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Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State has reaffirmed that believe of the people of the State in the sincerity of President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency.

Presidency: President Buhari didn’t accuse Borno residents of colluding with Boko Haram

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has President Muhammadu Buhari ever accused the residents of Borno State of colluding with Boko Haram.

Presidency rejects calls for service chiefs sacking

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the military is doing a good job and deserves the support of Nigerians.
The Nigerian air force (NAF) has laid to rest the remains of Perowei Jacob and four others who died fighting Boko Haram insurgents.-4

Nigerian Airforce graduates new batch of 2,079 recruits to boost internal security operations

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully graduated a fresh batch of 2,079 recruits to boost its capacity to effectively tackle various internal security challenges in the country.

2023: Niger Delta group seeks legislation on power rotation

A political pressure group, Niger Delta Youth Coalition (NDYC), has called for legislation that would enthrone political zoning systems and power rotation as part of the county’s law.

Insecurity: PDP tells President Buhari to stop living in denial, self-praise

The Peoples Democratic Party has admonished President Muhammadu Buhari to stop living in denial, self-praise and making jokes out of the deteriorated security situation in Nigeria under his administration.
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.

Insecurity: Senators, Rep members ask President Buhari to fire service chiefs

Worried over the escalating security situation in the country, the House of Representatives, yesterday asked service chiefs to immediately resign their offices or be sacked by President Muhammed Buhari.

Prince Harry expresses ‘great sadness’ at royal split

Britain’s Prince Harry expressed “great sadness” on Sunday at the way he and his wife Meghan had to give up their royal titles as part of separation settlement with the Queen.
Iranians have gathered in the streets of Tehran to demand the resignation of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the regime admitted it had mistakenly shot down a civilian passenger plane.

Iranian protesters demand Ayatollah’s resignation over downing of Ukrainian jet

Iranians have gathered in the streets of Tehran to demand the resignation of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the regime admitted it had mistakenly shot down a civilian passenger plane.

Okoi Obono-Obla insists he wasn’t served suspension letter

Former chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla, has stated that he has not been served a suspension letter.
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: My government undertaking projects previous administrations failed to do

In his New Year message titled: ‘A Letter From The President At New Year’s Nigeria’s Decade’, Buhari said many of the projects being undertaken by his administration are projects that previous administrations failed to do despite the resources at their disposal.

Senator Ndume: Why President Buhari can’t appoint new service chiefs

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari cannot afford to change or appoint new service chiefs for now.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina: Addressing President Buhari by military rank testimony to free speech

Presidential aide Femi Adesina says Nigerians including media outfits are free to address President Muhammadu Buhari by his military rank of Major General as the administration promotes freedom of speech in the country.
Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has narrated the build-up to Sowore and Bakare’s rearrest by the DSS at a Federal High Court in Abuja, barely 24 hours after their release from DSS custody.

Amnesty, SERAP, others threaten mass action over Omoyele Sowore’s re-arrest

Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Ijaw youth urges National Assembly to disregard budget approval request from NDDC interim committee

National president of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Eric Omare, has asked the National Assembly to disregard any approval request from the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, stressing that any move by the lawmaker to approve such request contravenes section 18 of the NDDC act of 2000 which states that “only a substantive board can submit a budget for the commission.”
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Senate mulls amendment to hate speech bill

The Nigerian Senate may amend the proposed death penalty clause in the Hate Speech Bill before it.
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We’ll resist Ruga with our blood – Ondo communities

Four agrarian communities in Akoko, the Northern Senatorial Districts in Ondo State are on collision course with the state government for allegedly covertly ceding their land for RUGA without any consultation and their consent.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump clears army officers accused of war crimes

U.S. President Donald Trump cleared three army officers accused of war crimes in high-profile cases, pardoning two and restoring the rank of another.

Nigerian Navy promotes 140 senior officers

A breakdown of the promotion released showed that 65 Lieutenant Commanders (Lt.-Cdrs.) were promoted to the rank of Commanders, while 26 Commanders were promoted to Captains (Capt.)

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Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.

Man jailed three years for impersonating central bank governor

Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Athletes demand payment of allowances owed by ousted AFN chief

Nigeria track and field athletes have demanded for the payment of all allowances owed by the impeached president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Amotekun bill passes first reading at Osun Assembly

The Osun House of Assembly on Monday passed the Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Bill 2020 for first reading after it was presented by the Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye.

20 killed in Niger food distribution stampede

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said.
Manchester United new boy Odion Ighalo arrived at the club’s Carrington training ground for the first time on Sunday morning, as he prepares to make his debut against Chelsea on Monday night.

Tunde Disu: Odion Ighalo will surely succeed at Manchester United

Tunde Disu, a former Technical Director of the defunct Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Monday said Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo would surely have a successful spell at Manchester United in England.