PSYCHOLOGICAL & BEHAVIOURAL PROFILING OF PERSONNEL NOT FOR DOWNSIZING -Says Gana

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu while receiving report of the Forensic Psychological Profiling of the Corps personnel from the Forensic and Behavioural unit of the Corps said, the essence of the exercise is to ensure psychological stabilization of the personnel as a result of post stress management disorder and not for the purpose of ranking or downsizing of personnel as insinuated in some quarters. Gana said the Corps has taken the decision to involve the exercise as one of the criteria for…

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Fake Nigerian Doctor in Police Net, Performed over 500 Surgeries, Caused Death of 46 Patients Before Arrest

A Nigerian fake doctor identified as Ibrahim Mustapha has been alleged to have performed over 500 surgeries and caused about 46 deaths before his arrest. The fake doctor who was arrested by the DSS Director in Cottage Hospital, Fufore in Adamawa State has confessed forging MBBS credentials he, however, denied causing the death of any patient throughout his career until his arrest. The Fake Surgeon also had fake NECO results, MBBS from Bayero University. NYSC Discharged certificate and medical and dental council annual registration. The suspect used the fake certificate…

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Troops rescue 95 hostages from Boko Haram enclaves in Borno

The Nigerian Army said on Monday that troops have neutralised three Boko Haram terrorists in different clearance operations in the northeast and rescued 95 hostages from them. Its Director of Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa said in a statement that among those rescued are children and women who are largely being used for farming during the raining season. The statement reads:”in continuation of the ongoing clearance operations tagged “Halaka Dodo” within Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the troops of 112 Task Force Battalion and 22 Brigade in collaboration with members…

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Total, UNITAR Enters into New Agreement to Boost Plastic Recycling in Nigeria

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster):Total E&P Nigeria Limited and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) signed a Special Purpose Grant (SPG) agreement, aimed at saving the environment by reducing plastic pollution. The agreement was signed in April at Lagos, Nigeria. Mr Vincent Nnadi, Executive General Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Total represented the company at the signing ceremony, whereas UNITAR was represented by Nikhil Seth, UN Assistant Secretary General Executive Director. As part of the agreement, an implementation committee managed by UNITAR will oversee the development of a full-cycle recycling…

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Burna Boy’s mum delivers epic speech at BET Awards: ‘Remember You Were Africans Before You Became Anything Else’

Burna Boy’s mother, Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday. The 2019 edition of the award which celebrates black people in film, music and arts, was held at the Microsoft Theatre in California. Ogulu received her son’s award for ‘Best International Act’ and thereafter reminded the African-Americans to keep Africa in mind. She said, “Thank you BET, Thank you Africa because that’s the constituency for which we got noticed in the first place. “The message from Burna, I believe will…

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Nigeria’s First Lady to Boost Women Participation in Maritime Sector

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, will be leading other dignitaries and stakeholders in the maritime community to campaign and encourage more female participation in seafaring and maritime trade as the country joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s Day of the Seafarer on June 25. The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, disclosed this at the weekend in Lagos during a chat with journalists. Peterside said Hajia Buhari’s presence would further boost the ongoing campaign to encourage the participation of more…

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Ajimobi’s Continuous Defence of Stolen Govt Property, Missing Cars a Celebration of Failure -PDP

The Oyo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the immediate past Governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi to stop playing to the gallery with his defence of elements in his government who took away cars and other items belonging to the state. The party in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Engineer Akeem Olatunji, said that it was shameful to see Ajimobi describe the monumental theft of government property by some persons as a “mundane issue.” The statement read: “We read with serious consternation, comments…

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Bauchi Ex Gov Abubakar Spent N2.3bn on Burials in 5 Months -Bala Mohammed vows to recover every kobo

Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has alleged that his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar spent a whopping sum of N2.3 billion to buy materials for burying dead bodies in the state. The governor made the allegation through his spokesperson, Dr. Ladan Salihu, in an interview with newsmen in Bauchi over the weekend, stressing that the said funds were spent between January and May 2019. Salihu explained that over N900 million of the money was spent in buying white cloth materials used for wrapping dead bodies while over N1.4 billion was used…

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Buhari wants capital punishment for kidnappers

Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari (APC-Oyo North) on Sunday recommended capital punishment for kidnapping and other forms of violent crimes in order to tackle growing insecurity in the country. Buhari told newsmen in Ibadan that the spate of kidnapping and killings across the country would continue unabated if such a drastic measure was not taken. NAN reports that Buhari was the former Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, in the 8th National Assembly. The lawmaker lamented the upsurge in kidnappings and killings across the country, saying violent crimes were becoming a…

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