Members of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were in the early hours of today, pictured giving first –aid treatment to a driver who sustained bruises from a car accident along Owode-elede, Mile12, Lagos. The officials also towed the damaged vehicle off the road.
Members of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were in the early hours of today, pictured giving first –aid treatment to a driver who sustained bruises from a car accident along Owode-elede, Mile12, Lagos. The […]
It ws gathered that the Public Relations Officer, PRO, of the Ilorin Prison, in Kwara State, Mr Philip, has refuted reports making the rounds that some prison officials beat six inmates to death after they protested over poor quality of food given to them.
The incident was said to have caused chaos on Thursday at the Oke Kura prison.
According to the widely circulated report, the inmates requested to see the Comptroller General of Prisons so he could address their grievances, but […]
According to reports, the Oke Kura Prison, Ilorin, Kwara State, was thrown into pandemonium on Thursday after six inmates were reportedly beaten to death by warders.
Newsmen reported that 11 other inmates were seriously injured during the fracas which occurred around 2pm.
It was learnt that the inmates, who were in the condemned inmates’ cell, had protested the substandard quality of food they were served and demanded to see the controller of the prison to address their grievances.
The source said the prison […]
“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 […]
Maverick activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, on Thursday, urged that corruption should be made a treasonable offence for it to be adequately tackled.
He made the call during a news conference put together by the “Occupy Unlimited” group, a civil society group that advocates good governance and corruption-free society.
Charly Boy, who is the National Coordinator of the group, said “corrupt leadership has been killing ordinary Nigerians slowly and steadily over the years.
“It is time to properly define it […]
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Federal Government will, this week, arraign all the judges accused of corruption, an authoritative source who prefers anonymity said yesterday.
In a bid to kick-start the trial, the Federal Government has listed politicians, senior lawyers and some bank officials to testify against the judges.
The Department of State Service, DSS, had on October 8 and 9, raided the apartments and arrested seven judges over alleged corruption. The judges were consequently released on bail.
The seven judges affected include […]
President Muhammadu Buhari’s avowed determination to punish culprits who smuggled foreign items into the 2016 budget and who caused both national and international embarrassment are back to work, according to Economic Confidential.
Investigation by the Economic Intelligence Magazine indicates that the officials who were sanctioned by their deployment outside Federal Ministry of Finance have since resumed duties in the same Ministry without the highly publicized punishment the President promised while speaking to Nigerians resident in Saudi Arabia.
President Muhammadu Buhari had in […]
It was gathered that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said some of its officers are currently under investigation for alleged fraternity with suspected drug syndicates.
The Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd.) gave the hint while addressing officers at the national headquarters of the agency in Ikoyi, Lagos at the weekend.
A statement by the Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, quoted Abdullah as stating that the agency had beamed its searchlight inwards, stressing that any officer […]
It was gathered that the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has admitted that the Ogun State chapter of the union erred during the celebration of the 2016 World Teachers Day and itappealed to the state Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, to rescind his decision to sack the leaders of the union.
The union also begged Amosun to pardon the 18 teachers suspended by the government.
The NUT President, Michael Alogba-Olukoya, made this appeal on Thursday at the state NUT secretariat, Kuto, Abeokuta, […]
Officials of the Kebbi State government have been quizzed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
It was gathered that some of the officials were arrested in connection with the N1.2 billion that was missing at the cabinet office over the Arugungu Fishing Festival contract.
A source in the state said the EFCC officials were invited to investigate the missing money and to bring sanity into the system.
Speaking on the issue, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Umar […]
A total of 184 civil servants were disciplined for their different roles in the padding of the 2016 budget.
This was contained in Buhari’s authorised biography, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, written by Prof. John Paden and presented to the public on Monday.
Of the 184, Paden said 22 top officials were dismissed from service.
He said the President viewed the padding as an attempt to scuttle his administration’s innovations, hence his decision to wield the big stick against the […]