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In less than 24 hours after suspected herdsmen attacked and killed 21 people during a wake in Dowaya village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, the 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, said it has arrested five persons, not in connection to the killings, but for allegedly setting ablaze a Fulani settlement in Demsa Local Government Area of the state.
The 23 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army, in Yola, Adamawa State, has handed over two suspected drug traffickers in possession of 80 blocks of cannabis sativa to the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Yola.
Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has promised Nigerians that the army will not rest until terror group Boko Haram is completely eliminated and rendered ineffective in launching attacks on soft target.
The Brigade Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade Yola, Brig.-Gen. Muhammed Bello, and the Adamawa State police command had, on Thursday, paraded 17 suspects in connection to Tuesday’s killings in Gwamba which claimed the life of the state Publicity secretary of the PDP and former Adamawa state commissioner for Youth and sports, Sam Zadok.
Brigade Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, Brig.-Gen. Muhammed Bello, has declared a total clampdown on the perpetrators of herdsmen/farmers killings in Adamawa State, saying the military would begin full deployment of its might in dealing with every dissenting elements causing mayhem in the state.
The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of allegedly undermining the war against insurgency and criminality in Nigeria, saying the human rights organisation is not interested in lasting peace in the country.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not taken.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to attract investments and support 50 million Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises, if elected president in 2019.
House of Representatives Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket of the All Progressives Congress remained the best option for the 2019 elections.
Re-elect Buhari Movement (RBM), a President Muhammadu Buhari support group has stated that the discovery of the alleged withdrawal of N6.5 billion in cash from Akwa Ibom State coffers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a vindication of its stance on the state.
Mrs Folashade Kasim, the Coordinator, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Women in Surveying (WIS) has enjoined females in the built environment to show some ethical behaviour and practices in the pursuit of their professional careers.
Villarreal teenage sensation Samuel Chukwueze has fired a subtly warning to South Africa ahead of their crucial African Cup of Nations clash with Nigeria at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised concerns over the growing threat posed to humans by the deployment of robots and artificial intelligence in work places.
A Swiss federal prosecutor suspended last month in connection with corruption investigations in the world of football has been cleared of wrongdoing and quit his job, authorities said on Friday.