Black Ladder


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Court orders police boss to provide details of over 80,000 ghost workers on its payroll

NIGERIA's inspector-general of police Mohammed Adamu has been ordered by a federal high court in Abuja to release to the Centre for Social Justice (Censoj) details of the 80,115 ghost officers recently discovered on the payroll of the service.



El-Zakzaky's family claim they pay out ransoms to enable them get him medical supplies

MEMBERS of the Shiite leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky's family have revealed that they have to keep paying out sums of money to Department of State Security (DSS) officials to enable them get medical supplies to him in detention.



Arsenal urged to buy Ndidi during the January transfer window to save their flagging season

LEADING British football analyst Art De Roche has advised Arsenal manager Unai Emery to save his club's flagging season by purchasing Leicester City and Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi in the January transfer window.



Ogun State charges applicants N2,500 for manual and menial jobs at Sagamu teaching hospital

OGUN State government has asked all applicants for manual and menial jobs at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital(OOUTH) in Sagamu to pay a sum of N2,500 with their online applications if they want to be considered for interviews.



DSS says it cannot release Sowore as it fears he may be knocked over by a car on his way home

DEPARTMENT of State Services (DSS) officials have revealed that they have refused to release former presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore from detention despite a court order instructing them to do so because of fears that he may be run over by a car.



Between the two of them Kogi and Bayelsa have the potential to match Nigeria’s current GDP figure of $375bn

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Inec have announced the winners of the weekend’s gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, declaring David Lyon and Yahaya Bello, both of the APC as the winners. When they both assume office early next year, they will have their jobs cut out but how many of you are confident we will see much change in either state?


Air Peace signs deal with Embraer for the supply of three E195-E2 aircraft as it eyes global operations

NIGERIAN domestic airline Air Peace has just concluded a deal with Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer to supply it with three E195-E2 aircraft as part of a programme to expand its fleet with new planes.



Lagos State governments shuts down eight worship centres for disturbing the peace

LAGOS State government officials have shut down eight worship centres across the state for contravening environmental pollution regulations because of the noise they generate when they congregations gather.



Nigerian food company Teruke plans to launch tinned soups and stews into the UK market

NIGERIAN food company Teruke International is planning to start shipping tinned soups and stews into the UK before the end of the year as part of an audacious programme to corner a niche in the British easy meal market.




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