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FIFA Slaps Blatter With Additional Ban

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A Former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has been handed an additional  6 years and 8 months from football and all football related activities, the  football governing body has announced.

The FidelinfoNews also gathered that Ex-FIFA General Secretary, Jerome Valcke has also received a similar punishment, with both also being fined £780,000, for “various violations” of FIFA’s code of ethics.

The latest bans will start when the current suspensions of Blatter and Valcke ends in October 2021 and October 2025 respectively.

It will be recalled that the former FIFA President, alongside then UEFA President (a 3-time Balon d’or winner) Michel Platini and then FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, were provisionally suspended for 90 days in October 2015 for ethics violations.

Platini is already serving an 8-year ban from “all football-related activities” since 2015.

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BREAKING: First Class Kaduna Emir Dies

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Emir of Lere in Lere Local Government area of Kaduna state, and a former army General,His Highness, Abubakar Garba Muhammed is dead.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the first class Kaduna monarch died on Saturday morning, according to family sources.

Sources also confirm that the traditional ruler will be buried by 5pm today.

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BREAKING: Saraki Committee Fails, As Violence Mars PDP Northwest Congress

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The Ongoing Northwest Zonal Congress of the People’s Democratic Party has suffered a setback as violence erupted at venue of the Congress holding in Kaduna.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the cause of the latest round of violence has not been determined as at the time of filing this report.

It will be recalled that the Bukola Saraki led reconciliation committee had given the greenlight for the Northwest and Southwest Congress to hold, as it claimed efforts to reconcile factions had been successful.

In the same vein Saraki Committee recently suffered another failure when the late Buruji Kashamu faction of the PDP in Ogun state defected to the ruling APC despite the committee declaring end to years of feud in the state’s chapter.

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Bauchi Jailbreak Attempt Caused By Mobile Phone – NCS

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The Nigeria Correctional Service has disclosed that the attempted jail break at the Bauchi Correctional centre was as a result of an attempt to smuggle a mobile phone into the centre.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that an officer tried to smuggle in a mobile phone for inmates, which is clearly illegal and against the rules.

Reports indicates that a scuffle ensued when inmates who wanted to benefit from the deal had a face off with other officers who busted the plan and enforced the rules.

The commission also affirmed that 2 officers and 5 inmates sustained injuries in the disturbance, and have been treated and discharged.

The restive inmates have also been put under control while the staff involved is undergoing interrogation, as ordered by the State Controller. This regrettable development is being investigated.

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