INTERNET FRAUD DISCOURAGING FOREIGN INVESTORS FROM NIGERIA, EFCC LAMENTS – THISDAY PG. 76
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the weekend lamented the rate of cybercrime in Nigeria, saying it had contributed significantly to discouraging foreign investors from doing business in Nigeria due to fear of being duped. EFCC Zonal Commander, Lagos Zone, Mr. Ahmed Ghali expressed this concern while speaking against drug abuse and Internet fraud at a youth seminar, organised by the Catholic Women Organisation of the Archdiocese of Lagos.
SOLUDO, S’EAST BISHOPS, MONARCHS MOVE TO END SIT-AT-HOME – THISDAY PG.26 THE NATION PG. 7 , DAILY TRUST PG. 8
The Anambra State government, religious and traditional leaders in the Southeast region have called for the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. They also warned “all criminal elements masquerading as working under the instruction of IPOB or Eastern Security Network (ESN) to cease and desist from further acts of violence and criminality or face the implacable force of law and order.” This was coming on the heels of IPOB continual denial of being responsible for attacks in the Southeast.
MARYAM ABACHA BEGS FOR FORGIVENESS – DAILY SUN PG. 28
Mrs Maryam Sani Abacha, wife of former Head of State, the late General Sani Abacha, has said that she has forgiven all those who offended the family in one way or another, calling on all to embrace the spirit of forgiveness and be one other’s brother keeper. Mrs Abacha made these remarks in a statement issued by the family yesterday during her 75th birthday celebration in Abuja. Speaking at the birthday celebration, she said: “One of the good things in life is for people to embrace the spirit of forgiveness among themselves. People should learn how to forgive each other. Forgiveness is very important as it has been emphasised in various languages and religions. Forgiveness promotes peaceful coexistence among other benefits.
BATTLE OVER ELECTORAL ACT CONTINUES AS 2023 DRAWS NEAR – DAILY TRUST PG. 36
As many Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief that the country’s much-anticipated Electoral Act had been actualised after a long egoistic warfare between the National Assembly and the executive, a Federal High Court in Abia State raised another dust when it nullified the contentious section 84(12) of the Act and ordered that it should be deleted. This prompted the federal lawmakers, after considering separate motions in both chambers, to resolve to appeal the judgement, opening a new phase of the raging battle over the electoral law. The Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which essentially was to amend the 2010 version.