• Council refutes alleged deployment of non-teaching staff to classrooms

    Council refutes alleged deployment of non-teaching staff to classrooms

    According to reports, the Mosan-Okunola Local Council Development Area in Lagos State on Friday refuted allegation of deploying non-teaching staff to classrooms in some primary schools in the area.

    Rotimi Ogunwuyi, the Sole Administrator of the LCDA, refuted the allegation during an interview with newsmen in Lagos.

    Ogunwuyi said that the allegation, being peddled by people that non-teaching staff were being deployed to classrooms in public schools in the state, was a figment of their imagination.

    Some parents have expressed concern that non-teaching […]

  • FG sets timeframe for deployment of Ambassador-designates

    FG sets timeframe for deployment of Ambassador-designates

    According to reports, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Sunday gave assurances that the Ambassador-Designates would be posted out by the end of 2016.

    Onyeama spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in New York, United States of America on the sideline of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York.

    The Minister admitted that there are concerns about high representations in Nigerian Missions and Embassies across the world.

    He said: “Ideally, we should have it done by the end of […]

  • IGP Idris bans deployment of police mobile force to individuals

    IGP Idris bans deployment of police mobile force to individuals

    The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday said the force would no longer deploy personnel of the Police Mobile Force (PMF) to guard individuals.

    Idris made the disclosure at a meeting with Commanders of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Special Protection Unit (SPU) and the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) in Abuja.

    “Therefore, in line with these responsibilities, it will be against force policy to deploy police mobile force personnel to guard individuals or fragment their personnel into smaller units,“he […]

  • Mbang condemns deployment of troops in Niger Delta

    Mbang condemns deployment of troops in Niger Delta

    Prelate Emeritus of Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Sunday Mbang, has criticised the ‘Operation Crocodile Smiles’ in Niger Delta, saying the move by the Federal Government is counterproductive.

    Mbang, who said this during his 80th birthday celebrations in Eket on Sunday, advised the government to avoid the use of force and opt for dialogue in addressing militancy in the region.

    He said the government knew the problems of the oil rich region, and that it was just beating about the bush.

    He said, “The […]