Alleged N9.9bn Fraud: Court Freezes Bank Accounts Linked To Lagos State Govt

  The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the freezing of three bank accounts which have been linked to the Lagos State Government. Justice Chuka Obiozor made the order following an exparte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an alleged N9.9bn fraud. The EFCC had urged the judge to … Continue reading Alleged N9.9bn Fraud: Court Freezes Bank Accounts Linked To Lagos State Govt

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Alleged N9.9bn Fraud: Court Freezes Bank Accounts Linked To Lagos State Govt

  The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the freezing of three bank accounts which have been linked to the Lagos State Government. Justice Chuka Obiozor made the order following an exparte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an alleged N9.9bn fraud. The EFCC had urged the judge to … Continue reading Alleged N9.9bn Fraud: Court Freezes Bank Accounts Linked To Lagos State Govt

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Rooney To Join Derby As Player-Coach In January

  Former England captain Wayne Rooney is to leave Washington-based DC United after agreeing on a deal to become player-coach of  Championship side Derby County, the clubs announced on Tuesday. The 33-year-old — the record goalscorer for both his country and Manchester United — signed an initial 18-month contract with the ambitious second-tier side, who under … Continue reading Rooney To Join Derby As Player-Coach In January

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Borno Governor Approves Outstanding Grants For 10,319 Workers, Pensioners

  Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has approved the payment of 2018 outstanding leave grants to‎ 9,898 workers. He also ordered the payment of gratuities to families of 185 deceased pensioners and another compassionate intervention to families of 236 pensioners who have also passed on. The Special Adviser to the governor on public relations … Continue reading Borno Governor Approves Outstanding Grants For 10,319 Workers, Pensioners

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German Football Officials Charged In World Cup Fraud Probe

  Swiss prosecutors said Tuesday they had charged three former German Football Association (DFB) officials, including ex-president Theo Zwanziger, with fraud relating to the 2006 World Cup.  In a statement, the attorney general’s office said the accused “are alleged to have fraudulently misled the members of a supervisory body of the DFB organising committee for … Continue reading German Football Officials Charged In World Cup Fraud Probe

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Chelsea Staff ‘Turned Blind Eye’ To Sexual Abuse – Report

Young hopefuls at Premier League giants Chelsea were abused for years by a “prolific and manipulative” coach as staff at the club “turned a blind eye”, an independent report said Tuesday. The report, led by lawyer Charles Geekie, found that the club’s former chief scout Eddie Heath, who died in 1983, was able to operate … Continue reading Chelsea Staff ‘Turned Blind Eye’ To Sexual Abuse – Report

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Buhari Should Urgently Release All Political Prisoners – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of those it described as political prisoners in the country. PDP National Chairman Mr Uche Secondus, made this call on Tuesday while addressing reporters in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Mr Secondus, who paid condolence to Governor Umaru … Continue reading Buhari Should Urgently Release All Political Prisoners – PDP

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Lukaku Trains With Anderlecht Amid United Exit Rumour

  Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku trained with his boyhood club Anderlecht on Tuesday, a source close to the Belgian side confirmed to AFP, amid speculation over his exit from Old Trafford. The Belgium striker has not played a single minute of United’s pre-season campaign with talk of a transfer to Serie A. Inter Milan … Continue reading Lukaku Trains With Anderlecht Amid United Exit Rumour

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Three US Tourists Die In Caribbean Drowning Tragedy

Three American tourists have drowned in the Turks and Caicos Islands after apparently getting caught in a fast-moving tide fueled by high winds, authorities and local residents said Tuesday.

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Court Fixes August 8 To Rule On Sowore’s Detention Order

  The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has fixed August 8 to rule on an application by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) seeking an order to detain the convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore for 90 days pending the conclusion of its investigation. Sowore, who is the founder of Sahara … Continue reading Court Fixes August 8 To Rule On Sowore’s Detention Order

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