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Leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, at the weekend accused Governor Samuel Ortom of stockpiling arms and training a militia group preparatory to the 2019 general elections in the state.
A pressure group of middle belt extraction, the Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG), has commended the report recently released by the army board of enquiry set up to look into the allegation by Gen. TY Danjuma’s of soldiers collusion with armed militia in Taraba State.
The investigative panel set up by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on the alleged partisanship of the military while conducting operations to tackle security challenges across the country, following the outcry by the former Minister of Defence, Lt-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, has submitted its report with a verdict that the claims of the former COAS were untrue.
The Taraba State government on Saturday expressed shock over the sudden withdrawal of troops deployed in the state to enforce peace and security.
Troops of 93 Battalion, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) on Tuesday seized a pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba.
The Benue State Government has denied arming militia groups to defend the people against marauding herdsmen in the state.
British authorities have briefed the Nigerian government about the temporary travel document they are about to issue to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who holds a Nigeria-U.K dual citizenship.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama Abuja, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 granted an application by a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, seeking the release of his travelling documents to enable him travel to Germany for medical check-up.
Kaduna crisis: Nasir El-Rufai urges federal government to compensate 2011 victims to forestall bloodshed
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has tasked the Federal Government to compensate victims of the 2011 post election violence in the state, to forestall similar crisis in the State.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, dismissed an application filed by John Warimeme Abebe, seeking to strike out the four-count charge of forgery, fabricating evidence, using fabricated evidence and attempt to pervert the course of justice preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
NPFL hotshot Junior Lokosa has said he wishes to win tonight’s Aiteo Cup final with Kano Pillars and make history.
All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants for National Assembly seats who lost in the recent primaries in Nasarawa State have resolved to work for the success of the party in the 2019 general elections.
In order to better tackle the security challenges bedevilling the country, the Nigeria Airforce (NAF) is training 530 personnel on confidence building and leadership.
A former Permanent Secretary in the Sokoto State Civil Service, Alhaji Aminu Dikko, has dragged the state government before the National Industrial Court to challenge alleged wrongful termination of his appointment.
At least 17 people were killed and dozens more wounded, most of them teenagers, after an attack on a college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, with conflicting versions referring to a lone shooter and a bomb.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has assisted in the release of 24 people detained in relation to South Sudan's civil war, calling it the first release the organisation has supervised since the latest peace deal was signed last month.