*We borrow constructively in Lagos – Hamzat (Guardian) *Lagos Speaker denies report of contract manipulation (Nation)

We borrow constructively in Lagos – Hamzat (Guardian) The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, says a state can “borrow constructively” in order to bridge its infrastructure deficit. ”The reality is that where do you get resources to…

EFCC raids Lagos hotel, arrests 30-year-old owner, 79 others for alleged internet fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a 30-year-old Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju, owner of Lakers Hotel and Lake County Entertainment in Lagos State, and 79 others for allegedly involving in internet fraud. The hotel, alleged to…

*First Nigerian tests positive for COVID-19 (Guardian) *Ex-mortgage bank MD remanded over N32.6m fraud (Nation)

First Nigerian tests positive for COVID-19 (Guardian) The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, yesterday confirmed that the second case of COVID-19 in the country is a Nigerian in Ogun State. He said…

Court delivers judgement in Olisa Metuh’s money laundering case

The Federal High Court in Abuja is presently delivering judgement in a suit instituted against a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh. Justice Okon Abang is presiding over the suit filed against Metuh…

*Attempted murder: Hospital MD to be re-arraigned (Punch) *Man kills friend over N100 debt in Lagos (Guardian)

Attempted murder: Hospital MD to be re-arraigned (Punch) The wife of the Medical Director of Excel Medical Centre, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, Dr Ifeayinwa Orji, who was charged alongside her husband, Ejike, for the alleged attempted murder of 17-year-old Somtochukwu…

EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects were arrested in Westwood Estate, Ajah, during a sting operation the EFCC conducted on Wednesday January 29, 2020…

*EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos (DailyTrust) *Lagos Govt partners China on prevention of Coronavirus in Nigeria (Vanguard)

EFCC arrests 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos (DailyTrust) Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects were arrested in Westwood Estate, Ajah, during a sting…

Court grants Shehu Sani N10m bail

The federal high court in Abuja on Monday granted author and former Nigerian lawmaker Shehu Sani N10 million bail. Shehu Sani was arraigned on a two-count charge of bribery brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).…

Our GMD not arrested by EFCC -Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has denied reports that its group managing director, Mr Herbert Wigwe, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud. Some online news sites had reported that the Access Bank boss…

Alleged fraud: Court adjourns Jang’s trial till December 23 (Vanguard)

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, Jos, on Tuesday, berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for “laxity” in the ongoing trial of former governor of the state, Jonah Jang, for alleged misappropriation of N6.3billion. The…

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