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Corruption: Amaju Pinnick, others deny any wrong doing

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has refuted claims of corruption leveled against it and insisted that it has no formal invitation to face any anti-corruption agency.

Senator Zwingina: President Buhari receiving inaccurate information from security chiefs

As violence by killer herdsmen continues to increase in Nigeria, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and former Director General of the MKO Abiola Campaign Organisation, Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, has accused the country’s security chiefs of sabotaging President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts to stem the rising tide of insecurity in the country.
President Buhari at the Grand Finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Monguno Borno State on 6th July 2018

President Buhari: Federal government working hard for return of Leah Sharibu, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians and the entire world that his administration is working hard to ensure that the remaining Dapchi Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, the remaining Chibok Schoolgirls, and others still in Boko Haram captivity, regain their freedom soon.

Bunkering: Niger Delta ex-agitators want JTF commander sacked

A group of Niger Delta ex-militants has called for the immediate sack of Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, the Commander of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering.
President Buhari with Plateau State Governor Simon Lalung, Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazzau and Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali during the Sympathy visit to Jos Plateau State on 26th June 2018

Nigerians lives, property must be protected – President Buhari tells security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security chiefs in the country to remain vigilant and ensure the protection of lives and property in the country.
President Buhari with Plateau State Governor Simon Lalung, Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazzau and Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali during the Sympathy visit to Jos Plateau State on 26th June 2018

President Buhari: I was elected to protect lives and property, that I must do

President Muhammadu Buhari said that he was elected to protect lives and properties that he must do.
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Plateau killings: NHRC, CAN, others demand justice

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and a human rights advocate, Femi Falana, have demanded the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators of Saturday’s killing in Plateau State.

Who says future Nigerian elections cannot be annulled?

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.

June 12 tsunami and the ones who won’t forgive President Buhari

Even at that time, it was pretty obvious that the unjust annulment was a huge elite conspiracy, well beyond the schemes and machinations, for which the then Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida had established a formidable reputation.

You can’t declare MKO Abiola ex-president – Olapade Agoro tells President Buhari

National Chairman of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, on Saturday stated that since the late Cief M.K.O. Abiola was not officially declared the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, he late cannot be declared as a former President of Nigeria.

Myanmar army, government hold rare meeting over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's army and civilian leadership held a rare "national security" meeting on Friday and discussed an internal investigation into the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine state, the president's office said.

President Buhari: General Gowon ordered us to treat Biafran soldiers as brothers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said a former military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), directed all the military commanders during the nation’s Civil War to show a lot of restraint while dealing with the Biafran soldiers.

Civil War: Why Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday spoke on why the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the Civil War.

2019: Don’t make inflammatory statements – Yoruba Ronu warns political groups

The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum has warned groups in the country against making inflammatory statements that can heat up the polity ahead of the 2019 general elections.

IGP Ibrahim Idris: President Buhari has ordered me to redouble strategies to curb killings

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered him to redouble efforts to tackle the killings across the country.

Governor Dickson: Why President Buhari must not jettison restructuring, power devolution

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has again reinforced the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on restructuring and devolution of power among the federating states, if he hopes to sustain stability in the system.

General Buratai updates President Buhari on Nigerian Army, security situations

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen, Tukur Buratai, on the happenings in the Nigerian Army as well as latest security situations across the country.

PDP chair Uche Secondus berates President Buhari for allegedly snubbing Benue for Bauchi

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has described as “insensitive” President Muhammadu Buhari’s “reluctance” to visit Benue State.

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IGP Ibrahim Idris mourns late Ibrahim Coomassie

The Force Public Relations’ Officer, Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said Commassie died on Thursday at the age of 76 at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Katsina after a brief illness.

Appeal Court reserves judgement on Senate’s powers to amend election sequence

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday reserved judgement in a suit seeking to clarify the powers of the National Assembly to alter the sequence of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria.