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NO HIDING PLACE FOR CORRUPT PERSONS, SAYS EFCC BOSS, OLUKOYEDE

Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ola Olukoyede has assured that there will be no hiding place for the corrupt in Nigeria, given the political will of President Bola Tinubu to frontally tackle economic and financial crimes and other acts of corruption. He gave the assurance in Abuja on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, when the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu, SAN, paid him a courtesy visit at the corporate headquarters of the Commission. According to...
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FCT POLICE PARADES 23 CRIMINAL SUSPECTS

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Friday, December 29, 2023, paraded 23 criminal suspects, and 12 armed robbery suspects and recovered eight stolen vehicles, firearms, and one chance syndicates within the FCT. This was disclosed by the FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Haruna G. Garba, during a press briefing with Journalists, that highlights the end-of-year successes recorded by the Command to ensure the protection of life and property of the residents of FCT. In his briefing, from the 1st day of December 2023 till date, the Command recorded...
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COSP10: OLUKOYEDE CALLS FOR URGENT RECOVERY OF STOLEN ASSETS STASHED ABROAD 

Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has called for urgent and unconditional return of Nigerian stolen assets stashed in foreign countries. He made this call on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at the ongoing 10th session of the Conference of State Parties (COSP), to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), holding at the Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, United States of America. According to him, the return of stolen assets warehoused in foreign countries has become imperative for the growth of the economy and expansion of frontiers of development...
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FCTA STAFF CELEBRATES WIKE ON HIS 56TH BIRTHDAY

Staff of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, hosted a surprise birthday reception for THE FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike. The gathering was organized by staff members led by the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud and Mandate Secretaries to felicitate the Minister on his 56th birthday.  The surprise celebration took place at the entrance of the FCT Minister’s office at Area 11 Garki Abuja, where the Minister was greeted by a chorus of solidarity songs and happy birthday wishes. According to the...
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FCT CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY TO COST N3.5 MILLION, SAYS MINISTER

...PREVIOUSLY ISSUED DOCUMENTS TO BE RECERTIFIED, NEW BUSES, TAXIS TO BE LAUNCHED NEXT MONTH FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy in the Federal Capital Territory will now cost N3.5 million, which is a reduction from the previously proposed cost of N5 million. This was disclosed during the Minister’s second monthly Ministerial media parley which was held on Friday, November 24, 2023, in his office. Speaking on a wide range of issues, Barrister Wike said that the decision to reduce the cost...
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UNFORGETTABLE THRILLS, LESSONS OF 2023 GTCO FASHION WEEKEND

By Okosun Dennis The 2023 GTCO Fashion Weekend may have come and gone but the glamour, thrills, beauty of fashion, the class and styles, the handsome young men, and exquisitely beautiful and gorgeously dressed ladies that attended the fashion groove gave a sterling impression of the two-day show that will continue to reverberate in the minds of the enthusiastic participants both physical and online. Never in a long time have I witnessed the assemblage of youths dressed and masquerading within the large expanse of GTCO Centre situated at Plot 1,...
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WIKE INSPECTS MORE ROAD PROJECTS IN FCT, EXPRESSES SATISFACTION WITH QUALITY OF WORK

FCT Minister, Barrister Nyesom Wike (right) conferring with the Executive Secretary, FCDA Engr Shehu Hadi Ahmed during his tour of road projects in Abuja Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, inspected more road projects in the FCT that are expected to be completed by May, 2024. Director of Press (Office of the Honourable Minister), Anthony Ogunleye, in a statement, said among the projects inspected include the expansion of the Southern Expressway from Villa Roundabout to OSEX/Ring Road I (RRI) Junction,...
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MASTERSTROKE ANTIDOTES FOR MENTAL HEALTH AS JOURDAN DUNN OFFERS PRESCRIPTION AT GTCO FASHION WEEKEND SPLASH

By Okosun Dennis Over time, almost consistently, the problem associated with mental health, oftentimes galvanizing into suicide by sufferers, is assuming a monumental dimension. As a global health challenge especially in developing countries where there is little or less exposure to experts in managing mental health or having the financial muscles to visit hospitals or a consultant in such area, the GTCO Fashion Weekend offers a modest opportunity for people to hear from an aspect on how to deal with such problem. At the GT Centre located at Plot 1...
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GTCO FASHION WEEKEND KICKS OFF IN LAGOS WITH INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST, JULEE WILSON OF ESSENCE MAGAZINE STUNNING AUDIENCE

By Okosun Dennis She looms large, very unassuming, and held the audience spellbound for about one hour and five minutes the conversation lasted. As Julee Wilson stepped onto the stage looking radiant, she immediately identified with her roots as a black American. It was the first season of the Masterclass of GTCO Fashion Weekend that started in Lagos on Saturday, 10th November 2023. It was blisteringly amazing with unforgettable moments during the dialogue as the audience had much more to savour as the black American international journalist, a Global Beauty...
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