Osun guber: Buhari overrules IGP on Adeleke’s arraignment

By Lawrence Olaoye , Tobias Lengnan Dapam and Vivian Okejeme President Muhammadu Buhari has overruled the invitation extended to the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 22 Osun state gubernatorial polls, Senator Ademola Adeleke. A credible source in the Presidency yesterday disclosed that Buhari was uncomfortable with the invitation extended…

Flood: 0ver 200 communities submerged in kebbi -Official

From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi Over two hundred communities in Kebbi state have been submerged by the recent flood while destroyed thousands of farmlands across the State. Briefing newsmen yesterday in his office, the Executive Director of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Abbas Kamba said that the flood which occurred through River Niger, destroyed…

Kano Police Academy disowns admission list

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano The Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State has disowned a list of candidates who were ostensibly successful in the last selection examination, published in the Daily Trust newspaper publication of Tuesday, the 18th of September 2018 (on pages 35 to 41). This was contained in a statement signed by DSP Muhammad…

We’re not recruiting, NECO alerts of fraudsters

From Yakubu Mustapha Minna The National Examination Council has charged the general public to disregard an online publication purporting that the body is planning to recruit new staff. The National Examination Council, NECO, said it was the antics of fraudsters to dupe unsuspecting applicants. The Acting Registrar of the Council, Abubakar Gana disclosed this yesterday…

$322.5m Abacha loot: CSO trains 200 partners, supervisors on accountability

By Lateef Ibrahim Abuja In its determination to ensure utmost transparency and accountability in disbursement of the recovered $322.5m stolen funds popularly referred to as ‘Abacha Loot’, a civil society organization, ANEEJ, has commenced the training of about one hundred (100) partners and supervisors to achieve that purpose. The various participants, in the training programme…

CUPP to Buhari – Show your WAEC certificate

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Army Secretary to produce the certificate he tendered on the day he joined the Nigerian Army. The coalition which expressed satisfaction with the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for providing the certificate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship…

Osun guber: APC bribing police with N50, 000 – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is paying police officers deployed monitor the September 22 Osun governorship election between N50, 000 and N250, 000 to help rig the election. The party in a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiya, described the amount of money…