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How FMC Jalingo Doctor Lose Properties, Documents while Saving Lives

  By Akpeji Charles It was a dark moment for the consultant family physician of the Federal Medical Centre {FMC} Jalingo, Taraba state, Dr. Mark Kazunfa Meshack, as the unfriendly inferno that was ignited by thunderstorms in his residence located in Shavo area of Jalingo metropolis...

Nigerian Prisons Service set to employ 6,545 personnel ― CG Jaffaru

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has obtained a waiver to employ 6,545 staff in different cadre with a budget of N6 Billion made available for the new personnel as the Service has inadequate personnel. The Comptroller General of Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) Jaffaru Ahmed who disclosed this...

Taraba Crisis: Acting President Directs NEMA to Provide Relief Materials to Victims

From Charles Akpeji, Jalingo Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, has direct the leadership of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to as a matter of urgency assess the situation in Mambilla Plateau of Sardauna Local Government of Taraba state and provide the much needed relief materials...

⁠⁠⁠Obanikoro’s mum, Wasilat, will be buried today

Wasilat Obanikoro, mother of former minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, is dead, her son said. Mr. Obanikoro said in an SMS on Saturday morning that his mother died in the early hours at the age of 95. She was said to have been ill...

Developing Story: Nigeria’s Electoral commission may shift tomorrow’s presidential elections

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is considering postponing Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections. Multiple sources close to the electoral commission said the postponement being considered is due to some logistics challenges being faced by the commission in many states. The electoral body is...

Nigerian Army releases list of 2017 recruitment intakes

The Nigerian army on Thursday, February 2, released list of the 76 regular recruits intake for the 2016 recruitment process - The army said the result of the screening can be accessed on the force’s portal - The Nigerian army also urged all candidates to...

IGP, Abba Kyari in trouble over suspect who ‘died in police custody’

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Tuesday ordered the Inspector-General of Police, IGP and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Abba Kyari, in charge of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), to produce a suspect before it dead or alive. Justice Dorcas Agishi of Federal...

U.S., UK call for peaceful Nigerian elections

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful. Ms Laing said this on Thursday ahead of Nigeria’s elections on Saturday. She also said the United Kingdom (UK),...

Offa robbery: Police arrest seven suspects

Seven suspects are now in police custody in connection with Thursday’s robbery attacks on five banks in Offa, Kwara State. Police Commissioner Lawan Ado confirmed the arrest yesterday. “Seven suspects were arrested; one at Igosun road and six others at different locations in Offa,” the police...

Moves to Rig Nigeria’s general elections thickens a new police chief acts on presidential orders amid US, UK threaten sanctions

In the just concluded week, the acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, in line with the security reforms ordered by the Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in August 2018, took more comprehensive action to re-organize the chain of command of the Federal Special...
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