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A former President of Brazil’s Soccer Federation was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to four years in prison after being convicted on corruption charges related to the bribery scandal at FIFA, the sport’s governing body.
A US jury on Tuesday acquitted a Peruvian former soccer boss at the FIFA corruption trial in New York, just days after convicting two South American co-defendants.
Two former top South American football executives have been found guilty of multiple charges at a US trial into corruption in the sport.
Former Brazil international and now Senator, Romario, has declared interest in the presidency of the country’s corruption-tainted football governing body.
A trial exposing rampant corruption in the business of world football ended a day of testimony Wednesday with a defendant accused of making throat-slashing gestures to intimidate a key witness.
Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.
About 56,000 students have demonstrated their desire to become the Cowbellpedia Maths champion, as they participate in the qualifying examination of the 2019 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited.
A travel agency, Travelstart Nigeria, Tuesday announced a discount of 25% on all local flights booked on its platform from 19-21 February 2019.
PBOC’s Vice Governor, Pan Gongsheng, said on Tuesday that China would provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy.
Plateau Central All Progressive Congress Campaign Council has assured the people of the district that if Governor Simon Lalong wins a second term in office, he would hand over power to a person from the district in 2023.
Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar on Tuesday dismissed Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, as a sinking man desperate to hold on to any straw for survival.
More than 2,000 Pakistani workers languishing in Saudi jails will be released, Pakistan information minister announced on Monday during Saudi Arabian Crown Prince's high-profile visit to Islamabad.
The Katsina State government has donated the sum of N500,000 to the parents of a corps member, Ibrahim Shehu Zango, who died recently in a ghastly motor accident.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from selected banks across the country recorded transactions valued at N39.15 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018.
The Coalition of United Political Parties on Saturday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s decision to postpone elections.