Ogun Assembly Demands Details of Paris Club Spending from Finance Commissioner

By Abiodun Lawal   The Ogun State House of Assembly has asked the state Commissioner for Finance, Mr Adewale Osinowo, to furnish the House with detailed documents on how the Paris Club Fund was spent. The assembly members stated this while questioning the commissioner over the financial status of the state at the assembly complex in Abeokuta on Tuesday. The lawmakers, who were not satisfied with the presentation of the commissioner compelled him to provide details of the beneficiaries of the funds. Mr Olusola Bankole, the Chairman, House Committee on…

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You are Free to Leave Lagos if You Cannot Shun Bribery, Lagos CP Warns DPOs, Others

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni has threatened to deal severely with Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command who take or encourage bribery among subordinates. Mr Owoseni dropped this threat today during a lecture on Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officers at the Police Officers’ Wives’ Association (POWA) Hall, Ikeja. He gave the police chiefs an option of shunning bribery or leaving the state. The Police commissioner emphasized that the era of impunity and corruption among police in Lagos was gone, while…

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Ambode Finally Bans VIO from Lagos Roads, Restricts FRSC to Highways

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday put the uncertainty concerning the absence of Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) on Lagos roads to rest once and for all, stating categorically that he has asked them to stay off the roads permanently. Governor Ambode, who said this at the commissioning of Pedestrian Bridges, Laybys and Slip Road at Ojodu Berger, also urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to limit its operations to the fringes and highways and stay clear from the main streets of the State. He said the decisions…

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