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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.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

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.
Association of Nigerian Authors ANA

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.

EFCC traces N47.2bn, $487.5m to Diezani

A search of one of Alison-Madueke’s palatial residences in Abuja, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, turned up boxes of gold, silver and diamond jewellery, worth several million pounds sterling.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.