Day: June 1, 2019

Jay-Jay Okocha in Aberdeen court on money laundering charges

Augustine Okocha, who is better known as Jay-Jay, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday. The 45-year-old, who describes himself on his social media profile as “The Football Magician”, made 124 appearances in the English top flight, scoring 14 goals for Bolton Wanderers. Jay-Jay Okocha, who is often described as being “so good they named him twice”, faced two charges in the closed-doors hearing. The famous sportsman was seen at court wearing white trainers with smart black trousers, a white shirt and suit jacket on top of a puffer jacket. He faces one charge in relation to alleged...

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Sanwo-Olu Considers Return of Monthly Sanitation Exercise

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State is considering reintroducing the monthly sanitation exercise in Lagos to press for a cleaner Lagos but said he would consult the people to decide on the next line of action on the issue. A statement by Director of Public Affairs, Toro Oladipo said the Governor mulled the idea when he visited the Olusosun dump site in furtherance of his pledge to improve the environmental situation as contained in the first Executive Order on Environmental and Sanitation Matters signed recently. He said the Governor noted that “This is where we receive 70 per cent...

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Man who lost 18 vehicles to Abule-Egba, Lagos pipeline fire laments: I Attempted Suicide Twice, Now I Beg To Live

He thought that the end had come for him when, on the 19th of December 2018, pipeline explosion caused a fire that burnt out his automobile shop in Abule Egba area of Lagos State. In the incident, said to have been caused by pipeline vandals who were siphoning petroleum products, James Adeosun lost 18 different kinds of automobile vehicles at his mart, valued at over N96 million. Thereafter, there were reports around the scene of the explosion that the owner of the burnt auto shop, James Adeosun, had died. A few days after, some other reports claimed that he...

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