Trump fires communications director 10 days after

Donald Trump to move to white House alone US President Donald Trump has removed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci from the role just 10 days after appointing him. Trump removed Scaramucci at the request of John Kelly, who took over as White House chief of staff Monday. Scaramucci had issued a profanity-filled tirade against […]

Dogara, Defence hqtrs differ on confirmation of service chiefs

Dogara differs with Defence hqtrs By Ikenna Uwadileke The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the Defence Headquarters on Monday differed on the input of the National Assembly in the confirmation of the appointment of Service Chiefs by the President. While Dogara said it was necessary, the Defence Headquarters said otherwise, advocating […]

Kenya’s electoral officer killed

President Uhuru Kenyatta: Worried by the electoral officer’s death? (Xinhua/NAN) Kenya’s electoral poll senior manager in charge of ICT who had been missing since Friday was found dead in Nairobi on Monday. Police said the body of Chris Musando, deputy ICT director of Independence Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) and that of an unidentified woman […]

Fake lawyer jailed in Ibadan

Fake lawyer lands in jail By Shittu Adebisi Fatima An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a 57-year-old man, Emmanuel Ojo, to three years and six months imprisonment for presenting himself as lawyer. In her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mrs Abiona Richard, ordered that Ojo should be jailed at the Agodi Prison […]

Jigawa to set up 3 sexual assault referral centres

Jigawa: To set up three sexual assault referral centres By Muhammad Nasir Bashir Jigawa state will establish additional Sexual Assault Referral Centres in the three senatorial districts to serve as an avenue where evidence could be established against rapists. They are to be established by the State Justice Sector and Law Reform Commission (SARC), the […]

End Ikorodu killings now-cleric tells FG, LASG

Ikorodu killing: One of the arrested suspects By  Yinusa Ishola – Nigeria –   A Christian cleric, Prophet Christopher Owolabi, on Monday called for an end to killings in Ikorodu,  Lagos State, in the interest of national security, progress and peaceful co-existence. Owolabi, the General Overseer,  Christ Apostolic Church (CAC),  Ori-Oke Irapada, Omu-Aran, Kwara, made […]

NAF commences training of 450 special forces

NAF commences training of 450 special forces By Yahaya Isah The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has commenced the training of 450 “carefully selected” regiment personnel as Special Forces. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja, explained that the training […]