POLICE ARREST MAN OVER MURDER OF TWO PUPILS IN BORNO

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The Police in Borno have arrested one, Gaji Adamu, on alleged murder of two pupils at a primary school in Kwaya-Kusar Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Victor Isuku, disclosed in a statement issued in Maiduguri on Thursday. Isuku said that the incident occurred at about […]

8-MONTH OLD BABY NEEDS SURGERY EVERY 6 MONTHS UNTIL SHE’S 18

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A baby girl born with several rare syndromes ‘never seen in one patient’ will need surgery every six months until she is 18 years old. Eight-month-old Zoey Tidwell, from Saucier in Mississippi, battles an array of complications, including undergrown facial bones, a large cleft palate and breathing difficulties, just to name a few. Zoey has […]

IMO ASSEMBLY SUSPENDS CLERK OVER FACEOFF WITH OKOROCHA

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Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The disagreement between Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the 27 lawmakers on Thursday took a new dimension as the legislators suspended the Clerk of the House, Chris Duru. The plenary was conducted in an atmosphere of tension and political pressure. The lawmakers who sat for the first time since the […]

MANHOLE ACCIDENT: FALANA FILES 100MIL SUIT AGAINST FG

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Oladimeji Ramon Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has sued the Federal Capital Development Authority, seeking N100m damages for the injuries he allegedly sustained when he fell into an uncovered manhole on the street of Abuja. In the suit, marked, CV/0248/17, Falana claimed to have on October 27 fallen into a manhole while walking […]

DSS: WHY MAINA HAS NOT BEEN ARRESTED

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The Director General of the Department of State Service, DSS, Lawal Daura, on Monday disclosed that the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reform, Abdulrasheed Maina, has not been arrested because he was not on the watch list of the service. Daura made the disclosure during the ongoing investigative hearing conducted by […]

ONDO STATE GOVT STOPS FREE WAEC REGISTRATION FOR STUDENTS IN THE STATE

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The Ondo State government has declared that it will no longer pay for the registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The decision of the government may not be unconnected with the recommendation of the stakeholder summit held last month in the state. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led government said parents and guardians should […]

MAINA DIDN’T HAND OVER ANY PROPERTY TO US- MAGU

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The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, told a House of Reps panel on Thursday that Abdulrasheed Maina never handed over any property seized from alleged pension thieves to the commission. Magu told the panel, which is investigating Maina’s reinstatement into the civil service and subsequent promotion, that rather, […]

EX KOGI GOV, IDRIS WADA IN TROUBLE AS ICPC ARRESTS 4 OF HIS FORMER COMMISSIONERS

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has arrested and detained four Commissioners in the administration of former Governor of Kogi, Cpt. Idris Wada, over alleged fraud. Spokesman of the commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Okoduwa identified the ex-commissioners as Kayode Olowomoran (Culture and […]