State FA chairmen reinstate Maigari as NFF president

By Albert Akota The crisis rocking Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) took another dimension yesterday when a group of 26 State FA chairmen rose from its meeting in Abuja to announce the annulment of the impeachment of the president of the…

Why DSS re-arrest Maigari

By Albert Akota The Impeached President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Maigari has been re-arrested by men of the State Security Service a week ago after he was arrested and released. It is said that the erstwhile president…

NFF working in Keshi’s direction-Umeh

By Albert Akota Acting president of the Nigeria football federation (NFF), Mike Umeh has revealed that they are working hard towards making a deal happen with Coach Stephen Keshi. Umeh, who only assumed leadership of Nigerian football last Thursday following…

LMC, FA chairman join forces to save Maigari’s job

By Albert Akota The League Management Committee (LMC) has teamed up with some state FA Chairman to help the impeached president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Maigari returns to his office in Abuja. Information has it that the…

Enyimba battles Dolphins in Federation Cup final

By Albert Akota The Enyimba FC and Dolphins FC have both reached the Federation Cup final after defeating Giwa FC 1-0 and Prime FC also 1-0 at Abeokuta and Abuja respectively yesterday’s semi finals. Stanley Eguma’s side Dolphins grabbed a…

Ivory Coast names Renard as new coach

vory Coast have appointed former Zambia national team coach Herve Renard as their new head coach. The Frenchman has signed a two-year deal to replace Sabri Lamouchi, who stepped down following the Elephants’ disappointing 2014 World Cup campaign in Brazil.…

Pellegrini demands more from Iheanacho

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has implored the former Nigeria U17 star Kelechi Iheanacho not to rest on his oars as the Citizens step-up preparations for the 2014/2015 English Premier League season. The Citizens’ manager has tasked the Nigerian youth…

A sham of a conference and its impracticable recommendations

By Mansir Lawal Kaware Many Nigerians were sceptical about sincerity of the National Dialogue/Conference as proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan. Against all odds, the conference finally took off on 17th March, 2014. In practical terms the only success recorded so…

Williams wins on return from virus at Stanford

Serena Williams returned to action for the first time since pulling out of Wimbledon with a straight-sets win over Karolina Pliskova in Stanford, USA. The world number one had to retire from a doubles match with her sister, Venus, at…

Liberia, S/Leone presidents back out of US-Africa summit

By Ese Ahwotu & Doyin Ojosipe with agency report Two African leaders have cancelled their trip to U.S. for the US-Africa summit next week over Ebola outbreak. The president of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, has canceled his trip to…