EFCC hands over Diezani’s property to Lagos as isolation centre
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday handed over a property forfeited by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the Lagos State government for use as an isolation centre for COVID-19 patients.
The property consisting of six flats of three bedrooms and a boys’ quarter was forfeited by Allison-Madueke following an order of the Federal High Court in 2017.
11 ISWAP terrorists surrendered in Adamawa – Army
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this while giving updates on the operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria at a news conference on Friday in Abuja.
Enenche said the troops had also continued to launch an onslaught on the terrorists from both land and air fronts leading to the killing of scores of the terrorists in recent time.
Army General forfeits N426.7m to FG
A Nigerian Army General has forfeited a princely sum of N426.7 million to the Federal Government on the order of a Federal judge, sitting in Lagos.
John Onimisi Ozigi, a retired Brig-General had been standing trial for alleged graft in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, which claimed before the Federal High Court presided over by Justice Muslim Hassan, that the cash was from the proceeds of crime and should be seized from him
11 COVID-19 patients discharged in Oyo
Eleven patients were on Friday discharged from the Oyo State Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan after testing negative twice for coronavirus.
The number comprises eight males and three females.
The patients who had stayed at the isolation between five days and two weeks were all said to be asymptomatic all through the period of the treatment at the centre.
Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa, Approves N258m For Printing Of Invitation Cards For House Inauguration Two Months After Event Held
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, approved the sum of N258m for the printing of invitation cards for the inauguration of lawmakers two months after the event had been held.
The document explicitly stated that the fund was processed on the orders of Obasa for the inauguration of the Ninth Assembly with 34 returning members and six new members, which was held on June 7, 2019.
Trusted neighbor rapes two underage siblings in Imo
A Nigerian man identified as Uchenna Mbahotu, has been arrested by the Imo State Police for allegedly defiling two underage sisters.
The 23-year-old suspect was living in the same compound with his victims – 11 and 9-year-old sisters, the Imo State Police spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu, said.
According to reports, he was trusted by the girls’ parents, but went on to sexually assault them.