Monthly Archives: July 2014

FG sensitises airport workers on Ebola dangers

The Federal Government on Thursday commenced workers’ sensitisation on Ebola at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. A statement by the Coordinating General Manager, Aviation Parastatals, Mr. Yakubu Datti, said the workers were … Continue reading

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15 feared killed as gunmen sack Rivers communities

No fewer than 15 persons were feared killed in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State by some rampaging gunmen. The gunmen, numbering about 12, stormed seven communities in the local government area and opened fire on unsuspecting persons. It … Continue reading

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Okagbare wins Commonwealth women 200m gold

Blessing Okagbare ran an amazing 22.25 seconds on the wet Glasgow track to win the 2014 Commonwealth Games women 200 metres gold medal for Nigeria on Thursday. Okagbare had earlier in the games claimed the gold in the 100-metre race … Continue reading

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Jonathan names Abba new Inspector-General

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday named an Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, the new Inspector-General of Police. Abba, who until his appointment, was the AIG in charge of Zone 7, takes over from Muhammed Abubakar, who proceeded on statutory … Continue reading

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State-sponsored killings: NHRC begins hearing Sept 2

The National Human Rights Commission has said it will on September 2 commence a public hearing on the allegations of state-sponsored killings in the country from 1995 till date. The commission made this known in a statement by its spokesperson, … Continue reading

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Okiro congratulates Abba on appointment as IG

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, has congratulated the new Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba on his appointment. Until his appointment, Abba was the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Charge of Zone 7, Abuja. Okiro in … Continue reading

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FG not behind attack on Buhari -NSA

The National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) on Thursday said contrary to the claims by some individuals, the Federal Government was not behind last week’s attack on the convoy of a former military leader, Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd). He … Continue reading

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