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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 Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance.
The Federal Government alleged on Thursday that the opposition was stockpiling arms in a bid to cause mayhem in the 2019 general elections.
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.
“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.”
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday promised that his administration would jail more looters who caused the nation’s economic woes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.
Napoli have fired a warning to any clubs interested in signing Kalidou Koulibaly by insisting that he's not for sale, although head coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed his €150 million (£130m/$169m) release clause.
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld went from “hell to heaven” when VAR denied Manchester City a late winner to send Spurs into the Champions League semi-finals.
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, held a closed-door meeting with wives of state governors and some security experts.
The Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps aims to increase its workforce to 30,000 officers within the next three years.
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.