Gunmen kidnap Anambra ex- commissioner, demands N16m

By EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha …As police foil bizman’s kidnap in Onitsha The former Commis­sioner for Science and Technology under former Gov­ernor Peter Obi’s admin­istration, Mr. Chike Okoli has been kidnapped by un­known gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Agulu, Anaocha Local Govern­ment Area of Anambra State. This was just as po­licemen foiled another at­tempt to…

Insecurity Poor funding affecting military operations

Authorities of the Nigerian Army, yesterday, raised alarm over the negative impact of inadequate funding for military operations currently going on in the North-East and other parts of the country, noting that the development needed to be addressed urgently.Chief of Accounts and Budget of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Abdullah Muraina disclosed this in Jos, yesterday,…

Nigeria Army begins mass recruitment

The Nigerian Army yesterday warned that those who were not ready to sacrifice for their fatherland, by joining the forces in the North East to fight the Boko Haram insurgents, should not bother to apply in its ongoing recruitment exercise. Director of Army Public Relations, DAPR, Brigadier General Olajide Laleye, while briefing journalists in Abuja,…

US gives conditions for investing in Nigeria

The United States of America yesterday said she would not do business in countries that did not follow the rule of law, maintain ethical standards, abide by workplace safety, encourage workforce training and protect intellectual property. Speaking in Lagos, the US Secretary of Commerce, Mrs. Penny Pritzker, said that these conditions would increase trust and…