Reacting to a media report that the service had dismissed 59 officers in 2017, its Acting Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, said in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday that dismissal in the service was in 2016.
Kidnappers release kidnapped students, teachers
The kidnapped students and staff of Nigerian Turkish International School have been released by their abductors. The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Aderanti confirmed their release to The Guardian. Aderanti said the students have been reunited with their families. Earlier, the AIG denied rumours that the families…
Osinbajo inaugurates MSMEs clinics, booklet to boost business activities
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the National MSMEs Clinics and Booklet with the aim of finding solutions to problems militating against the speedy growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in the country.
Troops kill two suspected militants in Bayelsa
The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, has raided a militants’ camp in Bayelsa, killing two suspected militants in a gun duel. A statement issued on Tuesday by Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu, the spokesman of Operation Delta Safe, confirmed that two of the suspected militants died in the raid. “Troops of…
Big Brother Nigeria: FG to investigate why production is in South Africa
The federal government has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the reported shooting in South Africa of the ongoing Big Brother Nigeria reality show.
EFCC rearraigns Dasuki, five others
EFCC on Tuesday re-arraigned, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser (NSA) and five others, for alleged diversion, and criminal breach of trust at an FCT High Court.
NYSC resumes orientation in Adamawa after 3yrs suspension
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has resumed orientation of corp members in Adamawa after three years suspension due to insecurity caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the state.
Suicide bomber 'had baby strapped to her back'
A female suicide bomber who attacked a town in northeast Nigeria earlier this month was carrying a baby at the time, the country's main relief agency said on Tuesday.
Plateau records four deaths, five cases of Lassa fever
The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kunden Deyin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in a telephone interview in Jos that 80 per cent of the mortality rate was due to late presentation of patients...
Stop acting like opposition party, FG tells BBOG
The Federal Government has urged the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) to limit itself to advocacy activities instead of acting like an opposition party.