Posted on Wed 16 Jan 2019, 01:11 PM

Mr Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of Police has been appointed as the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) of the Nigeria Police by the acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed .

Mba who studied law , hails from Ezimo In Udenu Local Government Area and was the best graduating cadet inspector in academics in 1993 at the Police Academy Kano. 

He also served as the force PRO from 2012 to 2014 under Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar.


Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 04:17 PM

The Edo office of the Independent National Electoral commission says it has taken delivery of 4,637 ballot boxes ahead of the 2019 General Elections.

The state INEC Administrative Secretary, Mr. Richard Ntui, said this at an interactive forum with religious leaders in Benin on Tuesday.

Ntui, who briefed the religious leaders on the preparations for the general election, said more ballot boxes were being expected in the state.

Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 04:04 PM

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has pledged his commitment in ensuring the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections. 

In a statement through his special adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, Senator Ekweremadu denied that PDP was divided ahead of the presidential election as reported.

He said, “I have held separate meetings with Peter Obi and the Chairman, South-East Governors’  Forum, Dave Umahi, with a view to working out strategies for the success of our party and our candidates in the elections.

Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 11:57 AM

The former military president of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida has stated that for the Nigerian Army to defeat Boko Haram, it has to fortify its combat strength and also develop a new strategy in the fight against insurgency.

In a statement released on Monday, he also saluted the Nigerian Army on the celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day. He said:

Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 11:28 AM

Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate, Uche Nwosu yesterday insisted on supporting President Muhhamadu Buhari in next month’s presidential poll.

 Nwosu reacting  to a statement credited to the National Chairman of AA  that he will expel him if he continues to support Buhari said he is ready to carry all the members of AA in Imo state to ensure Buhari wins the election.

Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 10:28 AM

About 50 female muslim students were locked out of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology International school in Ogbomosho Oyo state over the use of Hijab.

Reacting to the incidenrt, a teacher of the school said

“Since 2011, several letters of appeal had been written to the GC while we wait endlessly without response to our simple request. Our Muslim girls over the period have been using beret (cap) instead of Hijab, contrary to the Islamic dictate. 

Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 09:26 AM

Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those made homeless by the conflict, military and humanitarian sources told AFP Tuesday.

The attack in Rann, some 175 kilometres (110 miles) northeast of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, began late on Monday afternoon and forced civilians to flee.

It followed a pattern by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction of Boko Haram that has called into question government claims the group is virtually defeated.

Posted on Tue 15 Jan 2019, 06:08 AM

A tragic incident happened on Monday at Oshodi where a tipper loaded with sand lost control and drove into the traders selling by the road side.

The incident which happened in the afternoon resulted in the death of a woman that sells satchet water and her child.

According to reports, they were they only ones that died in the accident


Posted on Mon 14 Jan 2019, 02:51 PM

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Federal Government’s plan to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

The Federal Government through the Code of Conduct Bureau filed six counts of non-declaration of assets against the CJN on Friday.

He was due for arraignment before the CCT on Monday but he was absent from court.

But ruling on two separate ex parte applications on Monday, Justice N.E  Maha, ordered parties to maintain status quo till January 17.

Posted on Mon 14 Jan 2019, 12:57 PM

A Lagos-based Human Rights Lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, says the charges pending before the Code of Conduct Tribunal against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, are illegal.

Adegboruwa on Monday in Lagos described the entirety of the process as “unconstitutional, illegal, null and void;” adding that same ought to and should be withdrawn forthwith.

Onnoghen was arraigned on Monday, January 14 before the CCT, following six counts of allegations of failure to declare his assets.


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