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The first bigwig convicted in the United States in the FIFA corruption scandal that disgraced world football awaited sentencing on Wednesday.
Brazilian football head Marco Polo Del Nero has been banned from football for life by FIFA’s ethics committee for bribery, the global football body said on Friday.
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.
FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to run the affairs of the Malian Football Association (Femafoot).
Former Brazil international and now Senator, Romario, has declared interest in the presidency of the country’s corruption-tainted football governing body.
Spain were in danger of being thrown out of the World Cup on Friday over alleged government interference in its football association.
Brazil's football federation president has been suspended for 90 days while he is under a FIFA ethics investigation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
Solomon Eke, Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Rivers, has blamed the flooding at Nkpolu-Rumuigbo on the activities of illegal property developers.
Super Falcons forward Desire Oparanozie has revealed the Nigerian women’s team ambition ahead of the 2018 AWCON tournament taking place in Ghana.
The National Human Rights Commission has confirmed that it was looking into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police within the last four years.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged media practitioners to collaborate with financial regulators in the country to educate depositors on financial literacy...
Bordeaux of France forward Samuel Kalu has arrived the camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in readiness for Saturday AFCON 2019 qualifiers game against South Africa.