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“We are not the worst in the world” – Nigerian Police Force rejects latest ranking.

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has rejected the latest ranking by The International Police Association and the Institute for Economics and Peace, that rated it as the worst police formation in the world. The 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI) credited to the two organisations, rated the Nigerian police the worst in the world. The ranking measured the ability of the Police to address Internal Security Issues in 127 Countries in four key areas of Capacity, Process, Legitimacy and Outcomes. The ranking, according to a report by Cable, ...
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Drug Abuse: University of Lagos conducts drug test for Students.

The University of Lagos has provided a drug test kit in its medical centre to examine students suspected to be on hard drugs. This has become necessary to check the menace of drug abuse among students of the University. Prof. Rahaman Bello, outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the institution, confirmed this at a forum with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Bello said that the initiative became necessary in order to combat the upward trend of drug abuse in the nation’s tertiary institutions. “Drug abuse is a major problem for every...

“That’s why He can’t have good things” – Taylor Swift blasts Kanye West in new song.

Apparrently, the last has not been heard of Taylor Swift's quarrel with Kanye West, as the singer took another shot at Yeezy in her latest album, “Reputation”, which was released on Friday. Swift already appeared to take shots at West on her album’s first single, “Look What You Made Me Do.” But Swift's new tune “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” threw some more shade at West, People reported. "It was so nice being friends again/ where I was giving you a second chance/ but you stabbed me in the back...

Saraki’s aide, Ugochinyere resigns appointment to form political party.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President of the Senate on Youth and Student Matters, Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, has resigned his appointment. In a letter of resignation addressed to President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, and dated October 3, 2017, Ugochinyere, who is President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, said he had formed a political party and had been appointed as its national chairman. A copy of the letter was sighted by PUNCH correspondent on Thursday.  The letter read, “Sequel to the recent issuance of certificate of...
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Admission: Unilag admits only 8000 out of 32000 Applicants.

No fewer than 24,000 applicants to the University of Lagos who scored 200 marks and above will still be unable to secure admission in the institution in the 2017/2018 academic session. The outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rahamon Bello, gave the indication at a forum with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said that although 32,000 applicants to the university scored 200 marks and above in this year’s Unified Tertiary matriculation examination (UTME), Unilag would not admit beyond 8,000. Bello said that the university insisted that an applicant must...

MMM: Man loses stolen N3.5 Million to Ponzi, faces 3 years behind bars.

The quest for quick and easy money has landed a 24 year old salesman in court for stealing and staking N3.5 million in MMM, a ponzi scheme. The salesman, John Okonkwo, who allegedly stole his employer’s N3.5 million and invested in the Mavrodi Mondial Movement (MMM) scheme, appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court on Thursday. MMM is a notorious ponzi scheme which promised many Nigerians 30 per cent return on investment but leftf them disappointed and defrauded of their monies. The accused, is facing a charge of stealing. Okonkwo, however,...
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