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The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was not unaware of possible infiltration of Nigeria by members of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, but vowed that it was ready to contend them.
The Afenifere Renewal Group has again raised the alarm over the spate of insecurity in Southwest region, particularly along the highways and in the rural areas as result of porous borders.
Minister of Defense, Brig.-Gen. Mansur M. Dan-Ali (rtd), on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Armed Forces under President Muhammadu Buhari has been strengthened by recruiting more than 20,000 personnel into NAVY, Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara State, directed security agencies to improve their strategies of intelligence gathering, surveillance and accuracy in deployments, and ensure that criminal activities are brought to an end across the country.
Zamfara State Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has called on state legislatures to synergise and collaborate with the executive arms for government to meet public expectations and deliver promises to the people.
Zamfara State government has lauded the decision of the Senate for the outright rejection of the Senator Kabiru Marafa’s call for the declaration of state of emergency.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday announced the planned commencement of its special operation to clampdown on those perpetrating killings and other violent crimes in Benue State and environs to restore peace in the areas.
He called on Nigerians to cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari to complete his term of office on May 29th, 2019 and collectively prepare the way for new generation (of) leaders to assume the mantle of leadership of the country.
The governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, has threatened to end the political career of Kabir Marafa, lawmaker representing Zamfara central senatorial district.
The APC position was contained in a resolution after the party’s Executive council meeting led by its Chairman, Malam Shittu S. Shittu.
The Nigeria Army has just announced that the reason for the heightened state of military deployment in the Igbo speaking South East of Nigeria is to enable her men and officers to stage what they code named as operation Python Dance part two or in Igbo the exercise is called Egwu Eke 11.
The Nigerian Army is to launch “Operation Ogbu Eke II’’ – “Python Dance II’’, in the South East between September 15 and October 14, to check violent criminals, agitators and other forms of criminalities.
Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles two goals hero in Nigeria’s defeat of Iceland at Volgograd, on Friday said the game against Argentina will be a tough one for the opponents.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday challenged Nigerian youths to brace up to the present day challenges in Nigeria, reminding them that the country’s “destiny is now more than ever before in your hands either to make or mar.”
Oil price rose sharply yesterday after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed a modest increase in oil production from next July.
The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.
Two men, Ayo Tayo, 33, and Chidozie Innocent, 20, have been arrested in Lagos for engaging a 13-year old girl in marathon sex and watching themselves in action.
Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.
Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.
The removal of the Chairman of Suleja Local Government in Niger State, Alhaji Ahmed Kassim, by the legislative arm of the council has been declared illegal, null and void and of no effect by a Niger State High Court which sat in the town.
Son Heung-Min said he was disappointed with his performance in South Korea's 1-0 loss to Sweden in the teams' World Cup opener on Monday in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.