Nigerian Army Colonel Kidnapped in Kaduna

March 27, 2016

Nigerian Army Colonel kidnapped in Kaduna Some unidentified gunmen have kidnapped an Army Colonel serving with Nigeria Army School of Infantry, in Jaji, Kaduna State. A statement by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Usman Abdul, says the colonel was abducted while driving in his car with his wife around Kamazo near NNPC junction, Kaduna, at about 7.30pm yesterday March 26th. “The abductors dropped off his wife and left with…

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FRSC ofdicer killed by reskless driver in Abuja

March 26, 2016

FRSC officer killed by reckless driver in Abuja Lawal Nasir, a Commander at Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) shared the news on Facebook. The driver has been apprehended. What he wrote below: “One of FRSC Gallant Officers, Tony was knocked down by a lunatic driver while on official duty yesterday in fct Abuja n the officer passed on. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace” Amen!

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Couple jailed for a total of 25 years for attacking a man with acid

March 25, 2016

Photos: Couple jailed for a total of 25 years for attacking a man with acid Two people were yesterday, March 24, jailed for a total of 25 years in connection with an incident where a man had acid thrown in his face. Following an eight day trial at Basildon Crown Court, Ashley Russell, 29 of Sunnedon, Basildon and Christina Storey, 31 of Studland Avenue, Wickford were found guilty of throwing…

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Easter Celebration: Lagos State Lifts of order on restriction

March 25, 2016

Easter celebration: Lagos State lifts order on restriction of movement during sanitation To commemorate the Easter celebration, the Lagos State Government has lifted the order on restriction of movement during tomorrow’s environmental sanitation exercise. A statement issued by the Office of the Commissioner for the Ministry of Environment, Babatunde Adejare, stated that despite the lifting of the restriction order, Lagosians are still expected to observe the monthly exercise by cleaning…

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FG declares March 25th,28th as public holidays to celebrate Easter

March 22, 2016

FG declares March 25th, 28th as public holidays to celebrate Easter The Federal ‎government has declared Friday, March 25th and Monday, March 28th as public holidays to mark Good Friday and Easter celebrations respectively. Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made this known in a statement issued by the acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido in Abuja today March 22nd.

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30 African Migrants dead,500 rescued

March 21, 2016

Photos: 30 African migrants dead, 500 rescued as EU-bound boats capsizes off Libya shores At least 30 illegal African migrants have drowned when their boats capsized off the western shores of Libya. According to Libya’s Coast Guard, Al-Zawia office, EU-bound three boats loaded with some 500 illegal migrants were intercepted and rescued off Mellitah coast on Saturday, March 19. Three other boats unfortunately sank, leaving about 30 migrants, including men…

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Indian Couple killed in the FlyDubai Plane crash named

March 21, 2016

Photo: Indian couple killed in the FlyDubai plane crash named Indian authorities have confirmed the identity of the married couple killed in the FlyDubai crash on Saturday. Shyam Mohan and his wife Anju Aiyappan, both 27, were on their way back to a Rostov-on-Don resort after a month-long trip home. The couple are from the southern Indian state of Kerala. They were both trained in ayurveda, an Indian form of…

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Truck conveying policemen to Rivers State involved in auto accident

March 19, 2016

Photos: Truck conveying policemen to Rivers State for rerun election involved in auto accident Undisclosed number of policemen drafted from Akure, Ondo state for the rerun elections were in an auto accident along the East-West road near Akala-Olu community in Rivers State. The truck with registration number “NPF 5205 C” reportedly collided with a truck carrying cows. At least five cows died in the accident while dozens of policemen sustained…

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DSS official Ambushed and Killed in Rivers

March 19, 2016

DSS official ambushed and killed in Rivers A day after two army officers were killed in Abonema community in Rivers state, an official of the Department of State Services (DSS) has also been killed. He was killed during an attack on security personnel in Omoku, Ogba/Ndoni/Egbema LGA of Rivers state yesterday March 18th.‎ Confirming the incident, the assistant director of army public relations of 2nd brigade, Port Harcourt, Eli Lazarus…

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