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Police release names of kidnapped RCCG pastors, locate forest where they are held

Police release names of kidnapped RCCG pastors, locate forest where they are held

 The Police has released the names of five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, kidnapped while they were on their way to the Redemption Camp to attend ministers’ conference. The police also said they have located the forest where the five abducted pastors were kept at the Ogbere – Ijebu – Ode (Ogun State) stretch of the ... Read More »

Five pastors kidnapped on their way to Redemption Camp

Five pastors kidnapped on their way to Redemption Camp

  Pastor Adeboye* Five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) have been kidnapped on their way to the Redemption Camp at Km 45 on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The pastors were abducted on Thursday on Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode-Ore Expressway while travelling to the camp to attend the Ministers’ Conference ahead of the church’s convention next week. They were kidnapped in Ijebu-Ode ... Read More »

Borno Governor appoints 4 advisers, deputy Chief of Staff

Borno Governor appoints 4 advisers, deputy Chief of Staff

In continued steps to put in place components of his office,  Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the appointment of four special advisers and Deputy Chief of staff who is head the deputy governor’s office. In a statement issued Friday in Maiduguri,  the Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, announced the appointments of Hon. Zannah ... Read More »

FCTA gives owners of Abuja plots three months to develop them or risk revocation

FCTA gives owners of Abuja plots three months to develop them or risk revocation

  The FCT Administration has identified several undeveloped plots of land in serviced districts of the Phases I, II & III of the Federal Capital City, Abuja and has given the owners three months grace period to act or risk revocation. The FCT Director of Land Administration, Mallam Adamu Jibrin Hussaini made this disclosure during the week in his office, ... Read More »

Ministers designate asked to submit updated CV to Boss Mustapha

Ministers designate asked to submit updated CV to Boss Mustapha

  *Mr Boss Mustapha* …As 2-day induction retreats starts on August 15.   Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has asked Ministers designate to submit their updated curriculum vitae in soft and hard copy to his office on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. He stated this in a notice issued to them on Friday in which he ... Read More »

BPE DG enjoins Diaspora Nigerians to embrace FG’s reform agenda

BPE DG enjoins Diaspora Nigerians to embrace FG’s reform agenda

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh, has called on Nigerians in diaspora to embrace the reform agenda of the Nigerian Government. According to him, the Bureau’s transaction process ensures an all inclusive participation –local, international as well as Nigerians in diaspora.  Mr.  Okoh made the entreaty during a courtesy visit ... Read More »

Borno APC chieftain commends Gov Zulum over commissioner nominees

Borno APC chieftain commends Gov Zulum over commissioner nominees

  *Hon. Yusuf Adamu* BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Former Secretary of the Defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in Borno state, and Adviser to former Governor Kashim Shettima, Hon. Yusuf Adamu has commended governor of the state, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum over the choice of commissioner nominees, mostly Technocrats and Engineers by profession. He said, bringing these set of people ... Read More »

Muslim group condemns attack on mosque by traditional worshippers

Muslim group condemns attack on mosque by traditional worshippers

*File picture* The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the Saturday, 27th July, 2019 attack on invaded Umar Bin Khattab Mosque in Idi-Iroko in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, by traditional worshippers of Olosha Oba and Oro Cult. According to MURIC, an Islamic human rights advocacy group,the Imam, Alhaji Abdul Waliy Abdul Azeez Abata and members of the ... Read More »

Two arrested  for theft of EKEDC equipment

Two arrested for theft of EKEDC equipment

  One Noah Yagha has been apprehended by the men of the Nigerian Police Force for attempted theft of armoured cables belonging to Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Monday 29th July 2019 in the Lekki axis of Lagos. In a statement released to journalists, the suspect was seen cutting the cables installed on a 500KVA transformer around Iroko Awe and ... Read More »

Soldiers allegedly gang-rape female varsity student at checkpoint

Soldiers allegedly gang-rape female varsity student at checkpoint

  File picture of a military checkpoint* Some soldiers have allegedly raped a female student (name withheld) of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko. Sources said the incident happened on Wednesday evening at the military checkpoint at Ikare Akoko in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State. A source said the soldiers, who were attached to the Ikare Akoko ... Read More »