• Pinnick’s failing ‘FIFA test’ is evidence of change – Adegoke

    Pinnick’s failing ‘FIFA test’ is evidence of change – Adegoke

    Former Green Eagles winger, Adelabu Adegoke, wants the Presidency to question the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), for its ‘failures and administrative lawlessness’, which according to him, has contributed to the free fall of the nation’s football.

    Adegoke also said in a message yesterday that the elimination of all Nigerian male football teams-Super Eagles, Flying Eagles and the Golden Eaglets from 2017 African competitions, may have been responsible for the alleged ‘failure’ of Pinnick to get CAF’s nomination for an executive position […]

  • Why I was Not At Keshi’s Burial – Pinnick shares reasons

    Why I was Not At Keshi’s Burial – Pinnick shares reasons

    Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has given reasons why he was not at the burial of former Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Keshi in his home town, Illah, Delta State on Friday.

    Following his absence from the final burial rites, Pinnick came under criticism for not being present especially being a former employer of the late Keshi.

    Responding to the criticisms, Amaju claimed on his verified Twitter handle that he was not feeling well on the day of the burial, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, Pinnick’s failure started after the shoddy employment of Oliseh – Onigbinde gives details

    NFF, Pinnick’s failure started after the shoddy employment of Oliseh – Onigbinde gives details

    Former CAF and FIFA Technical Advisor, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has declared that the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has failed Nigeria with the failure of his led board to qualify the senior national team, the Super Eagles, for two consecutive African Nations Cup competitions.

    Onigbinde, noted that, Amaju’s failure started with the shoddy employment of Sunday Oliseh as chief coach of the Eagles. “It was appalling to see the NFF president, make a private trip to England where […]

  • NFF did not inform me of hiring any foreign Coach for Super Eagles – Minister of Sports

    NFF did not inform me of hiring any foreign Coach for Super Eagles – Minister of Sports

    According to reports, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr. Solomon Dalung, yesterday insisted that he has no knowledge of the hiring of any foreign coach for the Super Eagles as claimed by NFF president, Amaju Pinnick.

    He also noted that he is not in the position to decide the fate of Pinnick and his board members, adding that it is left for them to judge their consciences on their performance.

    “Except you people are saying that I should resign, and then […]

  • Why I called Oliseh Africa’s Guardiola – NFF boss shares reasons

    Why I called Oliseh Africa’s Guardiola – NFF boss shares reasons

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has insisted he does not have any regrets calling Sunday Oliseh Africa’s Pep Guardiola.

    Oliseh has been blamed in some quarters, for the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

    The former national team captain was contracted last July, but decided to quit after a series of indifferent results, including a draw away to Tanzania in the AFCON qualifying series.

    “I have no regret calling Oliseh the […]

  • Destiny Made Eagles Not To Qualify For 2017 AFCON – NFF Boss

    Destiny Made Eagles Not To Qualify For 2017 AFCON – NFF Boss

    Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Wednesday in Abuja said the federation did everything humanly possible for Nigeria to qualify for AFCON 2017.

    Pinnick told newsmen at a news conference that it was rather unfortunate their efforts failed to yield fruits.

    He however said the federation would now focus on ensuring that the team qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

    “I want to explain to Nigerians through this medium what transpired and all what we did […]