Thursday, January 23, 2014
Linda was found guilty of the assault nowadays and will undoubtedly be sentenced on March 7th.
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos, has apprehended a six-man robbery gang which allegedly attacked a church, Christ Authority and Power Evangelical Ministry, in the Ijanikin area of the state during the church’s crossover service on January 1, 2014. The suspects, Adewale Osoja, Bala Yahaya, Hasan Ado, Ahmed Boladele, Abiodun Olanrewaju and Abbey Edward, were said to have stolen the church’s offering and also robbed members of the congregation of their Ipads, phones, jewellery and other valuables.
A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, Abuja, has sentenced a 24-year-old student of Industrial Engineering of the Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Bello Onimisi, to three months imprisonment.
The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in an electronic mail on Wednesday that the court, presided over by Justice Adebunkola Banjoko, found Onimisi guilty on two counts of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence.
A few weeks ago, precisely in the closing weeks of 2013, a rather disturbing but not entirely surprising piece of news almost went unnoticed: A group of soldiers numbering about 100 from the 31st Artillery Brigade, Minna, Niger State had stormed a police station in the town and held the officers hostage. Their mission of course was not to pay a courtesy visit in the spirit of ‘espirit de corps. The soldiers were on a revenge mission.
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…Says government is delivering on its promises as he urges proper usage, care for public infrastructure
In fulfillment of his electioneering promise and further demonstration that the present administration is spreading development round the State, Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Tuesday handed over the 2.68km Alaba/Cemetery road in the Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government , urging residents of the area not to convert the walkways to stalls in order to ensure the safety of school children.
On May 2014, through Europe newborn children will be compelled to take in a subcutaneous RFID chip.
Public clinics in the European Union are to be alerted. The chip in inquiry will be contributed with the report sheet on the newborn. This chip will also be an impressive GPS sensor that will task with a micro- disposable battery every 2 years in state clinics. GPS chip grants an edge of error of 5 meters, as a statement that it is excellent. It will be linked straight to a satellite, which will guide the networks. As forecasted, this chip will be essential for all kids born after May 2014 , but with a present confirmation date until December 2016.
He also cautioned them to be to be wary of politicians who are skilled in making use of students as agents for social disorder and political manipulation.
Lagos PPA seeks collaboration with Bangor UniversityLagos State Public Procurement Agency is set to collaborate with the Bangor University (formerly University of Northern Wales), United Kingdom, in the training of its procurement officers as part of efforts aimed at actualizing the implementation of the Lagos State Public Procurement Law 2011.
The General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of the Agency, Engr. Akin Onimole, stated this on Wednesday during the courtesy visit to the Agency by the Bangor University team led Professor Dermot Cahill, the Dean, School of Law and Director of the Institute of Competition and Procurement Studies.
The students had closed and halted all activities Wednesday night as they protested within and in front of the school premises, while blocking the main gate and making bonfires on the Lagos-Badagry expressway.
Here is Ambassador Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, a man so blessed he’s been in public service for 45 years now. He’s served in all governments since President Shehu Shagari: - He was a Commissioner for Health for 4 years and Minister of Health for 5 years. - He was a Senator for 8 years - Nigeria’s High Commissioner (Ambassador) to UK for about 6 years now.There’s nothing wrong with respecting people younger than your age, especially those who God has elevated to positions of leadership. But kneeling down?