NCoS commences investigation on Jos custodial centre attack

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has commenced investigations into the recent attack on Jos Custodial Centre by gunmen.   Mr Mohammed Tukur, the Deputy Controller General (DCG) of the service, in charge of Operations, disclosed this on Tuesday…
41 VVF patients undergo free surgery in Sokoto

No fewer than 41 Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF) patients underwent free repair surgery, under the Fistula Foundation Nigeria (FFN) support programme in Sokoto State.   The free five-day medical intervention was organised in collaboration with UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and Sokoto…
Jailbreaks: Senate summons AGF, Interior minister

The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami and the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, over the incessant jailbreaks in the country.   The invitation followed a Point of Order raised by Sen. Istifanus…
NYSC pledges support for corps members’ business dreams

Brig.-Gen. Shaibu Ibrahim, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the scheme is working with financial institutions and other stakeholders to enable corps members to actualise their business dreams.   Ibrahim said this on Tuesday at the swearing-in ceremony of…