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SEE 6 Prominent Nigerians Kuje Prison Has Played Host To

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today remanded embattled Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s spokesman Olisa Metuh in prison custody following his arraignment before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of his involvement in a N400 million fraud via his firm, Destra Investment Limited. With this new development, it would interest you to know that Metuh wouldn’t be the first prominent Nigerian Kuje prison would host. The prison which was established in 1989 and located in Kuje, Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has played host to several others. INFORMATION NIGERIA in this piece brings you a list of 6 prominent Nigerians to have been remanded there…

– Chairman of DAAR Communication Plc, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi in December 2015, joined the list of eminent Nigerians to be remanded in Kuje prison. The media mongul was ordered by a judge to be remanded in Kuje prion after he was unable to meet his bail conditions.

– Pension theft: Mr. John Yusuf in 2013 was remanded in Kuje Prison. Recall that Yusuf was handed a two year jail term or fine of N750,000 for conniving with others to defraud the Police Pension Office of N27.2bn, a judgement that was highly criticised. Yusuf was later re-arraigned for fresh charges, Justice Bello had remanded him in prison custody, pending the determination of his bail application.

– Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Hon Faruk Lawan and House Committee Clerk, Boniface Enemalo, were remanded in Kuje prison by an Abuja High Court in February 2013.  Farouk Lawan and  Boniface Emenalo had been arraigned by the office of the Attorney General in a seven count charge for allegedly soliciting and collecting a bribe of $620, 000 from Chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas, Femi Otedola, following a probe by the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy.

– The chief security officer to former head of state, late General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and former aide to the late Chief MKO Abiola, Lateef Shofolahan were also at a time kept in Kuje Prison. He was tried and convicted for murder of Chief Kudirat Abiola by a Lagos High Court in January 2012. Al-Mustapha spent nine years and seven months in Ikoyi, Kirikiri and Kuje prison.

Metuh today became the latest addition to this list.
What do you think, serves him right???

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

Read AlsoMinister Of Labour, Festus Keyamo Backs #EndSARSProtest

A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

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Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

Read AlsoEnd SARS: Gen. John Enenche Reacts To Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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Hoodlums Looting At Bode Thomas Street In Lagos (VIDEO)

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In a video making rounds on Twitter, hoodlums were captured looting at Bode Thomas street in Lagos.

EndSARS: Police, Hoodlums Clash In Benin-City

The video revealed that some hoodlums are currently looting some properties on the street.

Following the unrest that has swiped through the streets of Lagos, hoodlums have taken over the street to cause mayhem in several parts of the state.

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What started as a peaceful protest has led to the death of many lives and the propaganda of private and public properties.

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