By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Edo Plans Technical Com’tee On Okpekpe Marathon

By Nuel Suji – Edo state government is to set up a technical committee to plan a three year development programme for the Okpekpe 10 kilometer road race ahead of the May 12 date already set aside for next More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad Defeats Issa Hayatou To Become New CAF President

By Nuel Suji – Confederation of African Football President, Issa Hayatou has been defeated by Ahmad Ahmad in a keenly contest election. Ahmad, a Madagascan born contender polled 34 votes as against Hayatou’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Mikel Obi Leaves Chelsea For Chinese’ Tianjin TEDA

By Nuel Suji – Super Eagle Captain, John Mikel Obi has moved from English Club, Chelsea to join Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA. Mikel is leaving Chelsea with a record of 372 appearances for Chelsea More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Presidency Pledges Payment Of Super Falcons’ Allowances Within 48-Hours

By Sadiq Umar – At last, respite may have come the way of the Super Falcon following a firm promise by the Presidency to pay their $25,000 allowance after Wednesday morning protest. The players had converged More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Japanese Surgeon Lavishes Nigeria’s Olympic “Dream Team” With 390, 000 USD

By Sadiq Umar – The Japanese surgeon, Katsuya Takasu, who fell in love with the Nigerian U23 team the ‘Dream Team’, following their defeat of his home country team has honoured his pledge of donating $390,000 More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Nigeria Qualifies For Quarter Final, Defeats Sweden 1-0

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigeria has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games football event after a 1-0 victory over Sweden. The country’s U-23 team early Monday went on the offensive early in the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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FIFA Boss, Gianni Infantino, Arrives Abuja

By Sadiq Umar – FIFA President Gianni Infantino has arrived Nigeria on a two-day official visit. Mr. Infantino arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Sunday accompanied by FIFA Secretary-General, Ms Fatma More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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NFF Names Frenchman Paul Le Guen Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser

By Nuel Suji – The Nigeria Football Federation has named Frenchman Paul Le Guen as the new Super Eagles technical adviser. Mr. Le Guen will work with current caretaker boss Salisu Yusuf who has been given More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Atiku Expresses Delights Over “Ambassadorial” Appointment

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has expressed delight over his recent appointment as Ambassador of the Nigeria House in the forthcoming Rio Olympics in Brazil. He will be joining a few other prominent Nigerians More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Amodu Shuaibu, ex-Super Eagles Coach Dies

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Football Federation has announced the death of its technical director, Amodu Shuaibu. Former Super Eagles Coach Shuaib was a former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The NFF More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, a former coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, is dead. He died at the age of 54. According to a family source who confirmed the news More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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World’s Greatest Boxer, Muhammed Ali Dies At 74

By Dipo Awojobi – Legendary boxer, the boxing entertainer, the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammed Ali has died at 74. He was born originally as Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 8th, 2016
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Nigerian Boxer, Philanthropist, Francis Aiyegbeni Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – A former Nigerian superstar boxer, businessman, philanthropist and engineer, who was also the Chairman of formerly D’Rovans Hotel, now Wallan Hotel, Chief Francis Aiyegbeni is dead. News More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Oliseh Quits Super Eagle Job

By Dipo Awojobi – Super Eagle Coach, Sunday Oliseh has quit his job as coach of the Nigeria’s national football team,  after accusing the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of doing everything to sabotage More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Buhari Rewards 1986 Soccer Champions, Others

By Dipo Awojobi – Thirty years after unfulfilled promises, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday rewarded members of the Golden Eaglets that won the inaugural FIFA U-16 World Cup in China in 1985. Buhar was More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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BREAKING: Abubakar, NFF Head Of Protocol Shot Dead

By Oladipupo Awojobi – Ibrahim Abubakar, Nigeria Football Federation’s head of protocol was shot dead at his residence in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital Wednesday morning. Abubakar was shot dead by armed More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 9th, 2015
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Seni, Saraki’s Son Replaces Dad As Chairman ABS Football Club

By Nuel Suji Mr Seni Saraki, the son of the Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has been announced as the new Chairman of the Ilorin-based Nigeria National League side, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Football More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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NFF Fires Keshi As Super Eagles Coach

Former Super Eagles Coach By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Mr. Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles over lack of commitment More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Sepp Blatter Reconsidering FIFA Resignation -Report

Changing his mind ? Reports out of Switzerland say that disgraced FIFA president Sepp Blatter is reconsidering his decision to step down from his position, after stating his intention to do so two weeks ago. According More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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BREAKING: Blatter Serves Notice Of Resignation

  Quits at last By Idowu Bakare FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has indicated his willingness to resign from the position, asking for an early Congress that would elect a successor. Blatter was re-elected FIFA More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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For The Record: Remarks By FIFA President Sepp Blatter On His Resignation

I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the forty years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and the great sport of football. I cherish FIFA more than anything and I want to More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare Dies At 48

Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare is dead. Agbonavbare, a mem­ber of the U-21 Mexico 83 Flying Eagles, and 1994 AFCON gold medalist, died at the age of 48, Tuesday morning from cancer related More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Jonathan To Receive Super Falcons At FEC, Team Arrives Lagos On Monday

President Goodluck Jonathan will receive the African Champions, Nigeria’s women football team (Super Falcons) at the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday, even as the team is billed to arrive More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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NFF Sacks Stephen Keshi 

Former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has been relieved of his duty by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Keshi’s sack came shortly after he led the team to a 3-1 defeat of the Sudanese national team More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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Keshi’s Super Eagles Suffers 1-0 Defeat In Khartoum

The Stephen Keshi led Super Eagles on Saturday suffered a 1-0 defeat by the Sudanese side in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series. The  Super Eagles 1-0 defeat goal came in the first half of the match More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Breaking: Aminu Maigari Arrested

By Emmanuel Adesuji, Abuja. Outgoing President of Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari has been arrested by men of the Department of State Service (DSS).He was said to have been arrested earlier in the day More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Under-20 Female World Cup: Jonathan Hails Falconets’ Victory Over North Korea

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigeria’s under-20 female football team, the Falconets on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA tournament in Canada. Special Adviser on Media More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Fire Guts Football Secretariat

Report reaching our News Desk says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Secretariat popularly called Glass House is on fire.It is located at Wuse Zone 7, behind the Federal Road Safety Corps Headquarters (FRSC), More...

By News Investigator On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Ogunjobi Joins NFF Presidency Race

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Indications have emerged that the former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, Mr. Taiwo Ogunjobi, is now among those gunning for the NFF topmost job. According More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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NFA Chairman, Aminu Maigari Impeached

Report just reaching our news desk from the Glass House says the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari has been impeached.Maigari was impeached by eight votes to five of the 13-man Executive More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Maigari In Fresh Trouble, As FIFA Lifts Ban On Nigeria

The crisis rocking the Nigerian Football is far from being over despite the vacation of a court Order restraining the board from running football in the country, as aggrieved members of the board are warming up More...

By News Investigator On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Federation Cup: Lafia Rumbles For El-Kanemi, Dolphins

This year’s Men Federation Cup competition hits the Round of 16 stage on Thursday with a number of interesting fixtures, including three ties involving Premier League teams. Two former champions, El-Kanemi Warriors More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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More Trouble For NFF As FG Halts Release Of N253m July Allocation

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.  Piqued by the revelation of an alleged monumental fraud and gross misappropriation of funds by the Aminu Maigari-led Executive Board, the Federal Government has stopped direct release More...

By News Investigator On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Hundreds Of Ghanaian Fans Seeking Asylum In Brazil

Conflict in West Africa has already generated unfortunate headlines during the World Cup. Now the often untold strife occurring in places like Ghana and Nigeria is having an impact on the ground in Brazil. According More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Rep Rules Out Foreign Coach For Eagles, Says Keshi Is Good Enough

Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Sports Mrs Ayo Omidiran, has said that Coach Stephen Keshi will be the man to lead Nigeria to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. There have been speculations that More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Nigeria Plans Friendly Match Against Portugal

The Chairman of the Nigeria Footbal Federation NFF technical committee, Mr. Chris Green has said that, Nigeria is planning a World Cup warm-up against Portugal. This is in addition to next month’s friendly More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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FIFA World Cup 2014: World Travel Signs Deal With Brazil Hospitality Giant

  Ahead of the FIFA world Cup fiesta coming up in Brazil in June, World Travel Shop, an indigenous travels and tours company has signed a working agreement with Match Connections, Brazil’s biggest consignee More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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Mark Commends Super Eagles’s Victory Over Zimbabwe

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Sen. David Mark has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the superlative performance at the CHAN 2014 competition in South Africa. The Nigerian representatives this evening More...

By News Investigator On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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Qualify For Final, Get Another $100,000 -Sport Minister Tells Eagles

The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Mr Bolaji Abdullahi has offered another incentive of $100,000 dollars to the Super Eagles of Nigeria should they win their next match and qualify More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 12th, 2014
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Mali Beats Nigeria 2-1 At CHAN 2014

  The Nigerian national team, the Super Eagle today lost their first match 2-1 to their Malian counterparts at the on-going CHAN 2014 tournament in South Africa. The Eagles squad which are mainly home-base More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, January 5th, 2014
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NSC Budgets N5.54b, earmarks N2.418b For Commonwealth Games

N700m For Federal Stadia Maintenance… N200m for Equipments… Otukpo Centre gets N100m… The National Sports Commission (NSC) has earmarked a total sum of N2, 418, 069, 776 to prepare athletes and More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Group F World Cup Draw: FIFA Dismisses Rigging Allegation

 Federation of International Football Association FIFA has denied acussation that the world cup draw for Brazil 2014 which places Argentina in group f was manipulated to favour Argentina. FIFA Tuesday dismissed More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Nigeria Draw Argentina In World Cup

African champions, Nigeria, yesterday during FIFA World Cup draws were drawn in Group F and will face two- time World champions, Argentina in the group stages of the 2014 Mundial in Brazil. Nigeria was in pot More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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FIFA Unveils 2014 World Cup Ball

The Federation of International Football Association FIFA has unveiled the official match ball for the 2014 World Cup game coming up in Brazil. The ball named ‘Brazuca’ was launched at the iconic Parque More...

By News Investigator On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Jonathan Announces N2m Cash Reward For Golden Eaglets

President Goodluck Jonathan has announced cash rewards and national honours award for the Golden Eaglets and their handlers for their victory in the FIFA U-17 World Cup won last Friday in the UAE. At a reception More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Golden Eaglets Shines Into Final Agaisnt Mexico

The Nigerian Golden Eaglets has made it into the final of the FIFA under- 17 World Cup tournament going on in the United Arab Emirate UAE following a 3-0 win against Sweden. Taiwo Awoniyi scored his third goal More...

By News Investigator On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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Uruguay Coach Tips Nigeria For Trophy

The Uruguayan National Under-17 Coach, Fabian Coito has said that the rampaging Nigerian Golden Eaglets stands a chance of winning the final trophy in this years tournament, just his team fell to a 2-0 defeat More...

By News Investigator On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Eaglets Cruise Into Quarter-final: Beats Iran 4-1

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria yesterday defeated Iran 4-1 to book a place in the quarter finals of the FIFA U17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates yesterday evening. Garba Manu’s boys have secured a place in More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Stay Focused on the Trophy –Jonathan Tasks Golden Eaglets

The African Examiner President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Golden Eaglets on their stunning victory over their Mexican counterparts in the on-going Under-17 World Championships taking place in the United More...

By News Investigator On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Kano Pillars Defends Titles, wins Nigeria Premier League

… Smile Home with 10 Million Naira By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The 2013 GLOBACOM sponsored Nigeria premier league season on Sunday came to an end with defending champions, Kano pillars FC of Kano, retaining the More...