EFCC Set To Probe Pinnick, Dikko, Others


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) is set to investigate Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko and three other top board members of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

The Special Adviser to the Minister of Sports, Nneka Ikem Anibeze, in a statement on Friday, said this investigation follows a petition by a former National team Coach, James Peters on May 4, 2018, with a heading ‘Monumental Stealing And Financial Crimes In The Nigeria Football Federation’.

Peters in the petition written to the EFCC alleged that the NFF board members deposited money outside the official accounts of the federation in the Central Bank and diverting same for fraudulent activities.

 He also stated in the petition that a private company owned by one of the NFF officials was used to collect over 40% of revenues from the numerous sponsors of the football body.

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