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FG Drops Corruption Charges Against Pinnick, Others



The corruption charges against the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick and four other members of the board has been withdrawn by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu discharged and acquitted Pinnick, NFF Secretary, Sunusi Mohammed; the 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi; the 2nd Vice-President, Shehu Dikko and an Executive member, Yusuff Fresh, after revealing that the office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice wrote to withdraw the charges filed before the court by the disbanded Special Presidential and Investigation Panel.

The President of NFF and other members of the board were accused of misappropriating N4 billion without the approval of the NFF.

Recall that the corruption accusation against them led to the seizure of some of their properties and placed under investigation.

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