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NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

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.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to halt small arms proliferation

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 INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

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.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu: New strategies needed in tackling terrorism

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.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

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.

Police ban motorcycles in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has banned the use of motorcycles in all the 21 local government areas of the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: 10,000 bandits, cattle rustlers operating in Zamfara

There are at least 10,000 armed bandits and cattle rustlers operating in eight major camps in Zamfara State, Governor Abdulaziz Yari said.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Easter: Governor Okowa tasks Christians on love, peaceful co-existence

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.

Federal government to launch special security outfit to defend farmers

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.

Kidnapping: NAF to provide geospatial intelligence

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.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army unveils measures to end kidnapping, cattle rustling in Katsina

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.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong commends Nigeria Army for launching Operation Python Dance

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.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: Banditry won’t affect election

After a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has said that the lingering cases of armed banditry in the state won’t affect the forthcoming election.
President Buhari declares open 41st Conference and 73rd Executive Committee session of African Parliamentary Union (APU) in Abuja on 8th Nov 2018 4

Muhammadu Buhari tasks APU to evolve new strategies to tackle terrorism, banditry

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.

Nigerian Army postpones commissioning of university

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.

Tukur Buratai expresses concern over setback in operations

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.

Samuel Ortom: Benue now relatively secured, peaceful

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.

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Delta Assembly re-elects Sheriff Oborevwori as speaker

The Delta State House of Assembly, has elected Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori from Okpe State constituency as Speaker of the seventh of the Assembly.
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Nigeria declares public holiday to mark Democracy Day

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday 12th June, 2019 as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
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Manchester United could pay David de Gea £20 million to force transfer

Manchester United could reportedly pay David de Gea £20m in order to force through a transfer this summer.

SEC suspends Oando’s annual shareholder meeting

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.