Meet Usman Shadrach Haruna, new Secretary to NDLEA

Usman Shadrach Haruna is an accomplished national and international law practitioner. He was until his appointment a criminal justice expert and legal adviser in the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. In that role he coordinated the transnational and international criminal justice work of the Commonwealth Secretariat and led experts and trainers to provide technical assistance to member countries in diverse areas of justice needs. These include, but not limited to, law reforms, capacity building and institutional strengthening in areas such as money laundering, assets recovery, cybercrimes, virtual currencies, International cooperation, among others.…

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IGP commissioned Force Education complex, UNESCO to train over 300 teachers across the federation.

By Juliet Ezeh Today, the Directorate of Police Education under the watch of the Inspector General of Police IGP Mohammed Adamu commissioned  the Police Force Education office complex, headquarters Dei-Dei Abuja.Inline with the present government policy on compulsory Education from primary to secondary schools, the Police force Education unit has been expanding its presence to make quality education accessible and affordable to the children of Police officers and civilians alike in all state of the federation.According to IGP Adamu said ” it is a Structure that’s  put in Place for the…

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ALLEN ONYEMA: I STARTED AIR PEACE TO CREATE JOBS NOT FOR PROFIT

Allen Ifechukwu Onyema, a billionaire, lawyer, businessman, conflict resolution expert is the Chairman of Air Peace Airline. He is a native of Mbosi town in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. The big break however came into full play when the Anambra born billionaire was commissioned to sell over 300 plots of land in Lagos and with his profit ushered a great focus in investment. Furthermore, as a student and man of peace, one of his ideals and the height of his venture in business is his establishment of…

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FCT Police command arrests, ATM theft, kidnappers, introduced command hotlines

The Federal Capital Territory FCT Police Command paraded suspects Thursday for drugs, theft/house breaking, one chance robbery, Armed Robbery, car theft and cultism.The Commissioner CP Bala Ciroma said the command have arrested six notorious member of the robbery gang that specializes in transferring money through bank accounts linked to their victims SIM cards.CP Bala Ciroma disclosed this during a news conference in Abuja.According to Ciroma, “the suspects whose robbery operations is targeted at their victim’s SIM cards, especially SIMs linked to bank accounts, were arrested at their hideout in keffi…

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NDLEA Recruitment 2019

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, invites suitable applicants for recruitment to the posts of Narcotic Officer and Narcotic Assistant (NASS) cadres. HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply on http:// www.emplug.com. For more information on the a d v e r t i s e d p o s i t i o n s , p l e a s e v i s i t https://www.ndlea.gov.ng/careers. Deadline for submission of completed applications is Thursday August 29, 2019. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for…

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Soldiers, killed 3 Police officers on special duty at Taraba state

Today, the IGP of police M.A Adamu issued an order for a full flege investigations into the circumstances surrounding the killings of three police officers and one civilian by some soldiers in Taraba state. According to Mba the Police force PRO in a statement  said, “Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu,NPM,mni  has ordered full-fledged investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of three (3) Police operatives and one (1) Civilian, and serious injury to other Police operatives, who were on investigation activities to Ibi, Taraba State, to arrest one…

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No hideout for killers of REV FR PAUL OFFU, RCCG pastors to be rescued IGP assured

Following the tragic death of Rev Fr Paul Offu who was shot dead on the 1st of August, 2019 by some hoodlums suspected to be notorious fulani herdsmen and the abduction of RCCG pastors. The IGP Mohammed Adamu who condemned  the killing of Rev. Fr Paul Offu a priest of the Catholic diocesan of Enugu has order for massive manhunt  for the killers  of Fr Paul Offu.According to the FPRO Frank Mba ”Consequently, crack detectives from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), the Forensic and Homicide sections of the Force Criminal Investigation…

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Police recover 1,181 firearms in 7 months

Juliet Ezeh, Abuja The Police on Tuesday said that they recovered 1,181 firearms of various descriptions and calibre, including improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and rocket launchers in seven months. Mr Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) disclosed this in Abuja during a conference organised by the Force Headquarters for senior police officers in the country. He said that 4,187 high profile suspects were arrested nationwide, including 1,629 armed robbery suspects, 1,053 suspected kidnappers, 1,023 cultists and 482 murder suspects with the period. Adamu said that 389 stolen vehicles…

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Guber poll: Adoji PDP Aspirant seeks unity against Bello

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Ahead of November 16, 2019 governorship election in kogi state,  Dr.Victor Adoji a frontline Aspirant  on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and a   renowned economist has promised  to give his support to whoever wins the forthcoming party primary. Adoji who was formerly with the Zenith Bank PLC as  Executive  Director in charge of Public Affairs said he decided to contest to the election for the abysmal performance of  incumbent governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. He charged politicians to put their acts together  to flush out…

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World Day Against Trafficking of Persons: Action Aid Nigeria charges PMB on Poverty

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.   As the nation join other countries to mark this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons,  both within and outside the country , the ActionAid Nigeria (AAN),  has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to do everything within his powers  to reduce the  incidence of mass poverty and insecurity  to discourage people from  seeking greener pastures outside their domain  . In a statement made available to Journalists in Lokoja, today to mark this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the Country Director,  Ene Obi attributed poverty ,…

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Kogi Retired Police officers petitions PMB over under payment of pensions and gratuities

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi state chapter of Retired Police Officers  under the NPF pension limited has appealed to  Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and president Muhammadu Buhari to  call the pension fund administrators to order to stop the lingering fraudulent act, torture, and in-inhuman treatment melted to them. The retired police officers  under the eaiges of Retired Police Officers Forum disclosed  this in Lokoja at a press conference on Wednesday, saying that the pains and agony which the NPF pensions managers has deliberately placed on is becoming unbearable. Explaining, …

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Ministerial list: Action Aid Nigeria decried exclusion of Women, Youths, PLWD

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA    ActionAid Nigeria, a Non  Govenernmental  Organisation which is  committed to human rights and social  and  economic   justice  has decried  the lopsidenedness  against  women , , Youths and those living  with dissabilities in  the list of  ministerial  nominees  submitted to  National Assembly by president Muhammadu Buhar saying it fell short of meeting the 35%  affirmative action. The Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi  said  her organisation  is dismayed  that despite the  assurances     by the ruling All People’s Congress (APC)   and the . President Muhammadu Buhari  to give…

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NUJ President cautions Buhari on insecurity

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Comrade Chris Isiguzor has called on president Muhammadu Buhari to urgently overhaul the security architecture to tame the widespread insecurity of  lives and property across the country. The President gave the advise on Thursday in Lokoja, at the grand finale of the Kogi state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists 2019 press week. He reminded the government  of their principal responsibility  to ensure safety of lives and property disclosed that the present trend in which people’s lives…

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Kogi Deputy Governor threatens Bello with Court Action over his unpaid salaries

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has threatened to drag Gov. Yahaya Bello to court if after seven days, his entitlements amounting to N819,709,980.00 since 2017 is not paid. A letter signed by Femi Falani, SAN, on the instructions of the Deputy Governor, called for the release of all statutory allocation due to the office of the Deputy governor amounting to N819,709,980.00, but withheld since 2017, 2018 and 2019, The letter addressed to Governor Yahaya Bello and dated 17th July, 2019, said the Deputy Governor’s office…

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Senate President Lawan receives list of ministerial nominees

The senate President today has confirmed receiving the list of incoming ministers to be screened. According to information made available on the official twitter handle of the APC @APCNigeria, “43 ministerial nominees were sent to the Senate for confirmation,” See details below: In all, 43 ministerial nominees were sent to the Senate for confirmation,”. In no particular order, we have Chris Ngige Hadi Sirika Rotimi Amaechi Festus Keyamo Uche Ogah Emeka Nwajuiba Sadiya Farouk Musa Bello Babatunde Fashola Godswill Akpabio Sharon Ikeazor Ogbonnaya Onu Akpa Udo Adebayo (Ekiti) Timipre Sylva…

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Kogi Govt to end childhood killer diseases, commences health week

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi state Government  has assured the citizenry of its preparedness to end preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths in the state. The Commissioner for Health , Dr. Saka Audu gave the assurance  on Monday in Lokoja while fielding questions from Journalists after a week long Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCHW)  meant to providing  free healthcare services for women and children under 5 years across the state. The commissioner said the present government of  Alhaji Yahaya Bello has given priority  to maternal,  newborn and child health…

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Kogi Ceramic coy to establish technical colleges

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The West Africa Ceramic Company Limited , located at the industrial hub of  Ajaokuta Local Government Area of kogi  state, has promised to establish technical colleges to improve the skills manpower needs of the state. The General Manager of West Africa Ceramics Limited, the producer of Royal Ceramics ,  Mr. Baskar Rao disclosed this  when the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists ,Kogi State Council, Comrade Adeiza Momoh Jimoh  paid him a  courtesy call  over the weekend in Ajaokuta as part of the activities marking this year’s…

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Healthcare Agency urges Councils’ Administrators to support activities

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi  state Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA), has  appealed to Local Government Administrators  to give maximum support to its activities to enhance quality healthcare delivery to the people at the grassroots. Dr Abubarka Yakubu, Executive Director, KSPHCDA, made the call at the inauguration of the first round of the 2019 Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Week (MNCHW), held at Banquet Hall, Government House, Lokoja. ”If the SPHCDA is going to ever operate at optimal level, all hands must be on deck. ”With the recent financial autonomy of…

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Varsity Don tasks Journalists on stories that reduces violence in the country

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Worried by spate  of violence extremism across the Country,  Working Journalists have been tasked to pay more attention to the dissemination of news that will help reduce the incidences that trigger off the crisis.  Ibanga Isine, a   lecturer with American University  of Nigeria Yola   and a Resource person at a three day Advance Conflict Sensitive Reportage organised by Action Aid Nigeria (SARVE 2 ) with funding from Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund  Geneva  ( GCERF ) . The seminar which is holding between 15- 19 July ,2019…

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Presidential Poll: Tribunal overules Buhari, INEC, receives video evidence

Hair stylist cuts neighbour’s nose with blade

The presidential elction tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba and five members panel today admitted a 48 compact video disc in evidence from the PDP and its Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar in a suit challenging President Buhari victory in the February 23rd Presidential Election. The tribunal today ordered the viewing of the video in open-court. The APC, President Buhari and the Independent National Electoral commission through its lawyer had objected to the move by Atiku and PDP to play the video before the presidential election petition tribunal. Lawyers to Buhari,…

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