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I felicitate with our Christian brothers and sisters in particular and all Nigerians in general on this joyous occasion of Christmas 2020, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.
The Presidential Inter-Ministerial Committee on border closure has stated that the partial border closure has significantly reduced the prevalence of illegalities around the borders and positively impacted such key sectors of the Nigerian economy like oil and gas, agriculture, industry, among others.
Governors of the thirty-six states of the country under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF will be meeting tomorrow, with evolving a new national security order that will ensure the safety of lives and property nationwide topping the agenda.
The Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD) has attributed the high cost of food items to the worsening insecurity which makes it difficult for farmers and transporters to convey farm produce from one region to the other.
The Comptroller General, Muhammad Babandede, stated this during the passing out parade of 320 First Batch of pioneer Special Force of the Service, at the NIS Training School in Kano.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has called on the general public to adhere strictly to the NCDC protocols on COVID-19 with a view to preventing the spread of the pandemic in the country.
The Senate has attributed the continued insecurity across the country, particularly in the Northern part of the country to vacuum of intelligence gathering at the grassroots created by the 1976 local government reform.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has vowed that his administration will not allow armed banditry to take over the state as was the case with Zamfara and Katsina states, which were almost turned into sanctuaries for the criminals.
The Police Commissioner in Niger, Adamu Usman, on Saturday urged traditional rulers to mobilize their people to assist security personnel with reliable information.
The Zamfara State government has described its peace and reconciliation initiative as the best way to address armed banditry in the state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has vowed to combat cattle rustling and armed banditry as well as prevent herders and farmers conflict in the state.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has dismissed report that Maryam Sanda had been granted presidential pardon.
President Muhammadu Buhari has granted amnesty to 2,600 prisons inmates in all the Correctional Centres in the country.
The Federal Government has approved the immediate full implementation of Community Policing strategy nationwide to combat the new trend of insecurity in the land most especially in the Northern parts of the country.
Leveraging on the worsening insecurity in the country, a local airline, Misha Travels, has launched an Abuja-Kaduna air shuttle, the shortest distance in scheduled operations in the country.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned against bringing ethnic and religious sentiments into Western Nigeria Security Initiative codenamed, Amotekun, saying doing so would be dangerous and counterproductive.
The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Katsina State has berated the federal and state governments for failing to protect lives and property of citizens in the wake of resurgence of armed banditry across the state.
Alphabet Inc’s Google is investigating a member of its ethical AI team and has locked the corporate account linked to that person after finding that thousands of files were retrieved from its server and shared with external accounts, the company said on Wednesday.
The European Union called on incoming U.S. President Joe Biden to form a “new founding pact” with Europe working on issues such as peace, security, prosperity, freedom and human rights.
Harley and Rainbow Laboratories, which has been licenced and accredited by the Lagos State Government and Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been approved to offer specialised laboratory tests, including COVID-19 PCR tests to the public, especially travellers.
Shares in internet giant Alibaba soared more than eight per cent Wednesday after billionaire founder Jack Ma made his first public appearance since November, ending weeks of speculation about his whereabouts after the company took a kicking from Chinese regulators.
“According to his physicians, He died in the early hours of Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from complications traceable to the novel COVID-19 virus,” the PDP spokesperson in the state, Borono Bassey, said in a statement, Tuesday.
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NARSDA) has unveiled its newly developed Disinfection Tunnel to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Greece’s president praised Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou for dissolving “a conspiracy of silence” by reporting a historic allegation of sexual assault by a sports official.
The USFK said in a statement that 31 USFK-affiliated individuals were confirmed with the COVID-19 after arriving in South Korea between Dec. 29, and Jan. 18.
The federal government has released about N1.9 billion to the Niger State Government to boost the standard of education and literacy in the state.
The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, will today in Abuja meet the two factions in the leadership crisis rocking the party in Kwara State.