It is worrisome that the anti-graft body has failed to make public its findings over a year now after confirming that
investigation was ongoing, with the promise that many more arrests were likely to be made then. It smacks of a cover-up that
nothing has been heard since the EFCC extended invitations to three serving commissioners in Lagos State, namely Rotimi
Agunsoye of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Rotimi Oyekan of Finance and Jide Idris of Health. Also invited by the
EFCC in connection with the corruption allegations filed by the True Face of Lagos is the Special Assistant to Fashola on Works and Infrastructure, Ganiu Johnson. Read the rest of this entry
14. Several other buyers of Federal Government properties and developers of properties in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and
Government Reservation Area Ikeja were forced to succumb to the outrageous demands of Tinubu, Fashola, Commissioner
Abosede and other officials of the Lagos State Physical Planning Ministry and were made to pay ridiculous amounts to private
accounts before their redevelopments were approved. Those who refused or were unable to pay could not develop their
properties. This is a major economic strangulation of property developers and has contributed largely to the skyrocketing rent in Ikoyi, VI and Lekki axis.
15. Tinubu converted all the plots of land where Lagos Polytechnic was located at Ikosi near the old toll gate. He chased away
the Polytechnic in 2006 and went ahead to locate the choice plots to himself, his cronies and political associates. The
headquarters of Television Continental (TVC), which is owned by him, is located there. He deprived the youths of Lagos of decent education because of his greed.
A former councillor of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Onimole Babatunde, is currently being detained at the Area E Police Command, Festac, Lagos for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old girl in the neck after she refused his advances at a night club.
PUNCH Metro learnt that on October 26, Mariam Abubakar went to Pearl Habour Night Club in Rochester Garden Hotel, Festac to “catch weekend fun.” Read the rest of this entry
The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus have declared that they are purely Americans, saying they have no origin from Nigeria as widely believed in Africa.
Serena, who joined her elder sister, Venus to train some selected kids the rudiments of tennis at the Ikoyi Club in Lagos Wednesday evening, said their parents may be black with slight traces from Africa, but she insisted that they are from the United States of America, USA. Read the rest of this entry