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Revealed: Keshi Gets New Job Few Days After NFF Sack, Expected To Finalise Contract

Stephen Keshi

Sacked Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is expected in Ethiopia this week to finalise discussions over taking charge of the country’s team, AfricanFootball.com has been told. A close source in the Ethiopian FA, who did not want to be identified, told AfricanFootball.com Sunday morning they expect Keshi in Addis Ababa this week to continue talks on […]

Shocker! Keshi Denies Being Sacked By NFF

Sacked Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi

Former Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi has spoken out against reports that he was fired from his post as the national team mentor. Shuaibu Amodu has since taken over the reins of the Super Eagles with the side sitting in third place in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group A, which is outside an automatic […]

Revealed: Why Nigeria Were Truly Right To Have Sacked Stephen Keshi

Sacked Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi

Stephen Keshi was sacked from his role as Nigeria coach on Thursday, bringing an end to his three year reign despite his side’s 3-1 win over Sudan a few hours before. In his place, Amodu Shaibu, a former national team trainer, has been handed the job of leading the Super Eagles to their remaining 2015 […]

Nigerian Football: Keshi Finally Reacts To His Sack News, Talks About Future

Sacked Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi

The Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, in reaction to his sack on Wednesday night by the newly elected Nigeria Football Federation’s board, has said it is time for him to move on. Keshi seemed to be in good spirits while speaking with journalists on Thursday morning, shortly after his dismissal. “It is about time for […]

Samson Siasia Finally Appointed But Not As Super Eagles’ Coach


Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has appointed former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia as the new coach of the Under-23 team. The NFF took the decision at its Executive Committee meeting which held yesterday and lasted till the wee hours of Thursday at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The last time Siasia held that position he won silver […]

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Stephen Keshi Sacked As Super Eagles’ Coach, Replaced Immediately

Finally, Keshi Tweets About His Future In Super Eagles

Stephen Keshi has been sacked as Nigeria coach and he will be replaced by the country’s former coach Shuaibu Amodu, according to an official statement by the Nigeria Football Federation. This followed an emergency meeting of the NFF Thursday morning in Abuja. Part of the communiqué, which was signed by executive committee memeber Sulaiman Yahaya-Kwande, […]

Stop blaming Keshi, our football is long dead, gone —Okocha tells Nigerians


A former skipper of the Super Eagles, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has expressed disappointment with the senior national team, over the 1-0 loss to Sudan in the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers in Khartoum on Saturday. The two-time BBC African Footballer of the Year described the defeat as confirming his worst fears that “football is […]

External thugs plan to wreck havoc: Police issue warning on security threat in Ekiti

Ekiti High Court Ado Ekiti

Ekiti Police Commissioner, Taiwo Lakanu, has warned any person or group of persons that have no lawful business in the state to stay away in their own interest. He issued the warning over purported plan by some hoodlums from outside the state to wreck havoc and cause total breakdown of law and order. In a […]

One scandal begets another in Ekiti State

Gov. Fayemi inspecting-the ruination in the state

Ekiti State, the self-styled “Land of Honour,” can’t seem to do anything honourable in recent times. “Ile iyi, ile eye” or “Land of honour, land of integrity,” its moto boasts. Having coined the imperishable new phrase “stomach infrastructure” to define its loftiest vision of governance, and gone ahead to elect as its chief executor an […]

Breaking news: Amaju wins NFF election


Amaju Pinnick wins with 24 votes Amaju Pinnick 24 Taiwo Ogunjobi 9 Domini Iofa 6 Amanze Uchegbulam 4

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