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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Bank manager, wife for held for ‘laundering $1.49 million’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Office has arrested a former bank Assistant General Manager, Rowly Isioro and his wife Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isioro, for their alleged involvement in Business Email Compromise (BEC) and money laundering.
The city of Lagos is set to host the first edition of an annual Food Festival tagged- ‘Amala Festival 2019.’

‘Amala’ festival to hold in Lagos

The festival is aimed at bringing together local food vendors, food cafes, restaurant and fresh food outlets under one umbrella to showcase their art and culinary dexterity.
Ibrahim Magu

Internet fraud: Mompha, Lebanese laundered $33 billion – Ibrahim Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the agency had perfected strategies aimed at dismantling a trans-national criminal group that specialized on internet fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: We arrested over 200 ‘Internet fraudsters’ in October alone

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it recorded no fewer than 200 arrests of Internet fraud suspects, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys,’ in October alone.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

EFCC: Mompha, associate’s arrest a landmark achievement

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Lebanese arrested in N1.8-billion Lagos home over ‘N33 billion money laundering’

A Lebanese Hamza Koudeih and two other suspected accomplices of social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), have been arrested in Lagos.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo lists illustrious citizens who attended UNILAG

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
First Lady of Lagos State and Chairman, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and other COWLSO members addressing journalists during a Pre-Event press briefing for the 2019 National Women’s Conference at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Friday, October 11, 2019.

COWLSO: Maternal mortality as national emergency

The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Thursday described the country’s high maternal mortality rate as a national emergency and urged the Federal Government and governments across all states of the federation to see it as such and prioritise it.

COWLSO seeks emergency on maternal mortality

Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) has urged federal and state governments to see maternal mortality as a national emergency that must be seriously addressed to reduce its high rate.

Discovery of white powdery substance forces evacuation at US Consulate

The main building of the United States Consulate, Victoria Island, Lagos was on Wednesday evacuated over the discovery of a white powdery substance.
Nigerian rapper and afro-pop singer Zlatan Ibile is attracting attacks from the fans of ousted BBNaija housemate Tacha after he posted a video mocking her for ‘body odour’.

Zlatan Ibile to headline his first concert ‘Zlatan Live’ in Lagos

Temidayo Raphael Omoniyi popularly known as ZLATAN IBILE is a multitalented Nigerian born performing artiste. Zlatan Ibile is not only an indigenous rapper, singer and songwriter but also a great dancer that originated one of the biggest dances in Africa; ZANKU. He is also the creator of the well-known slang ‘Kapaichumarimarichopaco’. Zlatan Ibile launched his talent and officially made his mark into the music industry in 2017.
Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS ,Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.

Lagos Taskforce raids CMS, Yaba, others, impounds 134 okadas

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS, Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow).

Lagos governor declares emergency on roads, kicks off massive rehabilitation

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka to review Keith Richards’ ‘Never Quite The Insider’ book

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, will be a special guest to review Chief Keith Richards’ latest book, “Never Quite the Insider: a Nigerian Memoir” in Lagos on Thursday, 17 October, 2019.
Head Coach of Nigeria’s beach soccer team, Super Sand Eagles, Audu Adamu says the team has all it takes to beat Brazil and Portugal in the group game of the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup scheduled to hold in Asunción, Paraguay between 21st November and 1st December, 2019.

Brazil, England, Senegal for COPA Lagos beach soccer tourney

Five national teams, including defending World Champions Brazil, England, Senegal and Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles will participate at this year’s edition of COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament scheduled to hold from November 1-3 at the Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Court remands motorcyclist for stealing cell phones

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a 30-year-old motorcyclist, Dolapo Oluwatobi, who pleaded guilty to snatching two cell phones be remanded in Ikoyi prison pending sentencing.
Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins set to open hotel and night club in Victoria Island Lagos in December.

Ex-Super Eagles ace set to open hotel, night club in Lagos

Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins set to open hotel and night club in Victoria Island Lagos in December.
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.

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Governor Sule, Senator Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Banigo

Rivers deputy governor condemns raping, killing of women by pirates

Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 20

Joe Aribo: Austin Okocha, Osaze Odemwingie influenced my decision to play for Super Eagles

Joe Aribo says his decision to represent Nigeria on the international scene was inspired by the legendary duo, Austin Okocha and Osaze Odemwingie.

Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.

YouTube Rewind: Most watched videos by Nigerians in 2019

YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.