Nigerians are married to football but NFF should behave well — Buhari

The Nigerian president welcomes FIFA anti-corruption reforms, asks NFF to behave itself

Morton in action at the Warri Relays

ANALYSIS: Nigeria’s Riotous Road to Rio and the Looming BLLB

“I don’t think we have ever had it so bad like this even at the last Olympics in London.”

Barr. Solomon Dalong at the Ministerial screening

Olympics ticket controversy: Sports minister summons athletics officials

The Minister had washed his hands off the mail that went viral on Saturday.

Vincent Enyeama

Oliseh accuses Mikel, Enyeama of sabotage

“My first official act was to call the team Captain Vincent Enyeama to rub minds…”

NFF unveiling Sunday Oliseh as Nigeria's Super Eagle's Coach on July 15, 2015. The centre can no longer hold

Pinnick made me a target for kidnappers, Oliseh alleges

The former Nigerian coach made the allegations on his website.


Tennis federation clears Russians to compete in Rio Games

Seven Russian tennis players were cleared.

Morton in action at the Warri Relays

Nigeria finishes IAAF World U-20 Championships with no medal

The U.S. ranked first on the medals table with 10 gold, six silver and four bronze medals.


FIFA President, Scribe arrive Nigeria

A total of 17 FA presidents from other African countries arrived Nigeria on Saturday to join the NFF in receiving Infantino.


Nigerian government reverses self, says athletes will now get flight tickets to Rio Olympics

“I am directed, therefore, to inform you to discountenance the previous letter‎.”


Sudan beat Nigeria’s Flying Eagles to Zambia 2017 ticket

This is a new low for Nigeria whose national team failed to qualify for the last two Afcon finals.

Flying Eagles

Four Matches to Watch: Flying Eagles chase Zambia ticket, Wikki chasing Rangers

The PSG era without Zlatan Ibrahimovic begins with this ICC contest against a former Champions League winner in Oregon.

Sam Allardyce

FA names Allardyce as new England manager

A statement on the FA’s website said Allardyce’s primary target is qualification for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.


Rio Olympics: Siasia picks final squad

A high profile name missing in the Olympic squad is Kenneth Omeruo.


UNIPORT promises “memorable” West African University Games

The schools urges government at all levels, corporate Nigeria and philanthropists to support the school.

Salisu Yusuf

Super Eagles Job: NFF names Yusuf as Le Guen’s replacement

The NFF gives reasons why Le Guen rejected the job.


Nigeria basketball captain withdraws from Rio Olympics squad

The pullout is seen as a farewell from Oyedeji who has been in the team since 1997.


Former wrestlers sue WWE over neurological injuries

The former performers had lost two earlier cases.


Iheanacho set to miss Manchester City’s Germany, China pre-season tour

The omission raises hopes that Iheanacho could play for Nigeria at the Olympics.


NFF “unfazed over Paul Le Guen’s snub”

Le Guen was quoted as saying he was not carried along by the NFF.


Rio Olympics: Buhari orders immediate release of funds to Team Nigeria

The president tells officials who have nothing to do in Brazil to travel at their own expense.


Paul Le Guen turns down Super Eagles job

Le Guen was named on Monday.

Heart Land FC

Heartland FC Coach Alphonsus Dike quits amid crisis

The club says it is yet to be informed of the resignation.


ANALYSIS: NFF has no moral right to hire any manager for the Super Eagles

We currently do not understand what leadership model Pinnick is using to run the federation.

Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles relocate to Lagos for Sudan clash

The 35-man Flying Eagles delegation comprises 28 players and seven officials.


Nigeria Football Federation names new coach, technical adviser for Super Eagles

The new crew’s immediate challenge is a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in the first week of September.