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The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara: Abdulaziz Yari must explain whereabouts of 1000 AK47 rifles – Governor Matawalle

Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.
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Zamfara APC denies allegations former Governor Yari behind recent bandit attacks

The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the allegation that former governor Abdulaziz Yari supports banditry in the state.
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Governor Matawalle threatens to arrest predecessor

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has vowed to arrest and appropriately deal with his predecessor, Abdulazeez Yari.

DPR warns Zamfara filling stations to stop supplying products to bandits

The Department of Petroleum Resources has warned filling stations in Zamfara State against supplying petroleum products to bandits.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor suspends another district head over banditry

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has approved the suspension of a senior District Head of Gummi, Alhaji Abubakar Bala Gummi, (Bunun Gummi).

Gunmen injure three policemen in Katsina

Unidentified gunmen thought to be bandits on Monday attacked the residence of one Alhaji Sa’adu Dan Bagalo, 50, of Kofar Kudu, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State and abducted him.

Nigeria launches factory to produce uniforms for military, security agencies

The federal government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army’s raids records successes nationwide

The Nigerian Army says its troops have continued to raid the hideouts of criminal insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements nationwide with remarkable successes.

Bandits displace 17 villages in Kaduna

“The bandits don’t allow us to go to farm, the vigilantes wanted to bring an end to this, but when they reached the bandits hideout they were overpowered and the bandits said since the community have decided to attack them, we would not have peace.”

Gunmen kill one, kidnap primary school headteacher, four others in Kaduna

Bandits suspected to kidnappers have abducted five persons, including a school headteacher and killing one person in two separate attacks on villages in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan discussing with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP Kogi West), during the upper chamber's plenary on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate president decries poor roads

Senate President Ahmad Lawan in Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads.

Remove, jail any emir found guilty of banditry – Sultan tells governors

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has called on Governors to remove and prosecute any traditional leader found guilty of supporting any act of insecurity in his domain.

Anambra governor donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.

Army chief orders aggressive postures against bandits, criminals

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has directed troops fighting bandits, marauders and other criminals in Zamfara, Katsina and Sokoto States, among others, to deal decisively with all criminal elements in their areas of operations.

Bandits release 14 victims held captive for 44 days

Bandits have released another batch of 15 people they kidnapped from Katsina State as part of the peace deal with the state government.
The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.

Pastor Poju: Nigeria’s problems caused by societal indifference, imperfections of men

The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.
Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.

Fear in Zamfara over ‘planned’ Boko Haram attacks

Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.

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Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

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