APC Asks EFCC, ICPC To Investigate Obaseki’s Firm
The Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to investigate Afrinvest, a company owned by Governor Godwin Obaseki.
The party also said the planned approval to Primus Bank should be suspended, pending the outcome of the investigation. Edo APC Campaign media adviser John Mayaki, told reporters in Benin City, the state capital, that the link between the Edo State government and the company should be investigated.
Napoli: Rohr allays fears on Osimhen
SUPER Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has allayed fears that Napoli new big-money recruit Victor Osimhen might not get adequate playing time under coach Gennaro Gattuso.
The Gli Azzurri (Blue Azzurri) are loaded with dream strikers including Polish Arkadiusz Milik, Belgian Dries Mertens and Spanish Fernando Llorente hence growing fears in certain quarters that Osimhen might struggle to find his feet at the San Paolo Stadium.
But the 67-year-old experienced German Super Eagles’ coach said the moment is with Osimhen because he already have a Teutonic attitude and was well advised by him to get the commitment of Gattuso as per enough playing time before he signed the Partenopei.
Osinbajo assures Nigerians of access to coronavirus vaccine
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, assured Nigerians of access to the novel coronavirus vaccine when developed.
During a virtual meeting with representatives of BNT162 COVID-19 vaccine candidate on progress being made to discovery a cure globally, Osinbajo said the Federal Government intends exploring every possible option and prioritises the health and safety of the citizens.
Lawyer appeals to army to rescind dismissal of female soldier raped by bandits
A lawyer to a Female Soldier recently dismissed by the authorities of the Nigerian Army, for getting pregnant after she was raped by suspected bandits who attacked their vehicle while she was on transit from Lagos to Oyo state, Barrister Johnson Oyewole has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai to upturn the decision.
An Army board of inquiry (BOI) investigated the soldier and recommended her trial where the female soldier was found culpable of the ‘Offence of ‘Conduct Prejudicial to Service Discipline’ and the signals soldier was dismissed from service.
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