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Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The people of Kula Kingdom in Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State, have resolved a 37-year old chieftaincy tussle, which factionalised the once-peaceful riverine community.
More than 16,000 persons have been displaced in Anka while trying to escape from bandits’ attacks.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State said the government will not apologise over the alleged killing of villagers in the state during the bombardment of suspected bandits camps in Dumburum village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.
Zamfara State Government has denied official knowledge of innocent citizens allegedly being killed during air strikes on suspected bandits camps by the air component of Operation Sharan Daji.
Over 300,000 jobs would be created by the Federal Government through the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has said.
Ahead of next year’s general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of the Armed Forces to remain non-partisan, but vigilant in dealing with issues of security.
The Omuaran Community near Ilorin in Kwara on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to give a deserving honour that would immortalise the late retired Gen. David Bamigboye.
President Buhari said this on Saturday in Benin, the Edo State capital, on the occasion of the second coronation anniversary of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II and the launch of a book on the Benin Mornachy titled, An Anthology of Benin History.
Deposed Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Mustapha Jokolo, said he was not desperate for the stool amidst legal theatrics militating against his re-instatement.
The cobwebs of legal theatrics against the reinstatement of Alhaji Mustapha Jokolo as Emir of Gwandu continued, on Monday, in Abuja, where the Supreme Court adjourned proceedings in the appeal filed by the sitting Emir, Alhaji Muhammad Bashar, to February 5, 2019.
No fewer than 20 communities in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State have been deserted to avoid being attacked by bandits.
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An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.
Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.
Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.
Gareth Bale’s ongoing struggles at Real Madrid have made it “impossible” for him to remain at the club, claims former Blancos president Ramon Calderon.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.
The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.
Two Nigerian writers, Lesley Arimah and Tochukwu Okafor have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.