Tag: Aminu Maigari

Keyamo Urges Security Operatives To Quit Harassing Top NFF Officials

Lawyer and human rights activist, Barrister Festus Keyamo has penned a letter addressed to the Nigerian Police Force and State Security Service (SSS) demanding that they put an end to the embarassment of some top officials of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) including Alhaji Aminu Maigari, Barrister Christopher Green, Barrister Musa[Read More…]

SSS Arrests Nigeria Football Chairman, Aminu Maigari

State Security Services, SSS, agents on Tuesday arrested the Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari, halting the federation’s meeting scheduled to take place in Abuja. Mr. Maigari was arrested alongside Musa Amadu, the NFF Secretary-General, and Chris Green, a board member. The NFF has been rocked by[Read More…]

Again, Aminu Maigari Sacked By The Nigerian Football Federation

Board of the Nigeria Football Federation Thursday sacked the President of the federation Alhaji Aminu Maigari at an Executive Committee meeting of the Federation which was held in Abuja. The Executive Committee which passed a vote of no confidence on the NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari had gone through a thorough process surrounding[Read More…]

Aminu Maigari Reinstated, As Fifa Lifts Ban On Nigeria

Troubled Nigeria Football Federation [NFF] president, Aminu Maigari has been reinstated back in office after a court order restraining him and other executive committee members of the federation was vacated on Wednesday. Nembe City chairman, Mrs Ebiakpo Rumson Baribote, had instituted a suit at the Plateau State High Court in[Read More…]

Nigeria Football Federation President, Aminu Maigari Arrested

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari, is said to have been arrested by security operatives on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja yesterday. Maigari who arrived Abuja early Friday with the Super Eagles team and members of his board from Brazil was immediately invited into a[Read More…]

PDP Governors Met President Jonathan In Closed Door Meeting Last Night

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday (Monday) met behind closed doors with PDP state governors at the First Lady Conference Hall inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, started at about 9.30pm. Governors in attendance included:  Ibrahim Shema (Katsina); Martins Elechi (Ebonyi); Theodore Orji (Abia); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Liyel Imoke (Cross River);  Ramalan Yero (Kaduna);[Read More…]

Super Eagles To Launch 2014 World Cup Jersey Against Mexico

Nigeria’s Football national team, Super Eagles will launch their new 2014 World Cup jersey when they play Mexico in an International friendly on March 5 in Atlanta. Kit suppliers, Adidas revealed the new design on Friday. According to the sportswear giants, the new home kit “departs from the traditional racing[Read More…]

Maigari Hails Super Sand Eagles For COPA Lagos Feat

Nigerian Football Federation President, Aminu Maigari has hailed the players and coaches of the Nigerian Beach Eagles, after they won the COPA Lagos International Invitational Beach Soccer Tournament for a third consecutive time. Nigeria defeated Senegal 4-2 in the Final played at the played at the Eko Atlantic City on[Read More…]

NFF President, Maigari’s Email Account Hacked

  The electronic mail account of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has been breached by alleged scam artists. Maigari only discovered on Tuesday that his email account, had been hacked by suspected fraudsters who used it to send out SOS messages demanding for financial assistance from[Read More…]

Keshi’s Purported Sack Rumour Is Totally False – Maigari

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Aminu Maigari is telling anyone who cares to listen that current coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi will not be sacked before the World cup despite contrary rumours which have been making rounds. Maikari cleared the air in Lagos Tuesday[Read More…]