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The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has said that he has no case of corruption in any court or with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, said the 50 prominent personalities (whose names were not stated) had been placed on a watch-list and are, therefore, restricted from leaving.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it cannot take any action on a video of Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje, in circulation which appeared to show him taking bribes from contractors, because the matter is in court.
Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos state police command have re-arrested a robbery suspect five days after he was released from Ikoyi prison. The suspect, Tunde Okunola, was arrested in Lekki area of the state.
Raising a matter of urgent public importance in the House earlier today, a member representing Warawa Constituency, Labaran Madari, said the assembly should investigate the authenticity of the video and take measures.
The presidency has justified an order which reportedly placed 50 Nigerians accused of corruption on travel ban. The senior special assistant to the president on media publicity, Garba Shehu, said the measure was necessary.