• Tue. Oct 4th, 2022

    Journalists Commend Polaris Bank’s Annual Media Workshop 

    …As over 3000 journalists directly impacted in 4 years  A cross-section of journalists who participated in the fourth edition of the media capacity-building session for journalists organized by Polaris Bank…

    PSC Set To Fire 7 Police Officers Over Gross Misconduct

    The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of seven senior Police Officers over gross misconduct. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Head, Press and Public…

    POLICE WELFARE: IGP Sets To Unveil Modern Police Stations, Barracks, Other 192 Projects

    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, in line with his administration’s policing agenda set out upon his appointment as the 21st indigenous Inspector-General of Police,…

    Nigerian Navy’s Mission To Deactivate Crude Oil Theft Hotspots In Nigeria

    …As NNS Pathfinder has announced the arrest of 95 suspects, deactivates 215 Illegal cooking camps in its efforts to combat crude oil theft in the Niger Delta. The Nigerian Navy no doubt…

    MU’AZU JAJI SAMBO: FG To Deliver National Transport Policy Before 2023

    The Federal Government has promised to deliver a National Transport Policy that will articulate seamless transportation system for the country before the present administration leaves office in 2023. The Minister…

    Greener, Sustainable Maritime Industry Achievable – Sambo

    The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has said that a greener and sustainable maritime industry is achievable through partnership and a determination to achieve synergy in the formulation and…

    Sambo Commends NIMASA Management, Calls For Synergistic Relationship

    “We are focused on delivering our Mandate – Jamoh The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Engr. Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency…

    Media Professionals Excites By Polaris Bank At The 6th Capacity Building Workshop

    A wide range of journalists who took part in Polaris Bank’s sixth Media Capacity Building Seminar for Journalists have expressed delight about the workshop’s results. The annual media workshop held…

    81 DIVISION: Major General Ajunwa Charges Troops To Remain Apolitical, Professional

    The General Officer (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Army (NA) Major General Obinna Ajunwa has paid an operational visit to Ogun State to see the state of readiness of formations and…

    Again NDLEA Arrests Another Billionaire Drug Baron In VGC Lagos

    …Recovers N8.8 billion worth of tramadol from mansion in residential estate No less than Thirteen Million, Four Hundred and Fifty One Thousand, Four Hundred and Sixty Six (13,451,466) pills of…

    Start Reconstruction Of Main Market Roads, ACF Tells Soludo

    Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has been urged to commence immediate reconstruction or carry out palliative work on roads leading to the biggest market in West Coast of Africa,…

    Disband Ebubeagu, NUF Tells S/East Govs, Ask International Community To Investigate Killings In The Region

    Governors of South East have been urged to disband the Ebubeagu vigilant outfit set up to checkmate the activities of suspected criminals. The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) made the call…

    CD/HURIDE Decries High Cost Of Rent In S/East, Calls On Eastern Governors For Intervene

    The Campaign for Democracy South East Zone and the Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation (CD/HURIDE) has decried high cost of rent in the South East of Nigeria.…

    2023 ELECTIONS: Stay Away From Partisan Politics, Desist From Unprofessional Conduct – Awwal Zubairu Gambo

    The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned his Officers and Ratings under to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that…

    Grid collapse Not A Deterrent To Electric Vehicles – Oando VP

    Mr Ademola Ogunbanjo, Vice President (VP) Oando Clean Energy Ltd. has said that the frequent occurrence of the collapse of the national grid would not affect power supply for electric…

    Sterling’s Unify To Digitize Nigerian Higher Education With Africa EDUCare

    Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Africa EDUCare, a disruptive innovation educational and healthcare solutions company, to transform higher education in…

    Unity Bank, Lagos Food Bank Partner To Donate Food Items To Lagos Community

    In a massive collaborative initiative to support and promote interventions  targetted to addressing hunger and malnutrition in communities, Agric lender, Unity Bank Plc and Lagos Food Bank have donated food items worth millions of Naira…

    2023 ELECTIONS: NIS To Upscale Border Surveillance, Internal Monitoring

    …As CGI reiterated government’s commitment to a free and fair electoral process for the 2023 general elections” The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI) Isah Jere Idris has today met with…

    NDLEA Destroys Drugs Worth Over N194 Billion In Lagos

    The Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday destroyed over N194 billion worth of seized drugs at Seme, Badagry area of Lagos. Hybrid Online News Nigeria gathered that the drugs…

    FG Declares Support For Proposed Ondo Deep Sea Port

    …As Transport Ministry, Ondo State Government hold joint technical session The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has said that the Federal Government will in no distant time make a…

    Desist From Capturing Police Intakes Without Commission’s Appointment Letters PSC Warns IPPIS

    The Plenary Meeting of the Police Service Commission began in Abuja on Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 with a review and approval of a new date of appointments for graduates of…

    2023 ELECTION: Hold Your Representatives Accountable – Ekwunife To Constituents

    The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife, PhD, has urged constituents to ensure that those elected at various offices give account of stewardship, adding that candidates who seek…

    New Yam Festival Is Not Idol Worshipping – HRM Eze Obidiegwu

    The traditional ruler of Nri kingdom, HRM Eze Obidiegwu Onyesoh, Nrinwelana II, says Yam festival is not idol worshipping, but a path of channelling sacrifice of thanksgiving to God for…

    Anambra Church Offers Scholarship To Member, Feeds Over 2,000

    …Supports 27 indigent members with certain amount of money to start businesses. Bible Base Miracle Assembly, Nkpor, Idemili North LGA of Anambra State has offered full scholarship to an indigent…

    2023 ELECTION: Ooni Hosts Peter Obi, Lauds His Youth Development Agenda

    Arole Oodua Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife has commended the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi for making youth development…

    NIS-ICMPD To deepen Staff Skills On Capacity Building, Career Progression Workshop In Lagos

    As part of the ongoing reform efforts to deepen staff skills and competences as well as improve on career prospects, the Service in conjunction with the Inter national Centre for…

    NSCDC Clears ST. Christopher Security, Halogen Security And Accurate Guards

    …says they can resume operations forthwith The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command has cleared three companies out of the thirteen private security companies the command apprehended…

    SFU Nab Bank Hackers Over N523 Million Fraud

    Internet fraudsters have allegedly hacked into an old-generation bank (name withheld) stealing a whopping sum of N523,337,100.00 in one day. Already, the police have cracked the gang that allegedly hacked…

    ANAMBRA STATE: CP Echeng Urges Political Parties To Avail Police The Time Table For Their Activities

    “Orders officers to display high level of professionalism and operate within the ambit of the law” The Commissioner Of Police Anambra State Command CP Echeng Echeng meet with leaders of…

    LAWMA: Toward Achieving A Cleaner Lagos

    Driving through the city of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, one cannot help but observe the practical steps taken by the administration of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to establish environmental sustainability in…

    IFEOMA ADAORA ANYANWUTAKU: Police Service Commission Gets New Permanent Secretary

    “As Anyanwutaku pledges to move the commission forward, calls for staff cooperation” A new Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ifeoma Adaora Anyanwutaku has assumed office in the Police Service Commission with a…

    PSC Extends 2022 Constables Recruitment Application

    The Police Service Commission has extended the deadline for the on-going 2022 Constables Recruitment application by one month. The Commission’s Recruitment portal originally scheduled to be closed on Monday, September…

    PSC Condemns Assault On Police Orderly, Calls For Review Of SPU Operations

    The attention of the Police Service Commission has been drawn to reports of the assault on a Police Orderly, Inspector Teju Moses attached to one Prof. Zainab Abiola said to…

    Seme Customs Intercepts 75,000 Litres Of PMS Along Nigeria, Benin Republic Border

    The Seme Border Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted two thousand five hundred Jerry cans of 30 litres each of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), equivalent to…

    Prudential Zenith Life Insurance Records 75% Profit After Tax In 2021

    Prudential Zenith Life Insurance Limited (“PZL”) has announced its audited financial results for the year ended 31st December 2021, recording a 75% growth in profit after tax (PAT) of ₦1.13b…

    FOU ‘A’ Customs Intercepts 81,000 Litres Of Smuggled Petrol In Lagos

    For the second time in one week, the officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), intercepted another quantity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as, petrol in Badagry. In…

    INSECURITY: Vanguard Crime Editor, Nnadozie, Escapes Mob By Okada Riders

    The Crime Editor of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Emma Nnadozie, last Saturday, narrowly escaped death in the hands of commercial motorcycle operators in Lagos. Nnadozie, who is still in shock, while narrating…

    MU’AZU JAJI SAMBO: Nigeria’s Ports, Rail, Road Infrastructure All Up For Concession, As Transport Minister Is Promising Huge Returns To Foreign Investors

    Sambo said, “I would like to invite our friends and partners to come on board and take advantage of these ample opportunities with a promising return on investment and a…

    NIS Partners Konrad Adenauer Stiftung On Capacity Building

    The Comptroller General of Immigration Isah Jere Idris has commended Konrad Adenauer Stiftung for its development activities in the country. The Comptroller General gave the commendation yesterday in Abuja at…

    CONMMEP Condoles SIFAX Boss Over Brother’s Death

    Congress of Nigerian Maritime Media Practitioners (CONMMEP) has commiserated with the Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi over the demise of his twin brother, Mr. Kehinde Afolabi. In a…

    BASHIR JAMOH: President Buhari Honours DG NIMASA With OFR

    The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, is set to be honoured by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari with the conferment of…

    Shareholders Unanimously Approve Holding Company Structure For Sterling

    Shareholders of Sterling Bank Plc unanimously voted in favor of the creation of a new non-operating holding company (HoldCo) to hold the shares in its commercial banking operation as well…

    Sterling Biopharma Launches Fejeron Blood Tonic, Seeks To Inspire Nigerians

    The pharmaceutical firm, Sterling Biopharma Limited, has introduced a new product called Fejeron Blood Tonic into the Nigerian market to support the country’s about 66.8% economically active population. Fejeron Blood…

    GoMed, Online Community Pharmacy Marketplace Launches In Lagos

    GoMed, an online marketplace for community pharmacies has launched in Lagos to provide on-the-go access to safe medicines, health products, and services for Nigerians, a strategic move to tap into…

    Sterling Positions For Expansion With New Structure

    With the unanimous support received from her shareholders, Sterling Bank, soon to be known as Sterling Financial Holdings Company, is firmly positioned to expand her financial services footprint from traditional…

    NUF Call On Federal Government To Revoke DISCOs License

    The Federal Government has been called upon to as a matter of urgency and immediacy revoke the licenses of Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) in the country. The Ndigbo Unity Forum…

    WORLD MARITIME DAY: Nigeria Joins Imo On Greener shipping For Sustainable Development

    The Honorable Minister of Transportation Mu’azu Jaji Sambo says Nigeria is committed to achieving greener shipping in line with the campaign by the International Maritime Organization, IMO, to attain sustainable development in the…

    Fidelity Partners SMEDAN To Empower SMEs

    In what has been termed a major move to bridge the gap in helping small businesses access much needed funding and capacity development initiatives, leading financial institution -Fidelity Bank Plc…

    GOALKEEPERS 2022: Chiemelie Ezeobi Of THISDAY Newspapers Partners Bill & Melinda Gates

    The Group Features Editor of THISDAY NEWSPAPER, Chiemelie Ezeobi has been nominated as a media partner to the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation Goalkeepers for 2022. In 2015, world leaders…

    Africa And Climate Change – Tony Elumelu

    As the world continues to experience the daily impact of global warming, whether the tragic recent flooding in Pakistan, or the less covered, but equally harmful, persistent environmental degradation of…

    UBA, Walking The Talk Beyond Sustainable Banking 

    Recently, it was reported that United Bank for Africa (UBA) has recorded a significant uptick in its electronic banking income to reach its highest in five years. The electronic banking…

    FBRA Partners With Lagos Recyclers, LAWMA To Commemorate Its 3rd Year Anniversary

    The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA), recently partnered with the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the Lagos State Recyclers Association (LAGRA) to celebrate the third anniversary of…

    OLOJO 2022: Asuu Strike, 2023 Election, Youth Plight Top Ooni’s Prayer Requests

    The lingering strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) which has placed all universities in Nigeria under lock and key is part of the prayer requests of the…

    LASG Impounds 40 Trailers Under Flyover Bridges At Costain To Iganmu In Lagos

    The Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) today impounded 40 illegally parked trailers, trucks and tankers under flyover bridges at Costain to Iganmu area of Lagos. This…

    Gov. Soludo Calls For Regional/National Collaboration To Effectively Tackle Insecurity In The Country

    Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has called for regional and national synergy to effectively tackle insecurity in the Country. Governor Soludo was speaking while featuring on “Politics…

    NPF Don’t Condone Indiscipline, Violation Of Human Rights – Adejobi

    “As Police Reacts to Lagos Trending video of civilians assaulting Policemen in Uniform” It has become pertinent to emphasize that the Nigeria Police Force has been a vanguard of sustainable…

    GOC 81 DIV: Maj. Gen. Ajunwa Charges Troops To Perform Duties Within The Limits Prescribed By Law

    The General Officer Commanding 81 Division Nigerian Army (NA) Major General Obinna Ajunwa has charged officers and soldiers of the Division to perform their duties within the limits prescribed by…

    PSC To Interface With Minister Of Police Affairs, IGP On Constitutional Mandate Of The Commission

    The acting Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Justice Clara Bata Ogunbiyi, retired Justice of the Supreme Court, today Monday, September 19th, 2022 addressed the Staff of the Commission on…

    With Newest Technology, Rapid Response, We Will Nip Insecurity In The Bud To A Large Extent – Mu’azu Jaji Sambo

    The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has zeroed in on a lasting intervention to rail and by extension road insecurity, after studying several submissions and recommendations presented to…

    UBA Is Well Positioned To Meet The Growing Demand Of Its Customers Across Africa, Beyond – Oliver Alawuba

    The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Oliver Alawuba, has said that the bank’s consistent investment in strengthening its digital channels have been paying off…

    SCHOOL RESUMPTION: Parents Laments As Proprietors Hike Fees, Textbooks, Uniforms In Anambra

    In the face of the current economic hardship, reports that there is an increased cost of textbooks, uniforms, sports wear and others among schools. As primary and secondary schools across…

    UNGA77: Muhammad Sanusi II Advocates Deliberate Policy Of Inclusivity, Gender Representation In Government

    Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido was a key speaker at a session on “Transforming Education through Grassroots Innovation: A Localised Teacher-Led Approach” on the margins of…

    2023 GENERAL ELECTION: Over 60 Support Groups Participate In Peter Obi Peaceful March In Awka

    …The rally was to arouse the consciousness of the people – Anambra Coordinator Over two million OBIdent faithfuls walked round Awka, the Anambra state capital to show there support for…

    CUSTOMS: Area 1 Command, Port-Harcourt Makes N9.6 Billion Monthly – Comptroller IA Mohammed

    “As Comptroller Mohammed Receives Acting ACG OKUN, Calls For Synergy” The Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service, Area 1 Command, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, has been urged to continue to discharge their…

    NDLEA Arrest Ex-Convict with Cocaine At Airport, Back From Ethiopian Prison

    “As NDLEA intercepts 26,600 bottles of Akuskura in Kano, arrests producer; seizes 18 pump action guns, 2,300 cartridges in Kogi” Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have…

    Danbatta, Oseni, Others To Brainstorm On Fintech As FiBOP Holds Maiden Conference In Lagos

    All is now set for the maiden Finance and Business Online Publishers (FiBOP) 2022 Annual Conference. The conference themed: Harnessing Fintech for Economic Growth and Development” aims at addressing the…

    Sir IB New Single ‘Fire In Nigeria’

    New York based Nigerian music artiste Ibezim Okehi has finally released his much-talked about single titled ‘Fire in Nigeria.’ Excited about his work, the artiste who goes by the stage…

    TREEPZ: Adhering To Government Policies Has Been Secret To Success – Enagwolor

    The president of Treepz, a bus hailing company, Mr Johnny Enagwolor has said that adhering to government regulations as it affects the public transportation space has been the reason for…

    Navy Set To Receive 2 Units Of 76 Metre High Endurance Offshore Patrol Vessels From Dearsan Shipyard Turkey

    The keel laying ceremony for 2×76 metre High Endurance Offshore Patrol Vessels was performed on Friday 16 September 2022 at Dearsan Shipyard, Turkey by the Honourable Minister of Defence, Major…

    Anambra Police Nab Young Man Who Uses ‘Charm’ To Defraud POS Operators

    The Anambra State Police Operatives has confirmed the arrest of a young man Mr Chisom Nweke aged 26 accused of using charms to defraud POS operators within Awka and it’s…

    Inland Waterways Transportation – A Veritable Channel To Prosperity – Sambo

    The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has described the nation’s Inland Waterways as veritable channels to Nigeria’s prosperity and long overdue for harnessing, with economic potentials capable of revolutionizing…

    BREAKING NEWS: Lagos Court Jail Viet 3 Months For Dealing In Pangolin Scale

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Today sentenced a Vietnamese, Nguyen Huy, to a three months in a custodial centre for trafficking in Pangolin scale after he pleaded guilty…

    Nestlé’s GOLDEN MORN Sustains Investment In The Next Generation Of Farmers

    With the Nigerian population expected to reach 230 million by 2025, food security is of considerable importance. Today, the demand for food appears to be outstripping supply as a result…

    Chiemelie Ezeobi Of THISDAY Newspaper Wins NMCA Award Of Excellence

    The Group Features Editor of THISDAY Newspaper, Mrs. Chiemelie Ezeobi, has emerged winner of the National Media Community Award as Outstanding Journalist of the Year. She clinched the award at…

    NSC Set To Collaborate With Airfreight Stakeholders’ Forum To Promote Seamless Trade

    The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has sought for synergy to achieve the common goal of promoting seamless trade and creating enabling environment for…

    Inland Waterways Cash Cow Long Overdue For Harnessing – Mu’azu Jaji Sambo

    The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has described the nations Inland Waterways as cash cows long overdue for harnessing, as it abounds with economic potentials capable of revolutionizing the…

    LASTMA Calls For Establishments Of More ‘Traffic Safety Advocacy Clubs’ In Schools

    As part of efforts geared towards improving Traffic Management across the State, the General Manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) Mr Bolaji Oreagba has called for the…

    CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI: PSC To Run An All Inclusive Administration Based On The Rule Of Law

    The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Alhaji Musiliu Adeola Kunbi Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police has formally resigned his appointment. The Commission said this in a statement…

    RECKLESS WASTE DUMPING: LAWMA Set To Shutdown Ladipo, Oyingbo Markets

    “As mobile court sentences two environmental offenders” The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) said that, from next Thursday, both Ladipo and Oyingbo markets would be shut down till further notice,…

    INSECURITY: Police Nab Two Over Alleged Rape Of Lady  

    Officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) early Saturday morning arrested two men for allegedly raping a 21-year old dancer inside a Nissan Almera 2017 model in Alausa Business District,…

    Household Waste Bin Mandatory From Oct. 1 – LAWMA

    The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has given every household in the state until Oct. 1, 2022 to have a waste bin or face prosecution. Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, the…

    NIMASA Donates Learning Materials, Medical Equipment To Boost Primary Health Care Services In Taraba State Schools

    The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, moved to improve the quality of teaching in Taraba and donated learning materials for pupils in basic schools in the state. This was…

    Lagos State Operatives Arrests Ex-Convict With Stolen Generators

    Officials of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) over the weekend arrested an ex-convict allegedly working as a guard at Ojota New Garage for being in possession of two suspected stolen 2.8…

    Immigration Flags Off Nationwide Sensitisation Campaign Against Smuggling Of Migrants

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Tuesday, unveiled the Observatory Report on Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) at the…

    Delta State Operatives Foil Armed Robbery Attacks, Recovers Fake AK-47, Others

    On Tuesday, the Delta State Police Command personnel prevented a criminal attack on the Hausa Market in Asaba, state’s capital, which may have resulted in a significant security issue for…

    MRS. ADA AJUNWA: Wives Of 39th Regular Course, Donates Ultrasound, Diathermy Mechanics To Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Ojo

    The wives of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna’s 39th Regular Course have given medical supplies to the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital (NNRH), in Navy Town, Ojo, Lagos. The “39th…

    CUSTOMS: FOU ‘A’ Intercepts 80,000 Litres Of Adulterated Diesel In Ogun State

    The Operatives of Zone A, Federal Operations Unit of Nigeria Customs Service have intercepted two tankers laden with poorly produced 80,055 liters of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), popularly called diesel…

    NAVY GAMES 2022: Eastern Naval Command Wins 167 Medals

    The 12th Nigerian Navy Games, which were held at the ultra-modern sports complex at Navy Town, Ojo Lagos, came to a close on Tuesday, saw the Eastern Naval Command (ENC)…

    Fidelity Bank Set To Light Up Anambra Fashion Expo

    To provide training on accessing foreign markets to participants towards developing the capacity of entrepreneurs in the fashion industry and diversifying Nigeria’s foreign exchange earning capacity, leading financial institution, Fidelity…

    Nova Merchant Bank’s Okoya As Chairperson, Women’s Empowerment Commission Of WIFNG

    Mrs. Funke Okoya, an Executive Director, NOVA Merchant Bank has been appointed Chairperson, Women’s Empowerment Commission of the Women in Finance Nigeria. Okoya’s appointment was announced along with four other…

    PIPELINE SURVEILLANCE CONTRACT: CISLAC/TI-NIGERIA Worries Over The N48 Billion Effect Drive For Good Governance

    On the 23rd of August 2022, the news that hit the air waves was a pronouncement by the Group Chief Executive Officer, of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCltd) Mr.…

    Lagos Operatives Nab Brain-Box Thieves

    Police operatives attached to Surulere Division have arrested four members of a syndicate that specialize in vandalizing and selling vehicle parts. This was contained in a press statement signed by…

    Avoid Any Form Of Political Participation Or Piloting Of Political Convoys – FRSC

    As political activities geared towards the 2023 general elections gather momentum across the country, the Acting Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dauda Ali Biu has charged Commanding Officers nationwide…

    NIMASA, NPA Set To Complete The Operationalization Of Modular Floating Dockyard

    …We are working closely with NPA – JAMOH. The Honorable Minister of Transportation, Mr. Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has charged the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, to ensure…

    INSECURITY: Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Escapes Death As Aides, Policemen Killed

    Capital Oil & Gas Chairman cum Senator, representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has escaped death by whiskers. Ubah, it was gathered, was attacked by some unknown gunmen…

    TUKUR MAMU: General Public Should Desist From Making Unguarded Utterances – DSS

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has followed, with keen observation, overzealous comments by sections of the public in view of issues relating to the arrest and investigation of Tukur…

    NPF Busts Illegal Petroleum Refining Site, Arrests 2 Suspects, Recovers Trucks

    Police operatives attached to the IGP Special Task Force on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering (IGP-STFPIB) in the late hours of August 7, 2022, successfully busted an illegal petroleum refining operation…

    LASTMA To Arraign 146 Traffic Law Violators, Offenders Before Mobile Court

    The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arraigned owners/drivers of 146 vehicles arrested across the State for various traffic offenses in August, 2022. This was contained in a press…

    INSECURITY: Anambra Police Arrest 5 Suspects, Recovers 2 Locally Fabricated Pistol, 2 Live Cartridges, 4 Motorcycles, Others

    Police Operatives attached to Oko divisional headquarters acting on a credible information in the early hours of 6/9/2022 bursted a criminal hide out, an uncompleted building along Oko Ufuma expressway…

    Brazilian Returnee Excretes 92 Wraps Of Cocaine At Abuja Airport

    “As NDLEA intercepts US-bound Meth consignments, Akuskura going to Saudi; arrests pregnant female drug dealer in Edo” A Brazilian returnee and father of two, Okolie Paulinus Nwabueze has been arrested…

    Awka Development Union Commends Governor Soludo For Upholding Culture And Tradition

    Awka Development Union, Nigeria, (ADUN) the umbrella body of indigenous of the Community has commended the Governor of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, for ensuring that rule of…

    CP ABIODUN ALABI: Stop Bribing Policemen For Your Freedom As Bail Is Free

    …Anyone who gives money to the police is just as culpable as the police officer who accepts the bribe” Lagos CP Mr. Abiodun Alabi, the commissioner of police for Lagos…

    LAWMA Set To Introduce Waste Sorting At Source For Recycling Purposes

    … to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution, as well as create jobs for teeming residents” Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has celebrated the 3rd anniversary of the Lagos Recycle…

    13TH BIENNIAL POLICE GAMES: NPF Set To Unveil Talents

    …As the Beautiful City of Uyo Sets to Play Host The Nigeria Police Force is set to unveil its sporting talents at the 13th Biennial Police Games scheduled to take…

    Suspected Rapist In NSCDC Net For Defiling 14 Year Old Niece

    Following the reoccurring cases of human trafficking, sexual harassment and female gender abuses in the country, the NSCDC has vowed to put an end to the menace by protecting the…

    NIMASA, NIS Deepen Collaboration For Maritime Security

    …CG Commends automation of Dockworkers registration. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and the Nigerian Immigration Service, (NIS) have agreed to deepen existing interagency collaboration with the signing of…

    DSS Recovers Incriminating Materials From Mamu’s Home

    The Department of State Service Public Relations Officer, Dr. Peter Afunanya has said that appropriate security agencies have executed valid search warrants on Mamu’s residence and office. Recall, that the…

    CHINA-NIGERIA BILATERAL RELATIONS: Navy To Receive 46-Metre Patrol Boat From Chinese Government

    Rear Admiral Yakubu Wambai, the Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, announced to Newsmen in his office at the Command’s headquarters in Apapa that the Chinese government will provide a…

    President Buhari Inaugurates 12th Nigerian Navy Games In Lagos

    …Assures FG’s Commitment To Using Sports To Promote National Unity And Peace “This is the first time after 38 years a military team represented Nigeria at an international competition –…

    Army Commends President Buhari For Logistics Support

    The Nigerian Army has benefited greatly from President Muhammadu Buhari’s unwavering support and encouragement. Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, the chief of army staff, commended Buhari for his tireless efforts to…

    Nigerian Navy Strengthening Bilateral Relationships With India On Sea Exercise To Ensure Security In GoG

    As part of ongoing efforts to maintain security in the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria and India are strengthening their bilateral ties as the Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrives in Lagos…

    TRANSPORTATION MINISTER: Mu’azu Jaji Sambo Receives Interim Report On Implementation Of Nigerian Fleet

    The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has received an interim report on the need to establish a strong and sustainable national fleet by the Nigerian Fleet Implementation Committee. “Nigeria…

    LASTMA To Collaborate With FCTA On Traffic Management And Control

    The Lagos Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has concluded arrangements to collaborate with the Federal Capital Territory Administration, (Economic, Planning, Revenue Generation & Public Private Partnership) on traffic Management and Control.…

    STRENGTHENING INTER-AGENCY: NPF To Collaborate With 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army Gusau

    In his determination to improve and sustain the existing working synergy with all stakeholders including sister security agencies in the state, the Commissioner of Police Zamfara state Command CP Kolo…

    Army Commission Newly Constructed HQTR 8 Division Garrison Complex

    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, commissioned the newly constructed Headquarters 8 Division Garrison Complex in Giginya Barracks, Sokoto state. Director…

    TRAFFIC ROBBERY: Lagos Police Arrest Ex-Convict  

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested an ex-convict for traffic robbery around the Ketu area of Lagos State. The Command said this in a statement issued by…

    THE NEW OONI’s QUEEN: Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi

    The Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife on Tuesday night formally received his new queen; Olori Mariam Ajibola Ogunwusi. Ooni said this…

    INSECURITY: Tukur Mamu Is In Our Custody – Afunanya

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has been inundated with enquires in respect of the arrest or otherwise of Tukur Mamu, the self-acclaimed Kaduna Train hostage negotiator. The Service stated…

    2022 CONSTABLES SAGA: PSC, NPF Who Has The Power Of Recruitment

    …The Commission is the only legal body charged with the responsibilities of recruitment into all the three entry points in the Nigeria Police force – PSC The Police Service Commission…

    Army Demands Transparency, Prudent Use Of Public Funds

    According to the Nigerian Army, the need for wise and effective resource management has increased as a result of the Federal Government’s campaign against corruption and the country’s declining tax…

    PROVISION OF GRASSROOT SECURITY: NSCDC To Collaborate With Traditional Institutions

    …As Special Female Squad (SFS) Visits The Akran Of Badagry Following, the recent charge of the Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), CG Ahmed Abubakar Audi,…

    WAR AGAINST ILLICIT DRUGS: Tincan Island Port Hands Over 86 Parcels Of Colorado, Suspect To NDLEA

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has received one suspect, a 4matic Jeep, and around eighty-six (86) packs of Colorado weighing about 500 grams from the Nigeria Customs Service, Tincan…

    Celebrations As Mu’azu Jaji Sambo Marks 63 Solid Birthday

    Today, we join friends, family, well wishers, and Staff to wish the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, a happy 63rd birthday. We pray for peace, health, wisdom and…

    PHOTO NEWS: Wema Bank visits EBID in Lomé Togo, explores sub regional partnership and financing opportunities

    Wema Bank visits EBID in Lomé Togo, explores sub regional partnership and financing opportunities

    Zenith Bank Partners PMAN, Launches Members’ Biometric Registration

    The Performing Musicians Employers’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN), the body founded in 1984 by Christy Essien-Igbokwe and Sunny Okosun and legally charged to promote the interests of musicians in Nigeria…

    Police Beef-up Railway Security, Arrests 15 Suspected Vandals

    The Railway Police Command of the Nigerian Police Force have beefed up security around the railway corridors in effort to reduce vandalization and theft of railway infrastructure nationwide. The Command…

    Navy To Commission World Class Ultra-Modern Sports Complex In Lagos

    The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, has announced Lagos as the hosting state for the Nigerian Navy Games and would commission the Nigerian Navy Sports Complex…

    NSCDC Dissolves Anti-Vandal Unit Nationwide, Assures End To Oil Theft

    Determined to ensure the actualisation of its mandate of protecting Critical National Assets and Infrastructure as well as confronting the menace of oil theft in the country, the Nigeria Security…

    CUSTOMS: Federal Operations Unit Zone’A’ Intercepts 20 Drums Of Explosive Device, Military Uniforms In Ogun

    …The Unit also made seizures worth over N579 million in the month of August with 10 suspects arrested – Ejibunu …Intercepts 5,593 bags of foreign parboiled rice” The Federal Operations…

    NIMASA Launches e-Platform For Dockworkers Registration

    …’Training of Nigerian Seafarers remains a priority’ – JAMOH. …Development will aid dockworkers welfare- MWUN.  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) today launched the electronic registration platform for…

    Family Mark’s Georgana Amuruoma Orjinta’s 14th Memorial Anniversary

    Children and grand children of Late Mr. Cyril & Mrs. Amuruoma Orjinta have rained tributes on their loving mother who departed the earth 14years ago. Family members are missing mama.…

    Maritime Union Defends APMT Apapa Against Dockworkers’ Poor Working Conditions

    The AP Moller Terminals and other terminal operators in the nation have come under fire from the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) for their subpar working conditions and lack…

    ARTHUR EZE TO ANDY UBA: You Are Not Honourable Anymore

    …Arthur Eze insists he gave Andy Uba N50 million loan Billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Prince Arthur Eze, has faulted Senator Andy Uba’s denial, insisting that he gave the former senator…

    Obi Support Group Demands Explanation From INEC Over Mass Dumping Of PVCs In Major Cities Like Rivers, Lagos

    …Wants INEC to relocate polling units close to bourdillon in Lagos Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) has demanded explanations from Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the mass dumping of…

    NTEJE: How Abandoned Road Projects Destroyed Pete Edochie’s Community In Anambra 

    Nteje the country home of one of the most respected and reputable Nollywood actors Chief Pete Edochie  is currently on the fringe of extinction if the incumbent state government fails…

    GTCO Makes N103.2 Billion Profit

    GUARANTY Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO) has reported profit before tax of ₦103.2 billion, representing an increase of 11.0% over ₦93.1 billion recorded in the corresponding period ended June 2021. …

    Ecobank Will Continually Support Innovative Fintechs And Start-Ups – Ayeyemi

    Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Group, Ade Ayeyemi, has said the Pan African bank will continue to support and collaborate with innovative Fintechs and start-ups in Africa. The GCEO who was…

    AfricaPlan Foundation Selects 20 Graduates For 2022 HackathonAfrica In Enugu

    “As Enugu-born tech entrepreneur initiates a plan to put more graduates on to careers in technology” The inaugural edition of HackathonAfrica kicked off on Thursday, September 01, 2022, in Enugu,…

    Providus Bank In N559 Million Fraud Mess

    The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered that Providus Bank Limited should transfer back the remaining balance of N329,454,650.28 alleged to have been fraudulently transferred from the account…

    HUSSEIN EJIBUNU: Customs FOU ‘A’ Makes More Seizures Despite Operational Logistics challenge

    The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that it lacks adequate logistics and manpower to cover the large stretch of unapproved routes and difficult…

    TIMOTHY OKOROCHA: League of Maritime Editors and Publishers Elects New Executives

    The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers has elected a new executive to pilot the affairs of the association for the next two years. The election which was held during…

    Fidelity Bank Posts Impressive H1 2022 Results As Profits Hits N25.1 Billion

    Leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, has released its H1 2022 results recording a remarkable 21.6% growth in profit to N25.1billion as well as decent growth in most key ratios. According to the…

    Idris Expresses Appreciation As NIS Emerges The Best Performing Agency

    The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has announced the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as the best performing agency of government in the area of complaints resolution for the Month…

    Mu’azu Jaji Sambo Hails Boss Mustapha @66

    Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, the Honourable Minister of Transportation felicitates with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Gidahyelda Mustapha on his 66th Birthday Celebration today. Sambo said…

    Obi Can’t Shun Church Events Because Of Politics – Obienyem

    The Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi has described as uncharitable, the reports credited to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa accusing him of dragging the Church into politics on the…

    Stanbic IBTC Bank Set To Support The Agro-Allied Industry

    Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group intensified has its efforts in providing financial products and services for businesses in the agro-allied industry in determination to expand…

    Access Bank Completes Divestment From Pension Custody Business

    Access Holdings Plc has announced that its subsidiary, Access Bank Plc has completed the divestment of its entire equity interest in Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited to First Pension Custodian Nigeria Limited, a…

    Fidelity Bank Acquisition Of Union Bank UK

    The management of Union Bank, refers to the news regarding the announcement of the proposed acquisition of Union Bank UK Plc. (“UBUK”) by Fidelity Bank. Recall that in 2020, Union…

    Customs CGC Expresses Optimism Of Meeting Revenue Projection Of N2.272 Trillion For 2022, N2.873 Trillion For 2023; N3.540 Trillion For 2024, N3.752 Trillion For 2025

    …Says how many trucks will carry 38 million litres PMS everyday The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller General, Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has faulted the claim that over N6 trillion…

    INSECURITY: Eastern Rail Project Suspended Over Attacks, Vandalism – Sambo

    The federal government has suspended construction work on Port Harcourt-Maidugiri Eastern rail line due to insecurity and vandalism of railway properties along the corridor. The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji…

    APFFLON kicks Against Sharing Of The Controversial POF Proceeds To ANLCA, NAGAFF, Others

    The African Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has kicked against the sharing of proceeds from the controversial Practitioners Operating Fees (POF) by the Council for…

    MU’AZU JAJI SAMBO: FG Set To Disburse CVFF

    The Federal Government is set to disburse the Cabottage Vessel Financing Fund soon to enable indigenous shipping operators to compete favourably with their international counterparts. Sambo said this in a…

    The Minister of Transportation Visits NIWA, Commissions Patrol Boats

    The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, on Friday, visited the National Inland Waterways Authority’s Area Office in Port Harcourt where he commissioned three patrol boats and 32- seater ferry…

    Mu’azu Sambo Set To Kick-Start Regional Maritime Development Bank

    The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, has expressed optimism that within 90 days, the ministry will secure accommodation to enable the take-off of the Regional Maritime Development Bank (RMDB). Sambo…

    INSECURITY/HIGH COST OF DIESEL: UBA Announces Early Daily Closures To Employees, Customers

    UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA Plc), one of the biggest commercial banks in Africa  has announced early daily closures to all its staff and customers over security situations nationwide. The bank stated that…

    Alliance For Youth Nigeria Endorsed By Federal Ministry Of Youth And Sports Development

    The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has signed on as a development partner of the Alliance for Youth Nigeria. This was announced at the signing ceremony to mark…

    Bello Koko Is Confident That Bonny Deep Seaport Will Be Approved

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko, has expressed optimism that the approval for the development of a deep seaport in Bonny will be achieved…

    Niger State Government Discovers Over 5,665 Unqualified Teachers

    5 665 untrained teachers have been found in primary and secondary schools all over Niger State. This was stated by Labaran Garba, the Chairman of the technical committee on the…

    Federal Government Set To Reposition Onne Port To Maximize Its Huge Potentials – Sambo

    The Federal Government has expressed its determination to reposition the Onne Port to maximize its huge potentials in export and import trades. The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, made…

    What’s The Most Insane Thing A Human Has Survived?

    Mine goes to Harrison Okene. He was a Nigerian sailor/chef, when a tugboat he was on sank. Divers went searching THREE days after the boat sank, only then they found…

    INSECURITY: Again, Lagos Police Arrest Traffic Robber In Ilubirin

    Officers of Adeniji-Adele Police Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a traffic robber notorious for dispossessing motorists of their belongings at the Ilubirin end of the Third…

    Communities In Niger Near Electricity-Generating Dams Are Struggling – Gov Bello

    The activities in the dams that have resulted in the destruction of homes and sources of income, according to Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, have caused unspeakable hardship in…

    Government Of Niger To Include Fulani herders In Budget For 2023

    Abubakar Sani Bello, the Executive Governor of Niger State, has unveiled a strategy to safeguard the interests of the Fulani herders in the state’s 2023 budget by giving the facilities…

    DSS Arrests When Necessary, Can’t Abduct Citizens – Afunanya

    The attention of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been drawn to a false publication by an online newspaper, Peoples Gazette, in which it quoted Amnesty International (AI) as…

    NESTLE PROFESSIONAL: Improving Food Business In Nigeria

    “Collaborates with the Association of Caterers and Food Vendors in Ibadan, Oyo State to deliver a food education workshop for over 200 canteen and food vendors” In the hierarchy of…

    NIMASA Donates Medical Equipment In The Federal Capital Territory

    The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated medical equipment to some hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. Presenting the items, the Director General of NIMASA,…

    ABROAD RELOCATION: Police Arrests A 21 Year Old For Stealing Boss’ Car To Fund Travelling

    Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested 21-year-old Temple Samuel for stealing his boss’ Lexus ES 330 car. This was contained in a press statement signed by…

    Appeal Court Nullifies N20 Billion Damages Against FGN, DSS On Igboho

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State has set aside the judgement of an Oyo State High Court which awarded N20 billion damages to Yoruba self-determination activist, Chief…

    Anambra Operatives Recovers One Abandoned Vehicle, Criminal Masks, AK47 Ammunition

    “Operatives intensify patrol and improved operational positioning to respond to distress calls in the State” Anambra State Police Operatives on 29/8/2022 at about 3pm, while on patrol along Amaokpala-Awgbu highway…

    NEMA Seeks Collaboration, Support From NAF On Emergency Management

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have committed to working together on emergency management in Lagos State. They agreed to it on Monday in…

    Why I resigned As UNIZIK Lecturer To Serve My Constituency – LP Reps Candidate

    Prof. Oby Orogbu, House of Representatives candidate of Labour Party (LP), for Awka North and South Federal Constituency, has promised to bring rapid development to the area through effective legislative…

    Navy Shutdown Over 200 Illegal Refining Facilities Within 5 Months – Awwal Gambo

    In the past five months, personnel from the Nigeria Navy have shut more than 216 unlawful refining facilities. Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, the Chief of Naval Staff, claims that Naval…

    81 DIVISION: Major General Ajunwa To Troops, Stay Out Of Illegal Duties

    …Ajunwa tours units and formations under command The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Army (NA) Major General Obinna Ajunwa has charged officers and soldiers of 9 Brigade to…

    2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS: Transition Monitoring Group Condemns Nominations Of Party Chieftains As INEC/REC Commissioners

    The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) is seriously worried by the reported surreptitious nominations of Card-carrying members of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, into the decision making structure of the…

    5010 Immigration, Correctional, NSCDC Officers Promoted

    …As 516 Personnel got upgraded/converted to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Corps II (ASC II) accordingly. As part of efforts to improve the welfare and conditions of service, for…

    INSECURITY/REVENUE LOSS: Audi Gives Marching Order To End Oil Theft, Illegal Bunkering

    Worried by the spate of oil theft and illegal bunkering, which has led to huge revenue loss, to the Federal Government, in recent times despite stringent measures put in place…

    Comptroller Bomai Takes Over PTML Command

    “Promises To Sustain Trade Facilitation And Stakeholders Engagement” Comptroller Suleiman Bomai has assumed office as new Customs Area Controller of Ports Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command with a promise to…

    Effective Judiciary Key To Success Of Maritime Sector – Jamoh

    …Says NIMASA Committed to Strategic Collaboration to Grow INDUSTRY. The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh has stated that the Agency will…

    INDUCTED AS NIPR FELLOWS: NPA Board Chairman, NIMASA PRO, Adeniyi, Others

    Chief Akinwumi Ricketts, the Chairman of the board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr. Isichei Osamgbi, the former Spokesperson for NIMASA, Mr. Osagie Edward, the current Spokesperson for NIMASA,…

    NIS PRO, Amos Okpu Promoted To Deputy Comptroller Of Immigration

    The Comptroller General of Immigration Isah Jere Idris has announced the promotion of 4526 Personnel of the Service who participated in the 2021 Promotion, Upgrading and Advancement exercise. This was…

    Zenith Bank Advances With Strong Double-Digit Growth In Gross Earnings In First Quarter Of 2022

    Zenith Bank Plc has released its audited results for the six-month period ended 30 June 2022, demonstrating its leadership in the industry and consistency in delivering superior financial returns. Gross…

    NIMASA Working To Incorporate Revised Seafarer Working Conditions In Act — Jamoh

    …as National Joint Industrial Council reviews Seafarer working conditions. The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that a revised working condition for Nigerian…

    Lagos Police Operatives Arrests Notorious One Chance Gang

    The Lagos State Police operatives attached to Surulere Division have arrested two members of a one-chance gang notorious for operating along Funsho Williams Avenue. This was contained in a press…

    Delta State Police Command Receives 5 Patrol Vehicles From The Nigerian Army

    The Nigerian Army has donated five patrol vehicles to Delta State Police Command. The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, said the gesture of the Hilux patrol vehicles to…

    CISLAC Berates Nigerian Government On Insecurity, Says Nigeria Security Architecture Needs Immediate Reform

    The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), has said the current state of security in the Nation necessitates urgent security architectural improvements. The group added that to address the problems…

    Meeting Maritime Stakeholders, Kwakwanso Criticizes APC, PDP For Their Poor Leadership

    The Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Dr. Rabiu Kwakwanso, criticized the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday in…

    BEDC: The AGF Is Wrong That Ex Parte Order Expires By Effluxion Of Time

    The legal opinion purportedly issued by the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami on the alleged refusal of the Managing Director of Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc, Mrs…

    PSC,NPF To Resolve Contending Issues Surrounding 2022 Police Constable Recruitment

    The Police Service Commission notes the publication of the Nigeria Police Force with regard to the 2022 Constable recruitment exercise. This was contained in a press statement signed by Mr…

    Idiroko Customs Intercepts 2 Dangote Trucks, Seizes 3,154 Bags of Rice, Makes Seizures Worth N311 Million

    The Ogun 1 Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has made seizures with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N311,924,551.92, including 3154 (50kg) bags of imported parboiled rice,…

    MARITIME SECURITY: Jamoh To Chair League’s Seminar At ASCON

    The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh will this tomorrow (Thursday) chair the League of Maritime Editors and Publishers’ (LOMEP) a One-day…

    NNS KADA Returns To Harbour After First National Assignment

    The Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo who was represented by the Chief of Naval Safety and Standards Rear Admiral Perry Onwuzuilike reiterated that NNS KADA’s…

    Soludo Constitutes State-Local Government Joint Account Committee

    Governor of Anambra State, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CFR has inaugurated a nine-member Committee for the State-Local Government Joint Account. The Governor inaugurated the Committee shortly after the State Executive…

    NIS Not Recruiting, Warns Jobseekers Against Fake Recruitment Sites

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned applicants against patronising fake recruitment sites as the Service not recruiting. This was contained in a press statement signed by the NIS Spokesperson,…

    Nigerians Should Disregard Recruitment Information – CSP Adejobi

    The Nigeria Police Force wishes to inform well-meaning members of the public that it has not commenced the 2022 Police Constables recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force contrary to a…

    2 Dead, 3 Injured As Overhead Water Tank Crashes Into Building In Lagos

    Two persons were said to have died while three others severely injured after an overhead water tank crashed into their house in Bariga area of Lagos on Sunday evening. The…

    WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY: Ecobank Assured Continuous Support To Provide Platform For Harnessing Creative Industry In Nigeria

    The Managing Director and Regional Executive, Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Bolaji Lawal has assured the Bank’s continuous support to provide a platform for harnessing and powering the creative industry in Nigeria.…

    CRISIS COMMUNICATION: IGP Partners BEEC To Train PPROs

    “Harps on Effective Communication to Boost Security” The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, PSC(+), NPM, fdc, has partnered with the Business Education Examinations Council (BEEC) to train the…

    FRANCIS OGUNTULU: Lagos LGA Deputy CSO Shot Dead By Gunmen

    Suspected gunmen at the weekend shot dead the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State, Francis Oguntulu. The deceased was allegedly trailed…

    Suspected Telecom Vandals Arrested With 12 Stolen Solar Batteries In Lagos

    Detectives from Meiran division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 35 years old Emmanuel Aaron for allegedly vandalizing a telecommunication mast in Isoto area of Meiran. The suspect…

    Cadet ASP Course 21/2002 Calls For Digital Policing, Celebrates 20th Anniversary

    In order for Nigerian Police Force to be on par with their counterparts around the world, the Cadet ASP Course 21/2002 of the Nigerian Police has pleaded with the Federal…

    I Bought The Gun Found On Me From Ose For N27,000 In 2018 – Suspect

    A 22 yet old armed robbery suspect, Aaron Uko, who was arrested inside a commercial bus with a gun hiden under his boxers short, has confessed buying the gun from…

    Delta State Police Operatives Rescue 2 kidnap Suspects From Jungle Justice

    Detectives from Delta State Police Command, at the weekend rescued two kidnap suspects from being mobbed. The suspects, Oti Shevire, 32years and Amos had earlier abducted a 17 year old…

    CGI Commiserates With Family of Murdered Border Patrol Personnel

    …as CONTEC makes cash donations to victims” The Comptroller General of Immigration Isah Jere Idris has paid a working visit to Dutse Jigawa State to commiserate with the family of…

    2023 GENERAL ELECTION: NBC Revocation Of Media Licenses Hasty Decision –Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani, Executive Director, CISLAC …The Wake Of The Need For Citizens Education

    At a time when Nigerians are relying on the media for public enlightenment and mobilization towards the 2023 General Elections, the timing of the revocation of the licenses of over…

    Stanbic IBTC Enhances Intercontinental Trade, Holds Africa-China Trade Expo

    Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a member of Standard Bank Group, remained relentless in enhancing international trade between Africa and China. The financial institution recently hosted the Africa-China Trade Expo to promote…

    Nigerian Navy, US Coast Guard Seek To Strengthen Bilateral Relations

    US Consul General: “We’re Proud Of Nigerian Navy Over Piracy Reduction In GoG.” The Nigerian Navy has received praises from HE William Stevens, the United States Consul General in Lagos,…

    MANTLE OF LEADERSHIP: Comptroller Bello Takes Over Kwara Area Customs Command

    The new Controller Kwara Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service Comptroller Aliyu Gaya Bello has assumed office. This was contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer…

    NPA To Collaborate With Media In Publicising Port Activities

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has solicited partnership with the media to positively project its activities, particularly at the Calabar Port to Nigerians and the world. The NPA Calabar Port…

    CISLAC: Building Nigeria Of Better Tomorrow Is My Concern – Rafsanjani

    “I am somebody who can speak on the truth and Nigerians will also speak on my behalf” Auwal Musa-Rafsanjani is the Chairman of the Transformation Monitoring Group, TMG, and Executive…

    NIGERIA END MALARIA COUNCIL: Buhari Gives Appointment To Dangote, Elumelu, Otedola, Others

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote as chairman of the newly inaugurated Nigeria End Malaria Council (NEMC). Also appointed as members of the council are:…

    UBA KIDDIES AND TEENS: 20 Lucky Kids Gets N4 Million In Scholarship Grants

    Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has rewarded a total of 20 kids with N200,000 each as scholarship grants in its just concluded Kiddies and Teens Draw,…

    UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA: Tony Elumelu Commissions UBA Innovative Experience Centre In Abuja

    Africa’s Global Bank, the United Bank for Africa, has just launched a modern and future-forward Experience Centre in Abuja, Nigeria. The new UBA Experience Centre, which was commissioned on Sunday…

    ACCESSPRENEUR PROGRAM: Access Bank Partner NYSC To Promote Entrepreneurship With N30m Grant

    Access Bank Plc, through the Accesspreneur program in partnership with the National Youth Service Corps [NYSC], has empowered 20 NYSC corps across the country with exceptional ideas with N30 million…

    Man Slams N2b Lawsuit Against LG Chairman Over Death Of Son

    An aggrieved father, Pius Okoro, has slammed a N2 billion lawsuit against the Chairman of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu for his alleged involvement in the death of his…

    Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Alleged Conspiracy Theft In Anambra

    Anambra State Police Operatives today, 18/8/2022, arrested Okechukwu Ogoejiofor (m) aged 36, Nonso Nwizu (m) aged 34, Esther Nwafor lfeanyichukwu (f) aged 21 and Obianuju Nduba (f) aged 20, at…

    GTCO Autism Conference Holds on August 29th and 30th at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos

    The 12th edition of the annual GTCO Autism Conference themed “Creating a Community of Awe-Tism Advocates” will hold on Monday and Tuesday, August 29th and 30th, 2022, at MUSON Center, Onikan, Lagos.…

    WARRI REFINERY: Okowa’s Aide Requests That Daewoo Engineering Hire Skilled Delta Workers For A $500 Million Fast Fix Project

    Mr. Laurence Chukwudi Izegbu, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Local Content Policy and Development, has encouraged the contractors, DAEWOO Engineering & Construction Company, to employ…

    FALSE ALARM OF PIRATE ATTACK: Nigerian Navy Will Take Every Possible Measures In Ensuring Safety, Security Of Nigeria’s Maritime Environment

    During a routine cruise on Sunday, August 7, 2022, Nigerian Navy personnel saw and reported the unusual presence of Motor Tanker (MT) HEROIC IDUN at the Akpo Oil Field, Deep…

    INSECURITY: Customs Will Send Drones To Border Communities

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) reports that efforts are being made to stop smuggling by deploying drones and other cutting-edge facilities to the Nation’s borders communities. Deputy Comptroller Timi Bomodi,…

    PHOTO NEWS: National Security On The Agenda

    “The removal of War Risk Insurance Premium on Nigerian-bound vessels (and their cargo) is premised on the sustained security of merchant shipping in Nigerian Waters and the greater Gulf of…

    Seme Customs Command Intercepts 119, 940 Litres Of Petroleum Products

    The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service have intercepted three thousand, nine hundred and ninety-eight (3,998) jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol in…

    Delta State Police Operatives Arrest Suspected Cultists, Recover Gun, Live Ammunition

    Following the discovery of a locally built cut-to-size gun and four live cartridges with them, police officers assigned to the Delta State Police Command’s Quick Response Squad (QRS) have detained…

    IGP Salutes Officers’ Professionalism, Integrity, Gallantry

    “As SP Daniel Turns Down a $200,000 Bribe” In keeping with his mission to use the carrot and stick approach to personnel conduct, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali…

    Sterling Premieres Anthology Of Nigerian Literature With Farafina 

    Sterling Bank Plc has collaborated with Farafina Books, Nigeria’s leading independent literary publishers, to launch a premier anthology of the best of Nigerian writings spanning 200 years, from 1789 to…

    Smugglers Are Treated Harshly As Kebbi Customs Command Intercepts 11,950 Litres Of Petrol

    On Thursday, August 11, 2022, the Anti-bunkering squad of the Kebbi Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Service confiscated 478 jerrycans of 25 liters each (a total of 11,950 gallons)…

    First Set Of Winners Emerge In Union Bank’s Save & Win Palli Promo 2

    Leading financial institution Union Bank of Nigeria has rewarded the first set of winners in the second edition of its Save & Win Palli promo. The first live draw of…

    N7 MILLION: FCMB Customer Fights For Reimbursement Of Millions Taken From His Account

    A First City Monument Bank (FCMB) client named George Braide, who holds an account with the bank at the Aba Road by GRA branch in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is…

    BEDC Refutes Fake Videos Alleging Arrest Of Mrs. Osibodu

    Contrary to false videos spreading on social media that claimed Mrs. Funke Osibodu, the Managing Director of BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC), had been detained by a special squad and transported…

    Yanga Market Penetration Campaign by Unity Bank Targets Millions of Unbanked Women

    With its new retail product, the Yanga account, Nigeria’s retail lender Unity Bank Plc has launched a new marketing campaign aimed at millions of female entrepreneurs, particularly the underbanked. Starting…

    NNS Kada Arrives Port Of Bissau To Disembark Military Hardware For ECOWAS Stabilization Mission In Guinea Bissau

    Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) KADA on Saturday 13 August 2022 arrived Port of Bissau after a 7 days voyage from Lagos. The sail to Guinea Bissau was in actualization of…

    Police Detain Suspected Carjackers Invading Lagos State’s Iba-Igando-Egbeda Axis

    Within the Igando axis of Lagos State, detectives from the Lagos State Police Command have detained one Victor Chibuike, ‘male,’ age 26, alias Azaman, Kingsley Ndubuisi, ‘male,’ age 33, alias…

    INSECURITY: Robbers Kill Police Officers After Attacking Sterling Bank Bullion Van

    After being attacked by armed thieves while accompanying a bullion vehicle belonging to Sterling Bank, the Abia State Police Command is calculating its losses. The incident, which happened on July…

    PHOTO NEWS: Ministerial Tour Of The LEKKI DEEP SEA PORT

    Lekki Port welcomes the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Hon. Muazu Jaji Sambo and the Honourable Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola A. Adegoroye on their first official visit to…

    CRAN Felicitate With Foremost Police Realtor And Philanthropist, Funke Adesoji On Her Golden Jubilee

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    10 Boko Haram Terrorists Who Were Attempting To Kidnap Passengers Killed By Troops

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    OSUN 2022 ELECTION: NSCDC Warns Resident’s Against False Security Alarm, Calls For Peaceful Conduct At Polls

    As the Osun State Gubernatorial Election winds down, residents are warned to desist from raising false alarm/reports to distract security operatives. The DCG Operations, Dauda Mungadi gave this warning after…

    ANAMBRA: Police Operatives Rescued 2 Victims Of Fire Incident

    Two victims of a fire incident inside the UBA bank, located across from the major market at Ejison Plaza in Onitsha, were rescued by Anambra State Police officers. This was…

    SERVICE TO HUMANITY: Police Officers Wives Association, (POWA) Chapter Anambra Visits Motherless Babies Home In Awka

    Police Officers Wives Association, (POWA) Chapter Anambra Visits Motherless Babies Home In Awka.

    INSECURITY: Police Recover Human Skull, Locally Made Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) Launcher, Two (RPG) Bombs, Empty Chain Of Bullet, Single Barrel Long Gun, Amongst Others

    “As a civilian and two police officers pay the ultimate price” In a criminal den at Amukabia, Achalla, Awka south LGA in Anambra State, the Anambra police command discovered a…

    ZONE 2 ZONAL HEADQUARTERS: Police Arrests 9 Suspects Over N80 Million Fiber Theft In Lagos

    “Tinubu Press Convoy Attack, Police Apprehend 8 Suspects” Following the recent attack of the press convoy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria Police…

    Media Mogul, Aisha Tosan Gets National Broadcasting License

    Founder of Crime Fighters and Managing Director of Bi-Communications Limited, Dr. Aisha Tosan has been granted a national broadcast license by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Bi Communications Nigeria Limited,…

    Entertainment Industry Shouldn’t Encourage Drug Abuse – NDLEA

    As part of efforts to curb drug and substance abuse in the nation, the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has admonished the entertainment industry not to promote drug abuse…

    Delta Police Apprehends 31 Suspected Cultists, Seizes 4 Firearms

    Countless members of a suspected cult were apprehended by Police operatives over the weekend in Delta State, reducing their numbers to a minimum of 31. In an effort to purge…

    CONMMEP Consoles MWUN Over Demise Of Union’s Accountant

    The President of Congress of Nigerian Martime Media Practitioners, CONMMEP. Alh. Tunde Umar Daniah and his members have commiserated with President General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, Com. Prince…

    OSUN 2022: NSCDC Deploys 11,226 Personnel For Effective Security Coverage

    Dr. Ahmed Audi, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has approved the deployment of 11,226 officers and men to guard the 3,763 polling places,…

    BAN ON USE OF SPY NUMBER PLATES: AIG Umar Musa Orders Police Commissioners To Ensure Enforcement On Total Ban

    “AIG Umar Musa Muri directs Reversal to Original Registered Number Plates, Seizure of SPY Plates within the Zone” In line with the directive of the Inspector-General of Police, ban on…

    OSUN 2022: PSC Calls For Adherence To Rules Of Engagement; Expects Good conduct from police officers On Election Duty

    “Despatches Staff Monitors from the Commission to 30 Local Government Areas in the State” The Police Service Commission has despatched Staff Monitors to the 30 Local Government Areas of Osun…

    To Combat Oil Theft, NIMASA Would Deploy Special Mission Aircraft – Jamoh

    The deep blue project fleet of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), which is led by Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has promised to send two special purpose aircrafts to…

    Henry Ajagbawa, Akuma Refuse Court Bailiff Service, Illegally Break Into BEDC Premises

    “Risk jail term for court contempt” Henry Ajagbawa and K.C. Akuma, in company of  three other persons (Adeola Ijose, Charles Onwera and Yomi Adeyemi) PURPORTEDLY RECENTLY appointed to the Board of…

    BAN ON SPY NUMBERS: CP Echeng Establishes An Enforcement Team

    “Directs recovery of Police spy plate numbers in Anambra State” The Commissioner of Anambra State, CP Echeng Echeng, today, Thursday, July 14, 2022, established an enforcement team to ensure the…

    RAILWAY VANDALISM: Police Arrest 13 Suspected Railway Vandals

    In continuous effort to combat railway vandalism, the Railway Police Command of the Nigerian Police force has arrested another 13 suspected railway vandals in the month of May and June…

    Investigative Reporting Ought To Be Ethical, Says CP Echeng To Reporters

    “Reassures Ndi-Anambra that the Police’s ability to provide security services will not be taken for granted” CP Echeng Echeng, the Commissioner of Police for State Anambra, urges on journalists to…

    NDLEA: Wanted Terror Suspect With Drugs In Abuja Arrested

    Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested one of the wanted terror suspects who escaped from the Medium Security Correctional Centre, Kuje, following an attack on…

    KUJE PRISON BREAK: CD/HURIDE Wants The National Assembly To Remove Buhari Immediately

    The Members of National Assembly have been told to commence immediate impeachment procedure of President Muhammadu Buhari over the attack on Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja recently. Human Right Liberty Access,…

    NTEJE: Anambra Youths Hold Peaceful Protest: “We Are Not ESN Members”

    About 200 young people protested on Saturday in Nteje Community of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The youths protested on the streets after it was claimed that they…

    INSECURITY: Delta Eagle-Net Operatives Averts Kidnapping, Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Firearms

    According to the command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, the Eagle-Net Patrol team of the Delta State Police stopped and searched vehicles on July 8, 2022, along the Sapele-Warri Expressway when…

    Eko Innovation Center Starts The First Local Weather Mitigation Hackathon

    Eko Innovation Centre, Nigeria’s top technology hub, on Friday inaugurated EkoClimathon 1.0, the first hackathon to offer technological solutions for resolving problems related to climate change. Business executives, mentors, innovators,…

    Sallah Day Tragedy As Flood Sweeps Moving Vehicles, 4 Occupants Away In Lagos

    Tragedy occurred on Saturday as a major flood swept away some moving vehicles along with their occupants at Orile Agege area of Lagos. While two of the occupants of the…

    My Father Is Still Alive – Uche Edochie

    According to his family, legendary actor and former broadcaster Pete Edochie, 75, is healthy and alive, dispelling rumors that he passed away in an accident, according to Prime Business Africa.…

    Reacting To Allegations Of Extortion By His Operatives, CP Echeng Orders Investigation

    The Anambra State Police command has responded to the claims that some of its Operatives were involved in extortion at the Onitsha Central Police Station. Harrison Gwamnishu, a human rights…

    How Abba Kyari, Others Escaped Death From Kuje Correctional Facility

    Fresh facts have emerged on how embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari, and others in the VIP wing of the Kuje Custodial Centre, in Abuja, escaped death when…

    EID EL-KABIR CELEBRATION: CP Echeng Felicitates With Muslim Faithfuls

    “enjoins Ndi Anambra to be law-abiding and remain security conscious” The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command, CP Echeng Echeng, felicitates with Muslim Faithfuls worldwide especially in Anambra State on…

    Polaris Bank Sustains Support For SMEs, Partners Eventful On 6th Fashion SOUK

    Polaris Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to the growth of Nigeria’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as it announces the sponsorship of the 6th Lagos Fashion Souk 2022. The event…

    INSECURITY: AIG Adeleke Deploys Personnel To Ensure Hitch Free Sallah Celebration

    “Assures Residents Of Lagos And Ogun States Of Adequate Security Before, During And After The Eid-Il-Kabir Celebration” The AIG Zone 2 Command, AIG Adeleke Adeyinka Bode, mni, who is in…

    CP Echeng Receives 184 Newly Pass Out 2020 Recruits Intake From Police College Oji-River

    “CP Echeng emphasizes that their success as Police Officers is dependent on their quality of character, discipline and professionalism” The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday receive one hundred and…

    Nestlé Promotes Nutrition Education, Organizes Nutrition Quiz Competition For Kids In Ogun, FCT

    Gadosnasko Science Primary School, Gwagwalada, Abuja and St Paul’s Primary School, Orile Imo, Ogun State emerged winners of the nutrition quiz competition organized by Nestlé Nigeria PLC. The Nutrition Quiz…

    KUJE PRISONS TERROR ATTACK: How Abba Kyari Narrowly Escaped Death

    Contrary to reports that the whereabouts of embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari who is confined in Kuje Correctional Center, Abuja over drug related offences with other high profile…

    Expert Calls For collaboration, Improved Service For Practitioners In Childcare

    A UK Childcare Expert, Mrs Caroline Popoola on Thursday called for the collaboration of educators and practitioners for the protection of children and the coming generation. Mrs Popoola, the CEO,…

    PRISON BREAK: No DSS Personnel Escaped From Kuje – Dr. Afunanya

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has been made aware of an online article from the Vanguard newspaper titled Kuje Prison Attack: One Suspect Reportedly Caught After Hot Chase by…

    CUSTOMS: PTML Records N117.5 Billion Revenue For FG In Six Months

    The Nigeria Customs Service’s Ports Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command recorded a staggering N117,568,218,513.00 in revenue generation for the federal government between January and June 2022. The amount collected is…

    MAN OF GRACE: Pastor Success Ibeakanma To Mark 31 Years Anniversary On Pulpit

    The Presiding Pastor in charge of Royal Choice International Ministries, (RCIM), who hail from a community in Umuahia, Abia State. God First Ministries International is set to mark 31 years…

    Frontline Delta Journalist Celebrate Ada Anioma On Birthday

    On your birthday this year, I am glad to write to you Rt Hon. Evangelist Onyemaechi (Anioma’s First Daughter) and thank you for everything you have done for Asaba Capital…

    No Reason To Takeover BEDC, Management Declares

    “assures customers, stakeholders of continuing operations” The management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) Plc has said there is no legal basis for the takeover of the company following the…

    BANK ANTHONY: Irene Cole Talks About Battle Fought To Recover Estate

    The raging controversy over the will of Late internationally acclaimed philanthropist, Mobolaji Bank Anthony took a different dimension few weeks ago after some people that claimed to be his descendants…

    Lekki Deep Sea Receives First Vessel, ZHEN HUA 28, Equipments At Port

    Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) Mohammed Bello-Koko with his management team joined by management of the Lekki Free Trade Zone, LFTZ and others to receive with joy the…

    NADCEL 2022: NAOWA 9 Brigade Donates Food Items, Palliatives To Widows

    The Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) 9 Brigade Chapter, has donated food items and palliative to widows residing in Nigerian Army Cantonment Ikeja in commemoration of Nigerian Army Celebration…

    NADCEL 2022: Brigadier General Isang Akpaumontia Donates Water Project, Books To Alma Mater

    The Commander 9 Brigade Nigerian Army (NA) Brigadier General Isang Akpaumontia has donated a water project and books to Lagos Premier Day School Surulere, his alma mater as part of…

    Insecurity: Police Denies Alleged Invasion Of Church By Fulani Terrorists

    The Awada Grace of God Church was the target of a bombing on Sunday, March 7, 2022, according to a Facebook post from Chinasa Nworu, which the Anambra State Police…

    81 Division Marks Nigerian Army Day Celebration With Church Service, Juma’at Prayers

    The 81 Division Nigerian Army (NA) has held an interdenominational Church Service to mark the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2022 which started with Juma’at prayers in all Nigerian Army…

    CUSTOMS: Federal Operations Unit Zone A Nabs 103 Smugglers, Seizes 77 Trailers Of Rice, Goods Worth N7.1 Billion In 6 Months

    “Seeks additional storage space for seizures” In the first half of the year 2022, the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit A reported that it had detained 103 suspected…

    Agric, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Others Win N10 Million Unity Bank Corpreneurship Challenge Grant

    Nigerian lender, Unity Bank Plc has doled out a N10 million business grant to 30 corps members who emerged the winners of the eighth edition of its flagship Entrepreneurship Development…

    Police Arrest 29 Years Old Woman For Allegedly Stealing A Child In Onitsha 

    Policemen attached to the Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old woman for allegedly stealing a child in Okpoko, Onitsha. A statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson,…

    Delta State Police Neutralize Suspected Six Armed Robbers In A Gun Duel

    Six alleged armed robbers were neutralized by the Delta State Police Command after gunfire exchanges with the police at two different Delta State locations. According to DSP Bright Edafe, the…

    Onne Port Customs Collects N115.3 Billion, Praises Increased Port User Adherence

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Port Harcourt Area II Command, Onne Port, has reported an estimated total income of N115.3 billion for the six-month period from January to June 2022,…

    Marwa Commissions Call Center, Urge Drug Users To Seek Help 

    Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (Rtd) has said that drug users and addicts no longer have excuse not to seek…

    IGP Lauds Police Participation In Peacekeeping

    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, has lauded the distinguished selfless services rendered by members of the Nigeria Police Force contingent to peacekeeping operations on…

    81 Division Troops Conducts Sanitation To Celebrate 2022 Nigerian Army Day

    Troops of the 81 Division Garrison of the Nigerian Army conducted environmental sanitation within Obalende and its environs. Hybridnewsng gathered that the sanitation was part of activities lined up for…

    Union Bank To Reward Customers With Over N55 Million In Save And Win Promo

    Union Bank has announced the return of the Save & Win Promo, its flagship campaign aimed at rewarding new and existing customers with cash rewards and other gift items worth…

    LASTMA Calls For Caution Amongst Motorists During Festive Period

    Ahead of the Salah celebration, the General Manager Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA), Mr. Bolaji Oreagba called on motorists to apply caution in their use of the vehicles especially…

    BBA Traders May Resort To Violence Over Market Leadership 

    Today, July 4, 2022, at the Balogun Business Association BBA market in the Trade Fair Complex, Ojo, along the Lagos/Badagry Expressway, Lagos, it appears that law and order are breaking…

    Balogun Business Association At Alert Over Police Invasion To Foist New Leadership 

    At the Balogun Business Association, BBA, Trade Fair Complex along the Lagos/Badagry Expressway in Lagos, there is a lot of unrest in response to rumors that breakaway association members will…

    Apapa Customs Collects N522.4 Billion, Seizes 83 Containers Of Contraband

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Area command said on Friday that it generated N522.4 billion in revenue during the first half of the year, 2022. The command has a…

    GOC 81 DIVISION: Major General Umar Musa Charges Personnel To Be Apolitical, Disciplined

    The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Umar Thama Musa has charged officers and soldiers of the 35 Artillery Brigade Alamala Barracks in Ogun State to…

    AYANGALU DRUM FESTIVAL: Ooni Drums For Peace In Nigeria

    Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife yesterday at Ile-Ife displayed his unknown talent as a drummer when he dazzled the teaming participants…

    2022 MILO Basketball Championship Ends As Bayelsa Schools Rule

    The 22nd Milo Basketball Championship ended in great excitement as the boys from Bishop Dimieari Grammar School, Obom Bayelsa State defeated Government Secondary School, Karu, FCT, 36 to 33 in…

    Fear Seizes Enugu Community After Neighbourhood Watchers Killed A 20-Year-old Boy

    Following the murder of a 20-year-old kid named Philip Okoro, the residents of Nkpologwu, an agricultural hamlet in Enugu State’s Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, now experience constant anxiety. According to…

    ANAMBRA STATE: Police Partners International Committee Of The Red Cross’s In Promoting, Upholding Human Rights In Nigeria

    “Organize A Two Day Training For The Anambra State Police Command’s Officers And Personnel” Anambra State Police Command is holding a two-day training program on international human rights law for…

    Please Give Us A Football Club, SWAN Anambra To Soludo

    Given that Anambra State possesses a top-notch facility for that purpose and that other states of the federation have their own football clubs, the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)…

    How Soludo Will Pay The N20 Billion In Gratuity Obiano Left Behind

    The Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo says the state government has commenced the payment of arrears of N20 billion gratuities it inherited from his predecessor, Chief Willie Obiano. Soludo…

    RE: Response To False Reports Regarding Engr. Johnbosco Onunkwo’s Goal For 2023

    Earlier this week, it came to our notice that a certain faceless individual who operates a pseudo Facebook profile, in the name of Stanley Ikenna Azuka, took to social media…

    Anambra State Government To Commence Implementation Of New Tax, Levy Regime System

    Government of Anambra State will commence implementation of a new tax and levy regime in Anambra markets, roads and parks as from July 1, 2022. Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo gave…

    Polaris Bank Clinches Healthcare Excellence Award

    Polaris Bank, Nigeria’s leading retail Bank, has been recognized as the “Outstanding Healthcare Financial Institution of the Year” by the Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Awards (NHEA).  The award presentation, which took…

    NSCDC, NECO Signs MOU To Ensure Hitch-Free Examination

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the National Examination Council (NECO) to ensure a peaceful and hitch-free examination. This was…

    Nestlé Nigeria PLC 53rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) Held At The Company’s Head Office In Lagos Today

    Nestlé Nigeria PLC 53rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) Held At The Company’s Head Office In Lagos Today Nestlé Nigeria PLC 53rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) Held At The Company’s Head…

    INSECURITY: Police Kill Two Gunmen, Save Others From Mob Violence, Retrieve Weapons, Vehicles In Anambra State

    Two gunmen operating near Obosi Town along Nkpor Road within Idemili North Local Government Area were slain by Anambra Police Command Operatives. This is said in a statement given to…

    NIGERIA AT THE THRESHOLD OF HISTORY: Revolution Beckons – Ugochimereze Chinedu Asuzu

    It was James Bovard, a 65 years old American author and lecturer; one whose political philosophy and commentaries over time as a columnist are well known to abhor and repudiate…

    Your Risk Of Being In An Accident Rises If You Drink, Drive – Mr. Bolaji Oreagba

    The General Manager Lagos State Traffic Management Agency LASTMA, Mr. Bolaji Oreagba had warned the drivers not to drink while driving, most especially during the festive period. He made this…

    Axe ‘Dangles’ Over 2 Police Commissioners, 128 Others As IGP Orders Review Of Disciplinary Cases Against Them

    The fate of two Commissioners of Police (CP) and 128 other senior police officers is currently hanging in the balance as the Force Headquarters, on Tuesday commenced review of all…

    Fitch Raises The Issuer Default Rating Of Fidelity Bank From “B-” To “B”

    Fitch Ratings has upgraded Fidelity Bank Plc’s long-term issuer default rating (IDR) from ‘B-’ to ‘B’, reflecting the bank’s increased creditworthiness. The rating agency also upgraded Fidelity’s National Long-Term Rating…

    Operation Safe Haven Troops Capture Suspected Armed Robbers

    The renowned bandit and kidnappers was neutralized on June 28, 2022, near Kan Duniya Village, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area, Plateau State, by Operation SAFE HAVEN troops working in tandem…

    APMT Backs FG’s Plan On Apapa Port Rail Linkage

    APM Terminals, Apapa, has thrown its weight behind a move by the Federal Government on Apapa seaport railway linkage. The Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, had during…

    NARTO Beams Searchlight on Members In Cargo Diversion, Smuggling, Bunkering, and Other Activities

    The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), yesterday announced that it has focused its searchlight on some of its members who were allegedly involved in cargo smuggling and cargo…

    NDLEA: Brazilian Returnee Arrested With Cocaine In His Private Part

    “NDLEA Seizes London-bound Meth Consignments At Lagos Airport” “Wanted 2 Drug Kingpins Behind Seized Tincan Port Shipments Nabbed” A Brazilian returnee, Igwedum Uche Benson has been arrested by operatives of…

    WORLD DRUGS DAY: Nigeria Is Winning The Struggle Against Drug Misuse – Prof. Osinbajo

    On the occasion of the 2022 United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking, which has the subject “Addressing Drug Challenges in Health and Humanitarian Crises,” Prof.…

    GOVERNOR BALA: Increasing Security Breaches By Bandits In Bauchi

    Increasing security breaches in the state’s Alkaleri local government area by bandits known as “Yan-bindiga” have alarmed Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed. Mohammed expressed disgust at Sabon Garin Jada…

    WORLD DRUGS DAY: Lagos State Government Requests Information Exchange On The Risks Of Drug Abuse

    As part of efforts to address drug challenges facing the world, the Lagos State Government has joined other state and non-state actors worldwide in advocating real fact sharing on the…

    IGP Holds Strategic Security Conference, Senior Officers’ Retreat, Other Ranks’ Retreat

    The third edition of the Conference and Retreat for Senior Police Officers has been approved by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, in his effort…

    FCT Minister Applauds City Sanitation Taskforce

    Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, the Minister for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), expressed his delight with the Taskforce on City Sanitation’s continued, renewed enforcement actions. “To ensure the restoration and…

    OGUN 1 AREA COMMAND: NCS Impound 14 Trailers With Rice, Other Items Worth N1.2 Billion

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun 1 Area Command, announced on Monday that it had made seizures from anti-smuggling operations between May and June 2022 totaling over 14 trailer loads…

    FirstBank Introduces A Low-Interest Loan For Female Business Owners

    First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has announced the launch of the FirstGem fund (FirstGem loan) a single-digit loan scheme, targeted at female entrepreneurs. Mrs Folake Ani-Mumuney, the bank’s Group Head,…

    NDLEA To Crack Down On Cartel Of Dispatch Riders

    The Lagos State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Commander Alumona Callys has urged drug traffickers in the state to halt their activities while they still have…

    Nigeria, Japan Agree On An Exchange Of Notes On A Fast Boat To Support The Deep Blue Project

    In order to strengthen services for coastal security in Nigeria, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Japanese Government have signed an Exchange of Note (E/N), with the Nigerian Maritime…

    Fidelity Bank Partners ImpactHER To Equip 1,052 Female Entrepreneurs With Sales Skills

    Fidelity Bank, a leading financial institution in Nigeria, has collaborated with ImpactHER to support 1,052 female entrepreneurs across the 36 states of Nigeria in addressing the challenges they face in their…

    Healthcare Champions In Nigeria Are Recognized By Sterling Bank, NHEA

    Leading commercial bank in Nigeria, Sterling Bank Plc, has granted special recognition awards to medical professionals who were instrumental in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards were given…

    UNITY BANK CORPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE: Members Of The Delta, Rivers Corps Will Benefit From A N10 Million Business Grant

    Unity Bank’s flagship Entrepreneurial Development Initiative, Corpreneurship Challenge, is set to return for the 8th edition across 10 locations in Nigeria, including a debut in Delta and Rivers States.   The Retail lender…

    Fulani Herdsmen Kill Man For Allegedly Killing A Cow In Lagos

    In the Agemowo neighborhood of Badagry, Lagos state, Fulani herdsmen killed an unnamed man on Monday after mistaking him for the driver of a commercial bus that had run over…

    WORLD DRUG DAY: Security Experts, Journalists Appeal For Cooperation In The Fight Against Drug Misuse

    Security stakeholders and journalists working under the aegis of the Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN) have called for increased cooperation in the fight against youths drug misuse. During the…

    Police In Delta Capture 2 Suspects, Recover A Firearm, 104 Live Ammunition

    In a gunfight with police officers, one armed robbery suspect met his demise; two other people were taken into custody. One locally built gun, 104 live ammunition, and four used…

    NDLEA Arrests 159 Suspected Traffickers, Seizes 824.93kg Of Illegal Drugs In Oyo State

    Abdullahi Saeed, the NDLEA’s Oyo State Commander, revealed on Friday that the agency’s command had detained 159 alleged drug traffickers and criminals in the state since January of this year.…

    Once More, Police Kills Bandit In Kaduna, Recovers Arms, Ammunition

    Under the steadfast leadership of Kaduna Command Commissioner of Police CP Y.A Ayoku psc(+), mni, the ongoing police operation against criminal elements has once again produced positive results, including the…

    Crime Reporters Marks International Day Against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking

    The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or World Drug Day, is marked 26 June every year to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving a world free of…

    Police Rescue One Abducted Victim, Recovers Two Vehicles

    Police Operatives rescued an abducted victim on June 25, 2022, at around 4 p.m. and recovers one Lexus 350 Salon with Reg. Nos. EPE 316 HE and Ford SUV with…

    Police Intervene In A Gang Situation, Apprehend Suspect For Allegedly Raping A 75 Years Old Woman

    “The Campaign against Mob Action/Jungle Justice is reiterated by CP Echeng” On June 24, 2022, at around 4 p.m., Anambra State Operatives working with Security agents captured one Sunday Nwadiagba…

    INSECURITY: Unknown Shooter Killed In Anambra

    On Sunday night in Anambra State, police officers shot and killed a gunman. The gunmen were repelled when they opened fire while approaching a checking post, according to DSP Ikenga…

    Mercury Maritime Concession Company Will Complete The Multibillion-Dollar Escravos Seaport Industrial Project By 2024/2025 – Rear Admiral Andrew Okoja

    The multi-billion dollar Escravos Industrial Project will be completed between 2024 and 2025, according to Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC), experts in developing maritime-related infrastructure. Rear Admiral Andrew Okoja (Rtd),…

    Nigerian Army Graduates 34 Personnel In Maiden Armament, Ammunition Training

    The Nigerian Army Ordnance School (NAOS) Epe, has graduated 20 officers and 14 soldiers in it’s Armament and Ammunition Technical Course 2022 training to further enhance materiel management for the…

    Chief Sunday Ossai Defrauded Of Millions After Being Promised Ohanaeze Crown

    Details have begin to emerge on how Chief Sunday Ossai was allegedly swindled millions of Naira by an Igbo group, known as Mafians, in order to be crowned as the…

    How Anambra Police Rescued Kidnap Victims As Angry Mob Lynched Suspect

    The Anambra State Police command in  collaboration with security operatives have rescued two kidnap victims and recover two vehicles. According to statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer DSP…

    NDLEA Arrests 1,887 Suspects, Destroys Four Cannabis Farms In Kano

    Kano State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says it has destroyed four cannabis farms and arrested 1,887 suspects, between July 2021 to June 2022, out of…

    NDLEA Arrests 99 Drug Suspects, Seizes Over 7,000 Kilogram Of Drugs In Ogun

    Ninty-nine suspected drug dealer have been arrested with a total of 7,889.03 kgs of illicit drugs from January to June. They were arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Command…

    The Nigerian Army Speaks Up At Last, As A Senior Officer Commits Suicide

    The Nigerian Army has reacted as a top officer, Major Udiandeye Jeremiah Udiadenye, committed suicide. Reports said Major Udiadenye reportedly took his own life in Kaduna State as he was…

    Maritime Agencies Are Under Fire As The FG Moves To Streamline Excesses

    The Federal Government is currently taking steps to simplify their excesses, and there are significant indications that the axe may be hanging over the heads of several marine authorities. Pointers…

    Two Babies, 12 Others Saved In Zamfara State From Kidnappers’ Den

    Fourteen (14) villagers were among those freed on Monday in Zamfara state from the grip of some kidnappers, including two infants. The victims were abducted from their homes in Nasarawar…

    Ekweremadu, Wife Beatrice Nwanneka Arrested In London

    A Nigerian who goes by the name Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice, have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police over alleged organ harvesting. The suspects would soon be charged…

    ALHAJI MUSILIU SMITH: Police Reforms Need Massive Finance

    The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, IGP (Rtd) on Monday, June 20th 2022, met with the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African…

    Minister of Transport Visits NIMASA Facilities, Promises To Address Refunding Container Deposits, Continuity Of Cargo

    “Urges Continuous Synergy among Maritime Agencies” “We will sustain the Tempo” – Jamoh The Honourable Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki has embarked on a tour of facilities and assets…

    2023 GENERAL ELECTION: DSS Warns Nigerians, Media Against Making Divisive Remarks

    Prior to the general election of 2023, the Department of State Services (DSS) has cautioned Nigerians against remarks, utterances and behaviour that could promote disharmony and threaten peaceful coexistence in…

    Polaris Bank Alerts Non-Oil Exporters, Implores Them To Participate In The $200 Billion Scheme

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