*COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard)*COVID-19: 8,043 active cases under Lagos Home Based Care – Commissioner (Sun)

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu okays reopening of schools Monday, January 18 (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved and directed that all public and private schools in the state to resume for second term 2020 /2021 academic session with effect…

*Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch)*#EndSARS: Lagos Assembly to earmark compensation for victims in 2021 Budget (Vanguard)

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch) Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged…

Okpala, others want Pinnick to contest CAF presidency

Some football enthusiasts have backed the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, to contest for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football in 2021. Football-loving Nigerians said Pinnick possessed the pedigree to challenge for the position of…

*Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break (Guardian)*Sanwo-Olu asks judges to be fair, just (Punch)

Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break (Guardian) Schools in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun and Benue states yesterday resumed for the 2020/2021 academic session for primary and secondary schools after six months of forced closure…

Phillips Consulting to recruit coaches for Falcons, others

The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, says Phillips Consulting has been given the contract to recruit coaches for the Super Falcons and the youth teams (U-23, U-20 and the U-17), The PUNCH reports. The Falcons have been without a…

Eagles to meet Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia in friendlies next month

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has arranged two friendly matches for the Super Eagles next month in Austria. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, said in a tweet yesterday that the matches, against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia, would hold on October 9…

Six foreign coaches battle for Super Falcons’ job

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s search for a foreign coach for the Super Falcons may have attracted no fewer that six managers, The Guardian has learnt. The NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, had declared recently that he would do everything possible to…

NFF throws Super Falcons’ job open to foreign, local coaches

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has declared its intention to get the best possible coach for the Super Falcons no matter where the person comes from. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, disclosed at the weekend that Pricewaterhouse (PWC), which has been…

COVID-19 chaos: Nigerians who clamoured for FIFA ban won’t repeat such mistake -Patrick Pascal

Following the suspension of all football related activities in Nigeria due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent losses being suffered by stakeholders in the sector, the chairman of Bauchi State Football Association, Patrick Pascal has said those who once clamoured…

Coronavirus has damaged football – Amaju Pinnick

With clubs currently speaking with players and agents to accept a pay cut, and the shutdown of various football competitions around the world, Coronavirus has left a sour taste in the mouth of football faithful. These were the thoughts of…

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