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Navy nabs recruitment fraudster in Abuja

Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Navy has arrested a 27 year old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, a recruitment fraudster for allegedly attempting to defraud one Mr. Adamu Ibrahim during the last nationwide recruitment exercise.   The Commander Naval unit Abuja, Commodore Gbolahan Olubode–Fazaz in his briefing on Friday, stated that the suspect charged his victim the

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa gives key cabinet jobs to military figures

The Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named his cabinet, appointing senior military figures to high-profile positions. Critics have said that it has dashed hopes of change in the country. Mr Mnangagwa was inaugurated as president last week. He took over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years. Mr

Asymmetric warfare: NAF unleashes additional 454 special forces on Boko Haram, others

Trains a total of 560 personnel on counter-terrorism this year Jude Johnson      The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has graduated an additional 454 personnel as Special Forces on asymmetric warfare across the country, especially the in Boko Haram ravaged part of the North East.   The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air

National languages: Centre berates NASS over resolution against Army’s directive

  Jude Johnson      The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CRSJET) has berated the Nigerian House of Representatives over its resolution and stance against the Nigerian Army directive on officers to learn major Nigerian languages.   Against this backdrop, the Centre has expressed dismay over what it sees as lack of depth in

Boko Haram founder’s house to be immortalised to museum- Official

Jude Johnson with agency report   The Borno Government official has disclosed plans to convert the house of the late founder of Boko Haram terrorist group, Mohammed Yusuf, to a museum.   The state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Mohammed Bulama, disclosed this on Tuesday at the sidelines of the 9th National Council

Customs Boss Hameed Ali brands Nigerian importers as criminals

Says 91 percent of them are smugglers By Ubong Ukpong, Chidi Ugwu    The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has branded majority of Nigerian importers as criminals engaged in illegal businesses. According to Ali, about 91 percent of importers in the country are smugglers. The Customs boss

Nigerian prison inmates to bag Doctorate, Masters Degrees

By Chinyere Nwachukwu The Controller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says education in prison facilities is getting better by the day, with an inmate in the Maximum Prison undergoing a PhD programme. Ladipo said in Lagos that things were looking up, especially with the commitment of officials and performance of inmates. The