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President Buhari: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie brought honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.

President Buhari sends federal government delegation to ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomasie’s burial

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday sent a Federal Government delegation to the burial of a former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi backs Vice-President Osinbajo on state police

The Chairman, South-East Governors Forum and the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, has lent his support to the call for the establishment of State Police as a way of checking incessant intra and inter-State conflicts raging through all the nooks and crannies of the country.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Minister: Cross River, Ebonyi communal clashes affect nation’s food security

The Federal Government has decried the incessant communal clashes between Ukelle community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and their Izzi neighbours in Ebonyi State.

Federal government intervenes in Cross River, Ebonyi land dispute

The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), on Monday visited Cross River in an effort to resolve the land dispute between Cross River and Ebonyi communities.

5,000 NSCDC personnel for farm protection in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday said it would deploy about 5000 personnel from its Agro-Rangers Unit to protect farmers and their investment from attacks by criminals, especially kidnappers.

Zamfara governor, minister bicker over security challenges

Over the last seven years, one of the untidy but reoccurring issues in Zamfara State is the deplorable state of its internal security, which led to deaths and has destroyed property worth billions of naira.

Senate asks federal government to give low interest loans to herdsmen to establish ranches

The Senate, yesterday, resolved that if the current clash between herdsmen and the farmers, which has led to massive killings and destruction of property across the country must be nipped in the bud, herdsmen should be given unspecified low interest loans to enable them establish ranches in different parts of the country for their businesses.

Middle Belt, Southern youths want security chiefs, interior minister sacked

A coalition of youths from the Middle Belt, South-West, South-South and South-East, has called on the Federal Government to sack the security chiefs and Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, saying they have failed in their responsibilities to protect lives and property.

President Buhari ponders rejig of security apparatus over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari may be planning to rejig security apparatus in the country in order to end the incessant killings in the country.
APC Convention

Rain delays APC national convention

The national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for 10am is yet to commence as of 12:30pm due to downpour.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

It is bad governance to withdraw as Zamfara CSO – Minister Dambazau tells Governor...

The minister of interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, says good governance is the solution to the security issues in Zamfara state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

Ministers: Why President Buhari deserves second term

President Muhammadu Buhari deserves to be re-elected to build on the development foundation he laid in the first term, some cabinet ministers said on Thursday in Abuja.

Minister: Nigeria not taking report of ISIS’ importation of jihadists for granted

The federal government on Wednesday said it was not taking for granted the recent report of Islamic State (IS) leaders sneaking jihadists into the country from Syria.

Federal government declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 15 and Monday, June 18 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Id-el Fitr.

General Dambazau visits Minna prison after jailbreak

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has visited the Medium Security Prisons in Minna, the Niger State capital, where there was a jailbreak.

Chief Imam: Politicians exploiting ‘Almajiris’

The Chief Imam, University of Abuja, Prof. Taofiq Abdulazeez, has berated politicians for sustaining the millions of Almajiri children in the North for selfish political gains.

Federal government declares May 29 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, May 29, 2018, as public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Democracy Day.

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Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.

President Buhari: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie brought honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.

Human trafficking: NAPTIP advises parents against undue pressure on children

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.

Federal government to engage media to promote exclusive breastfeeding

Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.

Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”