Zulum hands over 81 apartments, N79m to 81 medical doctors  … Family of ISWAP-abducted Doctor gets flat  … Governor orders two buses for Doctors’ quarters

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Friday in Maiduguri, handed over 81 units of three-bedroom apartments along with cheques worth a total of N79m to 81 resident medical doctors.   Each of the doctors was given a tastefully built flat at a quarters specifically built for doctors in 13 blocks of two-storey buildings with each block having six flats. Quarters was fully fenced, landscaped, flowered, and provided with sporting facilities and playground.   The 13 blocks at the quarters have combined number of 78 flats, while another storsy…

I didn’t hold any meeting with Wike in France — Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, has dismissed reports of a meeting between him and the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike in France.   The rebuttal is coming following a statement made by Joe Igbokwe, Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Environment and Water Resources that the former Lagos State governor was bid to meet with the controversial Niger Delta born politician in France   Recall that Tinubu had three days ago, travelled to France in what his supporters said…

IGP appoints ACP Augustine Moses Jagaba Director Peacekeeping

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has lauded the distinguished selfless services rendered by members of the Nigeria Police Force contingent to peacekeeping operations on the African Continent and around the world aimed at deescalating violence in war-torn countries and ensuring peaceful coexistence among members of troubled nations.   In a bid to add more pep and advance the NPF’s drive for enhanced and improved participation in peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations, the Inspector-General of Police recently appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Augustine Moses Jagaba as Director in…

Nigerian Army warns Nigerians to desist from posting images of bandits attack    …. as GOC relocates to Shiroro after attack on Troops

The Nigerian Army NA has reacted to some clips of the Nigerian troops who lost their lives in a fierce battle against terrorists in Shiroro LGA of Niger state.The clips making rounds, surfaced on various social media platforms.   The Army authority in a release signed by Director Army Public Relations,Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu,urged Nigerians to exercise some restraint in posting images of such occurrence, mindful that Nigerians who may have lost their breadwinners deserved to be properly notified and not to get such information via the social media.  …

Investigate Kidnap of 21 Muslim Children by ECWA Church, MURIC tells Police,DSS

An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery and eventual rescue of 21 Muslim children from a building belonging to the Evangelist Church Winning All (ECWA) in Jos.   It will be recalled that the DSS recently raided a house located at JMDB quarters, in the Tudun Wada community of Jos North LGA of Plateau State, where the operatives rescued 21 Muslim…

Appeal Court slams Senator Nwaoboshi 7 Years imprisonment for Money Laundering

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal today July 1, 2022 convicted and sentenced Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, to 7 years imprisonment and ordered that his two companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2021.   The Appellate Court’s ruling followed the success of the appeal by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, challenging the judgment of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke…

Migration is a Catalyst for development,says Dabiri-Erewa

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM), Hon. (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said more African countries joining the Diaspora bandwagon, to establish and properly engage their respective Diasporas will catapult continental development and growth.   Represented by the Secretary to the commission, Engr Dr Sule Yakubu Bassi, stated this during the Second Study Tour of the Commission and other agencies by Ethiopian Delegation facilitated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Abuja. Dr. Bassi who welcomed the Country to Country visit, stated that it helped integrate Africans in the diaspora…

JUST IN: Edo Rep member, Ise-Idehen dies at 52

A House of Representatives member representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency of Edo State, Hon. Jude Ise-Idehen is dead.   Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Benjamin Kalu, confirmed who confirmed the death said he died in the early hours of Friday, July 1, 2022.   Kalu said he was still speaking with the Leadership of the House and may issue an official statement later.   Ise-Idehen, a 52-year-old and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had won his party’s ticket to seek re-election in the 2023…

Victims of Torture deserve more than monetary compensation – Ojukwu

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reiterated the need to go beyond paying monetary compensation to victims and survivors of torture.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission Chief Tony Ojukwu SAN emphasized this at the public presentation of torture prevention resource materials and a documentary by the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA),which held in Abuja Thursday.   He said victims/survivors of torture deserve comprehensive rehabilitation to take care of their social and psychological needs.   He stated that torture which is a heinous crime dehumanized the victims…

FCTA commences demolition of over 100 houses

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has commenced the demolition of over 100 buildings constructed on waterways at Dutse Makaranta, a populated suburb in Bwari Area Council.   Mr Ikharo Attah, the Senior Special Assistant to FCT Minister on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement, led the demolition team to the area on Wednesday.   Attah said the demolition became necessary following the failure to heed all legal warnings by residents over the valid devastating forecast of the flooding disaster in Abuja.   He said it would be very irresponsible for any…