The Nigerian Army High Command on Tuesday inaugurated a General Court Martial (GCM) to try Major General Hakeem Otiki, General Officer Commanding 8 Division Nigerian Army, over the stealing of large sums of money put between #400million and #600 by soldiers attached to the GOC.
The GCM whose President is Lt. General Lamidi Adeosun, the Chief of Policy and Plans at Army Headquarters, also has seven other Major Generals as members while Major A. Mohammed is the Judge Advocate.
The members are Major General AA Tarfa, Commander Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Major General John Malu, Commander, Nigerian Army Engineering Corps, Major General CT Olukoju, … >>> Read Full Story
The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, over alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers under his command.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, while inaugurating the General Court Martial on Tuesday in Abuja, said the trial was in line with the Armed Forces Act Cap A20 Laws of the Federation 2014.
The General Court Martial is to be presided over by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Army Headquarters, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, as the president of the court, NAN reports.
Members of the court are Maj.-Gen. A.A Tarfa … >>> Read Full Story
Bayern Munich Captain Manuel Neuer.
Manuel Neuer on Tuesday set Bayern Munich the target of reaching the last four of the Champions League ahead of the Bundesliga giants’ opening group game against Red Star Belgrade.
Bayern, who kick off their Group B fixtures against the Serbian champions in Munich on Wednesday, were knocked out by eventual winners Liverpool in the round of 16 last year, and Germany goalkeeper Neuer says his side are hungry to bounce back from that elimination.
“We experienced how painful it was to get out so early. That elimination gave us a lot of motivation, we are hungry,” said Bayern captain … >>> Read Full Story
By Adesina Wahab
A group of senior lecturers at the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojoo, Lagos has said the sack of some academic and non-academic staff by the Governing Council does not mean the institution is engulfed in any internal crisis.
The lecturers, who spoke to newsmen yesterday, also said the LASU chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is as intact as ever.
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Among those who spoke for the group were Prof. Anetekhai Martin, the Chairman of the Conflict Resolution Committee of the school, Prof. Abiodun Akinpelu, Director, … >>> Read Full Story
The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Tuesday, confirmed the arrest of three men in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital for allegedly impersonating the staff of the Commission and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC.
The suspects are Norbert Rampa, 51, Patrick Essien,50, and Gabriel Daniel, 32.
The anti-graft spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
Further, Uwujaren explained, “The trio along with other members of their team had on September 19, 2018, paid a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Uyo office, under the auspicies of Grassroots Development Advocacy Initiative (GDAI) which they … >>> Read Full Story
Police arrest fan as Victor Osimhen’s club prepare to face Ajax tonight.
Dutch police arrested at least 100 unruly Lille fans on Tuesday, ahead of the French club’s Champions League game against Ajax, for “disturbing the public order,” police said.
The supporters were arrested at a station close to the Johan Cruyff Arena hours ahead of the Group H match.
“Around 100 Lille supporters have been arrested in connection with disturbing the public order, setting off fireworks and violence,” Amsterdam police said in a tweet.
Supporters were also walking along the metro lines, forcing officials to halt rail traffic and evacuate two stations for a … >>> Read Full Story
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public PROPERTY, SPIP
The dissolved panel was chaired by the embattled Okoi Obono-Obla who was recently suspended by the President.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina stated that the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami had been directed to “immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP.”
The panel was established in August 2017 by the then Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to investigate specifically mandated cases … >>> Read Full Story