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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the ministers of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali; information, Lai Mohammed; and foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to go to Dapchi village in Yobe to assess the reported abduction of schoolgirls.
The Police Commissioner in Yobe, 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.
Mr Abdulmaliki Sumonu, the Yobe Commissioner of Police, said on Tuesday that there was no loss of live in the suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack on Government Girls College in Dapchi town.
Suspected members of Boko Haram sect on Tuesday attacked Sasawa village in Damaturu Local Government Area of Yobe.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been linked to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich as a possible replacement for Jupp Heynckes next season.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has halted temporarily, the withdrawal of policemen attached to Very Important Persons to enable the force to carry out an assessment of the current personnel deployment.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday reiterated the determination of the present administration to focus on the development of the people of the country.
The European Union's law enforcement agency says police have smashed a Nigerian organised crime ring in one of the largest European operations against human trafficking.
Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, says that the commission will deploy 20,000 ad-hoc personnel in the forthcoming 2019 elections in Imo for smooth election conduct.
Nigerian duo Ogenyi Onazi and Mikel Agu have been named in Turkish Super Lig Team of the Week after they played important roles for their clubs at the weekend.
UN specialised agencies on Friday launched Joint Response Plan (JRP) for Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis, appealing for 951 million dollars to address the plight of Rohingya Muslim minorities fleeing Myanmar, the World Food Programme (WFP) said.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says some persons are “intimidating” the nation’s judiciary to “gag” the national assembly.
The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, says it is impossible for the government to employ everyone.
Zimbabwe’s former leader, Robert Mugabe, said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that he never thought President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him and denounced Mnangagwa’s move to oust him in 2017 as a coup.