654 Suspected Criminals Arrested In Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 654 suspected criminals for armed robbery, arson, cultism, and other vices, while 557 of the suspects have already been arraigned in a law court to answer for their crimes.
This disclosure was contained in the monthly Police Activity Report for January 2021, issued by the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu.
The report disclosed that the Police foiled 13 armed robbery incidents and recovered 30 arms, while 119 vehicles and 670 motorcycles were impounded for violating the State traffic laws across the Lagos metropolis.
Chris Ngige Speaks
The Federal Government on Friday told the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, that it will be illegal for them to proceed on strike when discussions to sort out some of the contentious issues were still ongoing.
The Federal Government also pleaded with the two unions to give it three months so that it will forward a supplementary budget to the National Assembly to cover arrears of the minimum wage that have not been paid to them
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige stated this while briefing State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Sunday Igboho Speaks Again
Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has said he holds the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, in high esteem.
Igboho said this in a statement by his media aide, Dapo Salami, on Friday, after Ooni had forgiven him and told him that he would support his efforts to rid Yorubaland of criminal herdsmen.
According to Sunday Igboho, Oba Ogunwusi is the father of all Yoruba people.
"APC Should Consider South-East" - Nnamani
Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, says it may be difficult for the All Progressives Congress to produce a candidate like the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) in the 2023 presidential election.
Nnamani, however, urged the stakeholders in the ruling party to consider a candidate from the South-East zone for president in the next general elections.
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