APC Youths to EFCC: You have no right to arrest blogger

TVC E. The All Progressives Congress Youth Forum (APYF),  on Monday (August 8th,) night accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of abusing its powers under the law by sending its operatives to pick up one of the Forum’s founding members, Mr. Abubakar “Abusidiq” Sidiq Usman, on charges of cyber-stalking. A statement released by the EFCC earlier on Monday claimed that Abusidiq was arrested and questioned on offences that allegedly contravene the Cyber Crime Act. In a statement signed by Olu Onemola, the National Public Relations Officer of the Forum, the APYF condemned the filing of spurious charges against Abusidiq, stating that if the EFCC’s actions was left unchecked, it could dent the institutional credibility of the financial watchdog and the perception of the adherence to the rule of law of the entire President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. The APYF further stated that it would be utilising all the protections and legal...

Paul Pogba: The most expensive football transfer in history

TVC E. French star Paul Pogba has moved from Juventus to Manchester United for a reported 89 million pounds which would be make him the world’s most expensive player if confirmed. Here are the most expensive transfers in football history: Paul Pogba (FRA) Juventus to Manchester United – 89 million pounds ($116.4 million, 105 million euros) Manchester United had been linked to offers for Pogba even when Louis Van Gaal was still coach. But the machine really started turning when Jose Mourinho took over on his mission to get United back into the Champions League frontrunners. The fact that Pogba had played for United as a teenager and was released for a pittance makes the transfer even more incredible. For a while Real Madrid had been contenders for Pogba’s signature. Gareth Bale (WAL) Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid – £85.1m – 2013 Welsh forward whose performances for an attractive Spurs side persuaded Real to...

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