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CP orders investigation into  “Isheri-Day” shooting in ogun State by soldiers

CP orders investigation into “Isheri-Day” shooting in ogun State by soldiers

By Owolola Adebola Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered a full scale investigation into the “Isheri Day” shooting incident in the state on 13th August, 2019, by suspected soldiers believed to be from Ikeja Cantonment, with a view to bringing the suspects to justice. Credible Information at the disposal of the Command has it that on ... Read More »

MURIC commends NDLEA for make-up exam, demands action on Friday request

MURIC commends NDLEA for make-up exam, demands action on Friday request

  *Prof Akintola* The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for finding a solution to one of the issues raised by the human rights organization. It will be recalled that MURIC in a press statement dated 6th August, 2019 entitled ‘NDLEA 2019 Promotion Exam is Anti-Muslim’ had berated NDLEA for fixing its 2019 ... Read More »

Breaking: El-Zakzaky displaying ulterior motives against laid down procedures, says FG

Breaking: El-Zakzaky displaying ulterior motives against laid down procedures, says FG

    “…he demanded free movement and access to visitors of all kinds as well as requested to be allowed to check into a 5-Star Hotel instead of being admitted in the hospital. The request was refused on the ground that he came into the country for medicals and not as a tourist (more so that his Visa was issued ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigerian pastor in China

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigerian pastor in China

  Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has demanded for thorough investigation into the death of a Nigerian Pastor in China, Joseph Ogenna Nwajueze from the Chinese authorities. In a statement issued in Abuja by the NIDCOM Head of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa stated that the death of the Nigerian Pastor based in China was condemnable. She ... Read More »

Opinion: Yet Violence Against Women Persists, By Ade Ademiju

Opinion: Yet Violence Against Women Persists, By Ade Ademiju

  ROUNDTABLE WITH ADE ADEMIJU Violence Against girlchild/Women has continued to be a recurring issue. Cases of different attacks on femenine gender are reported on daily basis. Government at all levels are taking different steps to curb the prevailing incidents. Kudos also to gender activists who enormously contribute their quotas in checkmating violence against women. It is an unfortunate incident ... Read More »

BOKO HARAM: ZULUM LAUNCHES SECURITY OUTFITS TO PROTECT FARMERS

BOKO HARAM: ZULUM LAUNCHES SECURITY OUTFITS TO PROTECT FARMERS

…DONATES 10 PATROL VEHICLES TO SAVE LIVES BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday officially inaugurated Nigeria Security and Civil Defiance Corps (NSCDC) Agro Ranchers solidly charged with the responsibility of protecting farmers against Boko Haram onslaught on their farmlands across the state. The governor also donated 10 new Patrol Hilux vehicles to the Squad ... Read More »

Governor Zulum appoints Security  Adviser, 10 senior/special  assistants

Governor Zulum appoints Security Adviser, 10 senior/special assistants

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the appointment of Colonel A.A. Chiroma as Special Adviser on Security. Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, who made the announcement, said Governor Zulum has also appointed 10 Senior and Special Assistants for specific functions, two of whom are to serve under the state’s deputy governor. All the ... Read More »

PDP BOT Chairman urges Nigerians to embrace RUGA

PDP BOT Chairman urges Nigerians to embrace RUGA

Senator Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Peoples Democratic Party, has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas programme of the Federal Government. Jibrin told newsmen in his Nasarawa country home on Tuesday in Nasarawa State that the proposed settlement policy for herdsmen would promote peace and security in the country. He also explained that the ... Read More »

NIMASA warns public against employment scam

NIMASA warns public against employment scam

By Isichei Osamgbi The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to the misinformation making the round in some online platforms, that there is an ongoing recruitment exercise in the Agency. It is important to state that the Agency has not embarked on any recruitment exercise at the moment; and not associated with any ... Read More »

Death is inevitable, but don’t politicise selection of my successor — Awujale

Death is inevitable, but don’t politicise selection of my successor — Awujale

  The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland in Ogun State, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has warned the people of Ijebuland not to politicise the selection of his successor. Adetona spoke at the 2019 edition of the Ojude Oba festival at the Awujale Pavillion on Tuesday in Ijebu-Ode. He urged them to ensure that they abided by whoever emerged as the ... Read More »

Polaris launches collateral-free Salary Advance solution to customers

Polaris launches collateral-free Salary Advance solution to customers

In line with its commitment to creating innovative financial solutions, Polaris Bank has launched a quick credit solution: “Polaris Salary Advance.” Polaris Salary Advance is a customer-led product that enables employees to get up to 50 per cent of their net monthly salary to meet basic needs before their next payday. The product is designed to provide short term financing ... Read More »