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By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Jan 7th, 2013
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Lionel Messi has been adjudged World Footballer of the Year 2012 for the fourth consecutive time. He shoved challenge from his Barcelona team mate Andreas Iniesta and Real Madrid’s Christiano. The Award ceremony was held in Zurich on Monday. The other awards are as follows. World X1 Iker Casill...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2012
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By Onochie Anibeze, Vanguard London — Truly, Bolaji Abdullahi was appointed sports minister and chairman of the National Sports Commission a few months to the Olympic Games and there was nothing much he could have done to change the impending doom then that has now manifested at the 2012 London Olymp...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had arrested 12 oil executives from firms including Noble Corp, Tidewater and Transocean over an alleged $100 million bribery scheme. It said the executives were arrested in a series of raids over the past three days and were being held for questi...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 21st, 2010
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LAGOS — US oil services group Halliburton agreed to pay Nigeria 35 million dollars to settle a bribery dispute which led to charges being filed against former US vice president Dick Cheney, it said Tuesday. Nigeria had on December 7 filed an indictment against nine people and entities, including Chen...
By benim
In Article
Dec 14th, 2010
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THE Federal Government’s effort at prosecuting former United States Vice President Richard Bruce ‘Dick’ Cheney and other officials of Halliburton paid off, following payment of huge sums of money to the coffers of Nigeria, as Nigeria has reportedly agreed to drop charges against Che...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Nov 5th, 2010
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he is considering requesting asylum in Switzerland and basing the whistleblowing website in the fiercely neutral country. Mr Assange was asked if he and his website might relocate to Switzerland in an interview with Swiss TV station TSR. “That is a real pos...