NFF under investigation over fresh fraud allegations


The NFF is under investigation for fraud related to sponsorship money meant for the development of football according to Country’s anti-corruption agency, EFCC.

Per Oluwashina Okeleji [BBC Sport], the latest investigation comes on the back of a separate case brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and one by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP).


“What I can confirm is that officials of the Nigeria Football Federation are being investigated by the agency,” EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren told BBC Sport.


According to the report, the investigation into the NFF will look at allegations of wrongdoing before the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.


“The inquiry is focusing on money generated from the NFF’s official sponsors, domestic league’s television sponsorship and payments from a former kit supplier for all the national teams.


“It also focus on funds provided by federal and state government for friendly matches involving the Super Eagles and the misappropriation of about US$2.7 million from the Financial Assistance Programme of football’s world governing body, Fifa.”


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