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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police solicit support from traditional institutions in Niger

The Police Commissioner in Niger, Adamu Usman, on Saturday urged traditional rulers to mobilize their people to assist security personnel with reliable information.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor suspends emir over crisis

Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has announced the suspension of the Emir of Misau, Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman, following the crisis that occurred in Hardawa ward in Misau Local Government Area of the state which led to the death of nine people.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor suspends caretaker chairman over farmers-herders clash

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Wednesday suspended Mr Yaro Gwaram, Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Masai Local Government Council, along with his deputy and secretary, over their inability to control a clash between farmers and pastoralists in the area.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Nine killed, six others injured in Misau land dispute

Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the killing of nine people and six others wounded in a communal clash that broke out over land dispute in Zadawa village of Misau Local Government Area of the State.
The Emir of Daura, Umar Umar, who was hospitalised as a result of coronavirus last week, has recovered.

Emir of Daura cautions Nigerians against distracting security agents

The Emir of Daura, Katsina state, Dr Umar Farouk Umar, has cautioned Nigerians against distracting the security agencies as they wage war on insecurity in the country.

Gombe emir calls for national policy on almajiri education

Emir of Gombe, Dr Abubakar Shehu, has called for an integrated national policy on almajiri system of education in the country.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.

General Buratai: Insecurity in Northwest will be over soon

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo calls for national debate to reduce size of government

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria needs a national debate to address the issues around the size of government and cost of governance in Nigeria.
Babagana Monguno

NSA, security chiefs visit Katsina over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), and Security Chiefs to commiserate with the Katsina State Government and people of the state over the recent bandits’ attacks. Mungono,...
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: We’re continuing with probe of deposed Emir Sanusi

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says the state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) is resuming its investigation of allegations of fraud against the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, after the court threw out suits challenging the process.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina inaugurates community policing advisory committee

The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has inaugurated the state Community Policing Advisory Committee as part of efforts to fight criminality through a bottom-top approach in the state.
The Emir of Daura, Umar Umar, who was hospitalised as a result of coronavirus last week, has recovered.

Emir of Daura: Coronavirus is no joke

The monarch made the appeal in Katsina while commenting on his recent admission to the Federal Medical Centre in Katsina and subsequent discharge from the centre.
The Emir of Daura, Umar Umar, who was hospitalised as a result of coronavirus last week, has recovered.

Emir of Daura recovers from coronavirus infection

The Emir of Daura, Umar Umar, who was hospitalised as a result of coronavirus last week, has recovered.

Ilorin emir confirms appointment of Ambassador Gambari as President Buhari’s new Chief of Staff

A retired diplomat, Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to presidential sources and the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Northern monarchs demand federal government to halt repatriation of almajiris

The Northern Traditional Leaders Council (NTLC) wants federal government to directly issue an order stopping the repatriation of almajirai to their home states, warning the movement would escalate the spread of Covid-19 in the north of the country.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor appoints army officer as new Kaura emir

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has approved the appointment of Sanusi Mohammed as the new Emir of Kaura Namoda.
Muhammad Inuwa Kabir

Kano governor appoints new Emir of Rano

The Kano State government has approved the appointment of the district head of Kibiya, Kabiru Inuwa, as the new Emir of Rano.
The Katsina State Government has shut down the palace of the Emir of Daura as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Katsina shuts down Emir of Daura’s palace

The Katsina State Government has shut down the palace of the Emir of Daura as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.