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Army to court-martial three officers, 11 soldiers over murder, other crimes

The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has set up a general court-martial to try three officers and eleven soldiers for alleged crimes ranging from murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, desertion, and more.

According to the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division, Major General Jamil Sarham, the offences are all punishable under the Armed Forces Act Cap A20 Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The GOC explained that discipline and professional conduct in the army will not be compromised, insisting that justice will not only be done but seen to be done in the matter.

Banditry: Borno governor hails NSCDC’s efforts, appeals for more deployment of Agro Rangers

By Valentine Amanze

Nigeria Immigration Service promotes 26 officers in Niger

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

The Nigeria Immigration Service has decorated and promoted no fewer than 26 officers in Niger State Command.
The state Comptroller of the Immigration Service, Animim Daughter Hornby, disclosed this while conducting the ceremony alongside representatives of the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps and Department of State Services in Niger State.

Bandits kill 70, displace eight villages in Niger

By Priscilla Campbell, Minna

Niger: CAN flays exclusion of Christians in govt appointments

By Priscilla Campbell, Minna

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Niger State chapter, has faulted the exclusion of Christians in the recent appointments of principal Officers by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello.

Nigerian govt gives Task Force two weeks extension to resolve Apapa gridlock

.Agricultural investment will bring Nigeria out of poverty, says Osinbajo

Aisha Buhari: Stop calling me wife of the President, I’m now First Lady

By Agency Report

Varsity demotes 24 professors

.MOUAU Governing Council cites wrong placement of lecturers
.Panel demands FSLC, WASC, NYSC, birth certificates

Houses, shops submerged as flood takes over Aba

Traders and residents wailed loudly after a heavy rainfall that witnessed the submerging of houses and shop in Aba, Abia State.
The rain was said to have lasted for six hours, destroying houses, shops and property worth millions of naira.
The flood affected major commercial areas like Ahia-Ohuru (New Market), Ariaria International Market and the Eziukwu Market.
It was gathered that Ahia-Ohuru traders were the worst hit by the flood, especially at line 10, where Mr. Obinna Ogugua, lost 32 bales of clothes worth N90,000 each.

Why Supreme court sacked APC senator, David Umaru

By Agency Report

The Supreme Court has sacked David Umaru, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Niger State.
A five-man panel of justices led by Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), gave the verdict on Friday.
The apex court declared that Mohammed Sani as the authentic candidate of the APC in the senatorial district.

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