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Police In Barricade As #BringBackOurGirls Activists March To Buhari With Sealed Lips
Once again, officers of the Nigerian Police Force prevented the Bring Back Our Girls group from gaining access into Aso Rock to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. The Bring Our Girls Group led by Obiageli Ezekwesili had their lips were sealed with tapes in what was described as a ‘‘silent march”.
900 Persons Surrender Illegal Arms In Benue
At least 900 persons have surrendered over 700 illegally acquired arms, ammunition and Improvised Explosive Device to the amnesty panel in Benue state, the state executive said on Monday.
Speaking at the Benue People’s House in Makurdi, Governor Samuel Ortom promised to ensure that his administration continues to make security its priority.
Boko Haram Landmine Kills 4 Chadian Soldiers
A landmine believed to have been planted by Islamic terror group Boko Haram killed four Chadian soldiers on patrol near Chad’s border with Niger on Saturday, officials said.
The mine exploded after the vehicle in which the soldiers were travelling at Kaiga Kindji, close to the border of Chad and Niger drove over it.
About 12 other soldiers were wounded.
Nigerian Port Authority, NPA, Bans Inappropriate Dressing Among Airport Staff
The Nigerian Airport Authority, NPA, has banned its staff from wearing trousers and mini skirts which it calls “inappropriate dressing” in all Nigerian airports.
The internal memorandum is titled “DRESS CODE”, with reference number HQ/CR/AD/G.1/589. It is dated July, 27, was sent to all staffs informing them of the new decision.
ASUU On The Verge Of Industrial Action Over Unpaid Allowances
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike action with respect to its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government.
At a news conference on Tuesday, the Lagos State Zone Coordinator of the union, Prof. Olusoji Sowande, appealed to Nigerians to absolve it of blames once the industrial action commenced.