GIWA vs LMC: Dikko not wanted, says FCT Police

The Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko, on Sunday met with the Police Commissioner of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Mustapha, over repeated harassment and attempted abduction by some Police officers claiming to be executing an arrest warrant. At the meeting, CP Mustapha of the FCT Command clarified that he had not…

Club owners condemn attempt to abduct Dikko

Managers of clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League under the auspices of Club Owners have condemned the failed attempt to abduct the chairman of the League Management Company, Shehu Dikko, by some individuals claiming to be security operatives acting on the orders of the FCT Police Command. The attempted abduction took place at the…

Abia Warriors, Heartland, MFM, Wolves in relegation battle

With Giwa FC expelled for rules infraction and Ikorodu United already confirmed relegated, the next two relegation places have been narrowed to Abia Warriors in 15th place with 45 points, Heartland of Owerri on 16th with 43 points, MFM FC, Lagos on 17th with 42 points and Warri Wolves on 18th place with 42 points….

Giwa’s case can’t stop league, LMC insists

Fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will continue to hold as scheduled, according to a statement by the League Management Company (LMC) released on Friday. The LMC said it was among several other grounds, relying on the motion filed for stay of execution of Mr. Justice I.I Kunda’s latest order made in disregard…

NPFL matches to go on this weekend despite court order

Matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), will go on as scheduled this weekend, despite a court order suspending the competition until further notice. Justice I.I Kunda of a Plateau State High Court, had delivered the ruling on Wednesday, in a suit brought by Giwa FC seeking reinstatement to the NPFL. Kunda stated that…

LMC Continues League Despite Court Suspension

Nigeria league matches will be played across the country this weekend despite a court order suspending the competition until further notice. A high court in Bukuru, near Jos, suspended the league indefinitely on Wednesday until an earlier order by the same court for Giwa FC to be fully re-instated in the league was complied with….

Wikki Tourists Draw 1-1 With Lobi Stars

Hosts Wikki Tourists Football Club on Wednesday in Bauchi drew 1-1 with Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi in the ongoing 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The hosts scored 20 minutes into the second half of the match played at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium through Godwin Obaje’s penalty kick. Lobi Stars equalised six minutes…

LMC ‘not aware’ of court order stopping NPFL

The League Management Company (LMC), has insisted that it is not aware of the court order, stopping the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Justice I.I Kunda of a Plateau State High Court, had delivered the ruling on Wednesday, in a suit brought by Giwa FC seeking reinstatement to the NPFL. Kunda stated that the LMC…

Justice Kunda Suspends League Matches Indefinitely

The Nigerian Professional Football League has been suspended indefinitely until the League Management Company fully complies with the earlier order of reinstating Giwa FC back to the league. Justice I. I Kunda in his ruling delivered at the Plateau State High Court which sat in Bukuru, Jos, Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, decried the delay tactics…

Jos court halts Nigeria’s league

BY JOE APU Nigerian football yesterday witnessed another jolt following a Jos High Court ruling suspending the Nigeria Professional League indefinitely pending when the League Management Company(LMC) fully complies with the earlier order reinstating Giwa FC. Justice I. I. Kunda in his ruling delivered at the Plateau State High Court, which sat in Bukuru, near…

Court blasts NFF, LMC, stops Nigerian league over Giwa FC

Nigerian Professional Football League has been suspended indefinitely until the LMC fully complies with the earlier order of reinstating Giwa FC back to the league. Justice I.I Kunda in his ruling delivered at the Plateau State High Court which sat in Bukuru, near Jos on Wednesday decried the delay tactics being employed by the counsel…

We are not aware of court order stopping League – LMC

Justice I. I. Kunda of a Plateau State High Court in Bukuru, near Jos, Plateau State, gave the ruling on Wednesday. It was in a suit brought by Giwa FC seeking reinstatement to the NPFL The post We are not aware of court order stopping League – LMC appeared first on The Eagle Online –…