Princess Cristina of Spain make first appearance on court for trial

Spain’s Princess Cristina has testified for the first time at her trial for alleged tax fraud, answering only the questions posed by her own lawyer. She told the court in Mallorca that she had never asked her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, how he ran a property company they jointly owned. Mr Urdangarin is accused of using… Read More Princess Cristina of Spain make first appearance on court for trial

Corruption, if unchecked, may lose 30% of GDP by 2030- Report

A new study by professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, PwC has shown that Nigeria will lose 30 per cent of its GDP to corruption by 2030. Country and Regional Senior Partner, West Market Area, PwC, Mr. Uyi Akpata disclosed this when he led a PwC team to submit the report to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo… Read More Corruption, if unchecked, may lose 30% of GDP by 2030- Report

Former China police deputy jailed on corruption charges

China’s former deputy national police chief Li Dongsheng has been jailed for 15 years for corruption offences, according to state media. Li had ties to Zhou Yongkang, jailed for life in June in one of China’s biggest ever corruption scandals. The sentence was reported on an official China Central Television social media account. The former… Read More Former China police deputy jailed on corruption charges

16 FIFA officials arrested in bribery and corruption scandal

Sixteen more officials have been charged by U.S. authorities investigating corruption at FIFA. The new indictment, released by the Department of Justice in Washington, came hours after the arrest of two Fifa vice-presidents in Zurich on Thursday. Arrested FIFA vice-presidents; Alfred Hawit and Juan Angel Napout Former Brazil football federation chief Ricardo Teixeira was among… Read More 16 FIFA officials arrested in bribery and corruption scandal

Former head of Brazilian football extradited to the U.S. on corruption charges

The former head of Brazilian football, Jose Maria Marin, has been extradited to the US to face corruption charges. After his extradition, he appeared in court in New York, where he pleaded not guilty. He was among seven officials from world football’s governing body, Fifa, who were arrested in Switzerland in May. He is accused… Read More Former head of Brazilian football extradited to the U.S. on corruption charges

Chibok girls dispersed, several married off- Buhari

More than 513 days after the abduction of the Chibok Secondary School girls in Borno State, hopes of rescuing the girls en bloc vaporized as President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, disclosed that they have been dispersed and some of them, especially Christians, married off against their faith. President Buhari made the comments in an interview… Read More Chibok girls dispersed, several married off- Buhari