Friday, February 7, 2014
The Police Service Commission has announced removing the Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Joseph Mbu. The controversial officer has been posted to the Federal Capital Territory. He is likely to be replaced by Johnson Ogunsakin, the commissioner in control of the Special Fraud Investigations Unit in Lagos. The PSC also announced the redeployment of many commissioners, these to take effect immediately. Begin to see the press release following the break...
Two women have been arrested and jailed for trafficking kids and making them beg on the streets of Lagos with artificial wounds.
The Family Court 1 in Yaba Magistracy has jailed two women for trafficking and using children to beg for alms in Victoria Island area of Lagos.
The women, Amarachi Eke from Imo State and Chioma Eze from Awka in Anambra State, were arraigned at the court on Wednesday on a two-count charge of using underaged children to beg for alms. And they pleaded guilty to the charges.
In furtherance of efforts to continually strengthen his administration on all fronts, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the following appointments to fill existing vacancies:1. Gen. Martin Luther Agwai – Chairman of SURE-P2. Mrs. Tanwa Olusi - Deputy Chairman of SURE-P3. Mrs. Fidelia Njeze - Special Adviser (NEPAD)4. Senator Suleiman M. Ajadi - Special Adviser (NASS)5. Mr. Sola Omole - DG, NTA6. Alhaji Ladan Salihu - DG, FRCN7. Mr. Ima Niboro - MD, News Agency of NigeriaGen. Martin Agwai (rtd.) was until now the Deputy Chairman and Acting Chairman of SURE-P while Mrs. Njeze is the current Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland.All the appointments are with immediate effect.
The President of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Asari Dokubo has been released by the Department of State Security Services, SSS, hours after he was arrested for repeatedly making inciting comments. His personal assistant (Media) and younger brother, Rex Asari, confirmed his release to the media.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday February 6th adopted Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the party's late National Leader, Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, as the party’s National Leader. This was made known by the party's leader, Chief Maxi Okwu at a National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting in Abuja yesterday.
"The National Executive Committee, NEC, of our great party reconfirms and further resolves the earlier decision taken on February 16, 2013 and on March 22, 2013, at the one year anniversary of the demise of our late leader and icon, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. That he remains our symbol and leader the fact of his transit to glory notwithstanding. His wife and next of kin, Iyom Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu is hereby adopted as the living embodiment of his ideals. She shall in his stead be acknowledged as Leader. She is aware of the existing situation and she gave her consent, and we adopted her. We still respect Governor Peter Obi as one of our leaders, and he is also aware of this development.” Chief Okwu said
Do you remember when you first used a computer. It was e-machines. Very solid system then; as were the many other tech brands that have been swept under the carpet by more vibrant product brands over the years. The still image of a lush green meadow that greeted you on th home screen after the usual Windows XP loading bars and fast forward several years later, having to upgrade to Windows Vista and so on.
Matter of fact, Vista was like a major break from the Windows norm and without entirely taking in its features, Windows 7 was launched and was good, not great. Then came Windows 8. Pure class.
The youth also set both the church and the pastor’s house ablaze.
It was gathered that Fatima had been declared missing for four days but her body was found mutilated and the private parts removed at an area close to the residence of the pastor.
Gay Marriage in Scotland“I believe this bill will have a hugely positive impact on our society and on the health and well-being of LGBT of people in our country,” MSP Jim Eadie said during the debate. “Scotland now has one of the most progressive equal marriage bills in the world. Allowing the option of gender-neutral marriage ceremonies will provide genuine equality for all, including transgender people.”
It was learnt that the incident occurred on Tuesday between 6.45pm and 7.30pm, when her maternal grandfather, Mr. Enobong Wilson, sent her to a nearby store.