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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC, NYSC hold anti-corruption awareness rally in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday held an anti-corruption rally in Lagos to boost awareness of the fight against corruption.

Lagos City Marathon: LASTMA deploys 350 officers for hitch-free exercise

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says no fewer than 350 officers have been deployed and mobilised for the Access Bank-Lagos City Marathon billed for Saturday.

Lagos announces no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles — full list

The Lagos State government, without a formal ban, has shut out motorcyclists and tricyclists from many of the state roads and bridges, with immediate effect.

FIRS ‘non-resident taxpayers office’ takes off January 2020

The tax offices established by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) for the administration of taxes for non-resident taxpayers will become operational by January 2020.
The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.

Fire outbreak: Lagos water corporation assures of water supply

The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.

Atiku, one other arrested for stealing

The operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad, RRS, have arrested two suspected thieves, Saidu Atiku and one other who specialized in vandalizing vehicles and stealing their brain boxes.

Traffic gridlock: Lagos government begins clampdown on illegal traders

The operatives of both the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Taskforce) Unit and the c) at the weekend jointly dislodged all illegal trading activities on road setbacks and walkways around Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
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Ibrahim Magu lists challenges, achievements as he defends budget

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, April 4, 2019 defended the Commission’s 2019 budget proposal of N22, 070,514,431.00, (Twenty Two Billion, Seventy Million, Five Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Thirty One Naira) before the House Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu defends N22.071 billion budget before Senate committee

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, made a defence of its N22, 070,514,431.00 billion 2019 budget proposal before the Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes.

Police disrupt Free Lagos movement news conference

A team of armed police officers from Area ‘F’ Police Command Thursday disrupted a world news conference organised by the Free Lagos Orange Movement, to end the political dynasty of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Man allegedly swindles another of N4.1 million in mineral deposit scam

An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a 38-year-old man, Lawal Temitope, be remanded in Federal Prison for allegedly swindling a businessman of N4.1 million, being money to mine diatomite, a mineral deposit.

Femi Falana writes AGF, seeks power to prosecute seven over alleged N170 million fraud

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking powers to prosecute Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Zinox Group and Technology Distributions Limited (TD), Chris Eze Ozims, along with six others, for alleged fraud.
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Euphoria as ANA releases 2018 shortlist

In the lead up to the 2018 ANA convention holding from 25th-27th October in Lagos, the panel of judges of the 2018 ANA literary prizes, led by Professor Fashina, has released names of shortlisted writers for different categories.

Police arrest car theft syndicate, recover weapons, others

A syndicate that allegedly specialised in stealing people’s vehicles was Monday paraded by the police in Lagos.

LASTMA announces traffic diversion for Lagos City Marathon

As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, 10th February 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race.

Nine persons lay claim to 5% commission of Ikoyi cash

At least nine individuals are currently laying claim to the commission entitled to the person responsible for the information which led to the recovery of N13 billion from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Court orders permanent forfeiture 56 houses linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke

Justice Abdul-Azeez Anka of the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses valued at $21, 982, 224 (about N3.3 billion), allegedly linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.

Alison-Madueke: Court hears final forfeiture application Sept. 22

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday fixed September 22 to entertain the application for the final forfeiture of four properties in Lagos, River State, and Abuja, valued at N2,611,592,199 linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke and her associates.

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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Governor Okowa: Amotekun model won’t work in South-South

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has revealed that adopting the “Amotekun” model of the Western Region was not an option in the South-South region.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Nigeria will not underrate AFCON 2021 opponents – NFF chief

First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, has stated that neither the Football Federation nor the Super Eagles will look down on the team’s next AFCON 2021 qualifying opponents Sierra Leone next month in Asaba.
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Ebube Duru backs Lobi Stars to regain NPFL top spot

Lobi stars defender Ebube Duru has stated that he is sure the Makurdi based side will reclaim top spot in the NPFL after dropping down to third on the league table.
Guinness World Records had given the certificate to Chitetsu Watanabe on February 12. The organisation and the funeral home handling his services confirmed Tuesday he had died Sunday. No cause was given.

World’s oldest man, who said secret to longevity was smiling, dead at 112

A Japanese man who received his certificate as the world’s oldest man with a raised fist and big smiles earlier this month has died at 112.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Quadri Aruna, Jide Omotayo tipped for ITTF Africa cup top 16 semi final spots

Ishaku speaking in a chat with newsmen expressed strong optimism that he earnestly believes Olajide Omotayo wouldn’t have it impossible to edge Egyptian Omar Assar after having beaten another highly rated Egyptian Ahmed Saleh last year at the All Africa games in Morocco.