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No fewer than 596 dead civil servants in Bauchi State are still drawing salaries and allowances from the purse of the state government over the years, a state report says.
The Nasarawa State Chapter of Rice Millers and Dealers Association of Nigeria (RIMDAN) says it has enough local rice to meet demands of customers during Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Some rice farmers have appealed to the Federal Government to provide them with affordable loan facilities to boost production to reduce the price of the commodity as they described the closure as a welcome development.
This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
The Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has raised the alarm that the outgoing Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, is allegedly planning to award spurious contracts worth N4 billion and recruit about 8,000 teachers before transition with a view to leaving financial burden to him when he takes over.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has approved the deployment of Mr Lawal Shehu, as the new Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos.
A 31-year old businessman, Bonny Ifeuwabunike, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly obtaining $45,000 from two customers on pretext of helping them to convert the money to naira equivalent, but instead allegedly converted the dollars to his use and escaped.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, Kwara Command, on Monday returned N410,000 to the family of one Adamu Ibrahim who died in an auto accident on Ilorin-Ogbomoso Expressway on August 11.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh has called on all security operatives in Lagos to come together and work for the common goal of protecting the country’s territorial integrity.
The Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim, has upheld the recommendation of police disciplinary body that recommended the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State.
Security operatives in Lagos State met on Thursday and declared zero tolerance for all acts of inter-agency rivalries, bickerings resulting in brawls and violent confrontations among law enforcement agencies.
A Police source alleged that the accused was arrested on the order of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG in charge of Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos, Adamu Ibrahim, following a petition by Udeze and arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court on a two-count charge of felony to wit, obtaining, conversion and stealing.
Two armed robbery suspects, Abubakar Ahmad, 29, and Seidu Isaa, 22 have been remanded at Ikoyi Prison, Lagos pending the advice from the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP, for allegedly robbing a trader, Mr Kenneth Obiese of N4.2 million.
The absence of the convicted Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Joseph Nwobike, on Wednesday stalled the trial of ex-NIMASA D-G, Patrick Akpobolokemi, before a Federal High Court, Lagos.
The Zone 2 Police Command has arrested a man, Victor Joseph, for allegedly threatening to kidnap his former Indian boss, Mr. Piush Kumar.
Police in Lagos have arraigned the manager of a retail firm, Mind The Gap Company, Mrs. Oluwatosin Ogundana, before a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Yaba for stealing recharge cards valued at N250 million.
Operatives of the Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos, have arrested and arraigned a driver, Sunday Chidiebere Okeke, 29 and three others before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly diverting a truck with 33,000 litres of petrol valued at N3.5m.
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It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.
The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said it was surprised at the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Imo State governorship election.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.
A Federal High Court, Jalingo division has ordered the Taraba State command of the Nigeria Police to immediately reopen all the branches of Taraba Microfinance Bank Ltd, pending the hearing and determination of the suit before the court.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.