Daily Archives: August 22, 2013

Investigative panel finds Keshi guilty in bonus row

Super Eagles coach,Stephen Keshi has been found complicit by the investigative panel,set up by the Sports Minister to recommend a code of code for the national team and also to find out why the players protested in Namibia for a match bonus.
The Super Eagles refused to travel to Brazil in June,after their World Cup qualifier in Windhoek,protesting the slashing of their match bonus by the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF).
Chairman of the committee,Olusegun Adeniyi, speaking during the… read more

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Crisis of market confidence after Nasdaq shutdown

Nasdaq shutdown prompts crisis of confidence in trading markets.

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Let’s fight crime together – Zuma

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449 cops fired for crimes

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National Assembly approves DNA bill

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Galatasary offer £10million for Mikel

The future of Nigerian midfielder,John Obi Mikel has been in the news,with the latest being that Turkish clubside,Galatasaray have come to once again inquire for his availability.
It is understood that Galatasaray made a bid of £10million for Mikel,but are yet to get a feedback from Chelsea.
Mikel has been under the radar of the Turkish champions,who have not hidden their intentions to sign the 26-year old Nigerian.
Italian side,Napoli have also shown interest in signing Mikel,but are yet to… read more

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Super Eagles not distracted by Malawi’s mind games – Keshi

Super Eagles coach,Stephen Keshi is confident that his side will overcome Malawi,when both teams clash in the 2014 World Cup qualifier next month.
Nigeria will on September 7 in Calabar,host Malawi needing to secure at least a point to make the last stage of the qualifiers.
Keshi said that he will not be drawn into the mind games by the Malawians,adding that they will focus to do the job of securing the sole ticket to the playoffs round.
“I think it is very clear what they (Malawi) have been… read more

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DealBook: New Claims in U.S. Case Against SAC Ex-Trader

An updated indictment in the federal case against a former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager claims that he received secret information about drug trials from a second doctor. read more

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Israel says bombed Lebanon in retaliation for rocket attack

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s air force bombed a militant target in Lebanon on Friday in retaliation for a cross-border rocket salvo on Thursday, a spokesman said. read more

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Former Madoff employees want more details on affair allegations

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Five former employees of Bernard Madoff responded on Thursday to government assertions that all but one of them and Madoff were involved “in romantic and/or sexual relationships” with each other and that Madoff himself was ensnared in a “love triangle.” read more

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Google Ventures Puts $258M Into Uber, Its Largest Deal Ever

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A Certificate Of Incorporation unearthed by AllThingsD today shows that Uber has closed $361.2 million in its latest round. It’s unknown why TPG, who picked up 775,092 shares, paid a lower per-share price than the other participants. The late stage investor plunked a total of $88.4 million in Uber. Existing investor Benchmark put in another $15 million in this round. read more

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Prince Boateng writes Ghana FA to come back to the Black Stars

AC Milan midfielder,Kevin Prince Boateng,has revealed his desire to come back to the the Ghana national team,after initially retiring from international football.
Boateng announced his retirement two years ago,saying that he would love to concentrate on club football,citing long journeys and persistent injuries, but he is rescinding his decision and is now willing to once again play for the Black Stars team.
Boateng while writing to the Ghana FA this week said:“I write to inform the Ghana… read more

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I rejected Tottenham because of my love for Arsenal – Musa

Super Eagles winger,Ahmed Musa has revealed that he turned down an opportunity to play for English side,Tottenham Hotspur,because he supports their rival,Arsenal.
Musa who was one of the stars that excelled at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in Colombia two years ago,had clubs swooning for his signature.
The 20-year old ditched the offers he got from Germany and England(Spurs) to make the transfer to Russian side CSKA Moscow in January 2012,from Dutch side VVV Venlo.
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Koch Brothers decide not to buy the Tribune newspapers

(Reuters) – Charles and David Koch, two of the world’s richest men, have walked away from talks to buy the Tribune Co’s newspaper assets, concluding that the papers were not economically viable. read more

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