AS from next January, Nigerians applying for International Passport must be holders of the electronic National Identity Card which has the National Identity Number (NIN). Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) boss Mohammed Babadede broke the news to State House correspondents yesterday after a meeting of the National Identity Management
Vice-Chancellors of some Federal universities collected over N480, 000 as furniture allowance monthly, National Universities Commission (NUC) chief Abubakar Rasheed has said. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing financial irregularities levelled against some of the Vice Chancellors and Bursars of federal universities.
Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has approved the training of three batches of Special Forces of 450 carefully selected Regiment personnel from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). The training, which commenced in Kaduna at the weekend, is being handled by Four-Troop, a military training organisation from Israel. A statement from the
The the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the weekend “unequivocally condemned and deplored” the Boko Haram terrorists ambush in Maiduguri on July 25 against a convoy of Personnel of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) accompanied by geologists, under
THE Police Special Fraud Unit (SFU) yesterday advised air travellers against using credit cards for the purchase of air tickets to avoid being defrauded. Commissioner of Police in charge of the unit Ibrahim Lamorde gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Lamorde said some air passengers were defrauded of N2.3
Justice Letam Nyordee of Rivers State High Court yesterday convicted and sentenced to death an ex-Police Sergeant, Lucky Orji, and two others for the murder of four students of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) at Aluu, a university village in Ikwerre Local Government Area, on October 5, 2012. Other persons sentenced with Sergeant Orji are
Special Forces have been deployed in Borno State to step up the fight against Boko Haram, The Nation learnt yesterday. The Air Force special forces are to join hands with soldiers to curb the resurgence of the terrorists’ activities. Men of the Special Forces are trained to undertake difficult tasks. Boko Haram’s bloodletting has resurged, with last