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President of the the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has said the Ninth Senate will summon the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, to brief the upper chamber on efforts in progress to address the escalating cases of insecurity in the country.
Confusion continues to trail the mega rally for the defection of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday night, as the Inspector-General of Police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, issued two separate letters of approval and suspension of the rally.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday November 18, 2019 enjoined the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and other unions of tertiary institutions, to embrace peaceful means of resolving issues than embarking on strike actions.
According to a statement on Sunday from NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the affected senior officers comprise 13 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) who were promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM), 35 Group Captains (Gp Capts) who were promoted to the rank of Air Cdre and 51 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdrs) promoted to the rank of Gp Capt.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the promotion 99 officers comprising 11 Air Vice Marshalls, 35 Air Commodores and 51 Group Captains.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.
Olympic Eagles have departed Abuja on Thursday for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
The home-based Super Eagles crashed out of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after they lost 3-2 on penalties to Cape Verde in a losers’ quarterfinal clash on Saturday night in Thies, Senegal.
Yekini Nabena, All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, has alleged plot by Governor Seriake Dickson to rig the forthcoming gubernatorial poll in Bayelsa State, declaring however that plan will fail.
Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), has called on the government institutions to give priority attention to entrepreneurship development programmes and implementation of comprehensive poverty reduction strategy to stem the tide of youths’ migration to other countries.
Nigeria U23 goalie Abubakar Adamu welcomes Theophilus Afelokhai, Ikechukwu Ezenwa CHAN Eagles competition
Nigeria U23 team, first choice goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu, has downplayed the rivalry among the invited goalkeepers in the Eagles B camp, ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo.
The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.
The Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Adamu, has declared that community policing initiative will complement the Nigeria police’s efforts in combating crimes and issues bothering on the activities of bandits, terrorists, kidnappers and militants.
Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has picked team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, forwards Stephen Odey and Taiwo Awoniyi and 15 other players for Thursday’s U23 AFCON final-round qualifying, first leg battle against Sudan in Omdurman.
Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Monday declared that the crime rate in the country has declined even as he noted that the last few weeks have witnessed new patterns and threats of criminality that has necessitated a review of strategy.
Ibrahim Goni: National Park staff, herdsmen, loggers conflicts deserve federal government’s attention
Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General, National Park Service, says the conflicts with the service staff, herdsmen, loggers and farmers at the seven parks across the nation deserve Federal Government’s immediate attention.
A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.
Allegations of corruption swirling around his predecessor's daughter have set a crucial test for Angolan President Joao Lourenco in his vow to reform a country rich in oil and tainted by graft.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to file for a review of the Supreme Court judgment that nullified the election of its candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State, before the end of this week.
Following last Monday Supreme Court Judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, commercial and social activities stood still on Tuesday as thousands of supporters and residents of Bauchi trooped to the state capital from across the 20 LGAs to receive the Governor back to Bauchi saying that he has forgiven all those who wronged him in the process.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest leaders of the Miyetti Allah organisation over killings in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Taraba states, among others.