Rioters set Minneapolis Third Precinct police station on fire

The Third Precinct police station in Minneapolis was set ablaze on Thursday night as violent protests continued in the city and other cities across the U.S, following Monday’s killing of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died after pleading for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck over a long period of time while arresting him. Rioters… Continue reading Rioters set Minneapolis Third Precinct police station on fire

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Police Receive Complaints of Drones Flying Over Where Couple Live

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle might be concerned for their privacy and their safety. It has been told that drones have been flying over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s home. “They don’t know who’s flying them. They assume it’s probably photographers, but they can’t be sure of that assumption,” “Meghan has received racist threats before, so they… Continue reading Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Police Receive Complaints of Drones Flying Over Where Couple Live

NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt shut down over COVID-19 scare

The corporate headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Port Harcourt has been shut down following a COVID-19 scare. The coronavirus scare was triggered by the death of a member of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of NDDC, Mr. Ibanga Etang who died in the early hours of today May 28 at the Rivers State University Teaching… Continue reading NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt shut down over COVID-19 scare

President Buhari approves re-organisation of Nigeria police, decentralizes Force CID and creates new formations

President Buhari has approved the re-organization of the Nigeria Police Force and the creation of a new unit among other structural changes.  In a May 27 police circular signed by the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, it was gathered that the Nigerian President approved the detachment of the Force Intelligence Bureau from the Force Criminal Investigation Department, so it… Continue reading President Buhari approves re-organisation of Nigeria police, decentralizes Force CID and creates new formations

NDDC Executive Director of Finance is dead

The acting Executive Director of Finance and Administration of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Ibanga Bassey Etang is dead. The Senior Official of the agency who has been absent from work at the commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt throughout this week and also conspicuously absent during the flag off of the distribution of Coronavirus palliatives by the agency on May… Continue reading NDDC Executive Director of Finance is dead

Flight crew members to wear PPEs, undergo COVID19 tests every 14 days- NCAA issues post COVID-19 rules for international flights

As the Federal government prepares for the gradual reopening of the economy, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued post COVID-19 protocols for Nigerian based crew operating international flights. In a letter dated May 27th and signed by the NCCA Director-General, Capt. Musa Nuhu, Flight crews are to henceforth wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and observe… Continue reading Flight crew members to wear PPEs, undergo COVID19 tests every 14 days- NCAA issues post COVID-19 rules for international flights

Nigerian troops rescue 241 women and children from Boko Haram captivity (photos)

Troops attached to Sector 1 of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have rescued 241 kidnapped victims from Boko Haram captivity in Mudu village in Borno state. A statement released by the Defence headquarters today May 28, says the kidnapped victims were rescued during an operation on May 23. The rescued victims comprises of 105 women and 136 children. The statement adds that Twelve… Continue reading Nigerian troops rescue 241 women and children from Boko Haram captivity (photos)

“Kogi is coronavirus free” – State govt rejects NCDC’s claim of recording two COVID-19 index cases

The Kogi state government has rejected claims by the Nigeria Center for Disease Center (NCDC), that two index cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the state yesterday. The NCDC in its daily update for Wednesday, May 27, said two cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in the state that was hitherto free of the disease. However, the… Continue reading “Kogi is coronavirus free” – State govt rejects NCDC’s claim of recording two COVID-19 index cases

FG suspends evacuation of Nigerians stranded abroad due to the Coronavirus pandemic

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, has announced the suspension of the evacuation of stranded Nigerians overseas. Recall that in April, the Federal government announced plans to evacuate Nigerians who are stranded abroad due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Part of the criteria for their return is for them to foot the cost of their return ticket and that… Continue reading FG suspends evacuation of Nigerians stranded abroad due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Governor Akeredolu lifts ban on religious gathering in Ondo state

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has lifted the ban on religious gathering which he instituted in Ondo state weeks ago due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.  Speaking at a press briefing in Akure on Wednesday May 27, the Ondo State Governor said the ban was lifted after a wide review and consultations with religious leaders and other stakeholders in… Continue reading Governor Akeredolu lifts ban on religious gathering in Ondo state