Go back to duty posts, Corps Marshal orders FRSC personnel

By Theodore Opara Having earlier ordered the suspension of all enforcement activities of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, as a result of the upsurge of the #EndSARS protests across the country, Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the immediate resumption of all operational activities in FRSC formations across the country. In a statement …

EndSARS:Go back to roads, Oyeyemi orders FRSC personnel

FRSC Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, ….Mourns victims of Enugu road crash By Chris Ochayi ABUJA: The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered the immediate resumption of all operational activities in Corps’ formations across the country. Recall the Corps Marshal had earlier ordered the suspension of all enforcement activities of the …

Looters of NYSC camp will be apprehended, prosecuted, says police chief

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has assured that hoodlums who carted away items meant for corps members would be tracked and made to face the law. Adamu said this on Friday after inspecting the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Kubwa, Abuja. Recall that hoodlums attacked the camp …

EndSARS: Police say protesters attacked 205 public, private facilities

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Friday, said 205 critical national security assets, corporate facilities and private property were burnt or vandalized during the EndSARS protest in the country. Adamu stated this on Friday in Abuja during a virtual conference with senior police officers in the country. He said statistics collated …

Blasphemy: Islamic countries call for boycott of French products

…French President needs mental treatment— Erdogan Shortly after the French President supported the making of depictive cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), there have been calls from various countries to boycott French goods. At the moment, the social media is awash with #Boycott_French_Goods, trending on Twitter in all major Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, …

Hell Hath No Fury Like Corruption Fighting Back, By Osmund Agbo

“The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.” — Kurt Cobain, Nirvana For eleven straight days, the moon shone bright on the sky over Africa’s most populous nation. Platoons of a moral army called Nigerian Youths were seen protesting a murderous police unit, propped up by an incredibly flagitious government in the mostly peaceful of ways, all across the nation. They …

UNESCO approves 3 additional biosphere reserves for Nigeria

Hadejia-Nguru-Bade Biosphere Reserves, Yobe, Jigawa State, one of the three approved reserves. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has approved three additional biosphere reserves in Nigeria. Dr Moma Enang, National Professional Officer, Natural Science Sector, UNESCO Regional Office, Abuja said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. Enang …

‘The offence Lekki protesters committed’

A file image of the #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate, before the gunfire. By Victor Ajihromanus The Organisation for Global Youth Peace Empowerment and Development Initiative (OGYPEDI),  has described  the attack on peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Gate as an embarrassment to Nigeria. A statement by its  Coordinator,  Mr. Japhet Omene, said the offence the protesters …

Crisis in FUOYE: ASUU accuses VC of plotting to impose unqualified Don as successor

…Selection process credible, transparent, VC replies By Rotimi Ojomoyela It appeared there is no let up in the crisis rocking the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) , as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) accused the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Kayode Soremekun of scheming to impose an unqualified Professor and Deputy Vice Chancellor …

ENDSARS: Ogun Judicial Panel of Investigation receives 20 petitions in 2 weeks

James Ogunnaike The Judicial of Investigation set up by the Ogun State government to investigate cases of police brutality and abuse of human rights by security operatives on Friday disclosed that it has received no fewer than 20 petitions within two weeks of its inauguration. The Chairman of the Panel, Hon. Justice Solomon Olugbemi (Rtd) …

Onuesoke blames perennial flooding on Govt officials, others 

Onuesoke By Festus Ahon A FORMER Governorship aspirant in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, Thursday blamed perennial flooding in some major cities and urban areas across Nigeria on illegal building approvals by some scrupulous government officials in strong connivance with traditional rulers and heads of the community. Onuesoke who stated this while playing host to members …

Creation of new wards will correct imbalance in Delta – Okowa

cross session of Delta North Youths during a town hall meeting with Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, said the ongoing process for the creation of new wards in the state was to correct the imbalance in ward delineation in some local government areas. The governor made this …

Senate queries ex-Nigeria Ambassador over $134,000

Senate  By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has queried the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over how a  former Nigeria Ambassador to Israel used $134,000 meant for domestic servants. The Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South led Senate Committee on Public Accounts is at the moment investigating the allegation levelled against the former …

NCDC okays Osun NYSC camp for reopening

NYSC members By Shina Abubakar   The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday declared the NYSC orientation camp in Osun State safe for reopening ahead of the November 10 set by the scheme.  A statement by the State Coordinator of  National Youth Services Corps, Mr Ayodele Adegoke said officials of NCDC led by …

Senate Queries Ex-Nigeria Ambassador in Israel for allegedly Pocketing $134,000 meant for Domestic Servants

Senate By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has queried the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over how a  former Nigeria Ambassador to Israel pocketed $134,000 meant for domestic servants. The Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South led Senate Committee on Public Accounts is at the moment investigating the allegation levelled against the former Ambassador as  contained …

Home Production of Military Hardware saves Nigeria Billions – Army

as Buratai tours Command Engr Deport By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Nigerian Army has said that its efforts to produce military Hardware in the country, has saved Nigeria billions of Naira. This came on the heels of a tour by the Chief of Army Staff,Lt.Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai ,who inspected production and maintenance facility of the Army …