arms

FG drop charge against nine Russians Arms importation

The Federal Government yesterday withdrew charge against nine out of 15 Russians being tried before a Federal High Court in Lagos for illegal arms importation into the country last year. The Russians, who had all earlier been arraigned before Justice Okechukwu Okeke (now retired), are Myre Seadiver, Zhelyazkov Andrey, Savchenko Sergel, Chichkanov Vasily, Varlygin Igor,…

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Ebonyi State closes 700 adult education schools

The Ebonyi State Government yesterday shut over 700 private adult education centres in Abakaliki, the state capital. The government said it shut the schools because of their non-functionality. Addressing journalists in his office, the Commissioner for Education, Mr. Ndubuisi Chibueze-Agbo, said the government revoked the licences alleged to have been given to the private adult…