• Reps summon Prisons boss and perm sec over handling of funds

    Reps summon Prisons boss and perm sec over handling of funds

    According to reports, the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has invited the Comptroller General of Prisons, Mr. Ja’ afaru Ahmed and the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Culture, Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba, to explain why their staff have failed to retire funds approved to them.

    Also, the officers are to give reasons for failing to remit the Valued Added Tax (VAT) deductions to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) correctly and promptly as required by law.

    Chairman of […]

  • Biafra: Buhari using DSS to intimidate, blackmail new judge handling Nnamdi Kanu’s trial – IPOB

    Biafra: Buhari using DSS to intimidate, blackmail new judge handling Nnamdi Kanu’s trial – IPOB

    According to reports, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of allegedly using the Department of State Services, DSS, to intimidate and harass Justice Binta Nyako, handing the ongoing case of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

    Following the withdrawal of Justice John Tsoho from Kanu’s trial, the matter was re-assigned to Nyako.

    In a statement by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, the separatist group claimed that Buhari was using the DSS to pressurize Nyako to fake illness and not attend […]

  • Handling IPOB my toughest challenge -AIG Karma

    Handling IPOB my toughest challenge -AIG Karma

    The Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of Zone 9, Umuahia,  Hassan Karma, was until recently the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State. In this interview, he speaks on Biafra agitation, kidnapping, armed robbery and general security situation in the zone as well as his experience while serving in Anambra.

    What are your strategies for policing the zone?

    My strategies are in tandem with what is already laid down as roadmap by the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris. He is a […]

  • NSCDC cautions 272 officers trained in weapon handling by Army in Niger

    NSCDC cautions 272 officers trained in weapon handling by Army in Niger

    According to reports, the Niger State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps on Saturday warned the 272 officers and men that participated in its Course 4, 2016 training not to use what they acquired to intimidate or oppress people while discharging their duties.

    The State Commandant of the Corps, Philip Ayuba, gave the warning at the Course 4, 2016 graduation ceremony of Officers and men that were trained on basic regiment of weapon handling by the 31 Artillery […]

  • NERC fines Ibadan DISCO N21m for poor consumer handling

    NERC fines Ibadan DISCO N21m for poor consumer handling

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has sanctioned more distribution companies over poor consumers handling.

    The latest, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) was fined N21 million.

    Acting Chairman of NERC, Dr. Anthony Akah, said yesterday that the sanctions were imposed after the company failed to give satisfactory explanations for some of its actions.

    In a statement in Abuja, NERC said Ibadan Disco refused to obey decisions of the Commission Forum Office or treat electricity customer complaints referred to it by the Commission.

    Akah assured […]

  • Ooni commends Aregbesola’s handling of Osun affairs

    Ooni commends Aregbesola’s handling of Osun affairs

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has commended the maturity of the Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in his handling of the illegal entry of ‎Ife locals and residents into the Shasha forest in the state to avert crisis.

    ‎This was even as the Governor noted that his government will do everything possible to avoid being confrontational with monarchs in the state, but seek amicable ways of resolving issues that will affect the peace in the […]