Judiciary

NJC rejects Ademola’s resignation, says he was recommended for sack

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has rejected the resignation letter tendered by Adeniyi Ademola, a judge of the federal high court, Abuja, saying he was recommended for sack. Ademola was one of the judges whose home was raided by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in October 2016. The judge tendered his resignation

Health

While thousands die due to lack of cancer machines, Adeosun releases N120billion for lawmakers’ self-enrichment projects

As the release of the N9billion allocated for cancer machines that could check the deaths of 10,000 Nigerians annually suffers delay without explanation, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has so far released N120 billion for pet projects by lawmakers at the National Assembly, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. Eight federal university teaching hospitals

Security

BREAKING: Gunmen break into Benue church, kill two priests

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed two priests at St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Ayar, Gwer east local government area of Benue state. Moses Iorapuu, director of the Catholic archdiocese of Makurdi, confirmed the attack, blaming it on “Jihadists”. The gunmen were said to have opened fire on the worshipers after invading the church during

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