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EFCC Arrests 32-year-old Man Over N150million In Account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested one Nelson Emuobosa Omo-Ode, for alleged money laundering. Omo-Ode, 32, Business Administration graduate of the Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan College, Malaysia, was arrested on July 18, 2019 at his residence at The Address Homes, Onikani Foreshore Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, following a petition received by the Commission about his suspicious lifestyle. Investigations showed that over N150, 000,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Million Naira) had passed through his account in recent time, which he could not account for. The Commission recovered a Mercedes SUV from him at the point of arrest. The suspect will be charged to court soon.

Court declares imposition of fine by LASTMA illegal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has ruled that the imposition of fines by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is illegal.   The appeal court held that imposition of penalties by the LASTMA ultra vires its power, especially where no platform was established to observe the principles of natural justice.   The court declared this while ruling on the appeal filed by LASTMA over judgment delivered by the Federal High Court on September 16, 2011, in the suit no FHC/L/CS/653/2011 wherein it was held that it breached the right of the respondent in the suit.   LASTMA had appealed the judgment delivered by Justice Okon Abang wherein the court declared that the unlawful assault and illegal arrest, seizure and continuous detention of applicant’s Pick-up van with r...

Why You Shouldn’t Envy Anyone’s Wealth – Korede Bello

Talented Nigerian singer, Korede Bello, has reeled out advise to his teeming followers by asking them not to envy anyone’s wealth simply because of two main reasons. Read also: Korede Bello Speaks On The Kind Of Wealth He Wants   According to the ”Mr. Mungo Park” crooner who spoke via his Twitter handle, he highlighted the reasons as  thus:   You don’t know the source of their wealth   You Don’t know the end of their journey   See his tweet below:   Envy nobody because you don’t know the source of their power or the end of their journey. — M 3 G A (@koredebello) August 5, 2019

For Christ’s sake

God cursed the earth for Adam’s sake. Then he blessed the world for Christ’s sake. I am sure you have heard the expression time and again. You may have used it yourself occasionally to make an emphatic point. In a moment of desperation, we burst out: “Why don’t you just leave me alone ‘for Christ’s sake?’” Or when we want to insist on getting something from someone, we cry out: “Give it to me ‘for Christ’s sake.’”   Ruben Enaje grimaces after gets nailed to the cross for the 32nd year in a row during a reenactment of Jesus Christ’s sufferings as part of Good Friday rituals But even when our antagonist is a Christian, it does not always have the desired effect. Your tormentor refuses to leave you alone. He does not give you back your pen; not even for Christ’s sake. The problem is that...

Breaking News: Court Okays EFCC’s Request To Freeze Bauchi State Govt Account

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, granted the EFCC’s prayer to freeze the FCMB Operational Account number: 0998552074 of the Bauchi State government, NAN reports. The judge, which adjourned the matter to Sept.3, urged the commission to put the party concern on notice of the order within 21 days. Details later…

Naira closes at N362.57 to dollar at investors window

The naira on Monday traded at N362.57 to the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos. Turnover at the window stood at 293.60 million dollars. naira, dollar File: Naira and Dollar The currency was N359 to dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, while it was exchanged at N445 and N397 to the pound sterling and Euro, respectively. Breaking: Police justify firing of teargas at #RevolutionNow Protesters(Opens in a new browser tab) At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the naira closed at N359 to the dollar, while it was N445 and N397 to the pound sterling and Euro, respectively. The naira had remained stable at the parallel market in Lagos due largely to the interventions of the CBN. Meanwhile, turnover at the investors window at the end of July rose from 2.9 billion dollars in June to 4.12 bill...

Breaking: DSS releases El-Zakzaky

The Department of State Services (DSS) has promised to comply with Court order granting the leader Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, bail.   El-Zakzaky A Kaduna State High Court, yesterday, granted the Cleric’s bail application to enable him and his wife travel to India for medical attention.   The Public Relations Officer of the DSS, Dr. Peter Afunanya confirmed the released in a brief statement in Abuja yesterday. The DSS was silent on the fate of Zeenatu. The statement reads in full, “This is to inform the public that the Department of State Services (DSS) has received the order granting Ibrahim EL-ZAKZAKY leave to travel to India for medical treatment. “Consequently, the Service is liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure compliance. Conformity...

Study: Black men at highest risk of US police killing

Black men in the United States are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by the police than their white counterparts   Black men in the United States are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by the police than their white counterparts, according to a new study published Monday that quantified racial disparities in law enforcement violence. High-profile killings including those of Michael Brown, Charleena Lyles, Tamir Rice, Stephon Clark, and many others have brought the issue sustained national attention in recent years, but a lack of official data had prevented accurate estimates about the extent of the problem. The new study relied on data from Fatal Encounters, a journalist-led effort, as well as the National Vital Statistics System, to analyze the period 2013-2018.   It found Afri...

FCTA kicks off with N100m for BHCPF

ABUJA- THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has on Monday disclosed that it has concluded arrangements to flag off the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF), with N100 million as counterpart funding for the programme as part of moves to alleviate the sufferings of women and children.   President Muhammadu Buhari According to the FCTA, the programme would help improve health care delivery for all residents in the nation’s capital, just as it stressed that the BHCPF is an intervention by the Federal Government to improve healthcare services in the country.   Addressing Journalists yesterday in Abuja on the programme of event for the official flag off of BHCPF, FCT Acting Secretary of Health Secretariat, Musa Abdulraheem, said that  the fund would support effective...

Lesbian Lady Commits Suicide Over Girlfriend’s Death

A woman identified as Jay Dor has committed suicide after the sudden death of her girlfriend, Giovanni Doll a.k.a. GigiBaby.   GigiBaby died in her sleep from health complications related to cancer, while Jay Dor committed suicide after going through the grief of his girlfriend’s death.   Jay Dor couldn’t bear the loss of her girlfriend, so she became suicidal and began posting suicide hints on Facebook. She committed suicide by jumping off a bridge.   She recorded her suicide on Livestream.   Just before jumping to her death, she asked people to forgive her and said she already promised her lover she was going to be with her.

Breaking News: Landlords Who Accommodate Kidnappers Now Risk Arrest, House Demolition In Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Monday ordered the arrest of any landlord whose building is used as hideouts by kidnappers, Punch Metro reports. Abiodun also gave an order that the buildings so used must be demolished, while the land must be confiscated. The governor said this while briefing newsmen on Monday after a security meeting held with the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama; and the state’s Director of Department of State Services, David Tuska, at Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.     Abiodun, while speaking on the state of kidnapping in the state, lamented the recent three cases of 11 people on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and Sagamu-Ore-Benin Expressway respctively. The governor said it was resolved at the security meeting that any landlord whose hou...

BREAKING: Kaduna court grants El-Zakzaky permission to go for treatment in India

Kaduna court grants El Zakzaky permission to go to India for treatment. The court session on going. The Judge, reading out condition attached said one of the conditions includes he will go with DSS officials. Details later…