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BREAKING: President Tinubu Appoints Retired AIG as Substantive EFCC Chairman



President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of Rtd AIG Hakeem Odumosu as the Substantive Chairman of EFCC.

The approval is however subject to his Confirmation by the Senate.

Mr Odumosu, nicknamed “Tango One” for his skill in flushing out criminals, served as first chairperson of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Taskforce) and also the Commander of the State-funded Rapid Response Squad (RRS).

He holds a Law degree, two Master’s degrees and Diploma certificates.

Before his retirement from the police force, he served in several states across the country. In Lagos, he served as operations officer in Isokoko division, Agege; Ketu division; Satellite division; and Area ‘d’ command, Mushin. He also served as chairman of Lagos state task force on environmental and special offences, governor’s offiice, Alausa, Ikeja, among others.

He also served in various capacities in other states including Edo, Ogun, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Oyo, as well as the federal capital territory, Abuja.

During his service years, he won various local and international awards for his commitment to enhancing peace and security in the various places he found himself.

He was awarded by several bodies, organisations and grounds including Lions International; Batco Mandate Group; West African Student Union (WASU); Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria; Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria; Island Club; Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria; Junior Chamber International; as well as the Lagos state police command, among others

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JUST IN: POLICE declares Prime Suspect to MOHBAD’S death, PRIMEBOY wanted



LAGOS State Police Command on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 declared one of the prime suspects to the untimely death of IleriOluwa Oladimeji Aloba aka Mohbad who is identified as Owoduni Ibrahim aka Primeboy wanted.

According to the Press Release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin available to SOJ WORLDWIDE, he said Primeboy refused to honour several invitations sent to him.

A reward of One Million Naira will be given to anyone with useful information leading to his arrest, said the Police

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#SaferKwara: Governor AbdulRazaq Meets Army Chief



Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq receives Commander 22 Armoured Brigade Ilorin Brigade General Adebayo Abdulrahman Babalola at Government House, Ilorin.

During the visit, the Governor explored strategies for strengthening security in the state with the Army chief.

Military personnel have made several efforts to dislodge security threats from the state.

The Army chief reiterated that the operations will be sustained to keep the state safer for peaceful and law-abiding residents.

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Football is coming home! UK & Republic of Ireland set to host Euro 2028 as Turkey withdraw bid



The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland look set to host Euro 2028 after the Turkish FA withdrew its bid to host the tournament.

The Turkish FA has officially withdrawn its bid to host Euro 2028 in order to focus on its plan to co-host the tournament with Italy in 2032. UEFA has now approved the joint proposal, which was first announced in July.

Turkey’s withdrawal from the 2028 bidding process means that the UK and Republic of Ireland’s bid will now run unopposed. Wembley Stadium hosted the semi-finals and final of the delayed 2020 European Championship, but the UK has not hosted an entire major tournament since 1996.

Both bids will require official approval at a meeting of UEFA’s executive committee on Tuesday. An official statement from UEFA read: “The presentations at that meeting will be an important part of the process which will take due consideration of the content of the bid submissions before reaching a decision.”

If approved, then Euro 2028 will be hosted in the UK and Ireland. Among the ten proposed stadiums are Wembley Stadium, Hampden Park and the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, as well as the currently unbuilt Bramley Moore Dock stadium in Liverpool and Casement Park in Belfast

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