Civil Defence gets 12 new ACGs

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has decorated 12 newly promoted officers from the ranks of Commandant to Assistant Commandants General (ACG). The NSCDC Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has however, charged the promoted officers to brace up by justifying their promotion. Speaking at the decorating ceremony Thursday in Abuja, Gana who said officers selected base on merit charged them to be diligent in delivering the their higher responsibilities. “You should note that your promotion comes with higher responsibility. You should therefore brace up for more diligent and…

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Court orders Saraki, Melaye, Bruce to honour Police Invitation

The Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Sen. Dino Melaye and Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce to honour the police invitation of Oct. 5, 2018 in connection with the protest staged by members of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). Justice Okon Abang gave the order on Thursday while delivering judgment in a fundamental human rights suit filed by the trio alleging intimidation, harassment and threat by the police, NAN reports. “It is my view that the police invitation to the applicants is still valid and subsisting; The…

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Elections Petition Tribunal Inaugurated in Kano

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has been inaugurated in Kano Thursday morning and has resumed its activities immediately. The Tribunal is made up of the chairman Hon Justice Nayai Aganaba Ashu and two other members in persons of Hon Justice Augustine Ewah and Hon Justice Mustapha Tijjani. Delivering the inaugural speech, the chairman Justice Aganaba declared that the tribunal will operate without any external influences. “All decisions will be based on the submissions of the Tribunal and not any external influences whatsoever. “Whosoever is…

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Kogi Hajj Commission lauds Bello as Hajj Governor of the year 2018

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. The Kogi State Hajj Commission, has praised the Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organization that monitors and reports hajj/umrah activities in Nigeria, for honouring the Kogi state Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the 2018 Hajj Governor of the year. Recalled that in a statement jointly signed by the national coordinator, Ibrahim Muhammed and the Planning Committee Organizing Secretary, Mallam Garba Muhammad said the event is meant to show appreciation to those who contributed to the tremendous achievements recorded in hajj exercise in the past few years.…

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PDP, Atiku, Secondus congratulate Wike on governorship victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on his victory in the just-concluded governorship election in the state. The governor was declared winner of the poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Lagos after a resumed collation of ballots of the poll held across the country on March 9. Collation of the votes was suspended by INEC, which cited violence and other electoral irregularities during the election in the state, as reason for the action. INEC declared that Wike won the…

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