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The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has said the way security agencies act on security threats in the country was unacceptable.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
With women folks seen as essential to building thriving communities as well as represent one of the biggest accelerators to economic growth globally, Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has consistently commits to empowering them.
The Emir of Bade, Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman II, has promised continued support for the Yobe State government and security agencies to defeat terrorists and other criminal elements in the state and the Northeast region. Alhaji...
The trial of about 5000 suspected Boko Haram fighters in various detention facilities across the country will commence soon, Aliyu Abubakar, DG, Legal Aid Council, said Tuesday during a courtesy visit to Borno governor Babagana Zulum in Maiduguri.
Former Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Jonah Wuyep (rtd), has expressed confident that the new military service chiefs appointed recently by President Muhammadu Buhari will succeed in their assignments and work assiduously to tackle insecurity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has revalidated his membership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in his constituency in Daura, Katsina State, declaring that there will no longer be endorsements from Abuja.
The Chairman of Borno State Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), Mohammed Alkali, while announcing the adoption of the new taxes yesterday in Maiduguri, disclosed that technologies have been deployed in ‘revenue and tax collection’ to block leakages in the formal and informal sectors of the economy.
Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
The president made the promise while speaking during the Juma’at prayer for the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at the National Mosque, Abuja on Friday, January 8, 2021.
The Federal Government has placed the number of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, armed banditry in the North-West and communal clashes in the country at about two million.
In the midst of challenges with the Boko Haram insurgency, countries from the west have shown more concern for the plight of Borno people than rich Arab nations whose people share the similarity of religion and culture with majority of Borno citizens, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has said.
The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has called for the development of democratic institutions in the country in order to mobilise effective national responses and resolution of the health challenges, as well as problem of insecurity.
Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have warned partisans against politicising Nigeria’s economic and security challenges, saying the nation has to be united if it wants to defeat the twin evils.
The North East Development Commission (NEDC), said yesterday that at least 2,056 persons from its coverage area will benefit from the N6 billion fund set aside for building human capital under the North-East Development Commission Education Endowment Fund (NEDC-EEF).
The World Health Organisation, WHO, and the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, have continued to express concern at the potential impact of COVID-19 on hunger, which is likely to escalate the burden of malnutrition among children, particularly in Nigeria.
In a lengthy article, they have detailed what the new sponsors can bring to the table –innovative colour matching technology that will be used to bring spaces throughout Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Lilywhite House and the Training Centre to life in club colours.
The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is to engage the Nigerian Governor’s Forum and all relevant stakeholders with a view to ensuring judicial financial autonomy.
A windstorm which occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle aged man and injured three others.
Safin De Coque, one of the sons of the late legendary highlife singer, Oliver De Coque, has expressed joy that people still celebrate his father who died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 61.
The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has apologized to the bereaved families of the 12 soldiers who were ambushed and killed about a week ago by armed bandits at Bonta community in Konshisha Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.
The Referee for yesterday’s match, Gil Manzano, has been facing a lot of criticism after his controversial decisions in yesterday’s El Clásico. The Spanish referee was not the first choice to officiate the very important tie. He was a replacement for Mateu Lahoz, who had to withdraw because of a muscle injury.
The Nigeria Government is now determined to ensure efficient service delivery to all Nigerians at home and Diaspora, including foreigners, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said.
“Investigation revealed that, so far, the suspect has delivered more than 60 motorcycles to the bandits in Zamfara. He has been charged to court,” said a statement on Sunday by the spokesperson for the Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who indicated that the suspects were arrested at different times and locations in various raids conducted under Operation Puff Adder.
Florentino Perez, a man famed for his 'Galacticos' approach to transfer business, has been re-elected as Real Madrid president and will remain at the Blancos helm for another four years.