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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and federal security agents for decimating separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
As part of its drive to sustain the demolition of illegal structures in FESTAC Town in the ongoing clean-up operation in the area, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has said it would continue the exercise having reportedly demolished over 500 stalls and makeshift shops.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Apo, Abuja, has sentenced a former federal lawmaker, Farouk Lawan, to seven years imprisonment for taking bribes while serving as the chairman of the defunct House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the fraud around fuel subsidy regime in 2012.
He said: “There’s actually no part of the country that has not been impacted positively in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture and economic support initiative based on peculiarities of the regions.”
The Nigerian Army says its troops operating along Mokwa-Jebba road, intercepted and arrested a fleeing bandit in a vehicle traveling from Zuru to Ibadan during a stop and search operation on Sunday.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe says the future of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lies in the hands of Nigerian Youths.
Iran summoned Britain’s ambassador Saturday to protest what it said were violent incidents targeting its expatriates as they voted in presidential elections at polling stations set up in the UK.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has vowed that bandits would have no hiding place in the next one month.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has assured parents and guardians of the abducted students of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri in Ngaski Local Government Area of the state by bandits of their safety returns.
“The NURTW is miffed by the persistent reports labeling the union with Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde’s appointed Chairman of the Parking Management System (PMS) Mukaila Lamidi, popularly called Auxiliary and the Union is once again distancing itself from the atrocities committed by the individual.” He added.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed the N322million money laundering charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Peter Nwaoboshi, a senator representing the Delta North in the 9th Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that by pooling together the collective resources and comparative advantages of the Armed Forces and other security agencies, “the enemy will now feel the ferocity of our firepower and the weight of our resolve.”
ABUJA – The Nigerian Military high Command, on Thursday, said that no criminal elements would escape its ongoing nationwide operations, to restore the peace, as troops were giving them close marking to either arrest or eliminate them.
President Muhammadu Buhari visited the personnel of the Operation Hadin Kai, the theatre of the counter-insurgency war, in Borno on Thursday.
Five security operatives, including four policemen and an NSCDC officer, have been killed in a gun duel with bandits in Gora Namaye community in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger, on Tuesday, counseled 161 special vigilante corps on the need to exercise caution in their anti-banditry operations to enable them prevail.
Two groups, Niger Delta Renewal Mandate (NDRM) and Bayelsa Progressive Union (BPU), have faulted the seven days ultimatum issued to the Minister of State for Petroluem, Chief Timipre Sylva to withdraw the Bayelsa nomination for the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Authority (FCT) has said that the current situation in the country has plunged majority of Nigerians into hunger, poverty, frustration and despondency.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Barcelona’s summer overhaul under Joan Laporta is in full flow. Tasked with reversing a frightening economic crisis, as well as building a competitive squad for the season to follow, things have not been easy. But the club has been making major moves.
Georginio Wijnaldum spent a while being one of Barcelona's main priorities. However, PSG eventually overtook the Catalan side in the race for his signature. His agent Humphry Nijman revealed in his podcast 'Here we go' how the French side managed to secure his signing in the final moments.
Major stakeholders in the movie and film industry were on Thursday divided over some provisions in the National Film and Video Censor Bill currently...
Spain captain Sergio Busquets could play against Poland on Saturday despite only just returning to the squad after 12 days in quarantine, coach Luis Enrique said.
Queen Elizabeth II visited Royal Ascot without her late husband Prince Philip for the first time on Saturday.