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Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.
Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Ahead of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, yesterday said the development of new strategies in tackling terrorism in the West African sub-region has become imperative.
The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
There are at least 10,000 armed bandits and cattle rustlers operating in eight major camps in Zamfara State, Governor Abdulaziz Yari said.
As Christians all over the world mark the Easter festivals, Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Nigerians and Deltans to show love for one another.
The Federal government is set to launch a new civil defence outfit called ‘Agro-Rangers’ which will guard farmers and allied investments and facilities across the country.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reiterated its commitment to support the Police and other security agencies with imagery intelligence to tackle security challenges in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army has unveiled Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) as part of effort to curtail kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed banditry in Katsina State and its environs.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended the Nigeria Army for launching Operation Egwu Eke III which is aimed at ensuring a successful 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the African Parliamentary Union (APU) to develop fresh strategies that can assist governments confront the menace of terrorism, armed banditry and other organised crimes.
The Army announced in a statement on Sunday morning that the event would no longer hold as previously scheduled for October 30, although it did not immediately cite reasons.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday expressed concern over some recent developments in ongoing operations being conducted by the army, especially Operation Lafia Dole in the North East.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Saturday that the state was now relatively peaceful since the deployment of troops in various operations to tackle the menace of armed banditry and suspected killer herdsmen.
Committed to reducing the impact of global warming especially on the environment, Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is offering 3,000 free trees seeds to its immediate and external community.
The Delta State House of Assembly, has elected Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori from Okpe State constituency as Speaker of the seventh of the Assembly.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday 12th June, 2019 as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
Manchester United could reportedly pay David de Gea £20m in order to force through a transfer this summer.
Nigeria’s securities regulator has ordered the suspension of Oando’s annual shareholder meeting due to be held on June 11, the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.
Nigeria’s Oluwatobi Amusan powered to victory in women’s 100m Hurdles at the Josef Odlozil memorial meet at the Stadion Juliska in Prague on Monday evening.
Imo State House of Assembly has directed Governor Emeka Ihedioha to immediately set up a panel of inquiry to probe the activities of the immediate past administration headed by Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
Reacting, the founder of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, said he would protest the latest move by NBC against his media house.
A Professor of Political Science, Femi Otubanjo, on Saturday hailed the performance of the outgoing 8th National Assembly, saying that it had by and large, fulfilled its constitutional obligation to protect the public interest.
The Borno Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) says about 6,000 additional teachers are required to improve the quality of education in the state.