Welcome to the official Shehu Dikko website

Shehu Dikko is the chairman of the League Management Company Limited (LMC), who organises the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the country’s elite football league, on behalf of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the participating clubs.
Dikko also sits on the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation as Second Vice-President.
Dikko, a football administration, marketing and development strategy expert, is a dynamic, result-driven businessman, who has the experience of developing several businesses of different scopes from ground zero to enviable heights.
He has interests spanning several sectors of the economy like infrastructure, energy, real estate, construction, agriculture, media, project management and finance and investment.

He is very passionate about The Beautiful Game and he is equally armed with a clearly defined vision of how Nigerian football could be run as a business with tangible dividends for all its stakeholders and without compromising its social and community significance.


Dikko, who holds an MBA with specialization in marketing and finance, was an inaugural director LMC (Premier League), member of NFF Appeals Committee and member NFF Strategic Development Committee.

He was also a member/secretary, Ministerial Committee on Super Eagles Bonus Row and Code of Conduct Drafting- 2013.

He is also proprietor of Kaduna Professionals, who won the Kaduna State Federation Cup in 2004.

My Policy Thrust

Resolve all the Legal issues hindering the progress of our football i.e. entrenchment of the NFF Statutes as the supreme law to Govern football in Nigeria.

Strengthen the milestones achieved to date by the LMC and guaranty sustainable growth for the NPFL and its clubs, professional ownership and privatization of clubs, creation of a pyramid league and FA Governance structure, creation of Zonal FA etc so as to guarantee development at all levels.