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Tears, fears as DSS occupation of glasshouse continues

Tears, fears as DSS occupation of glasshouse continues

The continued occupation of the NFF secretariat by DSS operatives in the wake of the football body’s leadership tussle has raised cause for alarm, writes ’TANA AIYEJINA In recent weeks, officials of the Department of State Services have been in the news in the political and sports sectors. This began with their forceful installation of […] …

NFF crisis: Giwa’s counsel blows hot, tackles FIFA over ban threat

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The Counsel for Chris Giwa, an NFF factional President, Barrister Ardzard Habilla, has said FIFA cannot ban Nigeria over the lingering leadership crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. FIFA had on Tuesday threatened to suspend Nigeria and Ghana football federations over government interference. “In line with art. […]
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NFF Crisis: Group tells Osinbajo to order DSS’ withdrawal from secretariat

A group representing retired and active footballers on Wednesday in Abuja urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to order an immediate withdrawal of security personnel from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Secretariat. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the group was led by Harrison Jalla, President of the National Association of Nigerian Footballers […]
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NFF crisis: Giwa downplays Benin congress

Chris Giwa says Thursday’s Extraordinary General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation  in Benin by the Amaju Pinnick faction of the troubled body is inconsequential, according to the  News Agency of Nigeria.  The  congress, among other issues, directed a review of the NFF election guidelines in a bid to accommodate all aggrieved parties. The directive, […] …

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