Soldier who killed Okada man in Aba dismissed from Nigerian Army

Lance Corporal Ajayi Johnson, the soldier who killed a commercial motorcyclist at Umuokereke Ngwa in Aba area of Abia State, has been dismissed from the Nigerian army. The soldier was handed over to the police after being tried in accordance with extant rules and regulations of the Nigerian Army, as confirmed in a statement released by the 82 Division Deputy Director of Public Relations Col. Aliyu Yusuf on Wednesday, August 21. Yusuf said Johnson was dully charged, tried, reduced to the rank of a private and subsequently dismissed from service. HE SAID, “HE…

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Extra-judicial killing: CSO commends Lagos CP for arresting officers over suspects’ murder

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four police officers for alleged extra-judicial killings. The police command said the officers would face murder charges in court. Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP  Bala Elkana said: The attention of Lagos State Police Command has been drawn to a video which went viral on social media, showing some police officers shooting two unarmed suspects who were arrested and already in their custody. The act is against the code of professional conduct and laws guiding how suspects in police custody should be treated. “The policemen…

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Get ready for me, I’ll be confrontational, new Sports Minister warns

The newly appointed Minister of Sports and Youths Development, Sunday Dare, has warned the agencies and parastatals under the ministry that he is going to engage in crucial confrontation.Speaking on assumption of office at his Federal Secretariat Abuja yesterday, he promised to hit ground running, stressing that he is not unaware of the spate of crises rocking the sports sector, just as he appealed to stakeholders to work harmoniously.He explained that the threat to be confrontational in asking difficult questions is to exact the best out of everyone. “I do…

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Ex-Gov. Duke in trouble as Court orders takeover of his Ikoyi house

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the takeover an Ikoyi, Lagos property owned by former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, over an alleged debt of N537,334,360.77. The court made the takeover order in an August 8, 2019 ruling by Justice Chuka Obiozor, ordering the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON and the United Bank for Africa, UBA to take possession. The order was pursuant to an ex parte application, marked, FHC/L/CS/1373/2019, taken before the judge by AMCON and UBA. Listed as first to third defendants were…

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Exposed!! Helicopter drop weapons in broad daylight for our boss -20yr old Suspected Bandit

ALIU Musa, a 20-year old suspected bandit, has revealed on Wednesday that helicopter drop weapons in broad daylight for his boss inside Dinya Forest in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. Musa, along with another suspected bandit, Salmanu Isa, 18, was among other suspects paraded for various offenses at Katsina Police Command headquarters. Musa told journalists in an interview that the weapons were dropped in broad daylight for his boss inside the forest. He said, “I once saw that aircraft with fans on its head (helicopter) drop weapons for…

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2023: APC may not adopt any zoning arrangement – Ganduje

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said it may be impossible for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt any zoning arrangement for the 2023 presidential election.  He said although he was not in the best position to decide for the ruling party, the zoning arrangement for the 2023 presidential election was still in the realm of “realism and idealism.” Ganduje also said the Ruga policy should not be a national issue, arguing that imposing it on Nigerians would be tantamount to building a nightclub near a church…

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I don’t know anything about this ministry, Aregbesola explodes

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has confessed that he lacked knowledge of how the ministry incharge of internal security should operates. The newly appointed Minister revealed this when he visited the ministry shortly after he was inaugurated and assigned portfolio alongside others by President Muhammadu Buhari. Addressing the officials of the ministry, Aregbesola said apart from stories about the ministry on the pages of the Newspapers, he had no idea of its policies and operations. “My relationship with the ministry is distant. What I know about the ministry is…

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Gov Sule charges security operatives to find deputy gov’s attackers

Following the robbery attack on the convoy of the Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe, wherein five persons, including three policemen and two civilians, were killed, Governor Abdullahi Sule has charged security operatives to find those who carried out the attack, as he assured residents of government’s protection of their lives and property. The governor gave the assurance Wednesday during an emergency security meeting he summoned at the Government House, Lafia in respect to the attack on his deputy along the Lafia – Akwanga highway on Tuesday night. Governor Sule,…

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Nigeria can’t jettison political zoning yet -Gen. Useni

Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 General Elections, Gen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (retd), says Nigeria is not yet mature politically to jettison the zoning arrangement that has been producing leaders at different levels of society from diverse communities. Useni, in a press statement through his Media Consultant, Yiljap Abraham, disclosed this in Jos while in audience with some party officials, elders, and stakeholders from Zawan District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. “Rotational leadership is best for us for now.…

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