FIFA Stops $1.5m Grant To Nigeria, Amidst Corruption Scandal

Football’s world governing body, FIFA has stopped the annual $ 1.5 million development grant to Nigeria after discovering “traces of corruption” on  how previous funds were spent by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). AfricanFootball.com reports that FIFA went further to issue the NFF a final warning “to straighten its financial records.” The Nigerian government is now expected to quickly step into this latest development after Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, first expressed serious misgivings on the back of a FIFA query on how NFF used grants paid the federation. NFF this…

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PDP Leadership Crisis: Plots by Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to infiltrate staff of the National secretariat uncovered

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Youth Frontier has uncovered plots by the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff renegade group to infiltrate the administrative staff of the Party in order to divide and lure them to the ruling Party, the All Progressive Congress (APC). The revelation came after the staff of the party protested on Tuesday, January 3, 2016 at the PDP National Secretariat, Abuja. It will be recalled that staffers of the Party staged a peaceful protest demanding for the opening of the Party’s National Secretariat, calling on the Judiciary…

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Campaign For Democracy’s Disgusting Slight Of Nigerian Army

By Israel Abiodun Again, as it is customary with Nigerians, some online media platforms were recently awash with the disgusting news that Nigerian Army’s special yuletide security vigilance in the Southeast region, code named Operation Python Dance (OPD) has sniffed life out of over 2000 Igbo youths in just one month of its operation. The press statement purportedly issued in Onitsha, Anambra state, January 4, 2017, credited to Campaign For Democracy’s (CD) national publicity secretary, Dede Uzor claimed the massacre of over 2, 000 Igbo youths by Nigerian soldiers.  Never…

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