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Sports / Breaking! Fg Appoints John Obi Mikel As Youth Ambassador by Erib2: 6:31pm On Jun 18, 2021

BREAKING! FG Appoints John Mikel Obi As Youth Ambassador

The Federal Government has appointed erstwhile Super Eagles skipper, John Obi Mikel as Youth Ambassador to inspire young Nigerian to strive for excellence, THECONSCIENCEng reports.

The event which took place at the NOC secretariat, National Stadium, Surulere Lagos on Friday is another of the Minister’s initiative geared towards driving a vibrant youth for national development.

Speaking at the event, Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare described the former Chelsea legend as a role model whose lasting legacies in football development has continued to have positive impact on youths in the country.


Crime / 6 Weeks After, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba’s Appointment Continues To Raise Dust by Erib2: 5:28pm On May 28, 2021
6 Weeks After, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba’s Appointment Continues to Raise Dust

By Aliu Hassan

Six weeks after President Muhammed Buhari appointed the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba as announced by Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, the Minister of Police Affairs, the dust is yet to settle on the matter.

Though Usman Alkali Baba has since April 6, 2021 replaced Mohammed Abubakar Adamu whose tenure had ended in February but got extended for 3 months, Nigerians especially the human rights community including activists, lawyers and other stakeholders continue to query the appointment for many reasons.

First, many Nigerians had criticised the appointment immediately after it was announced on the ground that it was yet another sensitive appointment given to a Northerner, further fueling apprehensions about alleged nepotistic imbalance in the split of security chief appointments in Nigeria between the South and the North regions.

As at May 21, 2021, available data shows that from a regional analysis of Nigeria’s security agency chiefs, including paramilitary and anti-graft, the North has 12 out of 16 (75%) while only 4 (25%) are headed by a Southerner.

A closer look reveals that the following 12 agencies are headed by a Northerner – NDLEA (Adamawa), EFCC (Kebbi), Federal Fire Service (Niger), Army (Kaduna), Navy (Kano), DSS (Kano), NIA (Katsina), Immigration (Jigawa), Customs (Bauchi), FRSC (Kwara), Civil Defence (Nassarawa), and Police (Yobe).

Agencies headed by Southerners are ICPC (Ondo), Correctional Services (Delta), Air Force (Osun) and Defence (Delta). This obvious slant continues to fuel agitations against perceived marginalization and domination of the security architecture in favour of one region of the nation against the other.



Sports / Awatv, Nigeria’s Free Digital Channel To Show All Basketball Africa League Games by Erib2: 4:51pm On May 11, 2021

Awatv, Nigeria’s Free Digital Channel to Show All Basketball Africa League Games Exclusively
Basketball players, fans and enthusiasts in Nigeria can now enjoy top African basketball games and sporting actions for free on Awatv, Nigeria’s free digital channel (Channel 749).

This is as the Basketball Africa League will hold its historic inaugural season between May 16-30 in Rwanda, and all matches will show live and exclusively on Awatv.

In a media chat in Lagos on Tuesday, Bayo Adebiyi, CEO of Telly4 Africa, owners of Awatv said, “The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has announced that the league’s inaugural season will tip off Sunday, May 16 at the Kigali Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, with 12 teams from across Africa competing in the new professional league and we are thrilled that Awatv would air all the live games exclusively for our viewers.


Crime / 3 Days After New IGP Resumes, Abuja Policemen Harass Workers, Seal Quarry Withou by Erib2: 2:55pm On Apr 12, 2021
3 Days After New IGP Resumes, Abuja Policemen Harass Workers, Seal Quarry Without Court Order

THECONSCIENCEng Investigation has uncovered how in a commando-style and show of brute force Abuja policemen on Saturday morning stormed the premises of Nic Equipment plus Quarry in the Bwari area of FCT in a Tundra truck, chased out the operator, Mr. Nick Okon and his over 100 workers without picking their personal effects, barred customers from taking out goods already paid for and sealed the facility without a valid court order.

When the Abuja policemen who stormed the quarry around 10am and blocked the entrance with the Tundra truck were confronted by the operator to produce a valid court order for the enforcement, there was none.


Business / 20 Nigerian Entrepreneurs That Built The Most Successful Family Business by Erib2: 9:22am On Mar 27, 2021
20 Nigerian Entrepreneurs That Built the Most Successful Family Business

Nigerian entrepreneurs have successfully stamped their feet in the business world globally. Entrepreneurs from Nigeria have been able to build successful family businesses that can readily compete with businesses anywhere in the globe. They have been able to prove their worth over the years little wonder in the past years we have had some Nigerian business moguls listed amongst the Forbes list for rich and influential people, THECONSCIENCEng reports.

It is no longer news that Nigeria is one of the most difficult places to build businesses according to reliable statistics. Entrepreneurs in Nigeria go beyond providing capital for starting their businesses to providing water, power and security for themselves. Despite these challenges, some diligent and die hard entrepreneurs have still gone ahead to build successful family businesses. Here is a list of 20 Nigerian entrepreneurs that have built the most successful businesses in Nigeria

Chief Peter Epete Ibru
Ibru was one of the remarkable Nigerian Entrepreneurs. He pioneered the Ibru business dynasty that started at about 1956 in Lagos Nigeria. He started his frozen fish distribution business alongside his wife Madam Janet in Lagos. The introduction of their son Michael Ibru and the rest of their children played a major role in the success they achieved in the early 1950s/1960s. Their business cut across the media, hospitality, agriculture and oil and gas, construction, Real Estate et al. Notable amongst their businesses are The Guardian Newspaper, Sheraton Hotels and Suites, Four Point Hotel, etc. Recently Oskar the first son of Michael Ibru became the leader of the next generation of the Ibru business dynasty.

Alhassan Dantata
Dantata is one of the remarkable Nigerian Entrepreneurs. People all over the world celebrate Aliko Dangote as the richest black man in the world today because of the legacy his uncle built. Alhassan Dantata was indeed an embodiment of a thorough bred businessman. Dangote derived his business DNA from his grand uncle Alhassan Dantata. Dantata started out exporting Kola nuts, beads, necklaces and later he became a major exporter of groundnut from Nigeria to Europe. He became successful as an entrepreneur and he was able to establish Alhassan Danata and Sons.


Business / Petrol Price: NNPC Reveals When FG Will Announce New Price In 2021 by Erib2: 8:32am On Mar 27, 2021
Petrol Price: NNPC Reveals when FG Will Announce New Price in 2021

Petrol Price: NNPC Reveals when FG Will Announce New Price in 2021

THECONSCIENCEng reports that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will declare its position on increment of petrol price after concluding talks with the organised labour.

This online news platform gathers that it appears that the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari may increase the fuel pump price to between N211 – N238/litre soon, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has stated that the corporation may no longer carry the burden of 120billion monthly subsidy.


Politics / BREAKING! Segun Odubela, Lagos Lawyer And Former Ogun Commissioner Dies Of Covid by Erib2: 10:03am On Mar 16, 2021
BREAKING! Segun Odubela, Lagos Lawyer and Former Ogun Commissioner Dies of Covid-19

THECONSCIENCE can authoritatively report the sudden and shocking death of Barrister John Segun Odubela, popular Lagos lawyer and former Honourable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in Ogun State.

Reliable sources close to the family confirmed that the influential Ogun State born lawyer who was in his 50s died of Covid-19 complications after doctors battled hard to save him at the intensive care unit of a top hospital in Lagos.

Segun Odubela had a successful legal career becoming a Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN in 2017, twenty seven years after he was called to bar.


Crime / Abeokuta Fatgbems Station Exposed For Selling Water As Petrol by Erib2: 10:02am On Mar 15, 2021
Abeokuta Fatgbems Station Exposed For Selling Water As Petrol

It was quite shocking over the weekend when a journalist, Adeola Fayehun, raised an alarm that popular filling station, Fatgbems filling station was dispensing water to unsuspecting motorists instead of premium motor spirit popularly called petrol.

In a viral video now making the rounds, one could see water clearly oozing from multiple petrol nuzzles taken out of fuel tanks at the Fatgbems fueling station. In the heat of the commotion, angered motorists who were concerned that the water already dispensed to them as petrol must have damaged their automobile engines were also heard expressing shock and disbelief at the strange development.

THECONSCIENCE Investigations revealed that the station in the video is the Fatgbems Filling station, opposite Nigerian national Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) along Oke Mosan, Governor’s office, Abeokuta.

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Crime / Trial Of Chief Mike Adenuga, Globacom: Court Sets Date by Erib2: 4:04pm On Mar 13, 2021

But for the absence of the trial judge, Justice Muhammad Liman, the proposed arraignment of the Globacom company and it’s Chairman, Chief Mike Adenuga (Junior) would have begun in earnest.

Justice Liman was said to have been in a meeting with other judges of the court, and unable to sit over the matter.

THECONSCIENCE reports that Consequently, parties in the suit B. Ladapo

Crime / “i Was Raped 5 Times” – Iyabo Ojo by Erib2: 3:20pm On Mar 13, 2021

Popular Nollywood actress and producer, Iyabo Ojo, has opened up on how she was brutally raped five times.

The 43 year old beauty recently revealed that the pain she goes through as a woman living with the memory of being molested five times will never go away.

Iyabo Ojo shared her story on the recent episode of: “Bare it all with I Y.”

Ojo revealed that she was first raped at the age of 14 but refused to tell anyone because it was like a taboo to be raped at that time.


Crime / Popular Pastor Jailed For Stealing Church’s $90,000, N4.5m by Erib2: 1:35pm On Feb 08, 2021
Popular Pastor Jailed for Stealing Church’s $90,000, N4.5m

THECONSCIENCE reports that a Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced a popular pastor of the Living Faith Church, aka Winners’ Chapel, Afolabi Samuel, to three years’ imprisonment for stealing $90,000 and N4.5m belonging to the registered trustees of the church.

Samuel, who is an accountant and the church’s treasurer, was arraigned before Justice Mojisola Dada on two counts of conspiracy and stealing by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

According to the EFCC, the popular pastor and one Blessing Kolawole, an employee of the Covenant University, who is currently at large, conspired and dishonestly stole the money and converted the same to their personal uses.


Crime / “oshodi Tapa Does Not Own Epetedo, It’s 21 Compounds” – Epetedo Union by Erib2: 6:45pm On Feb 01, 2021

There’s been a raging controversy over who really owns the popular Epetedo area of Lagos Island. In recent times, hoodlums allegedly sponsored and ordered by popular members of the Oshodi Tapa family in Lagos Island including Chief Kabiru Oshodi aka Olori Eyo and Baba Surakatu Oshodi have been involved in violent land and property grabbing, assault, brandishing of dangerous weapon, disturbance of public peace and other violent activities in the area.

This behavior from the Oshodi Tapa family, according to many sources, is premised on the claim that they own the Epetedo area.

However, notable personalities from Epetedo insist that Oshodi family does not own the area.

They revealed that, in fact, the progenitor of the Oshodi Tapa family was originally a 6 year old slave boy from Nupeland who was bought by the kind hearted Oba Eshinlokun of Lagos at Badagry during the thriving days of slave trade, and as such are shocked by the attempted historical revisionism going on.

As part of investigations to unravel the truth, Our Editor, ISRAEL BOLAJI-GBADAMOSI had an Exclusive Interview with ALHAJI IMAM RAHMAN MOGAJI, the Executive Secretary-General of Epetedo Union, a foremost association of descendants of Epetedo founded in 1927.

Imam Rahman Mogaji is a foremost activist, Islamic cleric, historian of repute and prominent son of Epetedo area from the Balogun Momoh Mogaji Oloko Compound. According to him, he has witnessed the issues first hand and has been involved in the moves for peace in the area. READ ON.

Please Introduce Yourself

I am Alhaji Abdulrahman Ayinde Mogaji, the Chief Imam of Mogaji Central Mosque, Freeman Street, Epetedo area of Lagos Island and also the Executive Secretary-General of the Epetedo Union, established in 1927.

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Crime / Akpabio Speaks On Alleged $5m Bribe To Malami by Erib2: 9:13am On Jan 18, 2021
Akpabio Speaks on Alleged $5m Bribe to Malami

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has reacted to a piece of fake news which claimed that he paid $5 million bribe to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami and others.

The bribe was allegedly to secure the appointment of a Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

In a statement made available to THECONSCIENCE by Anietie Ekong,Chief Press Secretary to the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs stated categorically that “this is a piece of malicious concoction manufactured from the pit of hell by mischief -makers.


Crime / $85.8m Debt: More Troubles For Seplat, As Court Strikes Out Another Application by Erib2: 9:04pm On Dec 24, 2020

Seplat Petroleum’s legal tussle with Access Bank has suffered a setback.

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, struck out an application filed by the oil company, Seplat Petroleum Development Company, seeking to varied an order of mareva injunction freezing its account and sealing its offices.

In striking out the application, Justice Rilwan Aikawa, who presided over the court, virtually, said the plaintiff, Access Bank Plc, through its counsel, Mr. Kunle Ogunba (SAN), has sufficiently presented to court, that its has an action against the oil company.

And that the order which was sought and granted, was to preserve res from been disposed off before the hearing and determination of the suit’s motion on notice.

Justice Aikawa had on November 23, 2020, made an order of mareva injunction against the oil company over alleged $85.5m debt, following an application filed and moved by the Access Bank Plc’s lawyer, Ogunba (SAN).

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Seplat, Cardinal Drilling Services Ltd, Mr. Orjiako Ambrosie Bryant and Kalu Nwosu are the defendants/applicants in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/588/2020.

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Health / Omg! See The New American Law On Indian Hemp by Erib2: 7:50pm On Dec 05, 2020

The US House of Representatives on Friday passed a sweeping reform bill that would decriminalize Indian Hemp at the federal level and expunge many non-violent criminal records.

Advocates say it is a key step towards ending failed drug policies, which increasingly are seen as having disproportionately negatively affected minority groups and lower income earners.

The bill, which includes a proposed tax to help community programmes, was proposed by the Democrats and nearly all lawmakers in the centre-left party voted in favour. They were joined by a handful of libertarian-leaning Republicans, with a final vote of 228-164.


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Business / Why Seplat Petroleum Threatens To Drag Access Bank To Court by Erib2: 3:19pm On Dec 04, 2020

Why Seplat Petroleum Threatens to Drag Access Bank to Court

Seplat Petroleum Development Company SPDC Plc has threatened to take legal action against Access Bank over the sealing of its corporate headquarters in Lagos.

Access Bank had reportedly sealed off Seplat Petroleum SPDC’s corporate headquarters at 16A Temple Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, over the indebtedness of a third party.

However, the management of SPDC who frowned over the development, insisted it never made any commitment or guarantee in respect of the alleged debtor, Cardinal Drilling’s loan obligations to Access Bank.

In response to the action taken by Access Bank, the management of SPDC has stated that the court order lacked any merit or justification. SPDC also stated plans to take legal actions in order to counter the order.

A part of the press statement issued by SPDC, signed by its company’s Secretary and General Counsel, Mrs Edith Onwuchekwa reads thus:


Business / Why Seplat Petroleum Threatens To Drag Access Bank To Court by Erib2: 3:10pm On Dec 04, 2020

Why Seplat Petroleum Threatens to Drag Access Bank to Court

Seplat Petroleum Development Company SPDC Plc has threatened to take legal action against Access Bank over the sealing of its corporate headquarters in Lagos.

Access Bank had reportedly sealed off Seplat Petroleum SPDC’s corporate headquarters at 16A Temple Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, over the indebtedness of a third party.

However, the management of SPDC who frowned over the development, insisted it never made any commitment or guarantee in respect of the alleged debtor, Cardinal Drilling’s loan obligations to Access Bank.

In response to the action taken by Access Bank, the management of SPDC has stated that the court order lacked any merit or justification. SPDC also stated plans to take legal actions in order to counter the order.

A part of the press statement issued by SPDC, signed by its company’s Secretary and General Counsel, Mrs Edith Onwuchekwa reads thus:


Health / Uk Approves Pfizer-biontech Coronavirus Vaccine, Raises Pressure On White House by Erib2: 10:58am On Dec 02, 2020

The United Kingdom health regulators, in a step ahead of the United States, on Wednesday approved Pfizer-BioNTech jointly developed Coronavirus vaccine to allow mass immunizations against the deadly Covid-19 that has wasted over 1.4 million lives globally.

With the approval to use the coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by popular U.S pharmaceutical corporation, Pfizer, and BioNTech, a smaller German company, the United Kingdom is now set as the first Western country for massive nationwide vaccination campaign from next week.

With the UK vaccination campaign on motion coupled with Russia and China’s already approved vaccines without waiting for the results of large-scale efficacy tests, the United States White House will be coming under more fire over its delay on Coronavirus Vaccine roll outs.

For Britain, which has suffered one of Europe’s highest per capita death tolls from the virus, the decision by its drug regulator testified to a vaccination strategy that has been the most aggressive in the West.


Education / How Brilliant Girls Dominate Uba Bank Scholarship For Years by Erib2: 2:06pm On Nov 28, 2020

How Brilliant Girls Dominate UBA Bank Scholarship for Years

Ten outstanding female secondary school students have yet again clinched ten of the twelve winner slots at the 2020 annual National Essay Competition organized by the UBA Foundation as a UBA bank scholarship platform.

The UBA Bank scholarship and CSR Education initiative, now in its tenth edition, has been changing lives for a decade as the tertiary education scholarship programme continues to impact the lives of many students and their communities.

For the fourth consecutive year, the females continue to lead the UBA bank scholarship competition year after year with 14 year-old Miss Eshiet Abasiekeme of Bright Stars Model Secondary School from Akwa-Ibom state taking home this year’s first winning prize.

Eshiet received an educational grant of N2,500,000.00 to study in any African university of her choice. She will also be supported throughout her educational career and beyond with constant mentoring part of the UBA bank scholarship program.


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Crime / Fraud! Enetsud Drags Tic Ilorin To Icpc Over N27 Million Projects by Erib2: 4:20pm On Nov 13, 2020

The Elites Network for Sustainable Development ENetSuD has dragged the Technology Incubation Center Ilorin (TIC) to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over mismanagement of over 27 million naira for Federal Government capital projects in Kwara State. The TIC is the state office of the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) based in Abuja.

According to a statement received by TheConscience on Friday, signed by Usman Radhiyyat Taiye (Mrs), Deputy Coordinator (Administration), Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), the organization in a detailed petition signed by its Coordinator, Dr. Alagbonsi Abdullateef, told ICPC that “As part of our routine tracking of Federal Government (FG) budget execution under our #FollowKwaraMoney activities, we wrote a Freedom of Information (FOI) letter to the TIC to provide us with the financial and technical details of how the funds released by FG to the center for the execution of 2015 – 2018 projects have been spent.

Responding via letters TIC/ILO/NBTI/ADM/S.022/VOL.1 and TIC/ILO/NBTI/ADM/S.044/VOL.1 dated 19th September and 18th October, 2019 respectively, the TIC provided us with the relevant documents for 2016 – 2018, while those of 2015 were not provided due to some reasons explained”.

“Consequently, our preliminary report after our investigation revealed that most of the fund released to TIC were mismanaged, in addition to the fact that many contractual terms were not complied with.


Crime / Exposed! How Dangote Trucks Smuggle Foreign Rice, Goods Through Seme Border by Erib2: 3:47pm On Nov 13, 2020

Investigations has uncovered how Dangote Group under the leadership of its president, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has been engaging in subversive activities tantamount to economic sabotage, around Nigeria land borders.

In August 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari’s government announced a border closure policy which saw the immediate halting of all trade activities across Nigerian borders with neighbouring countries like Benin and Niger State.

The border closure policy was triggered by Nigerian authorities’ frustration with the smuggling in of rice and illicit exports of locally subsidized petrol to neighboring countries Benin Republic and others.

Although it may seem like the blockade encouraged the consumption of locally grown produce such as rice, it also hurt factories in some countries across West Africa, which rely on Nigeria’s market of 200 million people.

However, E-nigeria! Investigations revealed that while the borders remained shut, Dangote trucks resumed export of cement across neighbouring West African Countries and upon returning back into the country, men of the Nigerian Customs Service suspected to be under the company’s payroll look the other way while the trucks smuggle foreign rice and other contraband goods into the country particularly through the Seme border.

Olabode Somefun, a land border clearing agent who spoke to our reporter recounts how his business has been in decline since the border was shut, stating that he is even more frustrated seeing the shenanigans orchestrated by Dangote Cement truck drivers on daily basis across the border.


Crime / Trouble As Former Lagos Dep Gov., Orelope Adefulire Fails To Defend N26.9billion by Erib2: 7:21am On Nov 13, 2020

The inability of Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goals SDGs to clearly explain and defend expended public funds on covid-19 especially N26.9billion worth of contracts has caused an uproar among members of the House of Representatives.

The sad drama happened during the budget defence hearing by the House committee on SDGs led by Mr. Rotimi Agunsonye (APC, Lagos) on Thursday.

The incident led to a heated argument between the Chairman and members of the Committee as efforts to get Mrs. Orelope Adefulire, a former deputy governor of Lagos State, to respond to certain tough questions on details of expenditure for projects were rebuffed.

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Travel / Nigerians, Ghanaians To Get ‘windrush Compensation’ In Uk by Erib2: 7:01am On Nov 11, 2020

With the new windrush compensation program in UK, Nigerians and some other people of African and Caribbean descent who settled lawfully in the United Kingdom before 1988, but without proper documents to show their legal status, can now enjoy the right to live and work in Britain.

The UK Home Office has launched a campaign in this regard named the Windrush Compensation Scheme as well as
appointed 41 Windrush Community Ambassadors, including Babatunde Paul Soile, a Nigerian British citizen and

In a statement issued to the Nigerian media, Soile who is also a health and safety specialist, Superior Evangelist and Secretary, Council of African and Carribean Churches, United Kingdom, explained the rationale behind the Windrush compensation scheme.


Foreign Affairs / How Popular Prophet Prophesied Trump’s Loss To Joe Biden (video) by Erib2: 6:52pm On Nov 07, 2020

The triumph of Joe Biden over Trump as the new president of the United States has again brought the spotlight on the leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, as His prophecy on the outcome of the Election in United States comes to pass.

Apart from the advice He gave to Donald Trump and Joe Biden few days to the election, Primate Ayodele had foretold in 2019 that He sees Donald Trump losing the election to a strong candidate of the Democrat party.

In a video interview conducted by Legit TV in 2019 and posted on the Youtube channel, Primate Ayodele said categorically that if Republican allows Donald Trump as their candidate, He will lose.


Crime / Babatunde Fowler: Efcc Explains Ex-firs Boss’ Arrest Over Fraud by Erib2: 5:49pm On Nov 04, 2020

Mr Babatunde Fowler, former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)’s shocking arrest and prolonged questioning has been explained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Mr. Babatunde Fowler, had returned to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the second round of interrogation following his appearance on Monday and quizzing by the EFCC in Lagos for over seven hours after which he was allowed to go home late at night on the condition that he returns Tuesday.

“He was invited by the Commission and responded today,” EFCC spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday via SMS.

When asked for details of the investigation, he told NAN they were not yet available.

Reports said the former FIRS boss was undergoing interrogation at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja over alleged fraud while in office.

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Fowler, it was learnt, is answering questions over a revenue shortfall at the FIRS as well as his alleged links to Alpha Beta Consulting, a Lagos-based company that helps the state government to reconcile taxes for a commission of 10 per cent.


Politics / Fraud! Trump Reelection Fund: How Hackers Stole Millions Of Dollars by Erib2: 6:11am On Oct 31, 2020

Party officials in the United States have explained how hackers stole $2.3m from President Donald Trump reelection campaign fund, in a move that appears to impair and frustrate Trump reelection campaign efforts.

Republican officials in Wisconsin said hackers stole $2.3m from an account being used to help re-elect President Donald Trump of United States.

Independent reports say state party chairman Andrew Hitt said the suspicious activity was noticed on 22 October and that the FBI is now investigating.

Wisconsin is a key swing state in the 2020 election, having been won by Mr Trump in 2016 by just 23,000 votes.


Politics / Sanwo-olu Approves Lagos School Reopening by Erib2: 11:22am On Oct 29, 2020

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved Lagos school reopening for all classes in public and private schools.

Sanwo-Olu said Lagos school reopening across the State should begin from Monday, 2nd of November, 2020 while boarders in public schools are to resume on Sunday, 1st of the same month.

Disclosing this today, Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo said that this has been an unprecedented year with the recent happenings that have regrettably led to frequent closure of lagos schools with attendant learning disruptions faced by all children.



Crime / How Discos Ignore Nerc, Slams Customers With ‘crazy’ Electricity Bill by Erib2: 6:23pm On Oct 27, 2020


The recent electricity bill distributed to estimated customers across the country is not only wicked, but criminal.

This was done in flagrant disregard for the capping which the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued out in February this year.

In view of the aforesaid, the August and September billings are contrary to the NERC Order “C” of Page 7 of the ORDER NO/NERC 197/2020 titled Order on the Capping of Estimated Electricity Bill in the NESI.

The NERC had in February issued order No/NERC/197/2020 on capping of estimated billings in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry, thereby placing a cap on estimated bill to unmetered customers.

This was to protect unmetered R2 (Residential single and 3 phase meters, who consume more than 50kwh per month) and C1 (Commercial single and 3 phase meters, small businesses) customers from estimated and arbitrary billing and hopefully hasten the process of metering. (June 9, 2020) NERC Tweet

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Crime / (VIDEO) You Wouldn’t Believe What Looters Did At NYSC Camp Abuja by Erib2: 5:05pm On Oct 27, 2020
(VIDEO) You Wouldn’t Believe What Looters Did at NYSC Camp Abuja

The National Youth Service Corps NYSC camp Abuja, was invaded today by looters who carted away mattresses and other valuables while a man was also shot.

TheConscience reports that this follows a nationwide wave of invasion and lootings where hoodlums and thugs invade public and private property seeking to loot cash, food items, electronic gadgets and other valuables.

Armed hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.

Brandishing knives and other dangerous objects, the thugs blocked the road and ordered motorists to turn back.

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Politics / Lagos Governor Blasts Gani Adams: “get Your Facts Right” by Erib2: 4:05pm On Oct 27, 2020

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu, has faulted Gani Adams over statement credited to him on Amotekun bill.

Recall that Adams had in an interview at the weekend claimed that while the other five states in the South-West had signed the Amotekun bill into law, only Lagos state has refused to do so for inexplicable reasons.

“The process of Amotekun started in July 2019 and the South-West governors agreed to establish Amotekun. Five governors in the South-West have signed the bill of Amotekun into law but Lagos State has not signed its bill into law” Adams had claimed.

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But in a swift reaction, the lagos governor debunked the claim, charging the Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams, to get his facts right.

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In a chat with Independent, Gbenga Omotosho, the Commissioner for Information said the state government passed the bill into Law in March this year.


Crime / Tinubu Reveals Those Who Attacked His Companies by Erib2: 1:14pm On Oct 27, 2020

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor has said his political opponents masterminded the attacks on his companies during the endsars protests in the state.

Recall that hoodlums had destroyed the Nation Newspaper building and TVC broadcast equipment, cars and other property also destroyed on Wednesday following the Lekki shootings on Tuesday October 20.

In a statement tagged the #endsars protests; a fundamental lesson in democratic governance, Tinubu said his political opponents were behind the arson and looting at the companies.

Confirming his ownership of the attacked assets, Tinubu said, “I am, indeed, a promoter and financial investor in the Nation newspaper and TVC.

“It was widely known and circulated through social media that certain malevolent elements were going to take advantage of the situation to attack the Nation newspaper facilities and TVC in Lagos.

“The attackers came. Both facilities were significantly damaged. Although equipped with prior notice of the imminent trespass, I did not call any one to seek or request for the army or police to deploy let alone attack, kill, or injure those who razed and vandalized these properties.

“I did not want any bloodshed. These elements, mostly hirelings of my political opponents, wreaked their havoc and destroyed those buildings and facilities and I thank God that the employees of these two media institutions managed to escape largely unharmed.

“There is a deeper truth involved here. Burned buildings and damaged equipment can be rebuilt or replaced. There is no adequate substitute for the loss of even a single human life. I am not one to encourage violence. I abhor it. Thus I did nothing that might endanger lives, even the lives of those who destroyed my properties.”

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