Tinubu Describe Obasanjo As An Expired Leader

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By Akinwale Kasali Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was an object of ridicule by All Progressives Congress, APC, Chieftains yesterday at the APC Presidential Rally in Maiduguri, Borno State, following his statement that Buhari is behaving like another Abacha. Asiwaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu berated the Ogun State born former president as an expired leader that his seeking relevance. Tinubu said, “It is unfortunate that expired leaders like Olusegun Obasanjo are ranting and lying. Don’t trust him. We are sweeping all the cobwebs of corruption away with broom out of Nigeria. Ota…

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Reactions Trail Oshiomhole’s Statement

By Akinwale Kasali Chairman of the ruling political party, All Progressives Congress, APC,  Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, is in the news again over his comment that ‘Once you join the APC, your sins are forgiven’. Mixed reaction has however trailed the statement, as the social media has been awashed with criticism and counter-criticism trailing the statement of the former Edo State governor. At the APC rally in Benin, Edo State, Oshiomhole while receiving defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and other political parties said that since they have joined the…

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Corruption: FIFA Bans Three Officials

FIFA has given three officials who pleaded guilty to corruption in a US court, life bans from all football-related activities for corruption, the sport’s governing body announced on Wednesday. The adjudicatory chamber of the ethics committee banned former chairman of the North American Soccer League (NASL) Aaron Davidson, former CONCACAF official Costas Takkas and Colombian ex-FIFA match agent Miguel Trujillo for bribery and corruption. Takkas was an advisor to former CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb, who was banned from football by the FIFA ethics committee in 2015. The trio will all…

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Nigeria ranks lower on transparancy international corruption index

Nigerian anti corruption war has been dealt a deadly blow by the recently released transparency international corruption perception index. For the fourth consecutive time, the country has slipped in the rating from last year result The country scored 27/100 and was ranked 136th in 2016, but the latest CPI scores Nigeria 28/100 and ranked it   No. 148 out of 180 countries surveyed. This represents 12 places below it’s level the previous year. Anti corruption is the major leg with which the current administration stands, but events tend to showcase…

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