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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday placed the issue of the propriety or otherwise of hiring mercenaries to prosecute the war against insurgency on the doorstep of the federal government.
Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, against interfering with the party’s ongoing reconciliation efforts.
British race driver, George Russell, will take Lewis Hamilton’s place at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time champion tested positive for coronavirus.
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said some people are scared that restructuring would affect their political viability.
No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto state were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said the Boko Haram terrorist group is killing residents of the State for exposing them to the military.
The Tinubu Support Group (TSG) has called on the nation’s security agencies to step up intelligence gathering to prevent further loss of lives of harmless Nigerians in the northeast, especially in Borno.
In December, there will be a ministerial-level debate on “Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: Security Sector Governance and Reform,” said Matjila, adding that the country would organise high-level open videoconference debate on cooperation between the UN and AU peace and security architectures.
As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.
The Senate, which asked the President to restructure and remodel the nation’s security architecture, also demanded a probe into the allegations of corruption and financial leakage levelled against some top hierarchy of the military.
Naval forces from Egypt and Greece conducted joint military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s armed forces said in a statement on Monday.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said that the partnership between states and Federal Government on peer review was needed to solve the myriads of challenges facing the country.
Gender based violence in Nigeria would not end without the support of both the police and the judiciary, the Minister of Woman Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, has said.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President hailed the one-time Director of the defunct Mass Mobilization for Social Justice and Economic Recovery (MAMSER), for his services to Nigeria and humanity in general.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the purported reversal of the consent given by the Federal Government for the farm-out agreement between Chevron and Transnational Energy Limited (TEL) on the Abigborodo and Hely Creeks marginal fields in the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 49.
The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.
Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has said lack of creativity and crosses from the wings are affecting Paul Onuachu’s performance in the Super Eagles.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the Divisional Police headquarters in Otukpo Local Government Area, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Yahaya Pawa, was shot yesterday by gunmen.
The Trump administration has once again extended the deadline for ByteDance to sell video sharing platform TikTok’s business in the US, Reuters reported. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has given China-based ByteDance until December 4th to either sell or spin out its US business, according to a court filing. CFIUS reportedly granted the extension “to allow time to review a revised submission” that it recently received.
All public officers and top cadre civil servants in Bauchi State have been directed to immediately declare their assets in line with the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau to avoid running against the law.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain the policy on ban of rice importation and not succumb to any pressure.