• Police Officer Goes Against Service Order By Allowing Pupils Hold His Firearms

    Police Officer Goes Against Service Order By Allowing Pupils Hold His Firearms

    Photo of a Kenyan police officer who allowed school girls to hold his firearm while they posed for a snap has been making rounds on social media.

    In the photo, the smiling officer is seen posing next to 7 schools girls, while two of them hold firearms, presumably belonging to the officer and a colleague.

    It’s believed that the photo was taken during the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations.

    According to the National Police […]

  • Senate decries rising medical negligence and the non-compliance, to hold health summit

    Senate decries rising medical negligence and the non-compliance, to hold health summit

    According to reports, the Senate has decried the high rate of medical negligence and the non-compliance with the National Health Act in the country.

    As a result, the upper chamber of the National Assembly said it would hold a stakeholders’ forum tagged ‘First Nigerian Medical Law Summit.’

    The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Olanrewaju Tejuoso, while addressing journalists on Thursday, stated that the forum was necessitated by the increasing petitions against medical institutions and personnel.

    He said, “The Nigerian Medical Law Summit […]

  • Rivers: Federal and state legislative polls will hold Dec 10 – INEC

    Rivers: Federal and state legislative polls will hold Dec 10 – INEC

    Pending Federal and State legislative elections in Rivers State will hold on December 10 as scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

    INEC’s director, Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, stated this yesterday while dispelling a report that the elections have been suspended again.

    Osaze-Uzzi, who described the report as misleading disassociated himself from it saying “the Rivers election will hold as scheduled on December 10.”

    Recall that INEC had two weeks ago fixed the conduct of pending elections into Rivers and […]

  • Ministers hold retreat, set to unveil National Economic Blueprint

    Ministers hold retreat, set to unveil National Economic Blueprint

    Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has revealed that the government would soon unveil its economic blueprint for the country.

    Following two days of brainstorming in Abuja, organized by Udoma’s ministry, with various teams drawn from the public and private sector, Udoma revealed that the president’s economic vision and Strategic Implementation Plan, drawn up by his ministry, along with vibrant ideas canvassed and analysed at the retreat, would be harmonised and launched at the federal government’s comprehensive economic […]

  • Pastor Adeboye arrives Benue, to hold prayer session for government officials

    Pastor Adeboye arrives Benue, to hold prayer session for government officials

    “The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has arrived Makurdi, Benue State capital, for a Christian prayer retreat.

    He was received, alongside his wife, Tolu at the Makurdi airport by the state Governor, Pastor Samuel Ortom and officials of the state Government.

    The event, which is titled ‘Divine Encounter’ is billed to take place at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi by 3pm on Sunday 13th November.

    Shortly after their arrival, the Redeemed First Family were ushered to […]

  • Gunmen hold judge, lawyers hostage in court

    Gunmen hold judge, lawyers hostage in court

    No fewer than 10 gunmen stormed three courts in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Wednesday when they held a sitting judge hostage.

    The gunmen, who shot into the air, caused panic in the capital city as residents fled in various directions, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    The courts the gunmen invaded included Benue State High Court 9, Chief Magistrate’s Court and the Upper Area Court.

    An eyewitness told our correspondent that the gunmen stormed the premises of the three courts, which […]

  • Hold FG responsible if herdsmen attack Ekiti – Fayose

    Hold FG responsible if herdsmen attack Ekiti – Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has indicted the Federal Government for not condemning the threat issued by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria against the state.

    MACBAN, the umbrella body of herdsmen in Nigeria, had on Saturday threatened to wage war against the state for enacting grazing law restricting movement of cattle in the state.

    MACBAN also alleged that four cattle belonging to its member were killed by the newly inaugurated Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshal.

    But Fayose at a press briefing […]

  • Hold Shiites responsible for Wednesday’s killings – CESJET

    Hold Shiites responsible for Wednesday’s killings – CESJET

    The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has called on Nigeria government and security agencies to hold the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) responsible for the Wednesday’s violence in Kaduna State which led to death of dozens of people.

    The centre in a statement by Executive Director, Joyce Adamu, demanded tough responses to the violence which is spreading across several cities in the northern part of the country.

    The Executive Director blamed the Shiites for daring the state and attempting […]

  • NJC to hold emergency meeting over DSS raid on judges

    NJC to hold emergency meeting over DSS raid on judges

    Nigerian judges will hold emergency talks Tuesday following the “deeply regrettable” detention of several judges by secret police in a corruption probe, the country’s chief justice said Monday.

    At least seven judges were detained by Nigerian security forces over the weekend in connection with allegedly receiving bribes, drawing sharp condemnation from the bar association and from rights groups who described the raids as “unprecedented”.

    The Department of State Services (DSS) said it had seized $800,000 (715,000 euros) in cash during the nation-wide […]

  • Day 900 Of Abduction: BBOG Group To Hold World Conference

    Day 900 Of Abduction: BBOG Group To Hold World Conference

    According to reports, the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group has revealed that it will hold a world press conference in September, to commemorate the day 900 of the Chibok girls abduction on September 30, 2016.

    In a statement signed by the leaders of the group, Aisha Yesufu and Dr Oby Ezekwesili called on Nigerians and across the world, to join the group in the commemoration of the day.

    “We hereby announce our decision to hold a World Press Conference on Friday, September 30th 2016 […]

  • Edo guber: Why election cannot hold on Sept. 28 – APGA explains

    Edo guber: Why election cannot hold on Sept. 28 – APGA explains

    The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has said he would petition the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on why the governorship election fixed for September 28 must be postponed again.

    It said the governorship polls must be organized to accommodate candidates in the 2016 November/December West African Senior School Certificate Examinations in the state.

    Governorship candidate of APGA, Mr. Osaro Onaiwu, said the September 28 date was not feasible because some students were expected to write Physics practical, Food Nutrition 1 and […]