The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has disclaimed a trending photograph in the social media said to have been taken by socialite Obi Cubana in its office.
The picture shows Obi Cubana in a selfie with a crowd described as staff of the EFCC.
However EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren has debunked the photo.
“The said picture captioned: EFCC Crew poses for quick photograph with billionaire socialite and businessman, Obi Cubana, was not taken in EFCC facility and the people therein are unknown to the Commission.
“The Commission warns the public not to be misled by another mischievous stunt by Cubana’s publicists”, Uwujaren said.
Members of the public are strongly advised to ignore the fake news and misleading imputation which has been traced to the social media account of Sabi Radio (sabiradio), which first went to town with the fake news at 1.06 pm on 5 November, 2021. Sabiradio’s watermark is telltale on the photograph.
The Commission shall not hesitate to take urgent necessary steps to address this and other fake news seeking to drag EFCC’s hard-won name and professional reputation in the mud.
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AFCON 2021: Eguavoen’s Failure To Change Tactics Behind Super Eagles’ Loss To Tunisia, Says NFF
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is not happy with the elimination of the Super Eagles from the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The football house feel its Technical Director, Augustine Eguavoen, who acted as interim head coach at the tournament in Cameroon, could have fielded a different team and tactics against Tunisia.
Nigerian won its first three games at the AFCON against Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau, playing expansive football with reliance on wing play from Moses Simon and Samuel Chukwueze.
However, the Tunisians found a way to shut down Simon and Chukwueze, winning 1-0 in the round of 16.
“We can’t be predictable for three consecutive matches straight up,” a senior NFF official told ESPN in a not-so-veiled criticism of Eguavoen.
“We ought to have changed tactics and even personnel to surprise them, too.
“Everyone was too heartbroken to have straight thoughts. But now, we have to maintain our heads, be stable, and focus on making the best decision for Nigeria.”
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Buhari Sympathises With Victims Of Market Fire Incident In Onitsha
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with victims of the fire incident at Main Market and Relief Market in Onitsha, Anambra State.
This was contained in a statement by the president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Friday in Abuja.
Recall that firefighters on Friday battle to put out a raging fire caused by a fallen petrol tanker in the state.
The fire reportedly destroyed several goods.
According to report, the fire started after a petrol tanker conveying fuel fell around Obodoukwu road, along the Onitsha-Owerri road in the commercial city.
Reacting, Buhari directed Federal Government agencies working with the Anambra government to give the necessary succour to victims.
He also urged public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to assist those whose means of livelihood had been affected by the unfortunate incident.
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2023: Buhari Will Give Us Guidance On Zoning, Says Gov Abiodun
Ahead of the APC National convention in February and General Elections in 2023, the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun is confident that the President Muhammadu Buhari will give necessary guidance to ensure that equity and justice is reflected within the party’s zoning formula.
The Governor expressed this view after a visit to the President at the State House in Abuja on Friday.
He was accompanied by a broad delegation including former governor of the state, Olusegun Osoba; Chairman of the Council of Obas, Oba Babatunde Ajayi; former deputy governor, Alhaja Salimot Badru and a foremost industrialist, Chief Sulaiman Adegunwa.
Governor Abiodun who thanked the president for his recent visit to the state (where a number of projects were commissioned), equally spoke on the issue of zoning.
He noted that the party is working on a formula, which according to him will be made known after an approval by the National Executive Council.
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