Details: Lagos Speaker, Obasa In Trouble As EFCC Uncovers 40 Duplexes, Dozens Other Houses Linked To Him
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) appears to have uncovered some duplexes numbering about 40 belonging to the embattled Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, according to ThePledge NG. The duplexes are said to be situated opposite the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu. Moreso, the anti-graft agency, has traced Read more
A branch manager of Heritage Bank, Fidel Omeje, has reportedly stolen about N19m from a depositors’ account. She was alleged to have secretly withdrawn the sum of 50,000 dollars (about N19m at current exchange rates) from the unnamed depositor’s domiciliary account, according to Gazelle News. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), stepped in, arrested, Read more
The Nigerian Army has reacted to reports on its Crocodile Smile operation amid ongoing nationwide protests demanding total abolition of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over several incidents of extrajudicial killing and human rights abuse. The acting director of the army public relations, Sagir Musa, said in a statement that the operation has nothing to Read more
Personnel of the Nigerian Army on Monday took over some streets and #EndSARS protesters’ strategic spots in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The deployment of the men of the Nigerian Army to the said locations came amid ongoing nationwide protests calling for a total scrap of the police unit – Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and Read more
By: Bolaji ADENIJI Opinion As the #EndSARS protests continue, let me salute every Nigerian Youth that has persevered over the last 14 days. The protests started as a rejection of Police Brutality but within the past few days, it has transformed and raised more fundamental issues of governance. The Youths now demand wholesome reforms in Read more
By AFP President Donald Trump told a Pennsylvania crowd Tuesday that he’s fighting “Marxists” and “lunatics” while his Democratic challenger Joe Biden accused him in Florida, another key electoral state, of having treated Americans as “expendable” during the Covid-19 pandemic. With only 21 days until the November 3 election and badly down in the polls, Read more
Unlocking Africa’s Energy Investment Potential Will Require More Than Just Waiting for Covid-19 to be Over
Across the world, the Covid-19 pandemic, along with its subsequent travel restrictions and historic crash in oil prices, is deferring major final investment decisions and billions of dollars of capital that were expected to flow into Africa’s energy industry. Or is it really? While the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the oil market has Read more
Agency Report Nigerian former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has offered Nigeria the opportunity to envision a police and policing system that will fulfill the interest of Nigerians. In a statement issued by his media office and signed by Paul lbe, in Abuja on Sunday, Atiku said Read more
Portugal and Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tested positive to coronavirus while away on international duty and will now undertake a period in quarantine after contracting the disease. The legendary football icon has been ruled out of Portugal’s clash with Sweden after testing positive for COVID-19. The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news in an official statement on Tuesday, which reads: “Cristiano Read more
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