•Fined N2.250m
•To pay cost of damaged Rangers bus
•N500,000 compensation for referees

Following investigation into the incidents that happened in the Matchday 33 fixture between Wikki Tourists and Rangers International, the League Management Company LMC) has ordered Wikki to play three games behind closed doors in addition to paying a fine of N2.250 million for various violations of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Framework and Rules.

Read more: Wikki Tourists slammed with three-match closed door sanction  

AfroMillionsLotto, a brand new lotto with a minimum jackpot close to a billion naira is to be launched in support of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs by the League Management Company (LMC) in partnership with British-based Ofertas365.

The lotto, due to be live later this month, has jackpots larger than every lottery in Nigeria combined, and the biggest available anywhere in Africa!

Read more: NPFL launches Africa's highest jackpot lottery  

Six match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) whose performances have been adjudged as not meeting the high standard of the league have been suspended from further handling of matches for the rest of the 2016/17 season.

Following a review of performances of match officials in the last three matchdays, the League Management Company (LMC) has requested the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to withdraw the said match officials from the NPFL games.

The officials include four referees and two assistant referees who officiated in different games on Matchdays 29, 30 and 31.

Read more: LMC lists six referees for suspension by NFF  

By Ayo Olu Ibidapo

Participants at one of the workshops held during the recent CAF Symposium in Rabat, Morocco deliberated on strategies to reshape Africa inter-club competitions.

The CAF Symposium was held at the International Conference Centre Mohammed VI in Skhirat, on the outskirts of Rabat, Morocco.

Chairman of Nigeria’s League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko, who co-chaired the Inter-Clubs workshop, said the workshop identified multiple challenges facing the competitions and proposed some solutions in their submission to the CAF Executive Committee. He added that the recommendations aim to increase the value and viability of the inter-club competitions.

Read more: Dikko speaks on proposals to improve Africa inter-club tournaments  

•Tornadoes lose bid for Boardroom Points

Reprieve came for Kano Pillars and Sunshine Stars as the closed gate ban which prohibited the two clubs from admitting spectators was Wednesday, lifted by the League Management Company (LMC) which granted the two clubs two-match probation to test their security arrangement.

Read more: Reprieve for Kano Pillars, Sunshine Stars as LMC lifts ban on fans  

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