HOW LAGOS SPEAKER RECEIVED 51MIL EACH IN 11 ACCOUNTS ON THE SAME DAY

Lagos House Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has been conducting private and lucrative businesses since he was elected to the post in 2015, Peoples Gazette can report, in yet apparent disregard of extant code of conduct regulations for public officials that barred him from running commercial ventures as a top lawmaker. Financial records of Mr. Obasa’s recently obtained by the Gazette showed how the politician executed a laundry of suspicious transactions using several companies linked to him. On October 30, 2018, Mr. Obasa received exactly N51,680,672.91 each into his company De Kingrun…

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GANDUJE REINTEGRATES COMMISSIONERS SACKED FOR CELEBRATING ABBA KYARI’S DEATH, GIVES HIM JUICY POST

Muazu Magaji, former commissioner for works and infrastructure in Kano, has been appointed as the state’s chairman, Gas Pipeline Project Delivery and Gas Industrialisation Committee. Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, had sacked Magaji in April for his “unguarded utterances” over the demise of Abba Kyari, the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. In a series of posts on his Facebook page, Magaji had mocked the late chief of staff who died of COVID-19 complications. “Win win … Nigeria is free and Abba Kyari dies in epidemic… The martyrdom…

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ENDSARS: LAGOS JUDICIAL PANEL VISITS MILITARY MORTUARY TO INSPECT DEAD BODIES AFTER DISCOVERING 5 BULLETS AT TOLL GATE

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry on Restitution for victims of SARS Related Abused and other matters Friday visited the military hospital at Ikoyi, insisting on inspecting the mortuary. After about 30 minutes denial, soldiers were said to have granted them access to the area. A member of the panel, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, said the panel has ‘confidential information’ that certain events took place in the hospital on October 20, 2020. His words “We are exercising our mandate on behalf of the governor of Lagos State under the tribunal…

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PROTECT YOURSELVES AGAINST ATTACKS, IGP TELLS POLICEMEN

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has asked the personnel of the force to protect themselves against attacks. He said the men and officers have the right to defend themselves in case of physical danger. The IGP spoke on Friday during an assessment tour of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja, where he also encouraged the operatives who had abandoned the streets for the past five days following the killing of over 20 policemen in the violence that rocked the country. Adamu alleged that the #EndSARS…

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JUDICIAL PANEL FOR RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF SARS ABUSE VISIT LEKKI TOLL PLAZA, SEE PIX

Sodiq Oyeleke The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS and related abuses and Other Matters has visited the Lekki toll gate. This is coming 10 days after #EndSARS protesters were shot at the plaza by soldiers. During the visitation, members of the panel were taken around the scene of the shootings by officials of the Lekki Concession Company. The Chairman of the nine-man panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (retd.), earlier said the programme of the day for the panel was to visit the locus (scene…

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SEE THE ONE THING THAT SENATOR NDOMA-EGBA WHOSE HOME WAS VANDALISED IN CROSS WANT THE VANDALS TO RETURN

A former Senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that he had forgiven those who looted his house in Calabar, capital of Cross River State. He said the only thing he is pleading with the intruders to return to him remained his late father’s judges’ robes which would not be of any use to them. Ndoma-Egba stated this in a statement on Thursday where he narrated how his house was plundered by hoodlums following the recent EndSARS crisis. The statement read in detail, “At about 2 am (local time, as I was…

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MAN STARNGLES WIFE, AFTER ASKING HER TO RESIGN FROM WORK

Man allegedly murders his wife after forcing her to quit her job to become a full time housewife A man, Ikechukwu Isaac is currently at large after strangling his wife, Christianah Chidi to death in Ogbese, Owo, Ondo State. It was gathered that the incident happened on October 17,2020.According to a source, Isaac is always beating his wife who was a nurse but told her to resign so she can become a housewife. . “ They have four kids together but he doesn’t take care of his responsibilities. She used…

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HOW MY IN-LAWS TOOK MY HUSBAND AWAY, THEN TOOK OVER HIS PROPERTIES AFTER HE DIED, WIDOW LAMENTS

A widow, Mrs Olubunmi Kama, has narrated how her in-laws allegedly forcefully took away her sick husband, James, to an unknown location, and seized his property upon his demise, rendering her and their five children destitute. PUNCH Metro learnt that the Ondo State indigene became married to James, a civil engineer from Ebonyi State, at an Abuja marriage registry on July 16, 2004. A lawyer, John-Bede Ofoha, petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over James’ death and the alleged appropriation of his property by his siblings –Princess and Tochukwu.…

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AKWA IBOM AND BENUE TOP STATES WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF HIV PATIENTS

Akwa Ibom and Benue rank very high as states with the highest number of people living with HIV in Nigeria — NACA The latest quarterly factsheet of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has revealed that two states – Akwa Ibom and Benue, have the highest number of people infected with HIV in the country. According to the report, 48 out of every 1,000 persons selected at random in the states are likely to test positive for HIV, which is way higher than the national average –…

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HOODLUMS KILL POLICEMAN IN EBONYI, CUT OFF MANHOOD, SNATCH HIS RIFLE

Hoodlums in Ebonyi State have murdered a Police Inspector, Egu Omini. The attackers also cut of his manhood and snatched his AK-47 rifle. They committed the act after attacking a police station in Abakaliki, the Enonyi State capital. The state Commissioner of Police, Philip Maku, confirmed the incident in a statement by the Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Loveth Odah, on Thursday, NAN reports. Maku said the hoodlums regrouped in their large numbers on Monday, October 26 and re-invaded the Central Police Station, Abakaliki. He noted that they set station and…

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