Track Vehicles Carrying Election Materials, Yakubu Tells FRSC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has asked the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to help the Commission track all vehicles conveying election materials and personnel from their departure points to the 119, 973 polling units to be used for the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the Corps Marshal’s Strategy Session with Commanding Officers held at the FRSC headquarters in Abuja today, Prof Yakubu also urged the officers to screen particulars of the vehicles to be deployed for electoral operations, in order to guarantee their…

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U.S Embassy Issues Statement Over Suspension Of CJN, Onnoghen………Read Their Statement Here

The Embassy of the United States has on Saturday issued a press statement over the suspension on Chief Justice of Nigeria, Onnoghen. Their statement reads; “The Embassy of the United States is deeply concerned by the impact of the executive branch’s decision to suspend and replace the Chief Justice and head of the judicial branch without the support of the legislative branch on the eve of national and state elections. We note widespread Nigerian criticism that this decision is unconstitutional and that it undermines the independence of the judicial branch.…

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BUHARI SET TO NAME AIG AS NEW POLICE INSPECTOR-GENERAL

Barring any last minute change in decision, President Muhammadu Buhari has identified Abubakar Adamu Mohammed as the new Inspector-General of Police, Premium Times can report based on interaction with top presidency and police sources. Outgoing Inspector-General Ibrahim Idris met with the president at the State House on Monday afternoon, a visit police sources said has become a tradition for outgoing inspectors-general in recent years. “We have a new police IG,” a senior officer told PREMIUM TIMES Monday night. “Ibrahim Idris has gone home to move his things from the official…

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FG Should Trade With Caution In Dealing With Zakzaky Islamic Group – Uzor

The Federal government of Nigeria has been advised to trade with caution in dealing harshly with members of Zakzaky Islamic group. The advised was given on Tuesday by Comrade Dede Uzor, the chairman, Human Rights Defenders of Nigeria, HRDN. Comrade Dede in a message to this medium disclosed that the Government should take a cue from what happened to Boko Haram when their leaders and members was executed by security operatives which according to him resulted them taking up arms to defend themselves. “Nigerians will now tell the resultant effect…

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Nigerians Are You Ready? Recruitment Consultant To Hit Lagos, Abuja

Transquisite Consulting, an international Recruitment and Training Consultant with the aim of Identifying, Developing, and Empowering the talent in Nigeria and Sub-Sahara Africa has concluded plans to empower talented Nigerians through training. According to the Director, Jennifer Oyelade L.I.O.N, the training which will hold on two locations, Lagos and Abuja is a Gateway to Employability. She said: “It is a brand that educates professionals on the complexities of employability through various mediums including Training, CSR Projects and interactive events. “The objective is to Develop and Empower Talent in Nigeria. Our…

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BREAKING: All Flights To Abuja Airport Cancelled…..Read Why

All early flights to Nnamdi Aziiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have been cancelled over overshooting of the runway by a chartered aircraft. A Gulfstream aircraft belonging to Skybird Airline with the registration number 5N-BOD overshot the runway on Wednesday night, thereby leading to the closure of the runway by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). As of the time of filing this report, the reason for overshooting the runway by the aircraft was unknown and the airport authorities were still battling to…

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Breaking: Police Raid Edwin Clark’s Residence in Abuja

ABUJA- THE Police on Tuesday raided the Abuja residence of Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark. The Policemen who searched all the rooms of the Elder Statesman, alleged that they were in the house to search for arms which they accused him of keeping. The Policemen we gathered arrived the Asokoro residence of Chief Clark at 1.30pm, left the premises 2.30pm. They did not find any incriminating evidence or ammunition in the house. According to the Policemen, they stormed the house on the orders of…

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NSCDC Boss meets with CEOs Of Security Companies in Nigeria……Honoured with Excellence Award

NSDC Boss The Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, on Wednesday, July 18, held a meeting with Chief Executive Officers of various security companies in Nigeria. The meeting took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city with all members of the Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria (ALPSPN)  and other security bodies in attendance. Gana, who was appointed NSCDC CG July 17, 2015, by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, became the first Commandant General of the Corps…

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