Court grants Instagram celebrity, Mompha, N200m bail

Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has been granted bail of N200 million by the Justice Mojisola Dada-led Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday. The Court also requested two sureties, one of which must own a property valued…

*Mompha concealed wealth in wristwatches, says EFCC (Vanguard)*NDLEA confirms presence at skit maker De General’s house, says drugs were recovered (Punch)

Mompha concealed wealth in wristwatches, says EFCC (Vanguard) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said that Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha, hid his wealth in wristwatches. The anti-graft agency said this at Lagos Special Offences Court in…

*We’re tired of open grazing – Miyetti Allah (Vanguard)*Lagos begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout weekend- Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

We’re tired of open grazing – Miyetti Allah (Vanguard) Miyetti Allah Breeders Association of Nigeria says it is tired of open grazing in Ondo State, calling on government to make provision for ranches as a way of putting an end…

Hoodlums clash again, Lekki shootings shocking revelations and the usual suspects

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. 3 feared dead, shops looted as hoodlums clash in Lagos (Punch) No fewer than three persons…

Living with effects of #EndSARS protests, Mompha’s metamorphoses, traffic robbers 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. #EndSARS protest stalls Evans trial (Nation) Officials of Kirikiri Maximum Security Correctional Centre on Wednesday failed…

Money Laundering: I never met with Mompha, witness tells court

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution witness, Abiodun Audu, in the ongoing trial of internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha, Tuesday denied ever meeting him in the course of filing his company’s tax return. The witness,…

*EFCC re-arraigns social media celebrity, Mompha over alleged N32.9bn fraud (DailyTrust) *Coronavirus: Ministers undergo thorough screening ahead of FEC meeting (Punch)

EFCC re-arraigns social media celebrity, Mompha over alleged N32.9bn fraud (DailyTrust) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), before Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, over alleged N32.9billion…

*Reconstruction: Anger as gridlock grounds Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (NewTelegraph) *Friends tell court how Kolade Johnson was allegedly killed by policeman (Tribune)

Reconstruction: Anger as gridlock grounds Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (NewTelegraph) Motorists were held for several hours yesterday as gridlock grounded vehicular movements on the ever-busy Lagos-Ibandan Expressway. The hold-up forced some commuters to abandon their vehicles and trek for several kilometres. Those…

*Sexagenarian pleads guilty to stealing student’s laptop, phone (Nation) *N33bn fraud: Court remands Mompha in prison custody (DailyTrust)

Sexagenarian pleads guilty to stealing student’s laptop, phone (Nation) A 63-year-old tailor, Gbenga Oyeneye, on Monday, at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, pleaded guilty to stealing a student’s bag containing his laptop, phone and ATM card, all valued…

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