Posts Tagged ‘Acting Nigerian High Commissioner in London’

FLASH| Niger State Sacks 6,000 Workers

Workers in the Niger State civil services have expressed shock at the decision of  the state government for sack 6,000 “casual” and “ghost workers” in the state. The workers were left out of the payroll after the state government organised screening of workers in December, through a consultant, to determine those who receive salaries from […]

Fayose Moves Against Child Laborers, Sacks 16 Teachers

Ekiti State Govern­ment has ordered a full scale investiga­tion into the activities of some teachers who use their students as child laborers in their private farms during school hours. In the meantime, no few­er than 16 of such teach­ers at Elo High School, Ayetoro-Ekiti have been suspended pending the outcome of investigation of the matter. […]

Alex Badeh Pleads Not Guilty N3BN Fraud Charges

Nigeria’s former chief of defence staff has pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud, criminal breach of trust and money-laundering involving about 3bn naira (£10.5m). Air Marshall Alex Badeh appeared at the federal high court in the capital, Abuja, where he denied allegations that he used money allocated for Nigeria’s air force to buy a […]

No Ransom Paid for Release of Abducted School Girls – Police

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has said that no ransom was paid to secure the release of the three kidnapped girls of Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, (BMJS), Agunfoye-Lugbusi, Ikorodu. At a crowded press conference at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos on Sunday, Owoseni said the children were rescued using the application of modern […]

Another 15 Year Old Girl, Rita Chinedu Ukeje, Abducted, Given out in Marriage by Islamists

Madam Jessy Ukeje, a 77-year-old grandmother from Eluoma Uzuakoli in Bende Local government area of Abia State, is in pains. So also is her daughter, Joy Ihedinma Ukeje. Mama Jessy’s granddaughter, (Joy’s daughter) , 15, was allegedly abducted by Islamic fundamentalists and given out in marriage to one of their own. Since then, the family […]