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#EndSARS: President Buhari laments loss of lives, properties

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the loss of lives and properties suffered in different parts of the country as hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – full text

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari condoles with Ebonyi over Akaeze-Ukwu tragedy

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Ebonyi State over the Akaeze-Ukwu tragedy that claimed several lives.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Kebbi floods: President Buhari laments devastation of over 450,000 hectares of rice farms

The Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono, on a visit to assess the situation and commiserate with the State Government and affected farmers pledged assistance to mitigate the effects of the losses incurred.

NMA vows to prosecute Kogi, Cross River health commissioners over coronavirus handling

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has disclosed plans to prosecute the Commissioners for Heath in both Kogi and Cross River States over alleged unethical conduct in the fight against the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in their states.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday received 16 security operations vehicles from Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) toward enhancing security in the state.

Lagos receives 16 vehicles from Shell

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday received 16 security operations vehicles from Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) toward enhancing security in the state.

Court discharges ex-minister of criminal charges in NIS recruitment saga

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged former Minister of Interior, Sen. Abba Moro, of the criminal charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the 2014 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment tragedy.
Simon Lalong

Four killed in Plateau village

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has ordered security agencies to arrest those involved in the killing of four people, following a fresh attack on Mgbrazongo village in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.
The PGuard has been mainly sold overseas to companies for security uses, but can be now be spotted patrolling the streets of Tunisia

Tunisia ‘robocop’ enforces coronavirus lockdown

Tunisia's interior ministry has deployed a police robot to patrol the streets of the capital and enforce a lockdown imposed last month as the country battles the spread of coronavirus.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (L) welcomes Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser, newly elected member of the IOC, at the IOC session on the final day of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi February 23, 2014. REUTERS

IOC wrestles with logistics amid growing opposition to Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee faced mounting opposition on Sunday to the current schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Games as athletes, teams and federations called for a delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Kano zoo’s stray lion returned to cage

The stray lion at the Kano Zoological Garden returned to its cage in the night without the assistance of the Abuja National Park experts who arrived Kano on Sunday.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: I’m ready to vacate office to restore security in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that he is ready to vacate office if that is what is required to restore peace and security to the state.

NNPC accuses National Assembly of persecution

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has accused the National Assembly of persecution, alleging that despite being directed by the lawmakers to clear the 2017 protracted petrol queue within two weeks, the same parliament suddenly turned round to hound it for obeying the said instruction.
ajulo kayode

Shiite: Nigerian Military must exercise restraint in use of force – Kayode Ajulo

A legal practitioner and human rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has decried the number of deaths that trailed the clashes between security agencies, particularly the military, and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites during their protest in Abuja last week.

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari didn’t authorise Nasir el-Rufai to punish Shehu Sani

The presidency has denied that President Muhammadu Buhari authorised Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State to punish Senator Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone in the Senate.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Jos violence: Atiku Abubakar decries desecration of human life

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed outrage at the latest violence in Jos that led to another needless waste of precious human lives.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Timi Frank: My arrest may be imminent

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has alleged that there may be plans to arrest and prosecute him for voicing opposing views regarding the style of the administration.

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Former Zamfara deputy governor dumps APC for PDP

Mr Ibrahim Wakkala, immediate past Deputy Gov. of Zamfara, has announced his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) and join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Governor Lalong condoles ex-Plateau SGS over death of wife

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has commiserated with former Secretary to the Government of Plateau State and the Chairman of the Plateau State Economic Advisory Council, Nde Ezekiel Gomos, over the death of his wife, Mrs. Hauwa Rena Gomos.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari sends relief materials to community where Boko Haram killed rice farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent truckloads of relief material for the families of slain farmers at the rice field in Borno State.
Coach Salisu Yusuf gets support of Nigeria coaches association

NPFL: I respect every team – Rangers coach

Technical adviser to Rangers International, Salisu Yusuf, has said that he is not underestimating any team in the local league this season.

Nigerians petition FIBA over NBBF leadership dispute

A group of Nigerian Basketball Stakeholders known as Basketball With Integrity has petitioned the sport’s world governing body, FIBA on the lingering leadership dispute of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF.