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Court Clears NFF Boss Of Multi-Million Naira Corruption Case

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The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been set free of corruption allegation brought against him by  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by an Abuja High Court.

This follows the decision of the court to decline to join the names of Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation.

In his judgment, Justice Peter O. Affen refused the amendment sought by the EFCC to include Pinnick and Sanusi to a trial involving three members of staff of the NFF (two of whom are no longer with the federation) with regards to the utilisation of $8.4million grant from world football governing body, FIFA, and which began in 2018.

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