Police authorities in the UK's West Midlands announce ambitious plans to recruit 1,000 officers

POLICING authorities in the UK have decided to act on the lopsided nature of their recruitment with a plan to establish some sort of equilibrium leading to the West Midlands Police announcing that it will recruit 1,000 ethnic minority officers.



Panic grips Delta State as 20 Covid-19 taskforce members contract virus and pass away

HEALTH officials in Delta State have been thrown into a state of panic after about 20 of its ad-hoc staff recruited to serve on the Covid-19 taskforce suddenly died over the last few weeks after contracting illnesses.



Buratai orders the arrest of lance corporal who criticised Nigerian military high command

NIGERIAN military authorities have arrested one its soldiers Lance Corporal Martins who recently went viral in a Youtube video criticising the chief of army staff Lt General Tukur Buratai and other security chiefs for failing to safeguard the lives of troops.



Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic plans to resume flights between London and Lagos on August 24

RICHARD Branson's Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to resume operations on its lucrative Lagos-London-Lagos route on August 24 hoping that by then the Nigerian government would have opened all the country's airports.



We need a Nigerian Proceeds of Corruption Bill 2020 to punish the members of the public who are complicit in the looting of our common wealth

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Any traditional monarch who confers a chieftaincy title on a person who has misappropriated public funds will be deposed. Their communities will be barred from replacing such a monarch for a 10 year period

(2) Any church or mosque that receives the proceeds of corruption will have its premises sealed and its operating licence revoked


Aisha Buhari gets her security detail restored after investigative panel absolves them of any wrongdoing

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's wife Aisha has had her security detail returned to her with the controversial aide-de-camp Usman Shugaba restored to his position following a recent altercation with other State House officials.



Saudi Arabia all set to execute a man for becoming an atheist after his appeal is rejected

SAUDI Arabian authorities are all set to carry out the death sentence on an atheist named as Ahmad Al-Shamri for making disparaging remarks about the prophet Mohammad after his appeal against the judgement was rejected.



Health survey shows that 60% of residents of southeast Nigeria believe Covid-19 is a hoax

NIGERIAN health officials have expressed alarm that as much as 60% of the population in the southeast geo-political zone do not believe in the existence of coronavirus and regard the whole virus matter as a hoax to mislead them.



Super Eagles hopeful Tosin Adarabioyo named in English Championship Team of the Week

SUPER Eagles hopeful Tosin Adarabioyo has been included in the Sky Bet Championship Team of the Week after putting in superlative performance for his club Blackburn Rovers during their 3-1 home win against Bristol City on Saturday.



Obaseki suffers major setback as high court restrains him from standing in PDP primaries


GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki has suffered a major setback in his bid to return to office in September after a Port Harcourt high court restrained him from participating in the primary elections of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to which he defected last week.




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