This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Friday, 9th, October 2020
Fraud: ‘Tinubu Boasted Suspended EFCC Chairman Magu Would Protect Him’
A former Managing Director of Alpha Beta Consulting, Oladapo Apara, has accused Bola Tinubu of boasting that he would be protected from his fraud by the suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
Naija News reports that this was disclosed when Apara sued the Alpha Beta, Tinubu; and the current Managing Director of the firm, Akin Doherty; before a Lagos State High Court, Igbosere.
Buhari Govt Releases Fresh Guidelines For Schools Reopening
The Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has released new guidelines for the reopening of schools across Nigeria.
This was announced on Thursday in Abuja by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu.
EFCC Gets Order To Freeze Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa’s Accounts
A Federal High Court has granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to temporary freeze three bank accounts belonging to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa.
Court papers marked FHC/L/CS/1069/2020 showed that Obasa’s three accounts with Standard Chartered Bank are under restriction pending the conclusion of the substantive probe, SaharaReporters reports.
Ondo 2020: PDP’s Jegede Speaks On Dropping From Gov’ship Race
Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has dismissed reports that he dropped out of the race to become Ondo State governor.
In a statement issued by the spokesman of Jegede Campaign Organisation, Mr Gbenga Akinmoyo, Jegede said he has not collapsed his structure for another party.
How Bola Tinubu ‘Laundered Billions’ In Alpha-Beta Fraud Exposed
A court document relating to litigation involving former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu, has revealed how Vintage Press, publishers of The Nation newspaper, reportedly received N1 billion alongside two other printing firms.
A report on monitored on The Peoples Gazette by Naija News said Dapo Apara who filed a statement of claim recently at the Lagos State High Court, described how funds were moved in apparent money laundering from Alpha-Beta Consulting to businesses and individuals allegedly linked to Tinubu.
Source: Naija News