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Breaking: Dakuku Peterside escapes assassination, orderly shot

NIMASSA DG ,  Dakuku Peterside at Mile 1 police Station before he escaped assassination hours later

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has survived an assassination attempt. This happened a few hours after the drama at the Mile One Police Station between Governor Nyesom Wike and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, over the INEC Collation Officer of Port Harcourt City Local Government, PHALGA […]

Nigerian army officer, three soldiers killed in Rivers

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

A serving major in the Nigerian Army and three soldiers have been reported killed in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru LGA, Rivers state this afternoon by unknown gunmen. The details of the killing remain sketchy at the time of this report. In a statement issued by Captain Eli Lazarus, the Assistant Army Public Relations Officer of 2 Brigade […]

Breaking: Ambode sacks LASBCA GM, 3 others over Lekki building collapse

Residents look on in shock as the building under going construction collapsed killing six
PHOTO: PM News

Kazeem Ugbodaga In the wake of the Lekki Gardens building collapse, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday approved the dismissal of the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Engr. Adeigbe Olushola. The Governor also approved the dismissal of the Head of Inspection and Quality Control in the Agency, Adeoye […]

Breaking: Security agencies rescue Dickson’s sister without ransom

Nancy Dickson rescued from kidnappers

The younger sister of Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has been rescued after spending over two months in the hands of kidnappers. A statement issued on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said 26-year-old Nancy Dickson, was rescued on Sunday evening from her abductors without any payment of […]

NIS recruitment scam: Abba Moro, others sent to Kuje Prisons

Abba Moro former Interior minister, charged to court by EFCC, over fatal N677m Immigration recruitment scam in 2014. Moro arrived the Federal High Court Abuja, Monday morning, 29 Feb. 2016. Photo: Femi Ipaye/P.M.NEWS

Former Interior Minister, Abba Moro and a deputy director in the Ministry, F. 0. Alayebami were on Monday ordered to be remanded in prison till Wednesday after they pleaded not guilty to 11-count charge bordering on abuse of procurement process and diversion of public funds preferred against him and four others by the Economic and […]

Explosion rocks Jimeta Police Division

FILE PHOTO: Scene of bus station bombing in Maiduguri , Borno State

An explosion has occurred at the Jimeta Divional Police Headquarters in Yola, Adamawa State, Northeast Nigeria. Witnesses confirmed the powerful blast that shattered glass windows and doors. It could not be immediately ascertained the number of casualties as the police division is said to be sandwiched between two schools. Details later…

Jonathan’s foster father abducted

President Goodluck Jonathan

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Chief Inengite Nitabai, a prominent chief in Otuoke, Bayelsa State and foster father of former president Goodluck Jonathan has been kidnapped. According to available information that Nitabai was kidnapped in the early at about 3 am in Otuoke in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Wednesday by unidentified gunmen. This is […]



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