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360 pub News: Nigeria will be the biggest beneficiary of my anti-corruption fight – Jibrin


A former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriations Abdulmumin Jibrin, says the country will be the greatest beneficiary of his anti-corruption fight.

Jibrin made the disclosure after he made with the Professor Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption on Wednesday.
Speaking with National Assembly correspondents at the Advisory Council office, after his session with the members, he said he was ready to rid NASS of all forms of corruption.
 
Jibrin emphasized that after his anti-corruption crusade, the National Assembly would never be the same again.
Asked whether his mission was to rubbish his colleagues, the Kano lawmaker said, “No, I specifically mentioned those that should be probed and I never at any point dragged my colleagues into this. I’m ready to answer queries from anti-graft agencies,
“As for me, I’m equally ready to answer queries from any of the anti-graft agencies because, as we speak, none of my colleagues has written anything against me as a person.
“Rather, all the allegations I levelled against the four principal officers and nine others, I have not got any response till date.
“As for Yakubu Dogara, he has no moral right to continue to parade himself as number four citizen of this country. I stand by my earlier call that he should resign as speaker of the House of Representatives.
“As you are aware, I got invitation from the presidential committee against corruption because I had earlier submitted a petition to them, they graciously granted my requests and we had a very fruitful meeting that lasted about four hours.
“I have taken them through all the allegations against Mr Speaker, the deputy speaker, the whip of the House and, of course, the minority leader and nine other members.
“It’s been a challenging six weeks and some of my colleagues that we share the same vision within the House of Representatives, we have remained resolute, we have remained focused. We would do all within the laws of our land to ensure that justice is served on these corrupt members of the House of Representatives.
“But most importantly, to ensure that a very comprehensive reform is carried out in the House of Representatives to clean up the budgeting system and to clean up the activities of the House.
“I keep saying this is beyond the House, the country would be the biggest beneficiary and the winner at the end of the day.”

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Premier League set to resume on June 17

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All 92 remaining Premier League games this season to be broadcast live; PL confirms games behind closed doors

Aston Villa vs Sheffield United and Manchester City vs Arsenal are scheduled to be the first two games when the Premier League resumes next month before the first full round of matches starting from Friday, June 19.

A statement read: “Premier League Shareholders today agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place.

“Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal – postponed due to the Carabao Cup Final – will now take place on 17 June, followed by a full match round beginning on Friday 19 June. Due to COVID-19, games will take place behind closed doors.

“Premier League Shareholders also approved a proposal that would see all 92 remaining matches broadcast live in the UK by…

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Breaking News: FIFA cancel 2020 edition of “The Best” awards due to Covid-19 crisis

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FIFA The Best awards for 2020 have been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis as Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe will remain reigning champions in the men and women’s categories.
According to Spanish news media outlet Marca, the world football governing body states made the decision in canceling awards ceremony owing to health concerns.
The event was supposed to hold in September, in Milan, Italy, but health conditions have been considered amid the global pandemic.
Barcelona’s Messi who won the 2019 edition beating Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo.
But Ronaldo still holds the most record for FIFA The Best award wins with two while the other two editions have been won by Luka Modric and Messi.
Rapinoe won the women’s category while Jurgen Klopp and United States handler Jill Ellis scooped the best men and women’s coaches respectively.
It is understood that other football awards including ‘France Football’ and…

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​Oshoala Wins First League Title In Europe As Barcelona Reclaim Primera Iberdro

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Oshoala wins first league title in Europe as Barcelona reclaim Primera Iberdrola crown

The Super Falcons star secured her maiden league diadem with the Catalans due to the coronavirus pandemic
Asisat Oshoala has achieved her dreams in Spain as Barcelona emerged Spanish Primera Iberdrola champions following the abrupt ending of the 2019-20 season.

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RSFF) made attempts to complete the 2019-20 season but the inability to meet the government’s health protocol dashed their hopes, hence the termination.

The announcement saw Oshoala’s team reclaim the league crown for the first time since 2015 despite being unable to see out their remaining games due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Oshoala, who won her fourth African Women’s Player of the Year crown in January, made an unsuccessful bid to win a league title on her previous spells in Europe with Liverpool and Arsenal.

The same fate she suffered on her initial loan spell at Barcelona…

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BREAKING: The 2019/20 Eredivisie season is cancelled and there will be no champion.

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Ajax denied title as Dutch Eredivisie season declared void

The Dutch league is the first of the major European leagues to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

There will also be no promotion to the Dutch Eredivisie or relegation from the top flight, following an agreement reached over a video conference call between the Dutch FA (KNVB) and clubs.

The Eredivisie have put forward Ajax to go directly to the play-offs of the Champions League, with AZ playing in the second heat of the Champions League. Third-placed Feyenoord go straight into the group stage of the Europa League with PSV and Willem II qualifying for the second qualifying round for the Europa League.

The settlement of places for European competition next season is subject to confirmation from UEFA.

The Dutch F.A said “it is…

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Harry Maguire exclusive: Manchester United want the title, not just a Champions League spot

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Harry Maguire insists Manchester United want to be challenging for Premier League titles, not just Champions League spots.

Maguire, who joined United from Leicester for £80m last summer, was made captain of the club in January after the departure of Ashley Young, and has enjoyed an impressive first season at Old Trafford.

With the Premier League halted due to the coronavirus crisis, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United sit fifth in the table, three points off the top four but 37 points off leaders Liverpool, having finished 32 points off last season’s champions Manchester City.

But speaking exclusively to Sky Sports’ Gary Neville and Geoff Shreeves forThe Football Show, Maguire says the club’s ambitions are bigger than a Champions League spot, and he can see the improvement, particularly in defence.

“I think you can see from the start of the season we look a lot more like a team, we can probably see where…

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360 pub News: Nigeria will be the biggest beneficiary of my anti-corruption fight – Jibrin


A former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriations Abdulmumin Jibrin, says the country will be the greatest beneficiary of his anti-corruption fight.

Jibrin made the disclosure after he made with the Professor Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption on Wednesday.
Speaking with National Assembly correspondents at the Advisory Council office, after his session with the members, he said he was ready to rid NASS of all forms of corruption.
 
Jibrin emphasized that after his anti-corruption crusade, the National Assembly would never be the same again.
Asked whether his mission was to rubbish his colleagues, the Kano lawmaker said, “No, I specifically mentioned those that should be probed and I never at any point dragged my colleagues into this. I’m ready to answer queries from anti-graft agencies,
“As for me, I’m equally ready to answer queries from any of the anti-graft agencies because, as we speak, none of my colleagues has written anything against me as a person.
“Rather, all the allegations I levelled against the four principal officers and nine others, I have not got any response till date.
“As for Yakubu Dogara, he has no moral right to continue to parade himself as number four citizen of this country. I stand by my earlier call that he should resign as speaker of the House of Representatives.
“As you are aware, I got invitation from the presidential committee against corruption because I had earlier submitted a petition to them, they graciously granted my requests and we had a very fruitful meeting that lasted about four hours.
“I have taken them through all the allegations against Mr Speaker, the deputy speaker, the whip of the House and, of course, the minority leader and nine other members.
“It’s been a challenging six weeks and some of my colleagues that we share the same vision within the House of Representatives, we have remained resolute, we have remained focused. We would do all within the laws of our land to ensure that justice is served on these corrupt members of the House of Representatives.
“But most importantly, to ensure that a very comprehensive reform is carried out in the House of Representatives to clean up the budgeting system and to clean up the activities of the House.
“I keep saying this is beyond the House, the country would be the biggest beneficiary and the winner at the end of the day.”

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Premier League set to resume on June 17

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All 92 remaining Premier League games this season to be broadcast live; PL confirms games behind closed doors

Aston Villa vs Sheffield United and Manchester City vs Arsenal are scheduled to be the first two games when the Premier League resumes next month before the first full round of matches starting from Friday, June 19.

A statement read: “Premier League Shareholders today agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place.

“Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal – postponed due to the Carabao Cup Final – will now take place on 17 June, followed by a full match round beginning on Friday 19 June. Due to COVID-19, games will take place behind closed doors.

“Premier League Shareholders also approved a proposal that would see all 92 remaining matches broadcast live in the UK by…

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Breaking News: FIFA cancel 2020 edition of “The Best” awards due to Covid-19 crisis

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FIFA The Best awards for 2020 have been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis as Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe will remain reigning champions in the men and women’s categories.
According to Spanish news media outlet Marca, the world football governing body states made the decision in canceling awards ceremony owing to health concerns.
The event was supposed to hold in September, in Milan, Italy, but health conditions have been considered amid the global pandemic.
Barcelona’s Messi who won the 2019 edition beating Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo.
But Ronaldo still holds the most record for FIFA The Best award wins with two while the other two editions have been won by Luka Modric and Messi.
Rapinoe won the women’s category while Jurgen Klopp and United States handler Jill Ellis scooped the best men and women’s coaches respectively.
It is understood that other football awards including ‘France Football’ and…

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​Oshoala Wins First League Title In Europe As Barcelona Reclaim Primera Iberdro

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Oshoala wins first league title in Europe as Barcelona reclaim Primera Iberdrola crown

The Super Falcons star secured her maiden league diadem with the Catalans due to the coronavirus pandemic
Asisat Oshoala has achieved her dreams in Spain as Barcelona emerged Spanish Primera Iberdrola champions following the abrupt ending of the 2019-20 season.

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RSFF) made attempts to complete the 2019-20 season but the inability to meet the government’s health protocol dashed their hopes, hence the termination.

The announcement saw Oshoala’s team reclaim the league crown for the first time since 2015 despite being unable to see out their remaining games due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Oshoala, who won her fourth African Women’s Player of the Year crown in January, made an unsuccessful bid to win a league title on her previous spells in Europe with Liverpool and Arsenal.

The same fate she suffered on her initial loan spell at Barcelona…

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BREAKING: The 2019/20 Eredivisie season is cancelled and there will be no champion.

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Ajax denied title as Dutch Eredivisie season declared void

The Dutch league is the first of the major European leagues to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

There will also be no promotion to the Dutch Eredivisie or relegation from the top flight, following an agreement reached over a video conference call between the Dutch FA (KNVB) and clubs.

The Eredivisie have put forward Ajax to go directly to the play-offs of the Champions League, with AZ playing in the second heat of the Champions League. Third-placed Feyenoord go straight into the group stage of the Europa League with PSV and Willem II qualifying for the second qualifying round for the Europa League.

The settlement of places for European competition next season is subject to confirmation from UEFA.

The Dutch F.A said “it is…

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Harry Maguire exclusive: Manchester United want the title, not just a Champions League spot

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Harry Maguire insists Manchester United want to be challenging for Premier League titles, not just Champions League spots.

Maguire, who joined United from Leicester for £80m last summer, was made captain of the club in January after the departure of Ashley Young, and has enjoyed an impressive first season at Old Trafford.

With the Premier League halted due to the coronavirus crisis, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United sit fifth in the table, three points off the top four but 37 points off leaders Liverpool, having finished 32 points off last season’s champions Manchester City.

But speaking exclusively to Sky Sports’ Gary Neville and Geoff Shreeves forThe Football Show, Maguire says the club’s ambitions are bigger than a Champions League spot, and he can see the improvement, particularly in defence.

“I think you can see from the start of the season we look a lot more like a team, we can probably see where…

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