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News: In Jalingo Comptroller decries congestion in prison

The controller said 90 of the inmates, whom included 87 males and three females, had been convicted, while 494 of them were awaiting trials. In Jalingo Comptroller decries congestion in prison Pulse News Agency Local By NAN | 07:13 | 20.09.2016 The controller said 90 of the inmates, whom included 87 males and three females, had been convicted, while 494 ...

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News: Boroh President’s aide says FG will train 11,500 ex-militants on agriculture

11, 500 Niger Delta ex-agitators will be trained and empowered in various agricultural skills by the Federal Government. 24/7 Live – Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter! Enter email address… Subscribe Brig. Gen. P.T Boroh Brig. Gen. P.T Boroh (Pulse) The Federal Government is to train and empower 11, 500 Niger Delta ex-agitators in agriculture as part of moves to diversify ...

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News: In Ogun College of Health Technology generated N135m in 7 months — Provost

The provost solicited the assistance of the Assembly to upgrade the college to a polytechnic. In Ogun College of Health Technology generated N135m in 7 months — Provost Pulse News Agency Local By NAN | 2016-09-19 10:17:26.0 | 2016-09-19 10:17:26.0 The provost solicited the assistance of the Assembly to upgrade the college to a polytechnic. 24/7 Live – Subscribe to ...

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News: Read today’s newspaper headlines [Monday, September 19, 2016]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Nation, The Punch, The Guardian, Business Day and Vanguard. Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more. For today, September 19 2016: THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER RECESSION: The worst is over —CBN GOV ...

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New: In Borno Army calls on banks to deploy ATM to barracks for frontline soldiers

Ezugwu was reacting to criticisms by residents that soldiers often refused to join queues at the ATM points in the town. In Borno Army calls on banks to deploy ATM to barracks for frontline soldiers Pulse News Agency Local by NAN | 17:13 | 18.09.2016 Ezugwu was reacting to criticisms by residents that soldiers often refused to join queues at ...

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News: INEC Why DSS, police asked agency to postpone Edo election

The security agencies, in a joint press conference, cited security concerns as the reason for the call for the postponement. he Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Services (DSS), recently asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Edo state election slated for September 10, 2016. The security agencies, in a joint press conference, cited security ...

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News: Thanksgiving flight bookings to Miami fall on Zika risk: study

Bookings for the Thanksgiving period from solo travelers and small family-like groups of two-four members fell the most, the study found. Flight bookings to Miami for the Thanksgiving holiday in November dropped after the Zika virus was detected in the Wynwood area in the popular tourist destination, travel data analysis company ForwardKeys said. Flight bookings were down 10 percent as ...

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News: Operation Crocodile Smile Niger Delta group laud President Buhari over military deployment

The group lauded the deployment of the military under ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ to restore sanity to the Niger Delta region. The New Niger Delta Emancipation Front  has advised militants operating in the region to embrace peace even as it lauded the deployment of the military under ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ to restore sanity to the area. In an electronic statement issued ...

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News: In Afghanistan Taliban offensive nears Afghan provincial capital

At least 32 Taliban have been killed and another 23 wounded, Nayab said, with six security forces killed and nine wounded. Taliban forces have fought their way to within a few kilometers of the capital of Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Wednesday, warning of its collapse unless authorities provide air support and ground reinforcements. The Taliban are ...

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News: Osinbajo Nigeria has been badly governed, but now there is hope— VP

Osinbajo added that generally the country’s criminal justice system is rather slow in delivering justice, adding that there is need for justice sector reforms. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed hope that Nigeria will prosper again, despite the current economic challenges. According to Osinbajo “There is no country in the world that can face the kind of stealing that has ...

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News: Ambode Governor seeks redeployment of Police officers over unauthorised raids

Ayorinde said preliminary investigation showed that the raid was carried out with the knowledge of a high-ranking member of the task force, but without the approval of its chairman. Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has requested redeployment of some police officers attached to the state’s Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Unit for arresting innocent citizens. The Commissioner ...

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C! News: NEA 2016: See The Full List Of Winners

The eleventh edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards [NEA], took place on Sunday September 4, 2016 at Tribeca Performing Art Center in New York. The event, saw the likes of Kiss Daniel, Olamide, winning big at this year’s edition. See Full List of Winners below: MUSIC CATEGORIES Album of the Year: Eyan Mayweather (Olamide) Hottest Single of the Year: Mama ...

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News: See! 17-year-old boy’s hands chopped off for allegedly stealing medicinal plant (Photos)

A teenage boy had his hands chopped off with machetes after being accused of stealing miraa.(medicinal flowering plant ) The 17-year-old victim, who hails from Mporoko village, was attacked by seven men while coming from a nearby shop. He sustained a deep cut on his head while both hands were chopped off at the wrist during the attack  and is ...

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News: Recovered loot inadequate to revive economy – Minister

Mohammed assured Nigerians that every penny recovered will be judiciously spent and nobody could re-loot what had been recovered under the administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has explained that the looted fund recovered so far by government is far cry from what the country needs to revive the economy. The minister said this on Friday ...

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News: Buhari ‘President is killing Nigeria’s economy,’ PDP says

The opposition party’s comments were made via a statement released by new media spokesman, Deji Adeyanju. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of destroying Nigeria’s economy. The PDP also said that Buhari doesn’t have what it takes to rescue the country from recession. The opposition party’s comments were made via a statement released by new media ...

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News: In Turkey Police use tear gas on protesters near Syrian border – security sources

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that one child had been killed and more than 30 people injured. Turkish security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a group of protesters along the Syrian border on Friday, Turkish military sources said, but denied suggestions that they opened fire and killed at least one civilian. The protesters ...

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News: Budget Padding EFCC finally goes after Dogara

EFCC has commenced covert investigation into allegations of “budget padding” leveled against Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives. TheCable is reporting that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced covert investigation into allegations of budget padding leveled against Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives. ALSO READ: Dogara secretly meets Buhari again According to the story, the anti-graft ...

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News: Shell, Chevron, Frontier Oil companies got N11.2bn waiver in 2011

Waivers of values N7.8 billion went to Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited; N3.4 billion to Chevron Nigeria Limited and Frontier Oil Ltd. Shell Petroleum, Chevron Nigeria and Frontier Oil got a total of N11.2billion import duty exemption in 2011 alone. The leadership of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, granted several billions in import duty exemptions in four years, between 2011 and May ...

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News: Summary of assets recovered from Tafa Balogun

A total sum of N2.24bn was recovered in bank accounts and treasury bills/ commercial papers, 15 bank accounts also forfeited. A list of the assets recovered from Tafa Balogun (Inspector general of the Nigerian Police 2002 – 2005) The total accrued interest from the total amount forfeited – N14.4m Number of banks accounts forfeited – 15 Number of treasury bills/ ...

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New: Ibrahim Magu NBA slams EFCC boss for calling lawyers rogues

The NBA also supported the call by its President, Abubakar Mahmoud, for the EFCC’s powers to be restricted to investigation alone. The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the statement reportedly by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Ibrahim Magu, calling lawyers rogues and vultures. According to the NBA Secretary General, Isiaka Olagunju, “The NBA condemns in the ...

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