Category Archives: General

Army Generals escape IED blast in Borno

Two Army Generals at the weekend escaped death after encountering a hidden Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), planted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists along Banki Junction- Pulka road in Borno state. The Chief of Administration (Army), Major General IM Alkali and the Acting General Officer Commanding 7

No more environmental sanitation in Lagos, Appeal Court orders!

sanitation exercise in lagos

The Appeal Court in Lagos has nullified the monthly environmental sanitation in Lagos State, saying it is illegal and ordered the Lagos State Government not

Malnutrition: UNICEF trains 120 health workers in Jigawa


The United Nations Children’s Fund on Tuesday said 120 officers in Jigawa State were undergoing training on modern communication skills and data collection on malnutrition. The Nutrition Specialist, UNICEF field office, Bauchi, Philomena Irene, said this at the kick-off of the five-day training in Dutse. According to the News Agency

Hoodlums attack Anambra police station, steal AK-47 rifle


Tony Okafor, Awka HOODLUMS have reportedly attacked a police station in Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government of Area of Anambra State and stole one AK-47 rifle belonging to the command. The report of the attack is contained in a petition by the elders of Ukpo community to the Inspector General of

Ugwuanyi appoints ex-General to tackle herdsmen

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Tuesday moved to address the menace posed by herdsmen in the state by setting up a Security Committee. Over 20 persons died when herdsmen invaded Ukpabi Nimbo, an Enugu community, on April 25. A Catholic seminarian and a housewife died

General behind Turkish coup charged with treason

• Eight rebel officers flee to Greece • Over 250 dead, 1,440 injured in botched takeover • President: They will pay a heavy price their treason Istanbul’s most senior soldier has been charged with treason as eight leading members of the plot to overthrow the government fled to Greece. General

Fulani militia kill school principal, four others in Benue


Attah Ede, Makurdi Suspected Fulani militia killed five persons including a school principal, Mr. Sam Wayo, in the ancestral home of the immediate past governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, on Tuesday. Wayo’s brother, Mr. Msugh Lim, was also among the people killed. The victims were killed around 5.30pm. According

Oando Records N4.1 Billion Profit After Tax for First Quarter

Oando Plc, Nigeria’s indigenous energy group listed on both the Nigerian and Johannesburg Stock Exchange recorded a profit after tax of N4.1 billion for the first quarter of 2016.

ASUU Leader Seeks Decentralisation of Jamb

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan (UI) chapter, Dr. Deji Omole, yesterday restated call for decentralisation of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Banks, schools, others shun strike in Kano, Kaduna

Public and private sector workers in five states of the North West on Wednesday defied the nationwide strike action ordered by the Ayuba Waba faction of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over fuel price increase.