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Former Super Eagles midfielder Dickson Etuhu has been banned from all football in Sweden for five years after his involvement in a match-fixing scandal.

Former Super Eagles star gets five-year ban for match-fixing

Former Super Eagles midfielder Dickson Etuhu has been banned from all football in Sweden for five years after his involvement in a match-fixing scandal.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu to lead ‘Biafran’ delegation to UN on Tuesday

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will on Tuesday lead a delegation to the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland.
FILE PHOTO- INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei poses during a visit to the headquarters of International Police Organisation in Lyon, France, May 8, 2018. Picture taken May 8, 2018. Jeff Pachoud-Pool via Reuters-File Photo

Report: Ex-Interpol chief pleads guilty to corruption

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has pleaded guilty to charges of accepting bribes, Chinese state media reported.
An FCT High Court, Apo on Tuesday discharged and acquitted AVM Tade Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge.

Court frees AVM Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge

An FCT High Court, Apo on Tuesday discharged and acquitted AVM Tade Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge.
Lagos State High Court.

Béninoise househelp to hang for murdering employer’s mother

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced a Béninoise househelp, Christian Hounvenon Yavine, to death by hanging for the July 1, 2014 murder of a 78-year-old woman, Mariam Atinuke Abiola.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: General Sarhem’s bribery allegation against me false

The disagreement between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, took a fresh turn on Wednesday when the governor dismissed the claim that he attempted to bribe the GOC.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

Senator Ojudu: Why VP Osinbajo lost his polling unit

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy and tribalism.
Festus Keyamo

Muhammadu Buhari campaign calls out Atiku Abubakar on alleged record of corruption

The Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation last night accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of spreading fake and unsubstantiated allegation of corrupt practices against President Muhammadu Buhari to divert attention from Atiku’s alleged record of corruption and abuse of office.
The railway is financed by the Chinese government

Chinese charged over Kenya ‘railway scam’

Three Chinese nationals have been charged with attempting to bribe investigators working on an alleged ticketing scam in a massive Kenyan railway project.

Court stops Kano Assembly from probing Abdullahi Ganduje

A high court in Kano on Monday ordered the Kano state house of assembly to stop investigating allegations that Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, received bribe from contractors.

Rwanda debunks AFCON bribery scandal

The Rwanda Football Federation have denied allegations that they bribed a referee who handled their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Ivory Coast on September 9 in Kigali.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP accuses federal government of releasing N16 billion Paris Club refund to Osun

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the federal government of releasing N16.6 billion Paris Club refund to Osun state ahead of the September 22 gubernatorial election.

Eze Madumere: No going back on Imo guber

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has opened up on his political travails, insisting no amount of persecution and blackmail can stop him from contesting the governorship of Imo State.
Buba Galadima

R-APC: Wresting power from President Buhari will be tough

The Chairman, Reformed All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Buba Galadima, has warned members of the Coalition of United Political Parties that it would be tough to take power from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Court convicts three ex-police officers, commits one to jail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, has convicted three former police officers, and sentenced one of them to three years in jail for collecting bribe from an armed robbery suspect, Badmus Akojode.

Court discharge Brazil’s leader Lula da Silva in alleged corruption trial

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was absolved Thursday in one of the six pending legal cases he is facing, all unrelated to the corruption charges that have sent him to prison.
Simon Kolawole

Budget as a tool of underdevelopment

In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.

Lagos CP: Police officers caught gambling on duty to face dismissal

Two officers of the Lagos State Police Command caught engaging in gambling while on duty are currently facing disciplinary action that could lead to reduction in rank or dismissal, the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, said on Tuesday.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.