NSCDC shuts 80 erring private guard companies

By Jefferson Okeke The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has closed over 80 erring private guard companies in the past two years, while over N700 million was realised from licensing and renewal fees from other registered companies. In the same vein, no fewer than 3,000 armed personnel of the corps have been trained […]

Varsity student that defiled, mutilated 8-yr-old girl escapes from Police custudy

By Davies Iheamnachor CALABAR—The Rivers State Police Command is on the trail of the 23-year-old man, a suspected ritualist, who was detained, weekend, for abducting, defiling, murdering and mutilating an eight-year old girl, Chikamso Victory. The suspect, Ifeanyichukwu Dike, disappeared from the custody of the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, of the State Police Command […]

Buhari’s return: Kogi’s public holiday, an aberration – PDP

By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as an aberration, yesterday’s public holiday declared by Kogi State government in honour of the return of President Muhammadu Buhari. The party’s State Director for Research and Documentation, Achadu Dickson, in a statement yesterday in Lokoja, said: “While governance in the state has drifted and […]