Thursday, July 17

Finally! FIFA lifts ban on Nigeria

Federation of International Football Association FIFA has today lifted the ban placed on Nigeria on July 9th after a high court sitting in Jos sacked the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari and other board members. The world football governing body had frowned at the court ruling, stating that the move was a government interference in football activities which is against FIFA policy.

FIFA then directed that a new court order reinstating Maigari and other NFF executives be obtained before it can lift the ban, in which a new court order reinstating the NFF President and other executives was obtained two days ago, Tuesday 15th of July, hence the lifting of the ban today.

Maigari and his board will resume their duties tomorrow and stay there until next month's elections when they could be sacked through the ballot, in line with FIFA's policies.

Congratulations to us! We go do

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