Colonel, 2 Soldiers Die As Nigerian Troops, Bandits Battle In Katsina
The Nigerian military has lost one senior military officer (reportedly a Colonel) and two soldiers.
Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, said this in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Friday.
He recalled that on Thursday, troops on a clearance operation against criminals across the North-West zone got information on bandits’ attack in Unguwar Doka village, Faskari LGA of Kastina State…READ MORE>>>
Lampard Speaks On Starting Mendy Ahead Of Kepa
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has confirmed that the club’s new goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, will have to wait to make his debut for the Blues given the Senegalese international has barely trained ahead of his side’s Premier League clash with West Brom on Saturday evening at the Hawthorns Stadium.
Mendy officially joined Chelsea on Thursday from Rennes.
The 28-year-old is expected to compete with Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga at Stamford Bridge…READ MORE>>>
Ozo: “I’m Supporting Nengi But Laycon Will Win”
There seems to be a widespread sentiment that rapper, Laycon would eventually win the 2020 Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show after a former housemate shared same views.
Former housemate, Ozo has revealed that despite supporting love interest, Nengi, for the prize money, he strongly believes Laycon is going to emerge winner.
Speaking in an interview during his media tour, Ozo told the presenters that after seeing the voting percentage when he left the house, he saw that Laycon’s vote was exponentially high…READ MORE>>>
British Govt Replies FG On Visa Ban To Politicians
The British government has replied the federal government of Nigeria on their statement on the visa ban to politicians.
Speaking at an orientation programme for people with disability seeking Chevening scholarship opportunities in the UK on Thursday September 24, British high commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing said the issue of visa restriction on perpetrators of electoral violence was her country’s policy.
The high commissioner who expressed surprise with the federal government’s reaction to the the visa restriction threat, stated that prior to the 2019 general election the federal government welcomed its policy…READ MORE>>>
Music Producer, Superwozzy Was Arrested With Charms And Indian Hemp – Lagos Police Reacts To Harassment Allegation
The Lagos state police command has reacted to allegation of some of its operatives harassing music producer, Superwozzy and his friends.
The police debunked the allegation of excessive use of power and attempted extortion, and further urged the general public to regard the video as mischievous, baseless and an attempt to paint the police black as the police recovered Indian hemp and charms from the suspects.
Narrating what happened, the Lagos state police said in a statement by its spokesperson Olumuyiwa Adejobi;…READ MORE>>>
Judicial Workers To Begin Strike Monday
Staff of the Federal High Court across the country have announced plans of engaging in a two-week strike from Monday September 28, 2020.
The judicial workers under the aegies of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) revealed that they are engaging in the strike in line with the industrial action planned by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the increased prices of electricity and petroleum products…READ MORE>>>
#Revolutionnow Organizers Call For Nationwide Protest On October 1
The Coalition for Revolution (CORE), the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest have called for a nationwide protest on October 1, Nigeria’s Independence day.
According to the protest organizers, the nationwide protest will be against poor governance in Nigeria as they will be demanding a reversal of “anti-people policies implemented by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.”…READ MORE>>>
Four Youths Killed As Suspected Fulani Militants Attack Local Drinking Joint In Plateau State
At least four youths have been confirmed dead and several others injured after an attack by suspected Fulani militants at a local drinking joint in Plateau State.
It was gathered that the attack occurred around 10PM on Thursday night, September 24, when some youths were hanging out at the parlour in Gwol village in K/Vom, Jos south Local Government Area of the state.
According to reports, the militants numbering about twenty stormed the joint and opened fire at random on the occupants, killing four on the spot while one sustained fatal injuries…READ MORE>>>
We Paid N6m Ransom Each – Kidnapped FRSC Officials Accuse Police Spokesperson Of Lying
Six Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials who were recently released from their abductors have accused Nasarawa Police spokesman Ramham Nansel of lying about their release.
Ramham had said that no ransom was paid for their release. He was quoted saying;…READ MORE>>>