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President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-2

Security chiefs decline comments after three-hour meeting with President Buhari

After three hours closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, none of the participants agreed to comment on what transpired.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-3

Security chiefs meet President Buhari behind closed-door

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance.

Service chiefs meet Abba Kyari in Aso Villa

Service Chiefs on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Mansur Dan-Ali: Opposition stockpiling arms for 2019 polls

The Federal Government alleged on Thursday that the opposition was stockpiling arms in a bid to cause mayhem in the 2019 general elections.

2019: Muhammadu Buhari meets service chiefs over security challenges

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, presided over the National Security Council which has the nation’s security chiefs and Minister of Defence in attendance.

President Buhari directs service chiefs to beef up security

“All the operations were reviewed and all the issues concerning the operations were dealt with. And he directed that we should continue to step up our game to ensure that the nation is safe and people go about their daily activities in a very safe manner.”
7 President Buhari returns to Abuja after 10 working days holiday to an enthusiastic reception from Nigerians on 18th August 2018

President Buhari writes National Assembly, resumes work

Shortly after he touched down from his 10-working day vacation, on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted a letter to the National Assembly, announcing his return and assumption of his presidential duties.
1 President Buhari returns to Abuja after 10 working days holiday to an enthusiastic reception from Nigerians on 18th August 2018

President Buhari returns from vacation, vows to jail more looters

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday promised that his administration would jail more looters who caused the nation’s economic woes.

Internal Security: Service chiefs demand for more equipment

The nation’s security chiefs have demanded that the Federal Government provide more equipment for the Armed Forces in order to sustain the tempo in the fight against insurgency and other security challenges across the country.

Group demands removal of naval checkpoints on South East roads

A Civil Society Organisation, Campaign for Democracy (CD), has demanded the removal of all naval road blocks mounted across the South-East, alleging incessant harassment and abuses.

Federal government considers suspension of anti-grazing law

In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.

NSA insists on Nigeria’s leadership in Gulf of Guinea

Following the rising spate of socio-political tension in the Gulf of Guinea, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd), Saturday insisted on the leadership of Nigeria within the Gulf of Guinea given Nigeria’s critical and strategic role in Africa.

Don’t retaliate herdsmen, others killings – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said as dangerous, deadly and heartless as killings by Fulani herdsmen in Adamawa, Benue and Jos and that of Badoo in Lagos and Ogun states were, retaliation was not the answer.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin vows to strictly prosecute violent agitators

Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.

President Buhari urges troops to stand against secession

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday told troops of the Nigerian military that they would be the biggest losers if Nigeria should disintegrate as being canvassed by some groups and individuals.

Buhari marks Independence Anniversary in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari was in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Sunday to mark the military ceremonies of the National Independence Day.

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An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

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