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…

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…

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…

LMC Hands 8 points Suspended sanction on FC IfeanyiUbah

…Club Fined N9, 150, 000, Coach reprimanded and Club Official Suspended Match Referee recommended to NFF for poor game’s Management The League Management Company (LMC) has issued sanctions on FC IfeanyiUbah aimed at deterring further acts that would lead to matches being called off following the incident in Kano in which the club caused the…

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…

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…

GIWA FC VS. LMC, SHEHU DIKKO HOLDS MEETING WITH FCT POLICE COMMISSIONER

* Police Authorities Says Dikko and Abubakar not Wanted The Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko has met with the leadership of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command in the aftermath of the widely reported incident which occurred on Sunday, 9th October, 2016 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Internal Airport on the…

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…

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…

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…