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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, called on Islamic clerics to pray for peace to reign in the country, noting the nation is currently shaking.
Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the killing in a statement issued in Kaduna.
According to the Honourable Commissioner, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, the annual Ramadan fast will be preceded by a Pre-Ramadan lecture and prayer session on Monday, April 12th 2021 at the State House Mosque Complex by 5 pm.
In its determination and commitment to rid the state of all activities of recalcitrant bandits, the Zamfara State Command has succeeded in repelling bandits attack, recovered rifle, ammunition and rescued 11 kidnapped victims in the state.
The Kaduna State Government says another five kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, have regained freedom on Thursday night.
A group under the aegis of Northern Solidarity Forum (NSF), has urged political leaders in the region to support the efforts of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in tackling the security challenges by providing policies and programmes that will stop the youths adventure into different forms of criminality.
Eight persons have been confirmed killed by bandits along Kaduna-Kachia road and other locations in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas of Kaduna State.
The Kaduna State government, on Sunday, said Governor Nasir el-Rufai has never appointed intermediaries to negotiate with bandits on behalf of the state government.
The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement on Saturday, April 3, 2021 that the women were kidnapped when armed bandits attacked a village in a neighbouring state.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna, said on Sunday, that the attention of the Kaduna State Government under the leadership of Governor Nasir El-Rufai has been drawn to reports in the media that it has appointed representatives to interface with bandits on its behalf.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has reaffirmed the firm support of Kaduna State government for the ongoing community-level peace processes in Zangon-Kataf and Jema’a local government areas.
Mr Tajudeen Lawal, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, during the flag-off exercise at the office of the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in Osogbo, said the agency had received enough doses of the vaccine for the intending pilgrims.
Greece “can do more” to investigate allegations that it is pushing asylum-seekers, including children, back to Turkey, the European Union’s top migration official said on Monday.
Renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has said the shoot-on-sight order of President Muhammdu Buhari is hindering the efforts to negotiate the release of the kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Kaduna.
A trio of community leaders in Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State have gone missing after a peace meeting over a local dispute.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
Tragedy has hit the Umuejem Community in Owerri West, Imo State, as a late night windstorm claimed the life of a middle age man, leaving 3 others in critical condition
For the first time, Brazilians representing their country at the Olympics will undergo anti-racism training, in a bid to deal with a deep-rooted problem that has sometimes stained the world of sport.
Gun salutes will be fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her 69-year reign.
Union Berlin are steeling themselves for a challenging trip to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Saturday as the European champions look to shake off their midweek defeat by Paris Saint-Germain.
The Agbajowo Advocacy for Yoruba People’s Rights, a pan-Yoruba socio/cultural organisation, has rejected secession clamours by some sections of the country.