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By Edward T. Dibiana

 

In the scorching sun and draining heat of a sweltering afternoon, at a building construction site recently in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), some artisans tangoed vociferously in a heated debate.

 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has reiterated the call of decentralised policing and reinforcement of the federal police to help combat the nation’s security challenges.

 

Campaigners on Friday, May 20, 2016, questioned a Nigerian military claim that a second Chibok schoolgirl had been rescued, but the army maintained she was one of the 219 abducted by Boko Haram.

 

Ebonyi State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ikechukwu Nwafor, has narrated his predicament in the hands of the officers of the Ebonyi State Police Command, saying it was abuse of his rights and those of his members.

 

 

The Acting  National Chairman  of  the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has assured that the party will embark  on an aggressive reconciliation  process after the convention to ensure that  every interest group is carried  along.

The 19-year-old Chibok school girl rescued from Sambisa forest on Wednesday met with President Buhari on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

Amina Ali, who was found by the Civilian JTF with a four-month-old baby, will be accompanied to the Presidential Villa by the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima.

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Yobe Governor Gets 10 Additional Aides

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To IDPs In Pompomari

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pompomari Camp, Damaturu, Yobe State.

FIDA Seeks Speedy Decongestion Of Prisons

By Joy Akpuka, Minna

Members of the Justice Sector Reforms Committee have been called upon to consider decongestion of prisons priority by ensuring speedy dispensation of justice for prison inmates particularly those with minor offence languishing in prison custody across the country.

Group Hails Nullification Of Ekwunife’s Anambra Central Election Victory

 

The campaign directorate of Senator Annie Okonkwo Campaign Organization, has hailed the Court of Appeal verdict, which set aside Uche Ekwunife’s election victory.

How Buhari Plans To Boost Nigeria’s Economy With $25b

The Federal Government of Nigeria is considering launching a $25 billion infrastructure fund to bridge the gap between government revenue and financing requirements for much-needed infrastructure.

Ekiti APC’s Shamelessness Is Legendary – Fayose’s Aide

Special Assistant to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Nigeria on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party populated by shameless people, saying; “the party display of shamelessness, especially in Ekiti State, is legend

Ikpeazu Congratulates Muslims On Eid-el Maulud

 Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,  has  congratulated  the Abia State Muslim community in Nigeria and wished them a peaceful and joyous el-del-Maulud, which marks the birth of Prophet Muhammed.

Chelsea and Mourinho Part Ways

Premier League team Chelsea has fired high-profile manager Jose Mourinho, according to several English media reports.

Iran Calls on Nigeria to Stop Crackdown on Shiia Musilims

Following last Saturday’s violent clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Muslim sect, Shiite, in Zaria, Kaduna State, Iran has called on Nigerian authorities to respect religious figures and sites.

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