A mobile court sitting at the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit in Oshodi has convicted 172 fun-seekers arrested at Cubana Night Club, Victoria Island, on Saturday by the state police command for violating COVID-19 protocols. The presiding judge requested each of the 172 violators to pay a fine of N40,000, and also sentenced them to community service. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, had while parading them at the command headquarters in Ikeja, said, “Despite all the efforts and COVID-19 policies being rolled out by the government, most youths, who are leaders of tomorrow, still find it difficult to comply. Self-compliance is what matters most; the ladies and gentlemen here were arrested around 2 am on Saturday at the Cubana Nightclub on Victoria Island.
At least 300 schoolgirls have on Friday been abducted by suspected bandits from Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe town, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. According to some school staff, the bandits who disguised themselves as security personnel arrived at the school around 2 am, shooting sporadically before breaking into the school and abducting the schoolgirls from the hostel in Hilux vehicles and motorcycles.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how former Aviation Minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, received N26 million from the office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, without executing any contract. The anti-graft agency told the court that the money was sent to the erstwhile Minister in a ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ (a sack), through his driver identified as Francis and his Personal Assistant named Victor.
Barely four days after the Imo state police command arrested and released the senator representing Imo West constituency, for breaking into a government sealed ‘Royal palm spring estate’, High Court in Owerri on Thursday ordered an interim forfeiture of all properties allegedly ‘acquired illegally’ by Rochas Okorocha, while he was in office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has busted a gang of internet fraudsters in Minna, Niger state. The nine suspects arrested by the commission were paraded on Monday, February, 22. The commission revealed in a statement shared on its official Twitter page that the culprits were apprehended in an early morning operation on February 22.