FG DEPORTS 10 EGYPTIANS, SEVEN SRI-LANKANS, OTHERS – PUNCH PG.8
The Federal Government has deported 10 Egyptians, seven Sri-Lankans and an Indians over various criminal and immigration offences.
While the Egyptians were found to have violated the conditions for their entry, the seven Sri-Lankans, who were jailed for petroleum product-related offences after serving their jail terms, were ordered by the court to be deported to their country.
SERAP, LAWYER HEAD FOR COURT OVER CAMA – PUNCH PG.9
A Lagos-based activist lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, has said he is heading to court next week to seek an order to expunge parts of the newly-passed Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020, which, he said, are in conflict with the 1999 Constitution. This is as advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, told Saturday PUNCH on Friday that it had already written a pre-action letter to the Corporate Affairs Commission, notifying it of an impending lawsuit over the same subject.
SALAMI PANEL SUMMONS MINISTER, CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, EX-EFCC BOSS, OTHERS – PUNCH PG.10
The Presidential panel probing the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has summoned the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas; and a former Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde. Others expected to appear before the panel include- the Director General of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, Modibbo Hamman-Tukur; EFCC’s Acting Director, Directorate of Asset Forfeiture and Recovery Management, Mr Aliyu Yusuf; an EFCC lawyer, Bala Sanga; and one Isa Dongoyaro.
THOUSANDS OF NIGERIANS DYING IN SAHARA, MEDITERRANEAN – NAPTIP – NATION PG.2, DAILYTRUST PG.31
The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) has lamented the high rate of deaths from trafficking in the country. The agency said that in 2018 alone, over 20,000 Nigerians were victims of trafficking in Mali alone.
UK LAUNCHES BID TO SEIZE £30M FROM IBORI’S LAWYER – NATION PG.28
A London lawyer of former Delta State governor James Ibori stands the risk of forfeiting £30.8 million ($39.3 million) to the British government after prosecutors launched an attempt to that effect. Bhadresh Gohil had been sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2010 on 13 counts of money-laundering and other offences linked to his role in the case of James Ibori.