NSCDC uncovers recruitment scammers in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has uncovered activities of fraudsters alleged to be extorting money from innocent people for recruitment into the corps. The state commandant of the corps, Sammani Ringim, told newsmen

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Ondo gets new CP, assures of effective policing

The new Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Gbenga Adeyanju has assured residents of the state of safety and security of their lives and property in the “ember” months and beyond. The CP made this disclosure during the handing over

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Ekiti 2018: Fayose’s deputy adopted sole governorship candidate by PDP stakeholders

Less than twelve months to the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state have adopted the Deputy Governor, Kolapo Olusola, from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as the preferred candidate of

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Police Service Commission confirms Misau’s retirement letter

The Police Service Commission on Wednesday described as “authentic” the retirement letter of Senator Isah Misau, Chairman Senate Committee on Navy. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the Nigeria Police Force on August 27 declared Misau a “deserter”, and accused him

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Report reveals how Nigerian Embassy squandered N332m, $493111, in 2 years

The Nigerian embassy in Israel mismanaged funds totalling $493, 111 and another N331 million (N331,461,392) of the total revenue generated and received between 2013 and 2015, an audit report reviewed by PREMIUM TIMES reveals. The annual report of the Auditor-General

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Nigeria summons South Africa envoy over police killing claim

Nigeria on Tuesday summoned South Africa’s envoy over allegations that South African police suffocated a Nigerian national to death while he was in custody. The Nigerian foreign ministry said Kingsley Ikeri, a 27-year-old living in South Africa’s eastern Kwazulu-Natal province,

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You have breached the constitution, Ngige tells striking doctors

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has blasted the National Association of Resident Doctors for embarking on strike. Ngige said the doctors have breached the constitution for taking actions while they were in talks with the government. He said this at a mediation

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ASUU strike: Crisis averted as 200 students chase away illegal NANS President

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja There was confusion at the Unity Fountain in Abuja as Nigerian students numbering over 200 chased away one Aruna Kadiri who was parading himself as President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). Kadiri had

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Gynaecologist warns against oral sex

Prof. Adegboyega Fawole of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has warned that Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) has been found in the throat of people engaging in oral sex. Fawole, who is of the Department of Gynaecology, UITH told

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FG orders federal hospitals to recruit casual doctors as strike continues

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has directed chief medical directors and medical directors of federal hospitals to immediately engage the services of locum doctors to augment the services of consultants, National Youth Service Corps doctors and  medical doctors

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