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The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide George, on Sunday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly (NASS) to intervene in the crisis currently rocking the state assembly.
For giving false information against their business colleagues at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos, two estate agents, Lukman Kadiri, 55 and Anthony Folarin, 54, have been remanded in prison custody, by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos.
The Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) in Alagbon, Ikoyi, yesterday, said forensic experts aided detectives in the clampdown on a transnational cyber fraud syndicate that specialised in cloning documents and fleecing corporate bodies and high networth individuals of millions of United States (US) dollars.
The Principal was arrested on the premises of the school at about 12.45pm on Wednesday over discrepancies in the certificates submitted by Adeleke to the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The police have concluded plans to deploy forensic inputs and intelligence skills to combat fraud and other financial crimes.
Newly promoted Commissioner of Police (CP), Dan Nkem Okoro, at the weekend warned officers at the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi against corruption, saying anyone caught in the act will be shown the way out of the police force.
A 51-year old businessman, Chidiebere Onuoha, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates Court for allegedly obtaining $70,000 (N26,200,000) from his business partner, Austin Chukwudi with a promise to change the money to Naira equivalent for him, but instead converted the dolllars to his personal use.
Men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, FCIID, Alagbon, Lagos, have arraigned a businesswoman, Mrs. Monalisa Okoye, before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on a 10-count charge bordering on N122 million fraud, stealing and issuance of dud cheques.
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has restored power supply to customers affected by the burnt 66MVA transformer at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Injection Sub-station at Alagbon, Ikoyi in Lagos.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated a Surveillance Investigation and Monitoring (SIM) Unit to reduce the influx of substandard goods into the country by at least 30 per cent before the end of 2018.
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Monday said the current outage in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and some areas in Lagos Island was caused by the breakdown of some facilities at the Alagbon Transmission injection sub-station.
The Lagos State Government says it has embarked on mass empowerment of women to assist in the elimination of human trafficking in the state.
Mr Sunday Makinde, an expert in the power sector, on Wednesday lauded Federal Government’s effort at improving electricity transmission network across the country.
I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE.
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