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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Senator Ndume: VP Osinbajo passionate about humanitarian crisis in Borno

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, had a private meeting with Sen. Ali Ndume, (APC-Borno South).

I’ve kidnapped over 50, murdered 10 – kingpin

An alleged kidnap kingpin, Bello Abdul, 40, alias Yellow, has confessed to murdering over ten persons and abducting more than 50 victims on the notorious Abuja-Kaduna highway.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
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Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC chairman

The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.

Cardinal Onaiyekan urges federal government to step up security on Abuja-Kaduna road

The Former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence John Onaiyekan, has urged the Federal Government to address the insecurity along Abuja/Kaduna road.

Insecurity: Governor el-Rufai commissions NAF detachment in Birnin Gwari

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Saturday commissioned a newly established 271 Nigerian Airforce Detachment, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State to check the increasing activities of bandits and kidnappers terrorising the area.
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Governor el-Rufai: Insecurity‘ll be over soon

As part of measures to squarely contain all forms of insecurity in Birnin Gwari local government area and its environs, the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday commissioned the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari.
Hussaini Coomassie

Ambassador Commassie calls for urgent action over rising insecurity

The Regional Director, Association for Good Governance Network (WA), AGGN, Deputy National Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organisation, (BCO), Member, Global movement for Social Justice (GMSJ), member, Forward With Buhari (FWB), Amb. Hussaini Coomassie, has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency, address the current security challenges in the Northwestern States of Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara.
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NRC: Federal government targets one train per hour

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would increase the number of trains plying the Abuja-Kaduna route to run a train per hour before the end of 2019.
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Lawmakers devise new ways to beat robbers, kidnappers

Among other measures, the lawmakers have abandoned their official numbers plates, which show that they are members of the National Assembly.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 11th April 2019 3

President Buhari orders security chiefs to deal ruthlessly with bandits, kidnappers, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday charged security agencies to put their acts together and deal ruthlessly with bandits, kidnappers and other security challenges in the country.

Federal government orders two additional coaches for Abuja-Kaduna route

The Federal Government has ordered two additional coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna rail service route to solve the passengers upsurge.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu assures North West, North Central of adequate security

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured the people of North West and North Central of adequate security.

Nigerian military explains seven ongoing operations nationwide

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Thursday said the Nigeria military was carrying out 7 operations across the country.

Resident doctors protest killing of colleague along Abuja-Kaduna highway

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARDs) Friday protested against the gruesome killing of one its members along the notorious Abuja-Kaduna Highway.

Minister: Federal government redesigns second Niger Bridge from 2km to 7.9km

Federal Government has said it has redesigned 2nd Niger Bridge from two kilometers to 7.9 kilometers.

DSS arrests suspected accomplice of “Ghana” in Taraba

The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.

Police nab 19 kidnapping, armed robbery, cattle rustling suspects

The Nigeria Police Force has smashed a gang of 19 vicious kidnapping, armed robbery and cattle rustling suspects terrorising Nigerians along the Abuja-Kaduna Road in Jere in Kaduna State.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
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Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.