Chelsea: Fifa allegedly recommends Blues handed two-year transfer ban after signing of minors

Chelsea allegedly face the threat of a two-year transfer ban following a Fifa investigation into their signing of foreign under-18 players, including former striker Bertrand Traore. Based on documents from Football Leaks, French website Mediapart claims 19 Chelsea signings have been looked at in a three year-long investigation. Mediapart alleges that 14 of those signings were under the age of…

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Igbo leaders back Atiku Abubakar, Obi for 2019

Igbo leaders, consisting of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups, have endorsed the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 polls. In a five-point communiqué issued at the end of a summit with the theme, “Ndigbo 2019 and Beyond”, yesterday in Enugu, they said their decision was informed by…

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Goodluck Jonathan launches book November 20

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is to unveil his book, “My Transition Hours”, on Tuesday, November 20, in Abuja According to a message on his Twitter handle, President Muhammadu Buhari is special guest of honour while Chief Olusegun Obasanjo chairs the occasion to be attended by erstwhile heads of state and other prominent Nigerians. Also billed for the event are President…

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Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).  This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru earlier admitted to. The investigative committee, headed by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North…

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