Appeal Court reduces ex-govs Dariye, Nyame jail terms

•Sentenced to 10 and 12 years respectively  •Jolly Nyame ordered to pay a fine of N500m Jude Johnson  The Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reduced the 14 years jail sentences handed over to the former governors of Plateau, Sen. Joshua Dariye and Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame, to 10 and

Kwara: Buhari pushing towards election crisis worse than 1963, 83–CUPP

•Decribes police, presidency actions as 'show of shame' •Urges US, UK, EU to place visa ban on Police boss Jude Johnson  The Secretariat of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of trying to push the country towards election crisis worse than that of the 1963 and 1983. Spokesman

Boko Haram: UK Secretary of Defence visits Theatre Command, assures of collaboration 

•NAWOJ lauds Nigerian Army's counter-insurgency efforts  Senator Iroegbu  The  United Kingdom (UK) Secretary of State for Defence, Rt. Hon. Garvin williamson, has visited  the Headquarters of the Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State, in support of Nigeria's counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts against Boko Haram terrorists. This coming as the Nigerian

El-zakzaky: CAN demands a stop to the use of live bullets by Nigerian Army, Police

•Again, tasks presidency on free, fair elections ••Total overhaul of security system, replacement of security chiefs •Calls for the release of El-Zakzaky, Dasuki Godsgift Onyedinefu The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a presidential order directing the Army to stop the use of live bullets in quelling

Russia warns France over CAR peace role

Russia warned France on Thursday that it must put aside "parochial national interests" and recognise its peace efforts in the Central African Republic as negotiations continued on a contentious UN Security Council resolution. France has presented a draft resolution that takes aim at recent Russian efforts to broker peace deals in

NAF destroys another Boko Haram terrorists’ camp in Borno

Jude Johnson    In continuation of Operation  Green Sweep,  the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has again destroyed another Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp at Buk along the Ajigin-Talala-Buk axis near Alagarno Forest in Borno State, North East Nigeria. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Commodore Ibikunle

NIPR, PRNigeria partner on national PR awards

Godsgift Onyedinefu    The Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has agreed in principle to partner with the international award-winning Image Merchants Promotions Limited (IMPR), publishers of PRNigeria and Economic Confidential Magazine for instituting annual national public relations awards to promote excellence in all spheres of life in Nigeria. Speaking when he hosted the founder

Documentary: ‘Nigerian Force Women of War (full video)

Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has produced a compelling documentary titled “Nigerian Air Force Women of War”. According to the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said the documentary "highlights gender inclusiveness in the Nigerian Air Force and chronicles the increasing involvement of women in

NNPC sacks 80 senior managers for failing promotion exam

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has sacked over 80 manager-level employees, . The corporation started issuing letters to the affected workers on Friday. At the Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company (KRPC), over 20 workers were affected. Spokesman for the corporation Mr. Ndu Ughamadu told Daily Trust that the affected personnel were asked