Soldiers Punish Pupil To Death

Queendaline: Died

By Akinwale Kasali Few days ago in Zamfara State, a teacher was alleged to have flogged a student to death. Yesterday, the family of Queendaline Ekezie, a 15-year-old pupil of Army Day Secondary School, Obinze, Owerri, Imo State, are inconsolable after two soldiers in the school allegedly snuffed life out of her during a rigorous punishment. The soldiers were reported to have asked her to frogmarch after she arrived at school late. The victim, was said to have been exhausted after repeating the exercise several times, was said to have…

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Teacher Flogs Student To Death

A Teacher flogging a student

There was pandemonium at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State as a teacher was alleged to have flogged a student to death. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident was revealed on Wednesday by Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar-Gummi, Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly. The deputy speaker, who spoke under matters of urgent public importance during the assembly’s sitting in Gusau, said that the house had received several reports on the issue. According to him, another incident at Government Female…

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Kassim: Babangida’s letter opened old wounds

Kassim at force headquarters

Kassim Afegbua, the media aid to former military dictator, who has been declared wanted by the inspector general of police, arrived force headquarters to satisfy the force demand. He arrived with his lawyer after filing a case against the Inspector General of Police. This is in protest against what he descrbed as harassment and persecution by the Police over a statement he issued on behalf of his principal that the police considered critical of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Afegbua, in the suit marked FHC /ABJ / CS / 129/…

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The Cry Of The Nigerian Ship Chandlers

Rotimi Amaechi: Minister of Transport

By Stephen  Ubanna The  360 members of the Nigerian Licensed Ship Chandlers Association, NLSCA,  are no longer  finding it funny  being in the business. This is because foreign Ship Chandlers  with the support of the Nigeria Collaborators in  government  had  taken over their jobs of   providing  visual  services and supplies of ship food store that could take a shipto sail from  any of the Nigerian ports to their base in Europe, North America and the Asia country of China. There is no gain saying the fact that there are about…

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Security: Nass at loggerheads with presidency

Saraki: Between the devil and the deep sea

The ongoing security crisis in the country has reached an alarming proportion prompting the National assembly to propose a security summit to discuss the issue. Since after the Benue massacre, more killings have gone on in Benue and Nassarawa state, according to reports. Only recently, the Security agencies invaded and allegedly killed the native doctor that has been involved in the preparation of protective fetish for the Benue Vigilante youths that are being trained to defend themselves against Fulani herdsmen. There are rumors that the military-particularly the Nigerian Air force-were…

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Ali Moves For Full Automation Of Customs Operations

Hameed Ali: Gives out award On WCO Day

By Stephen Ubana Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, and the United States based Information Communication Company, Oracle Corporation have begun talks over the use of its Information Communication technology, ICT, to entrench its fully e- Customs operation. Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, NCS, broke the cheery news to officers and men of the Service at the just concluded World Customs Organisation, WCO Day, Celebration held at  the Customs Training College Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ali  disclosed that the technology if put into use  by the Service” will…

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EFCC Arrests Patience Jonathan’s Sister At Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the younger sister to Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, over suspicious payments of N3bn made into her many accounts The accounts, with a combined balance of N3bn, are in Skye Bank, Stanbic IBTC, Diamond Bank  and Ecobank. It was learnt that the suspect, Esther Oba, was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday shortly after returning from Dubai with her husband and three children. Mrs. Oba first came under the EFCC radar…

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