Monthly Archives: March 2017

Inmates Population in Nigeria’s Prisons Over 68,000- CG Ja’afaru Ahmed Reveals

Jafa'afru Ahmed Nigerian Prisons Service CG

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Prison Service, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed has been around for a while. As a seasoned administrator, he has to his credit by taking charge of a number of prison formations across the country. He was, until the recent appointment, the Deputy Controller General (covering duty) in the Directorate of Administration and Supply at the Prisons National Headquarters, ...

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Ile Ife killings: More Northern Groups Tackle Yoruba Elders

The Arewa Youth Development Foundation has joined other northern groups in condemning the reaction of some Yoruba leaders to the arrest of some hooligans in connection with the recent violence in Ile Ife. Aminu Adam, leader of the group, in a statement circulated to press men in Kaduna, said: “the obvious gang-up by some Yoruba leaders to frustrate the course ...

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New Lagos Police PRO host Actors Guild of Nigeria

The Actor Guild of Nigeria, Lagos chapter, on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the new Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, (ASP) Olarinde Famous-Cole. The courtesy visit which was led by the Chairman of the guild, Don Pedro Aganbi was to commemorate the appointment of the new PPRO in office since his resumption on 15th of February, 2017. ...

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Family Seeks Probe Of Mysterious Death of Ex-Shell Engineer

The family of late Timothy Kalio, 58 years old, who died some days ago, have appealed to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), and Rivers State government, to investigate the the mystery surrounding his death. Late Kalio was said to have died recently in an undisclosed hospital in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, where he was taken to for an undisclosed ...

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Ile Ife Killings: Northern Group Backs Shettima Yerima

AbdulAZEEZ Suleiman

The Northern Emancipation Network has thrown its weight in defence of the position of Alhaji Shettima Yerima of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum on the Ile Ife crisis. In apparent reaction to the response of a Yoruba group to Shettima in which they made generalized uncomplementary remarks against the North, the Northern Emancipation Network frowned at what it called, “the ...

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Contaminated Aquafina Table Water: NAFDAC Sued Over Failure to Release Lab. Report

A limited liability company, DAI Brothers Investment Limited alleged to have been supplied with contaminated Aquafina Table water bottled by Seven Up Bottling Company Plc, has instituted a suit before a Federal high court, Lagos, seeking an order compelling National Agency For food and Drug Administration and control (NAFDAC) to release forthwith on oath the Certificate of Report of Laboratory ...

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