Saturday, February 16, 2019

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    Taiwo Ogunjobi, former NFF SG, is dead

Taiwo Ogunjobi, former NFF SG, is dead

Taiwo Ogunjobi, former Nigeria Football Federation secretary general, is dead.Ogunjobi, chairman of Osun state Football Association, died in UCH Ibadan on Monday morning.Tunde Shamsudeen, Ogunjobi's personal assistant on media, told TheCable: "He felt unwell and went to the hospital on Saturday and the doctor put him on bed rest.""He told me to represent him at the Osun SWAN award last [...]

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    Pinnick breaks NFF presidency jinx, returns for second term

Pinnick breaks NFF presidency jinx, returns for second term

Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).He is the first president of the NFF to be re-elected.Pinnick recorded a landslide victory, earning 34 votes to Aminu Maigari (eight), Taiwo Ogunjobi (two).Chinedu Okoye had no vote.Seyi Akinwunmi also returned as vice-president of the football federation.He polled 41 votes to defeat Sunday Ajayi who had [...]

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    Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi in race for NFF presidency

Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi in race for NFF presidency

Amaju Pinnick, Aminu Maigari, Taiwo Ogunjobi and John Okoye are the four candidates vying to lead the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The election into the NFF's executive committee for 2018-2022 will be held in Katsina on September 20.According to a statement released by Ademola Olajire, media director of the federation, the coast is now clear for contestants vying for various positions.Delegates [...]

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    FIFA warns NFF not to trigger ‘automatic suspension’

FIFA warns NFF not to trigger ‘automatic suspension’

FIFA has reiterated that it would not hesitate to wield the big stick and suspend Nigeria should any of the electoral processes already gone through be tampered with at any stage or by anyone.The world soccer-governing body banned Nigeria from international matches and events on July 9 at the height of the crisis in Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The suspension was reversed nine days later after [...]

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    Pinnick ready to beg Giwa for Nigerian football

Pinnick ready to beg Giwa for Nigerian football

The new NFF President, Melvin Pinnick Amaju, has promised to reach out to Chris Giwa and other aggrieved football stakeholders and bring them under one umbrella for the good of the game.Pinnick, who doubles as chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission and Football Federation, won a keenly contested election in Warri on Tuesday. He inferred in his speech that [...]

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    Delta FA chairman, Pinnick, voted NFF president

Delta FA chairman, Pinnick, voted NFF president

Chairman of the Delta state football association, Amaju Pinnick, has been voted in as the new president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the elective congress held in Warri, capital of the south-southern state.He polled more votes than former NFF general secretary, Taiwo Ogunjobi, who came second with nine votes.Dominic Iorfa polled 6 votes, and Amanze Uchegbulam got 4.Immediate [...]

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    NFF presidential election: The 5 men and their mission

NFF presidential election: The 5 men and their mission

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elections hold on September 30 in Warri, Delta State.As the race to replace incumbent president, Aminu Maigari, reaches its final lap, we present, in their words, what looks like a manifesto of some of the candidates eyeing the plum job.Unique Selling PropositionBefore you can begin to sell your service to anyone else, you have [...]

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    Extraordinary NFF congress dissolves Maigari-led board

Extraordinary NFF congress dissolves Maigari-led board

The extraordinary congress of stakeholders and delegates of Nigerian football on Saturday dissolved the board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Alhaji Aminu Maigari-.Some delegates from the stakeholders are scheduled to visit FIFA on Tuesday to convene their stand and the issues that led to the dissolution of Maigari's board.The Congress also lifted the bans on Taiwo Ogunjobi and Victor [...]

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    ‘Super Eagles are still learning,’ say Ogunjobi, Ekpo

‘Super Eagles are still learning,’ say Ogunjobi, Ekpo

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Friday Ekpo, and erstwhile Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Taiwo Ogunjobi, has dismissed the target set for the Super Eagles at the Brazil 2014 World Cup, saying it puts unnecessary pressure on the team.The Super Eagles are going to Brazil as champions of Africa and the expectations of most fans was recently echoed by [...]

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