Fifa Lifts Suspension On Nigeria


World football governing body, Fifa, has lifted Nigeria's suspension from international competition after the country's football leaders were reinstated.


  • Nigeria:  Fifa Lifts Suspension On Nigeria

    Vanguard, 19 July 2014

    Sequel to the reinstatement of the Aminu Maigari-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), world football ruling body, FIFA yesterday lifted the suspension clamped on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF - Fifa Lifts Suspension On Nigeria

    Premium Times, 18 July 2014

    The world football governing body, FIFA, on Friday lifted the suspension imposed on Nigeria on July 9. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fifa Lifts Nigeria Ban After Reinstatement of NFF Officials

    Daily Independent, 18 July 2014

    FIFA has announced an end to Nigeria's suspension following Thursday's court ruling to allow the reinstatement of the country's Football Federation board. read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Board Resolves to Keep Maigari

    Leadership, 19 July 2014

    The board of the federation has decided to maintain the status quo until elections will take place in August read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Crisis - Fifa Lifts Suspension On Nigeria

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2014

    World football -governing body, FIFA on Friday lifted the suspension on Nigeria on July 9 as a result of a court order barring the Aminu Maigari -led NFF Executive Committee and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Ready to Lift Ban On Baribote, Ogunjobi, Others

    Vanguard, 21 July 2014

    In line with the agreement reached before Mrs Baribote agreed to withdraw the case against the Nigeria Football Federation at a Jos High Court, the Aminu Maigari-led board has ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Crisis - Board Divided, As Factions Resume Talks Thursday

    The Guardian, 18 July 2014

    DESPITE relative peace returning to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after FIFA lifted suspension on Nigeria, there are indications that the crisis rocking Nigerian football ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Crisis - DSS Storms NFF Secretariat As Board Plans Maigari's Removal

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2014

    Men of the Department of State Security (DSS) have laid siege at the Secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the reinstated board holds its first meeting at the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Crisis - Board Wants NFF Executive Committee Probed

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2014

    Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)'s Board has called for the immediate probe into the finances of the body. read more »

  • Nigeria:  2014 World Cup - How Foresight Failed NFF

    Daily Independent, 18 July 2014

    The 2014 World Cup is over with Nigeria still licking its wounds. However, the 'missing link', experts believe was summed up in the non involvement of youth players in building the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Maigari's NFF Board - 'Not Yet Uhuru'

    Vanguard, 20 July 2014

    World soccer governing body, FIFA might have saved the Aminu Maigari led board from the dustbin of infamy, but the power brokers who wanted to force a change are back to drawing ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  How Fifa Ban Was Averted - Adamu

    Daily Independent, 20 July 2014

    Former CAF and FIFA executive member Amos Adamu has revealed how he used his connections and experiences to prevent Nigeria from being banned by the World football governing body. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Between Nigeria and Fifa

    Daily Independent, 18 July 2014

    Without doubt, Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) founded on 21 May 1904 has grown into a very powerful and respected body in the world. The audacity with ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fifa Lifts Ban On Nigeria

    Vanguard, 18 July 2014

    FIFA, today, lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on 9 July 2014 on account of external interference. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suspension of Football Federation Lifted

    Confederation of African Football, 18 July 2014

    FIFA has today, 18 July 2014, lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on 9 July 2014 on account of interference. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Breaking - Nigerian Football Crisis: Maigari, NFF Board Members Hold Crucial Meeting

    Premium Times, 18 July 2014

    There is also a large presence of security officials from the police and the Department of State Security, DSS, at the venue. read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Crises - Maigari Now Incharge of NFF

    Daily Independent, 17 July 2014

    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 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ndanusa Commends Withdrawal of NFF Case in Court

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2014

    Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) president Sani Ndanusa yesterday commended the warring parties in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) impasse, following the withdrawal of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF to Decide On Keshi - Minister

    Vanguard, 17 July 2014

    The Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo has said the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will decide on whether or not to give coach Stephen Keshi a new contract. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why I Withdrew Suit Against NFF - Baribote

    Vanguard, 18 July 2014

    Former second vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Rumson Baribote has said he persuaded his wife to withdraw the suit she filed against the NFF at a Jos High Court ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Maigari Fails to Resume At NFF As Court Vacates Order

    This Day, 18 July 2014

    The reinstated President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Maigari, shunned the football secretariat in Abuja yesterday, despite a reprieve from a Jos High Court ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Crisis - Fifa to Lift Nigeria Suspension

    Daily Trust, 17 July 2014

    A High Court in Jos has quashed an order restraining the board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) from office after sitting late Wednesday. read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Fifa Set to Lift Suspension On Nigeria

    Daily Independent, 17 July 2014

    World football governing body, Fifa is expected to overturn a suspension slapped on Nigeria over perceived government interference in the affairs of the Nigeria Football Federation ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fifa Suspension - Adamu Keeps Sealed Lips

    Daily Independent, 16 July 2014

    Former Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) executive committee member, Dr Amos Adamu who headed the Nigerian read more »

  • Nigeria:  DG Assures On Fifa Ban

    Daily Independent, 16 July 2014

    The National Sports Commission (NSC) Director General, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye has assured that FIFA will soon lift the ban on Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over government ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fifa Ban Looms Today

    This Day, 17 July 2014

    Nigeria's football is set to go into the wilderness today a the deadline given by FIFA for the reversal of the suspension clamped on the Aminu Maigari-led board of the Nigeria ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Rwanda Wants Fifa Ban On Nigeria to Continue

    Daily Independent, 16 July 2014

    The Rwanda football fans are praying fervently that the FIFA suspension placed on Nigerian football should not be changed so that its team can qualify for next year's Cup of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Rise to 34th On Fifa Ranking

    Daily Independent, 17 July 2014

    The Super Eagles have risen up ten places in the latest global rankings released on Thursday following their second round finish in Brazil read more »

  • Nigeria/Benin:  Fifa Ban - Benin Republic Calls Off Match

    Vanguard, 16 July 2014

    An international friendly match involving Nigerian club Sunshine Stars and Benin Republic in Cotonou has been called off following a FIFA ban on Nigeria, officials informed . read more »

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