Zamfara to recruit 340 doctors, nurses – Commissioner

Zamfara to recruit 340 doctors, nurses – Commissioner

Alhaji Lawal M-Liman, Zamfara Commissioner for Health said on Thursday that 340 health personnel including doctors, nurses and midwives would soon be recruited by the state government. M-Liman stated this at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Gusau while addressing participants at the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Training Programme, organized by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. The commissioner said that the recruitment had been approved by the state government and was to improve the healthcare delivery system…

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Robber sentence to Death For Stealing Tecno Phone

Robber sentence to Death For Stealing Tecno Phone

Raji Babatunde, has been sentenced to death by an Ado Ekiti High Court for robbing one Alhaji Mudsahiru Bello of two Nokia phones and one Tecno phone while armed with axe and cutlass. Raji Babatunde was also convicted for robbing one Oladele Femi of one bottle of Star lager beer, six bottles of Trophy lager beer and one packet of Rothmans cigarette, while also armed with axe and cutlass. Justice Cornelius Akintayo, who handed down…

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Thousands IDPs Relocated to Bama – IOM

Thousands IDPs Relocated to Bama – IOM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said the Nigerian Government has relocated no fewer than 3,000 Internally Displaced People of Bama origin in Borno to their hometown. IOM said the relocation followed the reopening of the Maiduguri-Bama-Banki road on March 24 by the Nigerian Military after four years of its closure due to Boko Haram activities. The road, which runs from Maiduguri through Konduga, Bama, Gwoza and also connects to the neighbouring countries of Cameroon…

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Dapchi Girls Kidnap scripted to make Buhari approve $1 billion – Aisha Opens up

Dapchi Girls Kidnap scripted to make Buhari approve $1 billion – Aisha Opens up

Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group on Wednesday made fresh claims on why Boko Haram abducted some students of Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State. Yesufu claimed that the abduction of the girls was a move aimed at paving the way for President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of $1billion to purchase equipment for the fight against Boko Haram insurgency. In a tweet, the activist insisted that the abduction, release, and refusal of Boko…

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Letters to Buhari: Obasanjo, IBB should shut up – Femi Kuti

Letters to Buhari: Obasanjo, IBB should shut up – Femi Kuti

Son of Fela Kuti, a popular afrobeat singer, Femi Kuti has reacted to the recent letters written by ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo and former military head of state, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Kuti, in an interview with Guardian TV berated the former leaders saying that young Nigerians should not give them an audience adding that he had the opportunity to make Nigeria great but failed. “They should not even be given audience. How can you even be…

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stop listening to obasanjo because he means no good lacks moral integrity as an elder statesman – Otunba Ajiboye

stop listening to obasanjo because he means no good lacks moral integrity as an elder statesman – Otunba Ajiboye

More Nigerians are reacting to the latest comments by former president Olusegun Obasanjo where he said the Buhari led administration has failed. According to the National secretary, National committee of Buhari support Groups (NCBSG).  Mr Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, ‘Obasanjo lacks moral integrity as an elder statesman, interestingly; when he was the president, do you believe if he had done things very right, we probably would still have been in this situation as a country? READ: Presidency…

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FG looters list: Jang asks Lai Mohammed to prove allegation

FG looters list: Jang asks Lai Mohammed to prove allegation

The immediate past Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Jonah Jang, has denied claims by the nation’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed that mentioned him among the nation’s looters. Jang in a press statement made in Jos, said the claim that he got N12.5billion is “laughable on preliminary evaluation, and pathetic when considered on the scales of truth and reality”. The statement reads, “The list released by Minister…

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Private school teacher, driver arrested for allegedly defiling 8.year old girl

Private school teacher, driver arrested for allegedly defiling 8.year old girl

A Lagos private school driver and a music teacher were charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly raping of an eight-year-old school girl. The bus driver, Ibrahim Umaru, 39, and music teacher, Wisdom Akpoaereme, 33, are standing trial on a two-count charge, bordering on sexual assault. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Peace Chukwudi, told the court that the accused committed the offences between September 2017 and March 16 and March 19, 2018 at Atlantic…

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Boko Haram: Buhari approves release of $1bn for security equipment

Boko Haram: Buhari approves release of $1bn for security equipment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1bn for the procurement of security equipment to fight insurgency. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of a meeting Buhari had with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday. The President was also said to have asked the security chiefs to intensify efforts aimed at securing the release of Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl still being held…

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The Nigerian Army needs more medical personnel

The Nigerian Army needs more medical personnel

The Corp Commander, 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Maj-Gen. Ikechukwu Okeke, yesterday in Lagos said that the army needed more medical personnel for effective operational efficiency. Speaking at the inauguration of newly renovated Army Reference Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, Maj-Gen. Okeke said the army needed to recruit more medical personnel in view of widespread deployment of doctors across formations and units, especially in the North East. “I wish to humbly appeal to the Chief of Army Staff , Lt.-Gen….

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