WOMAN WITH DRUGS IN FETISH BOWLS INTERCEPTED AT LAGOS AIRPORT – NATION PG. 2, PUNCH PG. 5 DAILY SUN PG.4, THISDAY PG. 52
Operatives of the National Drug Law Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 27 year old alleged drug queen. Mrs Opoola Mujidat for reportedly planting drugs concealed in fetish bowls on two Oman–bound male passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja, Lagos. Spokesman of the agency Femi Babafemi said in a statement yesterday that the bowls contained ‘scary native black soap and sponge’.
EX-CJN, 14 SUPREME, COURT JUSTICES FOR PROBE OVER ‘CORRUPTION’ – NATION PG. 5
Immediate past chief justice of Nigeria( CJN) justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed may this week be invited by senate committee on judiciary Human Rights and Legal matter over allegations of corruption against him. The nation learnt that Acting CJN Justice Kayode Ariwoola and 13 other Supreme Court justices that accused the ex CJN of corruption in a petition would also be invited.
GROUP SEEKS IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF DARIYE, NYAME, OTHERS – NATION PG. 6
The coalition of free Dariye Group has expressed disgust over the inability of president Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation and minister of justice Abubakar Malami to wade into the continued incarceration of former Governor of plateau state, Joshua Dariye and hits Taraba state counterpart Jolly Nyame and 152 others that were granted presidential pardon three months ago by the National Council of the state. The spokeman of the group, Mrs Rhoda Sanda, who spoke to reporters in Jos expressed deep concern over the continued detention of Dariye, Nyame and others despite the presidential pardon and wondered why they have not been released.
BURATAI: PUBLISHER SEEKS FOI ORDER AGAINST PEOPLE’S GAZETTE – DAILY TRUST PG.4
A publisher, Isah Bello, has asked an FCT High court to compel an online medium, people’s Gazette Ltd, to produce information relating to the story of the alleged recovery of 1.85bn from a former chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai (rtd). The people’s Gazette had on June 23 reported that the independent corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).