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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the call by the Borno Elders Forum, on President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop the practice of releasing the so called `repentant’ Boko Haram members.
A Yoruba-based youth group, Progressive Yoruba Youth, on Sunday warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), against raising false alarm over the proposed nationwide Operation Python Dance introduced by the Nigerian Army.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday in Offa urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to redouble efforts at ridding Kwara of rising cultism and criminality.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5, AIG Alkali Usman, has tasked the commissioners of police in the zone to ensure robust and proactive crime prevention during the yuletide.
The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, on Tuesday reiterated the ban on sales of fireworks, also known as knock out and warned that offenders would be prosecuted.
Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has decried the use of privileged positions and access to power to stir up violence and criminality.
Precious Elekima, Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in Rivers on Monday urged Nigerians not to monetise their rights to vote in 2019 general elections.
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 Secretary, FCT Social Development Secretariat (SDS), Ladi Hassan, says the order restricting the activities of scavengers, popularly called `baban bola’ within the city centre is still in force.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Wednesday said it will establish a security outpost in Birni Gwari Forest, Kaduna State in order to tackle the spate of kidnapping, banditry and other forms of criminality in the area.
Commercial motorcyclists popularly known as `okada` operating in Karu area of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried the incessant attacks on them by unknown persons.
The All Progressives Congress has taunted Senate President Bukola Saraki over his dismal run for the presidency of Nigeria at the Port Harcourt convention of the Peoples Democratic Party.
President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Saturday that the Federal Government remained committed to getting back all Nigerians abducted by terrorists.
A Judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Justice Binta Nyako, has frowned at the request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to hands off the criminal case against a former Comptroller General of Customs, Abdullahi Diko, pending before her court.
Nigeria’s former vice president and 2019 presidential aspirant under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has denied having any rift with his former boss, former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSDC) and the Nigeria Police in Osun have assured residents of Osun of security during and after the Saturday governorship election in the state.
Niger State governor and chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF) Abubakar Sani Bello says out of the 74,110 doses of COVID-19 vaccines received by the state, 35,170 doses have been utilised in the state, representing 47.5 per cent.
The Gunners saw their club captain figure in two games immediately after the March international break, but a disease picked up while away with Gabon soon left the 31-year-old frontman unable to continue.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) says normalcy has been restored to the Kurmawa Custodial facility in Kano metropolis following a violent protest staged by the inmates on Thursday.
Zamfara state governor, Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle has directed the immediate closure of four major markets in its bid to crush the activities of bandits in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced plans to withdraw services from both public and private organisations in Kaduna State for five days in protest of the mass sacking of thousands of workers by the state government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday interrogated former Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Abdulazeez Yari, over his alleged handling of transactions relating the Paris Club Fund refund while he served as chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
Embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, says his Facebook page was hacked but is now recovered.
Kelechi Iheanacho faces a daunting challenge tomorrow as he hopes to shoot down Southampton in the FA Cup semifinal to move Leicester City a game closer to cup glory.
A new radical political movement, The Peoples Alternative Political Movement, (TPAP-Movement) has rolled out several socio-political programes to save Nigeria from imminent economic and moral collapse in the hands of what it described as corrupt and visionless elite.
Nsukka Youths General Assembly (NYGA), an umbrella body of youths in Enugu North Senatorial District, has said it will buy Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) registration forms for 120 indigent candidates free of charge.