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IGP Seeks Improved Capacity For Police Image-Makers

…as Police commence 4-day workshop for PPROs Raymond Ozoji, Awka In line with the impassioned quest of the Inspector-General of Police, M. A. Adamu, to reinvent the image of the Force and reposition the Police Spokespersons for optimal performance  as critical stakeholders, particularly in the implementation of the National Community Policing Model, the Nigeria Police Force is organizing a four-day ...

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ASUU Splits, Splinter Group Says It Will Ensure Stable Academic Calendar

The 41-year-old Academic Staff Union of Universities has split with the formation of a new union, the Congress of University Academics. Lecturers from five universities in the country announced the formation of CONUA in Ile-Ife on Saturday. The lecturers, who unveiled the new union, were from the Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State;  Kwara State University, Malete; Ambrose Ali University Expoma, ...

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Plot To Remove Osinbajo Thickens

The plot to remove Nigeria’s Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has thickened as forces against him are reportedly considering giving him the ‘Onnoghen’ treatment. Daily Sun reports that in addition to pushing for Osinbajo’s investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commssion (EFCC), the forces are reportedly insisting that the vice president should account for Social Investment Programme (SIP) funds which ...

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Govt Reacts To Alleged Promise To Pay N500,000 To Any Fulani Killer In Anambra

Anambra State government says the massive investment flows into the state have not gone down well with some opposition members who it has accused of sponsoring all manner of lurid stories in the social media against the people and government of Anambra State. In a statement made available to NewsProbe on Sunday, the state commissioner for information and public enlightenment, ...

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How Anambra Newspapers Rose From Death

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation, publishers of the state newspaper (National Light newspapers) today lends credence to the fact that no condition is permanent. The story of the Corporation could be likened to one with a terminal illness certified to die by installment but when juxtaposed with the biblical saying that the dead bones shall rise again, ...

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Sowore, Jalingo: SERAP Writes NJC, Seeks Directives On Citizens’ Rights

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and issue directives to all courts to respond to the disturbing trends by state governments and federal government to use the ...

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Make Creative Industry Bankable, Says Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration would continue to encourage and support the creative industry with the aim to make the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. Sanwo-Olu, while speaking at the opening ceremony of the inaugural design week Lagos festival at the weekend, said the creative industry is the next oil, therefore government would ...

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Let States Have More Powers, Osinbajo Advocates

Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Prof. Osinbajo stated this while speaking at the 59th Independence Anniversary Lecture at the Island Club, Lagos, on Friday. The Vice President, who titled his lecture “the whole is only as great as the sum of its parts,” said Nigeria’s ...

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Jonathan Prevented UK From Rescuing Chibok Girls — David Cameron

A former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, says former President Goodluck Jonathan prevented British forces from engaging in rescue efforts of schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, as he seemed to see the entire incident as cheap politics. The former UK leader’s claim comes two years after the Observer newspaper reported that Nigeria shunned international offers to rescue the girls. ...

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