Police Arrest 2 Suspected Motorcycle Thieves In Dutse

Police Arrest 2 Suspected Motorcycle Thieves In Dutse

The Police in Jigawa have arrested two suspected motorcycle thieves in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday. Abdu said the suspects were arrested in Belleri village after they allegedly attacked a commercial motorcyclist with the intention of snatching his boxer motorcycle. “On April 5 at about 4…

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Zambian Leader Calls For Stop To Discrimination Against Disabled Children

Zambian Leader Calls For Stop To Discrimination Against Disabled Children

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia on Friday called for an end to discrimination against children with special needs. The president said it was sad that the society has continued to look down on children with special needs, a situation that was making them finding it difficult to socialize with others. Lungu, in remarks delivered at the Olympic Youth Development Centre, an ultra-modern sports facility in Lusaka, the country’s capital, said discrimination against children with special…

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Closure Of Wharf Road, Marine Bridge May Create Port Congestion — Association

Closure Of Wharf Road, Marine Bridge May Create Port Congestion — Association

The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has advised that the planned simultaneous closure of the Marine Bridge and Wharf Road in Apapa, Lagos, from next week may cause congestion at the port. The Spokesman of STOAN, Mr Bolaji Akinola, gave the advice in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday. He said the simultaneous closure of the Wharf Road and the Marine Bridge would lead to a build-up of cargo inside the port…

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IGP Reinstates Kogi Commissioner Of Police, Ali Janga

IGP Reinstates Kogi Commissioner Of Police, Ali Janga

Mr Ali Janga has been reinstated as the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, the state police command spokesman, ASP William Aya, has confirmed. Aya told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on Thursday that Janga returned to office on April 3 on the order of the Inspector -General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris. He said that Janga was reinstated after meeting the one week ultimatum given to him by the Inspector -General of…

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Nigeria Customs Gets New Uniform

Nigeria Customs Gets New Uniform

The management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved an additional uniform that will give officers and men variety that can be worn depending on the weather and assignment to be executed. The additional uniform which was officially presented to the public by the acting deputy comptroller-general of Customs in charge of Tariff and Trade, Isa Talatu Mairo and the Service Public Relations Officer, DC Joseph Attah, has white atop the usual ash coloured…

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Akwa Ibom Gov’s Wife Donates Food Items To Leprosy Hospital

Akwa Ibom   Gov’s Wife Donates Food Items To Leprosy Hospital

In the spirit of the Easter season, the wife of the Akwa Ibom State governor, Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel, yesterday, visited  inmates of QIC Leprosy Hospital, Ekpene Obom in Etinan LGA, where she showered love and gift items on them. Mrs. Emmanuel said that even though they are confined within a particular place, they are not rejected by the society. “I am here to celebrate the risen Christ with you all, Jesus died for us…

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Winnie Mandela: The End Of An Era

Winnie Mandela: The End Of An Era

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at 81 in the early hours of Monday. Her family said she  suffered from a long illness and died peacefully. “Mrs Madikizela-Mandela was one of the greatest icons of the struggle against Apartheid.” Analysts and opinion leaders described her life and times as a phenomenal generosity of spirit. She spoke truth to power. Because of her indomitable spirit, she refused to be conquered by fear. Even when there was credible…

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Europe Based Nigerian Prostitute Begs Madam For Her Freedom On Social Media

Europe Based Nigerian Prostitute Begs Madam For Her Freedom On Social Media

A young Nigerian lady who was trafficked into Europe through the Libyan desert and Mediterranean sea has been captured in a viral video begging her madam for her freedom. In the video filmed in a room, the lady who gave her name as Jennifer, claimed she was billed to pay €35,000 to her madam whom she identified as Queen Godwin. She said she had already paid €30,000 out of the agreed payment but refused to…

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Buhari meets former VP Namadi Sambo in Aso Rock

Buhari meets former VP Namadi Sambo in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with former Vice-President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting, which took place in the president’s office, lasted for less than an hour. Sambo, however, declined comment on the outcome of his meeting, saying that it was a private visit. It would be recalled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on February 2, 2016,…

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Ambode bows to pressure, slashes land use charge

Ambode bows to pressure, slashes land use charge

Lagos State Government yesterday buckled under pressure, reducing all levies for its new Land Use Charge (LUC) that had attracted public outcry by 50, 25 and 15 per cent. The Commissioner for Finance, at a press briefing, said commercial property owners, who are undoubtedly the stakeholders mostly impacted by this amended Law will be granted 50 per cent discount, while property occupied by owner and third party and property used for industrial and manufacturing purposes…

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