Fayemi approves N115m car loan for workers

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has approved the disbursement of N115 million as car loan to 166 workers in the state’s service.   Mr Akin Oyebode, the Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, disclosed this in a statement on…
Police rescue soldier, 15 others abducted by insurgents

A team of policemen, patrolling the Maiduguri-Damaturu road, on Monday prevented the abduction of a soldier and 15 other travellers by insurgents.   The soldier, a Lance Corporal, is attached 4 Battalion, Marte.   The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in…
NHRC urges speedy passage of VAPP Bill in Yobe

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on Yobe State House of Assembly to speedily pass the Violation Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill and the Child Protection Bill, to end all forms of abuse against women and children.  …
Security forces kill 5 bandits in 2 Kaduna LGs

The Kaduna State Government says security forces have killed five bandits in Birnin Gwari and Giwa Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.   The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure in a…
1 officer, 9 inmates die in Jos prison attack, says NCoS

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says one of its officers and nine inmates, serving different jail terms, were killed when gunmen attacked the Jos Correctional Centre on Sunday.   The National Public Relations Officer of NCoS, Mr Francis Enobore, said this…