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The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
The panel set up by the military high command to look into strained inter-agency relations between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police is worried over a trending video of the purported confession of the re-arrested notorious Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume in police custody.
A member of the House of Representatives from Taraba State, Mr Danjuma Shiddi, has condemned the call by some Tiv nationalities for the relocation of the Federal University, Wukari, following the communal crisis in the state.
Indian PM Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its “past glory”.
President Muhammadu Buhari will soon take a decisive action on last week’s killing of three policemen in Wukari, Taraba State by soldiers allegedly mistaken for kidnappers, the Presidency said last night.
The Defence Headquarters has constituted a seven-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the killing of three police personnel and a civilian by troops of Nigerian Army in Taraba.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday announced a joint panel to investigate Tuesday’s killing of three police officers and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba State.
For a long time, the use of hard drugs by personnel of the Nigerian armed forces has been a subject of speculations, even in clear cases of disturbing patterns of behaviours–such as the inexplicable cases of soldiers who killed colleagues and superior officers and ended up killing themselves.
Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Wednesday urged African leaders to do something about the exponential growth of youth population in the continent or risk a full-blown insurgency in the near future.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has expressed the determination of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to develop sports among youths in military barracks across the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday handed over a property forfeited by the late Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to the Voice of Nigeria (VON), which now becomes the new headquarters of the broadcast station.
A coalition of civil society organisations under the banner of Coalition of Civil Rights for Justice, Peace and Security, Monday, joined in the agitations in some quarters that the nation’s service chiefs be retired.
Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to permanently relocate to the North-East zone, particularly Borno to intensify the fight against insurgency.
Detectives from the Defence Headquarters, (DHQ) Abuja, and the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested 14 suspects in connection with the murder of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.
No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.
Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.
Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.
The absence of a trial judge at the Ogun State Magistrate Court 1, sitting in Sagamu Judicial Division, on Wednesday, stalled the trial of an alleged notorious land grabber, Kamorudeen Lamina, also known as “Sir K Oluwo”, accused of killing three persons over disputed land in the area.
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), under the auspices of The Tax Justice and Governance Platform, (TJGP) have called on the federal government to concentrate more efforts on ensuring the proper collection of appropriate taxes than increasing the Valued Added Tax.
Saudi Arabia and Russia on Thursday called on OPEC members and its allies to better comply with oil production cuts.
A youngman, Nasiru Aliyu Abdussalam, of Shekar Maidaki quarters, Kumbotso local government Area of Kano state, has hanged himself to death over a yet to be identified reason.
Adewale Giwa, the Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to offer victims of xenophobia automatic jobs with a view to making life comfortable for them.