Six bidders on January 10, 2023, emerged winners of different properties as the sale of forfeited real estate assets by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, through sealed bids, entered the second day in Abuja.
Two bankers, Agbo John Agama and Edoh Steve were today, Wednesday, January 11, 2023, convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment by Justice Mojisola Olajuwon of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, for conspiracy, aiding and abetting fraud to the tune of Nine Million Four Hundred Thousand Naira (N9, 400,000).
The convicts were prosecuted on one count charge by the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
Twenty Six bidders on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, emerged winners of different properties on the third day of the ongoing sale of forfeited real estate comprising apartments and plots of land by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja.
The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has affirmed his administration commitment to move the state forward in spite of the challenges inherited, noting that he is prepared to put in place necessary policies to stimulate growth and development of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has described as shocking, the death of the founder and CEO of the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA), Peace Anyiam-Osigwe.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is working closely with ECOWAS to deal with insecurity in the West African region as well as implementing strategies to contain the spate of unconstitutional changes in government.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Cross River, says no fewer than 54 persons lost their lives from 106 road traffic crashes recorded in the state in 2022.
Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, Mr Abdullahi Hassan, said this on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar.
Hassan said that 158 vehicles were involved in the crashes with 258 persons sustained injuries varying degrees of injury.
He attributed most of the crashes to speeding and lost of control by drivers.
He told NAN that in the period under review, the Command apprehended 14,345 drivers for various offences.
He added that 8,376 offenders were booked for various traffic offences and brought to the command for appropriate sanctions.
He listed the non use of seat belt, speeding, overloading, wrongful overtaking, use of mobile phone while driving amongst the offences.
The Sector Commander said that the offenders were educated by officials of the corps on the need to obey traffic rules and proper use of the road.
“In the period under review, we held 332 rallies in motor parks, public places and government offices to sensitise motorists on the proper use of the road when driving.
“We are always at the top of our activities in educating motorists on the need for proper road usage.
“When we arrest any offender, we educate and enlighten him/her on the proper use of the road and the essence to know the traffic rules and regulations,” he added.
He advised motorists in the state to have a change of attitude towards road traffic regulations and offences, adding that it was one of the ways of keeping the roads safe from crashes. (NAN)
The Defence Headquarters says, troops of the armed forces eliminated more than 50 terrorists in various operations in North East and North West theatres of operation in three weeks.
The Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has cautioned traders and residents of the territory against selling petroleum products like kerosene, diesel and engine oil under the high-tension wire.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa, has begun life skills training for 105 unemployed youths and women, drawn from across the 21 local government areas (LGAS), of the state.
A 45-year-old Masa seller, Rahila Polycarp, says she used the proceeds of the business to sponsor three of her five children in the university.