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Catholic Bishops of South Africa have said the claim by the South African authorities that the attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in the country by some South Africans were not xenophobic was incorrect.
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State is expected to kick start the proposed state dialogue on Wednesday, with identified Bandits, Cattle Rustlers and other criminal elements in the 8 frontline Local Government Areas of the State bordering Zamfara, that are prominently gripped by insecurity and several forms of criminality
The Chief of Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged Special Forces personnel to tackle security challenges confronting the country with “rugged optimism and renewed determination”.
The Zone 2 police command, Onikan, Lagos, has read the riot act to herdsmen to stay clear of its command, comprising Lagos and Ogun states or face the wrath of the force.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger states, saying it observed the use of motorcycles by bandits, kidnappers, criminal elements and their collaborators to perpetrate crimes.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja inducted two Agusta 109 Power Attack Helicopters into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft inventory.
The Nigerian Army on Friday announced the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke 111, otherwise known as Python Dance, in all parts of the country to combat security challenges during the 2019 general elections.
Operatives of the Department of State Services on Monday rescued an American, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.
The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of allegedly undermining the war against insurgency and criminality in Nigeria, saying the human rights organisation is not interested in lasting peace in the country.
The Nigerian Army has warned that it will not tolerate acts of cowardice from its personnel deploy in operations as sanction awaits those found exhibiting such.
More than 1,700 families have been displaced by fighting in Libya's war-ravaged capital over the last 48 hours, the UN has said, as clashes between rival groups intensify.
The Delta Police Command says there is no cause for alarm over the threat by the proscribed pro-Biafra groups to shut down commercial activities across the South East and South-South areas.
The Nigerian Army has warned that it will deal decisively with political thugs, kidnappers and other criminal elements caught with weapons during the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said he was saddened by the spate of killings in the northern part of the country, especially by armed bandits and other criminal elements, promising that the situation would be brought under control.
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The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Fatima, one of the “daughters” of President Muhammadu Buhari’s confidant, Mamman Daura, has offered explanation for why she shot the video in which the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, was shouting at the top of her voice in the Presidential Villa.
The minority leader of the Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the impeachment of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Mr Simon Achuba, by the House of Assembly.
Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in Sofia in a Euro 2020 Group A clash.
The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.