Abuja Residents Grapple With Tripartite Societal Hazards

Isa Best Omoegbeji, Abah Adah and Rose Samuel reports that for residents of the Federal Capital Territory and its environs, it is struggle for survival as they battle with a tripartite societal menace of hunger, increased criminality and deadly stench from uncleared dump sites. Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja and its environs have come under heavy…

Yobe Govt Sacks LG Ghost Workers, Pays Staff Salaries

Yobe State government has sacked massively, local government ghost workers, comprising of Fika, Nangere, Potiskum, Bade and Nguru Local Government Areas shortly after the verification exercise. Investigation made by our state correspondent showed that, the LEA teachers and LGA workers were affected in five councils as a result of ongoing verifications exercise across the state…

‘War Against Crime: ‘RSG On Course’

The Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has said that the recent onslaught by security agencies against the notorious robbery and kidnapping gang which has been terrorising the Orashi region was an indication that the state government is gradually winning the war against crime and criminality in the state. In a statement, Bangio…

Cleric Seeks Ex-Convicts’ Hall Of Shame

The Primate of Church of the Lord Worldwide, Rev. Rufus Ositelu, has called on Federal Government to set up National Hall of Shame for convicted officials. A statement in Lagos yesterday said the Primate made the call during the grand finale of the 80th Tabieorar celebration in Ogere-Remo in Ogun. Ositelu said that photographs of…

Nige­ria Police Force one of the best in the world – APC , Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has charged the Nigeria Police Force to adopt what he christened ‘Smart Policing’ and the use of technology to combat crime and criminality in the country. He gave the charge at the foun­dation laying ceremony of the Crime and Incident Data Base Centre at the Force Headquarters, Abuja,…

Warri Monarch Urges Support For Troops

The Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty, Godfery Ikenwoli, has urged Nigerians particularly indigenes of the Niger Delta to support the efforts of the military to stem the tide of criminality in the region. The paramount ruler of Warri kingdom made the call when received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on a…

Convicted officials deserves National Hall of Shame- Primate Ositelu

Rev. Rufus Ositelu, Primate of Church of the Lord Worldwide. Rev. Rufus Ositelu, the Primate of Church of the Lord Worldwide, has called on Federal Government to set up National Hall of Shame for convicted officials. A statement in Lagos on Thursday said the Primate made the call during the grand finale of the 80th…

Action and reaction

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has taken the bull by the horns. Some three months ago, I had cause in this column to commend him for standing up to be counted among men. The governor had then charged at the Fulani herdsmen, who murdered two indigenes of Ekiti State on Ekiti soil in the…

NSCDC Parade 2 Suspects Over 2 Seal Of Government Diesel

2 suspects were on Wednesday paraded by the Ebonyi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC) for their alleged involvement in the secret sales of government diesel to a cartel in the state. The suspects includes Mr. Hycinth Nwekwu in charge of the Generator Plants used in powering street lights along Ezza Road…

Militancy: Understanding Crocodile Phobia

By: Randy Amuna But for the untold hardship their foolhardiness has caused the nation, the lost of militants or rather miscreants in the Niger Delta borders is comical and ridiculous. These criminals, knowing that the country runs a mono-culture economy dependent on crude exploration in the region, have done their best in recent months to…