511 Boko Haram surrender – DHQ.
News Credit: Channels Television.
Five hundred and eleven (511) Boko Haram terrorists and their families have surrendered following a recent offensive by troops of the Nigerian Army in the North-East region.
The figure comprises 99 adult males, 161 adult females, and 251 children who surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre of operations.
Photo Credit: Channels Television.
This was disclosed in a Thursday statement by the Director of Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami.
I’ll be at petition court on Friday–Apapa.
News Credit: Daily Post Nigeria.
The factional National Chairman of the Labour Party, Lamidi Apapa has vowed that he will again, storm the Presidential Petition Tribunal on Friday.
Daily Post Nigeria had reported that Apapa and Mr Julius Abure’s factions clashed during the court proceeding on Wednesday as they both claimed leadership of the party.
The court refused to recognize the two factions and adjourned the hearing to Friday, May 19.
But speaking on the matter while appearing on Arise Television’s Morning Show on Thursday, Apapa said he will be in the court on Friday.
Sanwo-Olu swears in 8 new permanent secretaries.
News Credit: Nigerian Tribune.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday officially swore-in eight newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries to the State Civil Service at the Lagos House, Secretariat, Ikeja.
Speaking at the event, Sanwo-Olu said his government would continue to recognize that they were the real engine of growth to implement policies in Lagos State, urging them to continue to do the right thing and work for the benefit of tax payers, just as he assured the citizens of purposeful governance.
No human being is 100% clean, expose me if you’ve facts, Bawa challenges Matawalle.
News Credit: Vanguard Newspapers.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Abdulrashid Bawa has challenged Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state to expose him if he has facts against him.
He maintained that even though no human being was 100 percent clean, Matawalle should expose him if he has any fraud record against him.
In an interview with the BBC Hausa Service monitored on Thursday in Kaduna, the EFCC Chairman said they have their peculiar ways of investigating corrupt leaders, adding that the alleged crime of one person shouldn’t be allowed to be linked to another innocent person.
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