Barely two weeks after a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which she made from the sale of scratch cards, another N70m handed over to the Northern Senators Forum has been allegedly swallowed by monkeys in the farm of a ranking senator.
The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has closed the the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, following last Tuesday night’s crash-landing of a Dana aircraft at the airport .
.Buhari dispatches Defence Minister, others to Dapchi
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja, with agency reports
The Police Commissioner in Yobe State, Abdulmaliki Sumonu, on Wednesday confirmed that 111 girls were still unaccounted for, following Monday’s attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi.
Sumonu, who stated this while fielding questions from newsmen in Damaturu, said: “815 out of the 926 students were physically seen in the school as at Tuesday. “There are reports that more girls have returned to the school after the head count.
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
A group called Concerned Marghi Elders of Askira/Uba local government area of Borno State has commended the Federal Government, military and other security agencies for rescuing their daughters abducted by Boko Haram insurgency along Maiduguri-Damboa road.
The Nigerian Military have rescued the abducted Yobe school girls on Wednesday night.They were rescued at Jilli-Muwarti, a border village between Gaidam in Yobe state and Borno State.
…Says Kaduna gov doesn’t respect Buhari, Tinubu
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has asked all Nigerians, especially political leaders across board not to keep quiet over what he described as “anti-democratic tendency” exhibited by the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, as regard demolition of secretariat of a faction of his party in the state.
NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former minister of finance, has been appointed into a High Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat.
The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed on Wednesday that one person died while two others sustained severe injuries in an accident that occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Prominent evangelical leader and pastor Billy Graham has passed away at the age of 99.He reportedly died from natural causes at his home in Montreal, North Carolina, news reports confirmed on Wednesday.
Senator Theodore Orji,yesterday met and interacted with people at his constituency office in Umuahia, the Abia State capital.The lawmaker, who now represents Abia Central at the Red Chamber, was a former governor of the state.