EFCC only invited me, Okorocha breaks silence on arrest

Immediate past Imo Governor Senator Rochas Okorocha has broken silence on his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of public funds. Okorocha was arrested by the EFCC operatives at about 4:10 pm on Tuesday…

*NBAWF condemns alleged killing of pregnant lawyer by husband (Punch)*Lagos to demolish distressed building in Oshodi (Guardian)

NBAWF condemns alleged killing of pregnant lawyer by husband (Punch) The Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum has condemned the alleged killing of a lawyer, Adaeze Ikpeama, by her husband, Anthony. It was gathered that the six-month pregnant Adaeze was allegedly…

60 suspected cultists come under Lagos’ radar, end of the road for internet fraudster and a lot more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Anti-cultism law: Lagos police arraign 60 suspects (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned 60…

*Man bags 1-year jail term for stealing during church vigil (DailyTrust)*EFCC arrests woman, son for alleged N50m internet fraud (Guardian)

Man bags 1-year jail term for stealing during church vigil (DailyTrust) An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, sentenced a 21-year-old man, Afolabi Samuel, to one-year imprisonment for stealing a Tecno phone valued at N76,000 and N52,000 cash. Samuel, of no…

*Motorists groan over deplorable roads, potholes in Isolo, Mushin (Guardian)*Customs officer shot, deformed me without offence –Clearing agent (Punch)

Motorists groan over deplorable roads, potholes in Isolo, Mushin (Guardian) Worried by the bad state of Mushin/Isolo roads and dreadful traffic gridlock in the area, motorists and road users have called on the state and local council to stand up…

PTF engages EFCC, ICPC to ensure vaccine transparency

The National Economic Council (NEC), on Thursday, heard that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have been drafted into the effort to ensure COVID-19 vaccine accountability and safekeeping…

How Lamido received N1.35b kickbacks into personal accounts- EFCC

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Michael Wetkas, has narrated how a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, his two sons and four others allegedly used their companies to receive several payments suspected to be kickbacks…

*1 killed, others injured as NURTW members clash in Ondo (ThisDay)*CP redeploys DPO, others for aiding COVID-19 violators, 113 arrested (Punch)

1 killed, others injured as NURTW members clash in Ondo (ThisDay) One person was killed and several others injured on Tuesday morning, when members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), engaged in free for all Akure. The…

*Food stuffs: Northern traders agree to resume north to south movement (Punch)*Resident raises alarm as disbanded SARS ‘returns’ to Lagos roads (Nation)

Food stuffs: Northern traders agree to resume north to south movement (Punch) After about six days, the Leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, on Wednesday, agreed to…

Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC chair

The Senate at plenary on Wednesday approved the appointment of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, as the Chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Bawa was confirmed after being grilled for over two hours by the Senators with the President…

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