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EFCC to probe failed federal road projects in South-East

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Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu

The Economic and Financial
Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has initiated investigations into
failed federal road contracts in the South-East. The commission also invited all contractors awarded various road contracts by the Federal Government for questioning.

The EFCC’s Zonal Head of Operations, Mr Johnson Babalola, said
this on Tuesday in Enugu while briefing journalists on the activities
of the commission in the past seven months in the area.
Babalola said that probe became necessary in view of the deplorable condition of the roads in the zone.
“The
deplorable condition of federal roads in the South-East has caught our
attention. The zone has one of the poorest roads in the country. Yet,
the contracts were awarded.
“So,
we have invited the contractors and we are currently inspecting their
records. Everything that surrounds the award of the contracts and
execution of the roads will be probed.”
Babalola urged members of the public to avail the commission of useful information that would aid it to do the investigation.
He said that the whistle blowing policy of the Federal Government still subsisted and urged the people to leverage on it.
“We solicit for useful information from members of the public in order to get to the root of the investigation we have started.”
He
said that anyone, including contractors, politicians or ordinary
Nigerians found culpable during the investigation would be prosecuted.
Babalola also said that the zonal office had created an office at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, to checkmate money laundering.
He said that the effort was in partnership with other sister agencies that had roles at the airport.
He said that the EFCC, under the supervision of Mr Ibrahim Magu, had recorded significant feat in the onslaught against corruption.

Babalola attributed the success story of the commission to the zeal of President Muhammadu Buhari, who had been at the vanguard of the fight.
“Since the inception of this administration there has been resurgence in financial crime fight.”
Babalola
said that though the commission’s successes had drawn the ire of some
politicians and their cronies, the commission was not deterred.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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