NSCDC arrests operative for allegedly killing Commercial Bus driver in Abia

   – CG orders investigation The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has condemned the killing of a commercial bus driver in Aba, Abia State by an NSCDC operative. Gana has equally ordered a thorough investigation into the killing, and he revealed that the suspect had been arrested and handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution. The victim whose identity has yet to be known was said to have been shot by Officer of the Corps while enforcing lockdown order in the…

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Civil Societies debunk claims linking Shettima with $900m net-worth, as APC Chieftains vow to ruin his ambition in 2023

A group of seven chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Borno state have resolved to unleash what they termed “devilish campaign” against a former Governor and now Senator Kashim Shettima. The chieftains are still aggrieved with outcome of the 2019 governorship elections in Borno and regrouping ahead of 2023. The President, Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), Comrade Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele raised the alarm in a statement he issued on Thursday from Lagos. Aigbegbele revealed that already, the undisclosed chieftains have…

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Yobe Gov Gifts N600m worth Luxury Vehicles to 14 Emirs, Despite Public School Pupils Learning In Classrooms With Leaky Roof

…Owes retired civil servants billions of naira in gratuities. Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has purchased Sports Utility Vehicles worth N600m for some traditional rulers in the state, SaharaReporters can confirm.  Buni, who gifted 14 emirs one of the vehicles and a bus each, is owing retired civil servants in the state gratuities running into several billions of naira.  Yobe State has one of the highest poverty rates in Nigeria with 2.2 million people out of its 2.3 million residents living below $1 – N360 – per day.  The literacy…

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Covid 19: NUJ hails front line medical practitioners, urges precaution

NIGERIA Union of Journalists (NUJ) has showered encomium on Nigerian medical doctors, nurses, and health workers for outstanding professionalism demonstrated in the management of the coronavirus Pandemic since the case was reported in the country.   In a statement in Abuja, National President of the union, Comrade Chris Isiguzo said NUJ was indeed proud of what the home grown medical practioners and health workers have achieved so far in the fight against coronavirus pandemic; inspite of poor facilities, hostile working environments and frustrating conditions of service.   He noted that…

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