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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met, behind closed doors, with the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed against reprisal attacks in Rivers and Kaduna states, following the recent killings in both states.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed shock and outrage at reports of killings of innocent persons in Omoku, Rivers State; and murders of the traditional ruler, the Etum Numana, Dr. Gambo Makama, and his wife in Sango Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the New Year.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has strongly condemned the gruesome attacks on worshippers ushering in the New Year in Taiwo Isale area of Ilorin, Kwara State, and Omoku community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local Government Area of Rivers State, which led to several deaths and maiming.
Gunmen turned the New Year into a bloody day in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State when they opened fire at people returning from the church in the early hours of Monday where they had gone to usher in the new year, killing over 14 persons.
The Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned the killing of Numana chief and his wife which occurred on the eve of the new year.
Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed a traditional ruler and his pregnant wife in the southern part of Kaduna state.
A farmer in northern India reportedly chewed off a snake’s head in revenge after the reptile bit him, with his attending doctors saying they had never come across such a bizarre case, a local media reported on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Oyo State Command, said on Wednesday that it rescued 139 victims from human traffickers in 2017.
The National Table Tennis Coach, Nosiru Bello, on Wednesday said the country would perform credibly at the forthcoming International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 in Nairobi, Kenya.
An FCT High Court, on Wednesday adjourned until March 22, continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, retired Col Sambo Dasuki, pending outcome of judgment of the Supreme Court on his appeal.
Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potential scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on their school two days ago.
The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.
Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has stated that the national team was weak until he introduced some young players into the squad after his appointment as coach in 2015.
Nigeria’s aviation authorities said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into how a passenger plane overshot the runway while landing in Port Harcourt.
As the 2019 general elections approach, Msgr Gabriel Osu, Director of Social Communications, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, has advised Nigerians to be wise.
A Palestinian youth was granted four life sentences by an Israeli military court on Thursday for murdering three family members in a West Bank settlement last July.