Amaju Pinnick

NFF lures Dangote, Otedola to help drive quest for financial autonomy
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NFF lures Dangote, Otedola to help drive quest for financial autonomy

NFF Second Vice President, Shehu Dikko (left), NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, Aliko Dangote, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, NFF First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi, and Femi Otedola at the Best FIFA Awards in London… on Monday. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) believes business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola will help […]

Onigbinde, Chukwu advise Pinnick on path to football growth
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Onigbinde, Chukwu advise Pinnick on path to football growth

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: BBC Former Super Eagles handlers, Adegboye Onigbinde, and Christian Chukwu have handed re-elected president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick, nuggets of information on how to return the sport in the country to status quo ante. While Adegboye advised Pinnick to give a lot of attention […]

FIFA/CAF picks Pinnick to head Ghana FA normalisation team
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FIFA/CAF picks Pinnick to head Ghana FA normalisation team

[File] Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: YouTube Fresh from a successful outing in Liberia, where he was sent to supervise the country’s football association elections, FIFA has chosen Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick to lead a normalisation committee tasked with getting Ghana’s FA running again. FIFA relayed the latest appointment […]

NFF election: No plan to disqualify Pinnick, Maigari — Katu
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NFF election: No plan to disqualify Pinnick, Maigari — Katu

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: BBC Sani Katu, Chairman, Electoral Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed concerns that the committee has concluded plans to disqualify top contenders in forthcoming election into the NFF Executive Committee. Katu allayed the fears in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

We stand by rule of law, says Dalung
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We stand by rule of law, says Dalung

Nigerian Minister of Sports and Youth development Solomon Dalung leads FIFA President Gianni Infantino and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to visit Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria, July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Picture Supplied by Action Images The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, on […]

FIFA shelves ban on Nigeria, vows to monitor NFF situation
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FIFA shelves ban on Nigeria, vows to monitor NFF situation

President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick speaks to the media in Abuja, Nigeria, July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde The world football governing body, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has shelved its plan to ban Nigeria from international soccer, citing the Federal Government’s pledge to abide by the protocol […]

FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President to avoid FIFA ban
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FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President to avoid FIFA ban

FIFA President, Infantino and Pinnick .PHOTO: OrientalTimes The Federal Government has announced its recognition of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive as the authentic leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Laolu Akande, Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement on […]

Falconets: One failure too many for Nigerian football
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Falconets: One failure too many for Nigerian football

Falconets’ Rasheedat Ajibade holds the ball after scoring from the spot in their second group match against Haiti at the on-going France 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. Nigeria crashed out in the quarterfinal against Spain on Thursday Again, another Nigerian national football team has barely made up the number […]

No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi
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No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi

Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) headed by Amaju Pinnick, Mohammed Sanusi, who was purportedly sacked by the Chris Giwa group claiming leadership of the federation, yesterday insisted that only the NFF board recognised by CAF and FIFA […]

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Aminu declares NFF illegal, canvasses enabling laws to halt perennial crisis

Former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Col. Abdulmumini Aminu (rtd.) yesterday said the current Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was being run ‘illegally’ and that there was need for an enabling law for effective football administration in the country. Aminu, who has been saddled with the responsibility reconciling the […]

Pinnick-led NFF’s Benin congress illegal and inconsequential, Giwa says
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Pinnick-led NFF’s Benin congress illegal and inconsequential, Giwa says

Chris Giwa Chris Giwa, President of another faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Thursday’s Extraordinary General Assembly in Benin by the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF is not only illegal but also inconsequential. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Benin congress had, among other issues, directed a […]

DSS storms NFF secretariat, reinstates Pinnick-led board
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DSS storms NFF secretariat, reinstates Pinnick-led board

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: BBC The Amaju Pinnick-led Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has returned to the federation’s secretariat, NFF General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi said on Monday. The board had vacated the secretariat earlier this month after the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, asked the […]

FIFA recognises only Pinnick as NFF president, Infantino says
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FIFA recognises only Pinnick as NFF president, Infantino says

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: BBC FIFA President, Gianni Infantino says the world football ruling body recognises only Amaju Pinnick as president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and will not accept any outside interference in NFF’s affairs. Infantino, while responding to questions at a press conference in Moscow on Friday, said Pinnick […]

Pinnick in charge of France, Uruguay quarterfinal duel
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Pinnick in charge of France, Uruguay quarterfinal duel

President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick speaks to the media in Abuja, Nigeria, July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde President of Nigeria Football Federation and member, Executive Committee of Confederation of African Football, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has been picked as the Match Commissioner for Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal […]