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Customs promotes 2065 senior officers (For excellence in extortion?)

THE national headquarter of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has announced the promotion of 2065 senior officers who participated in the 2014 promotion exercise. Breakdown of the promotion list indicates that 48 Deputy-Comptrollers were promoted to the rank of Comptroller, 81 Assistant-Comptrollers  were promoted to Deputy-Comptrollers, while 112 Chief Superintendents of Customs were promoted to Assistant Comptrollers. […]

In picture: Man arrested for using monkeys, snakes for robbery

The suspect The police in Lagos State have arrested a 27-year-old robbery suspect, Mohammed Nafiu, who specialised in using monkeys and snakes to dispossess people of their money and valuables. One of the monkeys was also arrested and is presently in police custody. Nafiu told the police that apart from the conventional tool (gun) used […]

Jonathan arrives Bayelsa amid tight security

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday arrived at his Otuoke country home in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State amid tight security so as to vote in today’s presidential election. There was also tight security in neighbouring towns. Military personnel, police operatives and other security agents were seen going round the President’s […]

Last minute rush, cash withdrawal in Jos, PH, Ilorin

Queues of bank customers at ATM service points on Aba Road, Port Harcourt… on Friday. | credits: Stanley Ogidi Nigerians across the country besieged commercial banks on Friday to make last minute cash withdrawals ahead of today’s presidential and parliamentary elections. In Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, residents flooded Automated Teller Machine points across the […]

I got born again before I joined Nollywood –Zack Orji

Zack Orji No matter all the love scenes he has played in the movies, veteran movie actor, Zack Orji said he is born again and in fact, had been a strong Christian even before he joined the movie industry in Nigeria. Not many people know him as an ordained minister of God but in a […]

INEC suspends election in Delta community over insecurity

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended election in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State after the police said they could not guarantee security in the area. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Anidi Ikowak, said in Agbor that some stakeholders in the area did not allow electoral officers to move voting materials to polling […]

I’m committed to peace accord –Buhari (Is there another choice?)

Former Head of State, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated his commitment to the Abuja peace Accord. He said himself and President Goodluck Jonathan signed a new accord reinforcing their commitment to violent-free elections. This, he said, was a follow- up to the Abuja […]

Panic in Enugu over bomb explosions

Bomb explosions in one of the designated polling units in Enugu, early on Saturday morning, has thrown residents, including prospective voters, and Independent National Electoral Commission officials, into panic. The incident occurred at WTC Primary School Polling Unit 1 in New Layout, where voting is billed to take place in the presidential and national assembly […]

Unknown group hacks INEC website

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s website, inecnigeria.org, has been hacked by an unknown group. On the website, the group, which displayed an election cartoon of President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, identified itself as the Nigerian Cyber Army. The INEC in its Twitter handle, @INECNIGERIA, confirmed the hacking, adding that it was working to […]

Bomb explosion rocks Anambra polling station

Less than an hour that a bomb exploded at a polling unit in Enugu, a similar incident has occurred in Awka, Anambra State. The Anambra explosion took place at Atom a polling unit at Umuokpara Primary School, Awka ward one. -Punch

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