Month: October 2017

Bribery: Khelaifi PSG boss faces Swiss probe

The head of Paris Saint-Germain football club Nasser Al-Khelaifi and  former FIFA executive Jerome Valcke are under Swiss probe  over the sale of media rights for upcoming World Cups. The Swiss attorney general’s office (OAG) said the probe opened in March and centres on allegations including bribery, fraud, criminal mismanagement and forgery of a document. […]

Samsung CEO, Kwon Oh-Hyun resigns

Kwon Oh-Hyun, the  CEO of Samsung Electronics resigned Friday, saying the South Korean tech giant was facing an “unprecedented crisis”, even as it flagged record third-quarter profits. His resignation comes as the company struggles to overcome a bribery scandal that sent Lee Jae-Yong, its de-facto head and heir to the Samsung empire, to jail. “As […]

 IPOB’s plan, weapons recovered in Kanu’s home – Abia CP

Punch reports that the Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, has said the police in a joint operation with the army on Sunday recovered a secret book belonging to the Indigenous people of Biafra, which contain the agitators’ military strategies and plans to take up arms. The CP said the police also […]

I spent N3.5bn on sick children – Patience

Mrs. Patience Jonathan says her foundation Aruera Reachout Foundation, spent over N3.5bn for the treatment of 700 children and adults with heart-related ailments according to PUNCH. She, therefore, rubbished allegations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that she used her foundation to launder stolen funds. Patience, who is the wife of former President Goodluck […]

Barca off to Madrid amid Catalan crisis

One of the biggest game of the La Liga season so far is shrouded in political tension as Barcelona visit Atletico Madrid on Saturday in their first trip to the Spanish capital since a Catalan independence referendum marred by violence. Barca played their last match behind closed doors as the October 1 referendum, deemed illegal […]

British swallows 6-inch fish

A British man’s heart stopped after he accidentally swallowed a 6-inch long Dover sole on a fishing trip in Boscombe, in southern England. The man, 28, who was not named, went into cardiac arrest on Oct. 5 after the fish leapt into his mouth, completely blocking his throat. However, paramedics were able to clear his airway after drawing the […]

Self Medication Kills – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has advised Enugu residents to desist from self medication to avoid drug abuse. The State Commander of the agency, Dr Anthony Ohanyere, gave the advice on Friday in Enugu in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Ohanyere observed that some residents of Enugu took delight […]

3.5m ticket requests for FIFA World Cup

FIFA said  3.5million requests have been made for tickets for its flagship World Cup tournament in Russia next year, as it dropped the curtains on the first sales period. The football governing body said  ticket requests have been high since 14 September, with most of the applications coming  from Russia. International demand accounts for more […]

”APC promises devolution of power, not restructuring of Nigeria” -Chief Bisi Akande

All Progressives Congress(APC) leaders in the Southwest zone said in Ibadan on Thursday that restructuring is not in the party’s manifesto. Chief Bisi Akande, a former APC National Interim Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the leaders at the end of their meeting, the word “restructuring” was not the language of the party. The News […]

Police: You cannot Demote Lagos CP, Force Headquarters tells Police Service Commision

  The Police Force Headquarters has said the Police Service Commission (PSC)has no power to demote senior officers. The PSC had in a letter addressed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, removed the acting appointments of both the Acting Commissioners of Lagos and Kogi states, Edgal Imohimi and Aji Ali Janga respectively, demoting them to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. According […]
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