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Major Shakeup in the Nigerian Police Force

Major Shakeup in the Nigerian Police Force

There was a major shakeup in the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, on Tuesday as Sulaiman Abba, acting Inspector General of Police, ordered the redeployment of 32 Commissioners of Police across the country. A statement made available to the media and signed by Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force spokesman, said the transfer is aimed at enhancing administrative and

‘We Are Working Corpses’ – Borno Catholic Priest

Rev. Fr. John Bakeni, vice Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Borno State has said that Nigerians living in troubled areas like Borno State are now living in apparent fear especially for the past five days that the Boko Haram Insurgents have intensified their onslaught on innocent citizens. Bakeni said the “crowd of fear, tension and

Belarus Appoints Two Nigerians As Honourary Counsels

The Belarusian Government has appointed two Nigerians, Abba Usman and Oluseyin Olufade, as honourary counsels to represent the country’s interest in Nigeria. While speaking at a reception in his honour in Abuja on Monday, Vladimir Makei, Belarus Minister of Foreign Affairs presented the new counsels to the general public. Makei, who described Nigeria as a

Reckless Driver Kills, Injures LAWMA Officials

A hit-and-run driver, on Monday, knocked down two highway officials of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency, LAWMA, along Iyana Oworo Expressway. The two LAWMA officials involved in the accident were identified as Lateefat Sulyman and Fatimoh Ajetunmobi According to a colleague of the victims, who witnessed the accident but pleaded anonymity, the driver, was

Obscene Musical Videos Worry NFVCB

The National Films and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, says it is worried by the nude and other obscene pictures in Nigeria’s musical videos. Ailewon Danlami, the NFVCB North-Central Coordinator, said in Jos, Plateau State said, “There are too many nude pictures; these are not morally justified.” Danlami stated that the content of musical videos had

Ebola: Kaduna Budgets N116m for Preventive Measures in Schools

Kaduna State Government on Tuesday said it has released N116m for the purchase of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, detecting equipment in public schools. Ibrahim Ali, Commissioner for Education in the state, said this at the flag-off of training for 13,000 teachers on prevention of EVD ahead of the September 22 resumption date for primary and post primary

Ebola: Doctors Reject September 22 Schools’ Resumption Date

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has rejected the directive given by the Federal Government that all primary and secondary schools resume on Monday September 22, 2014. Speaking through Olawunmi Layaki, NMA National Publicity Secretary, the association said they expect all schools to remain closed until December or early next year when all Ebola suspects under

15 LAUTECH Students Injured In An Accident

No fewer than 15 students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, escaped death by a whisker after an accident involving them and an alleged rapist. It was gathered that the accident occurred when the students were taking the suspect to the police station. Fawole Israel, one of the students on the bus said that

‘We killed over 100 Boko Haram fighters’ – Cameroon Officials

The Cameroonian government has claimed its soldiers killed “over 100″ Boko Haram fighters during an attempted movement by the fighters into its territory. The Cameroonian army has dealt “a severe setback” to Boko Haram, government spokesman, Issa Bakary said in a statement on Monday. According to the government statement, Boko Haram fighters fired two shells

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