• London Police opened criminal investigation on corruption in football

    London Police opened criminal investigation on corruption in football

    The City of London Police has opened a criminal investigation into an allegation of bribery after reviewing material gathered by the Daily Telegraph investigation into suspected corruption in football.

    The Daily Telegraph’s “Football for Sale” investigation led to Sam Allardyce having to leave his position as England manager in September after he was filmed advising undercover journalists on how to circumvent rules against third-party ownership.

    Other figures within the football world were also implicated including Southampton assistant manager Eric Black, Leeds owner […]

  • Ex-Ebonyi commissioner arrested over N83m bribery allegation

    Ex-Ebonyi commissioner arrested over N83m bribery allegation

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a former Commissioner for Public Utilities in Ebonyi State, Engineer Benjamin Ogbonnaya Okah, for alleged abuse of office and collecting gratification to the tune of N83 million.

    The arrest, according to a statement by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, was sequel to a petition by the Ebonyi State government over the $12 million contract to a US based company Califco Group that had been abandoned since 2012, despite a mobilization of $10.8 million […]