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The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic is requesting about 750 more troops to help fill a "security vacuum" worsened by the withdrawal of U.S. special forces as violence surges again, according to a confidential cable obtained by The Associated Press.
Nasarawa State Government would soon provide security in more than 400 public schools to protect students, teachers and facilities from hoodlums, the state’s Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Tijjani Ahmed, said.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has opposed the floating of the Sukkuk Islamic bond by the Federal Government, insisting that it is part of the ‘agenda’ to Islamise the country through the back door.
The Ebonyi Government has declared support for the ongoing Nigerian Army exercise – “Egwu Eke’’, Python Dance II, in the South East zone.
The endorsement of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, for re-election in 2019 by the All Progressives Congress in the state is a charade, Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, said on Monday.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has blamed the governors of South-East for the discontent and agitations from separatist groups in the region who are calling for Nigeria’s break-up.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday affirmed that Mr Tony Nwoye remained the party´s candidate for forthcoming governorship election in Anambra.
A group under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called on Northerners to resist the temptation of carrying out reprisal attacks in view of the happenings in the south-eastern part of the country.
The Edo wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Wednesday bemoaned the dearth of teachers in public secondary schools across the state.
The federal government has approved the released of N2 billion for the commencement of Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta state.
The U.S. military says it has carried out three "precision airstrikes" in southern Somalia that killed six members of the al-Shabab extremist group.