Nigeria Bleeding Under insecurity, Says Defence Minister

Nigeria bleeding under insecurity, says Defence Minister

The Federal Government, yesterday, acknowledged the nation’s precarious security situation and came up with a grim verdict: Nigeria is bleeding. The government confessed that with the death of veteran Chadian president Idriss Deby, the absence of Chad’s influence on the border may worsen Nigeria and other neigbouring countries’ security situation. It promised to beef up security around its borders, particularly with the Republic of Chad following the ongoing unrest in the country. FG also said the spate of attack on police formations in the South East was an affront on Nigeria’s…

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NCC Arrests Five Suspects Over Fraudulently-Registered SIM Cards

NCC Arrests Five Suspects Over Fraudulently-registered SIM Cards

As part of its routine enforcement activities to sanitize the industry of criminal elements, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has arrested no fewer than five suspected individuals for allegedly engaging in fraudulently registering and selling Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards. The hitch-free operation was carried out by a joint team from the Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Department of the Commission, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in the Wuse area of Abuja. The arrested…

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Mary Daniel, Amputee Lady Selling ‘Pure’ Water Got A Makeover On Her Birthday

Why I lied that my father was dead — Amputee Hawker

A transformed Mary Daniel, the famous amputee traffic water hawker celebrates her 27th birthday as a new, more beautiful & transformed lady. God is the only one that can indeed change one’s life! Congratulations to her Better days are here for Mary Daniel, an amputee single mother who was hawking sachet water, popularly called pure water, in Oshodi as she continues to receive help from well-meaning Nigerians. Celebrity Stylist Luminee Gives Amputee Lady Selling ‘Pure’ Water total Makeover on her Birthday Lovely photos of the amputee single mother who was…

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Three Cops Die As Gunmen Attack Police Station In Enugu

Three cops die as gunmen attack police station in Enugu

A Divisional Police Station in Adani, in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State has been attacked on Wednesday by gunmen. This is coming barely 24 hours after a Police Zonal Headquarters, Zone 13 in Ukpo, Anambra State was attacked. It was gathered that three policemen on duty were killed, while several others were injured during the attack. It was learned that the security infrastructure in the station was razed. Although the state police command confirmed the attack, it said the details would be made available later. Our correspondent gathered that…

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Heritage Bank Promotes Creative Industry With Support For “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge

Heritage Bank promotes creative industry with support for “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge”

Heritage Bank Plc has further reiterated its commitment to the growth and development of the creative and entertainment sector by supporting the “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge.” Heritage Bank in collaboration with a foremost Nigerian Actress and Co-Founder of the Audrey Silva Company, Rita Dominic launched an acting challenge for aspiring actors to recreate a scene in a new film “La Femme Anjola,” produced by the later. Respectively, the winners carted away cash prizes-; the Prize winner, Jasmine Howson-Wright received N1million, Chioma Okafor, 1st runner-up got N300, 000, whilst the 2nd runner-up…

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Pantami Was Imam When ATBU Muslim Community Issued Fatwa, killed My Son In A Mosque –Prof

Pantami was imam when ATBU Muslim community issued fatwa, killed my son in a mosque –Prof

Samuel  Achi, a former lecturer at the Kaduna State University, Kaduna, explains to KAYODE OYERO how his son, Sunday, was killed at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University mosque in Bauchi State when the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was the Chief Imam of the university’s mosque A former lecturer of Industrial Chemistry at the Kaduna State University, Professor Samuel Achi, has narrated how his son, Sunday Achi, was strangled at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University mosque in Bauchi State. The 67-year-old don also said he was aware that Nigeria’s…

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FG Still Unsure How 2 NAF Jets Crashed In 6 weeks

FG still unsure how 2 NAF jets crashed in 6 weeks

Federal authorities are yet to determine what caused the recent crashes of two separate fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), according to the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi. Seven personnel were killed when a fighter jet crashed in Abuja on February 21, 2021, after reporting engine failure, and another one that went missing, with two personnel on board, on March 31 has been presumed to have crashed. When quizzed for an update on the accidents during a media briefing on Thursday, April 22, Magashi said nothing has been ruled out as…

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Lagos Impounds 81 Commercial Motocycles On Restricted Routes

Lagos Impounds 81 Commercial Motocycles On Restricted Routes

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) has impounded 81 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, for plying restricted routes and endangering the lives of other road users at Jakande Estate, Isolo area of the State. The Chairman, Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit, CSP Shola Jejeloye, who led the operation, stated that the seizure was in line with the Lagos State Traffic Law, as well as the need to halt its flagrant abuse by the Okada riders. He noted that Government is concerned about the…

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FG Review Passport Application Process System To Six Weeks

FG Review Passport Application Process System To Six Weeks

The Federal Government has stated that it would review the entire passport application process by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to six weeks, to ensure seamless, transparency. This is to ensure human dignity for applicants and fulfill citizenship integrity, in line with the mandate of the Ministry of Interior. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola disclosed this today at a meeting with the Comptroller General of Immigration, Mohammad Babandede, Passport Officers, as well as the attaches in Nigeria Missions abroad, at the Immigration Headquarters, Sauka, Abuja. In his speech…

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