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Police bows to pressure, transfer CP Gwandu out of Edo

Police bows to pressure, transfer CP Gwandu out of Edo

After the outcry by Edo State indigenes and residents recently, the force headquarters, Abuja, yesterday yielded to reason and transferred the embattled Commissioner of Police, Edo State, Haliru Gwandu Abukar, who despite initial transfer by the Police Service Commission, PSC, refused deployment to his new station. Abukar’s posting order, issued on Tuesday October 17, 2017,

IGP: Kidnapping of police officers very embarrassing

Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP) has expressed sadness over the kidnapping of policemen in the country, describing it as “very embarrassing and annoying”. Amos Aliyu, a divisional police officer (DPO), was abducted by unknown gunmen in Munya local government area of Niger state, alongside his orderly. Before the Niger incident, Emmanuel Adeniyi, an

Buhari was adequately briefed on poor condition of State House Clinic – CMD

Over a year before the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, publicly criticised the management of the State House Medical Centre, SMHC, for not having basic facilities, the head of the hospital had written her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, complaining about the poor funding of the hospital, a correspondence seen by PREMIUM TIMES show. In

Buhari ignored State House Clinic despite being briefed of its poor state – CMD

Over a year before the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, publicly criticised the management of the State House Medical Centre, SMHC, for not having basic facilities, the head of the hospital had written her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, complaining about the poor funding of the hospital, a correspondence seen by PREMIUM TIMES show. In

Nwankwo Kanu Launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to Support Kanu Heart Foundation

Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) (www.KanuHeartFoundationNg.com) and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto (www.AfroMillionsLotto.com). It offers twice-weekly

‘Buhari must act or quit’ — civil society groups declare anti-corruption sit-out

Some civil society groups have vowed to make President Muhammadu Buhari probe the corruption allegations involving top officials of his government. In a statement on Sunday, the groups announced that from Tuesday, their members will begin a daily sit-out at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. They said they would not relent until the president looks

Kachikwu’s Abuja house catches fire

The private residence of Ibe Kachikwu, minster of state for petroleum resources, caught fire on Sunday evening, TheCable understands. The house is located in Asokoro, Abuja. The fire started in his bedroom as a result of a suspected electrical fault to the air conditioners, sources in the know said. “Kachikwu was not at home when

$25 billion claims in Kachikwu’s memo fabricated – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday pushed back against allegations of contract infractions raised by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, saying the $25 billion the minister stated in his leaked memo to President Buhari “does not exist.” The vice-president said the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation only conducted a shortlisting process for

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