giwa as “a dishonest and fraudulent person, wanting to mislead the public.”

    Giwa had declared himself the authentic leader of the NFF on the strength of a purported order from a Jos […]

  • NFF To Ban Giwa, Four Others For Anti-Football Activities

    NFF To Ban Giwa, Four Others For Anti-Football Activities

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Wednesday that members of the Chris Giwa-led board of the NFF would face disciplinary action for anti football activities.

    A communique issued at the end of the NFF extraordinary meeting held in Abuja on Wednesday said that Giwa and his group would be bringing Nigerian football to ridicule and disrepute by their dealings.

    It said that Giwa, Yahaya Adama, Muazu Suleyman, Sani Fema and Effiong Johnson would appear in person before […]