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Police promotes Oyebade DIG, gets new AIGs, as PSC promotes 6,618 Police Officers

Police promotes Oyebade DIG, gets new AIGs, as PSC promotes 6,618 Police Officers

An Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Olushola Leye Oyebade, currently at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Jos, Plateau State, was promoted to the next rank of Deputy Inspector-General of Police to represent the South-West geopolitical zone in the police management team. The promotions were one of the highpoints of the 8th plenary meeting of the commission which spanned ... Read More »

Troops kill several bandits, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina, Zamfara

Troops kill several bandits, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’, eliminated several bandits and rescued many kidnap victims in continuation of aggressive clearance under ‘Operation Accord’ in Katsina and Zamfara States. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Enenche said the troops had on June 26 foiled an attack at ... Read More »

Whistle Blower: FG pays for funds recovered not mere exposure – Malami

Whistle Blower: FG pays for funds recovered not mere exposure – Malami

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice only pays whistle-blowers after successful recovery not for mere tracing or exposure of suspected illegitimate funds. This is contained in a statement issued by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice which was ... Read More »

PRESIDENT BUHARI AND TINUBU STILL TOGETHER, ANALYSTS NEED TO GET THEIR FACTS RIGHT – Presidency

PRESIDENT BUHARI AND TINUBU STILL TOGETHER, ANALYSTS NEED TO GET THEIR FACTS RIGHT – Presidency

PRESIDENT BUHARI AND TINUBU STILL TOGETHER, ANALYSTS NEED TO GET THEIR FACTS RIGHT By Garba Shehu The very essence of the requests put to the Emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, which were unanimously approved aim to pull back the party, faced with an existential crisis from the brink of collapse, ... Read More »

COVID-19: SERAP asks court to order FG, CBN to name beneficiaries of cash payments, donations

COVID-19: SERAP asks court to order FG, CBN to name beneficiaries of cash payments, donations

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to “publicly identify and name Nigerians who have so far benefited from any cash payments, cash transfers, food distribution and other reliefs and palliatives during the lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states ... Read More »

EKEDC to increase electricity tarrif from July 1st

EKEDC to increase electricity tarrif from July 1st

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in a statement released on Friday, announced that it will be effecting the upward review of the electricity tariff from July 1st 2020. According to the statement signed by the company’s Corporate Communications General Manager, Godwin Idemudia, the review is aimed at projecting a service reflective tariff that will enable the company invest heavily in ... Read More »

EKEDC TO EFFECT TARIFF INCREASE BY JULY 1st

EKEDC TO EFFECT TARIFF INCREASE BY JULY 1st

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in a statement released on Friday, announced that it will be effecting the upward review of the electricity tariff from July 1st 2020. According to the statement signed by the company’s Corporate Communications General Manager, Godwin Idemudia, the review is aimed at projecting a service reflective tariff that will enable the company invest heavily in ... Read More »

We will stop looters at all cost – EFCC

We will stop looters at all cost – EFCC

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has expressed his determination and readiness to stop looters who have been stealing from the country, saying no amount of blackmail and mischief will deter him. The EFCC boss stated this while receiving a delegation of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Federal Capital Territory Council, who ... Read More »

AJIMOBI WAS A JINX BREAKER -OGUN APC

AJIMOBI WAS A JINX BREAKER -OGUN APC

The Ogun State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of the former two-term Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi , who answered the final call earlier today (Thursday) In a press statement issued in Abeokuta On Thursday evening and signed by the State Publicity Secretary of the Caretaker Committee, Comrade Tunde Oladunjoye, the ... Read More »

Oodua National Integration Network felicitates with Nigerians on June 12

Oodua National Integration Network felicitates with Nigerians on June 12

“The Oodua National Integration Network salutes the courage of those that defended Chief M.K.O Abiola mandate with their sweat and blood.”  Press statement Oodua National Integration Network (ONIN) to Mark   Democracy Day of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on June 12, 2020 Democracy Day: felicitation to Nigerians Engr. Bashir Lawal PREAMBLE Oodua National Integration Network (ONIN) is a Yoruba socio ... Read More »

The Criterion condemns spate of rape and murder cases in Nigeria

The Criterion condemns spate of rape and murder cases in Nigeria

The Criterion, an Association of Muslim Women in Business and Professions has condemned in strong terms, the spate of rape and murder in the country in recent times. The Association, which has her core values centred on women and children has also called for justice and a comprehensive investigation into the gruesome murders of Barakat Bello in Ibadan, Uwaila Omozuwa ... Read More »

Turning COVID-19 tragedy into opportunity for New Nigeria – By Godwin I. Emefiele

Turning COVID-19 tragedy into opportunity for New Nigeria – By Godwin I. Emefiele

ABUJA, Nigeria, April 15, 2020/ — As many people are now aware, the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in China has rapidly permeated and profoundly changed the world. While this crisis is first and foremost a public health issue, which has claimed the lives of over 123,600 people worldwide, and counting, the economic damages are unprecedented on several ... Read More »

Doctor who treated Covid-19 positive patient in his clinic dies of the dreaded virus at LUTH

Doctor who treated Covid-19 positive patient in his clinic dies of the dreaded virus at LUTH

By Mikail Mumuni A medical doctor, Dr Chugbo Emeka, who admitted and treated a covid-19 positive patient in his private hospital died on Wednesday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) after contacting the virus himself. Two of his professional colleagues, Dr Amos Dele Babade and Dr Lawal Oyeneyin broke the sad news of the death of Dr Emeka. Announcing ... Read More »

Coronavirus, Social Media and imperative of responsibility- By Tunde Oladunjoye 

Coronavirus, Social Media and imperative of responsibility- By Tunde Oladunjoye 

The emergence of the never-anticipated, never-prepared-for Coronavirus pandemic took the world by bewildering storm. Nobody could affirm the source and neither could the treatment be proffered. The pandemic brought pandemonium to the social, political, economic, cultural and religious lives of the entire nations of the world. No one ever envisaged that the Kaabah in Mecca and the Prophet’s mosque in ... Read More »

The Coronavirus Poses a Big Threat to Refugees and People in Humanitarian Crisis

The Coronavirus Poses a Big Threat to Refugees and People in Humanitarian Crisis

By Mark Leon Goldberg According to the latest data from the World Health Organization, the Coronavirus outbreak, known as Covid-19, has spread to over 60 countries. Over 88,000 people have been sickened and over 3,000 have died from the novel coronavirus. The number of cases of coronavirus are increasingly daily. So far, though, most of these cases are in countries ... Read More »

Nigeria’s stolen wealth recovery ongoing – Malami

Nigeria’s stolen wealth recovery ongoing – Malami

Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, said on Sunday that the Federal Government would not falter in its determination to recover all stolen funds stashed abroad by individuals and corporate entities. Malami gave the assurance in Birnin Kebbi while speaking at the maiden Law Week of National Union of Kebbi State Law Students.He said that the federal ... Read More »

Interview: Our goal is to give hope to the disadvantaged – Chairperson, Al Hubb Relief Foundation

Interview: Our goal is to give hope to the disadvantaged – Chairperson, Al Hubb Relief Foundation

A Nigerian based Non Governmental Organization ( NGO), Al Hubb Relief Foundation, based in Kaduna, is set to support and encourage Nigerian women, especially busy or working women, in the aspect of their religious and secular activities. This short interview with its Chairperson, Mrs Amina Mumuni – Ahmed sheds light on what the initiative is about *CAN YOU TELL US ... Read More »