He has also sounded a note of warning to politicians and political office holders who may want to cause trouble during the election to think twice “as the Police will enforce to the letter, all laws relating to the elections and law breakers appropriately dealt with in accordance with the law of the land.”
Daily Archives: October 17, 2012
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that suspects were arraigned on a five-count charge of murder, felony, conspiracy, lynching and burning.
Even as the Kaduna State Police Commissioner, CP Olufemi Adenaike yesterday debunked allegations that the attack on Dogon Dawa village where 24 people were killed last Saturday was led by a police officer, leaders of the Fulani community from the area have claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was a reprisal from their members.
Kidnappers on Monday night freed the abducted Commissioner for Higher Education in Delta State, Prof. Hope Eghagha. He was seen in Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state. Eghagha, a professor of English, was abducted in a deadly operation on September 30 at Owa-Ekei on the Abraka-Asaba Expressway, Ika North East Council Area. The hoodlums killed his orderly and wounded his driver.
National Pension Commision (PENCom) hasyesterday put the total pension assets at N2.8 trillion, saying that high rate of inflation was the greatest threat to pension assets now. Director General of the commission, Mr Mohammed Kabir Ahmad stated this at the 4th Conference for Directors of Pension Operators in Nigeria in Abuja
Residents of Maiduguri were kept awake throughout Monday night till the early hours of yesterday as no fewer than 14 explosions went off followed by sporadic gunshots by security forces. The Joint Task Force (JTF) said 24 suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were killed during a face-off that followed the deadly bomb explosions while two of its personnel were injured.
The National Assembly on Monday queried the involvement of the Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in anti-piracy activities in Benin Republic when the nation is still reeling under the weight of piracy.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are likely to camp in Zimbabwe a few weeks before the 2013 AFCON kicks off in South Africa on January 19.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Committee Chairman, Christopher Green, revealed to supersport.com that “the team would open a camp in Zimbabwe from December 7.”
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday while commending development partners and organisations that have so far responded to the cries for help by Nigeria, to rehabilitate her citizens affected by the flood, has disclosed that his personal house in Otuoke that was initially spared, has been submerged by flood.
The MTN-sponsored Headies Award last week, hosted the nominees to a party at the Cool World retail shop tagged Nominees Party. The party enabled the nominees to interact and have fun in a relaxed atmosphere before the final outing on Saturday.