Category Archives: Arbitration

Sunshine Stars Banished To Ijebu Ode Indefinitely – LMC

* Goalkeeper Ariyo handed 12-match ban * Club to pay assaulted Referee N250,000 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs have been reminded by the League Management Company (LMC) that breaches of the NPFL Framework and Rules will be met with appropriate sanctions to sustain the gains of the reforms to reposition club football in the […]

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LMC Sanctions Gombe United for unruly conduct of Supporters

LMC Sanctions Gombe United for unruly conduct of Supporters…Fined N3.25m and two match stadium ban Gombe United came under grave reprimand and financial sanctions by the League Management Company (LMC) for various breaches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Framework and Rules arising from disruptive conduct of their supporters and officials in a rescheduled […]

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Nigeria’s Justice Phillips Elected Into FIFA Ethics Committee

…Former Lagos Chief Judge is only African in revered panel The string of groundbreaking feats with regards to global recognition for Nigeria in world football continued on Thursday with the election of immediate past Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips as a Member of the highly respected FIFA Ethics Committee. In what […]

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Court of Appeal Upholds Giwa FC Expulsion From NPFL

…Quashes contempt Charge against Dikko, Abubakar The Court of Appeal, Jos Division, has struck down the order of the High Court of Plateau State directing the League Management Company (LMC) to compulsorily re-instate Giwa FC to the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL), after the Jos based Club had been expelled from the NPFL for multiple infractions […]

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FIFA Adjudicatory chamber of Independent Ethics Committee Opens Proceedings Against Amos Adamu

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, has opened formal adjudicatory proceedings against Amos Adamu, former president of the West African Football Union and former member of the CAF and FIFA Executive Committees, based on the final report submitted by the investigatory chamber. The investigations against Mr Adamu conducted by […]

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Du Plessis Charged For Breaching Level 2 of the ICC Code of Conduct

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged for breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct after television footage appeared to show him applying an artificial substance to the ball during the fourth day’s play in the second Test in Hobart, which concluded on Tuesday. The charge relates to changing the condition […]

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NFF Crisis: Giwa And Group Lose Again

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out two motions by Chris Giwa and his group seeking to stay the execution of the ruling of the Court of Appeal baring one Mr. Oba Maduabuchi from appearing before it on behalf of Giwa and his group, and the judgement of the same court vacating the orders of […]

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COURT ORDERS SUPPORTERS CLUB TO HOLD ELECTION – By Akeem Busari

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club have been ordered by a High Court sitting in Lagos to hold its elections for various positions in the club. The court last week Monday delivered a consensus judgement ordering the elections to be held within 60 days of its ruling. This much was revealed during the Special AGM of […]

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Jos Appeal Court Orders “Non-Tampering” With Subject of LMC Appeal

…Fixes October 11 for hearing of all LMC Appeals The Court of Appeal, Jos Division which sat on Monday has directed that there should be no attempt to tamper with the subject matter of the appeal file by the League Management Company (LMC) against the orders of Justice I.I. Kunda of the Plateau State High […]

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Dikko Not Wanted! LMC Petitions IGP Over Illegal Use Of Officers

The League Management Company (LMC) on Thursday insisted that its officers were never declared wanted by the Police and can therefore not be on the run because there are laid out and well known procedures the Police adopt in declaring a person wanted. LMC made the declaration in the aftermath of a staged raid by […]

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NFF Statement on illegal invasion of LMC office

It has come to the notice of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that on Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 4 (four) persons who introduced themselves as detectives from the FCT Police Command went to the office of the League Management Company (LMC) ostensibly to arrest its Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko (also NFF 2nd Vice President) and […]

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LMC Appeal Jos Court Ruling; Says It Will Not Be Intimidated

The League Management Company (LMC) on Friday appealed and also filed for a stay of execution the ruling of a High Court of Jos, Plateau State which committed the company Chairman, Shehu Dikko and the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Salihu Abubakar to prison for alleged contempt. While stating that the Court of Appeal has set […]

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