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The ruling All Progressives Congress says Nigerian soldiers are better equipped under President Muhammadu Buhari.
He stated that the removal of service chiefs and the appointment of officers, who have been at the theatre of operation and command the respect of fellow soldiers will ease the insecurity in the country.
Former President, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and Constitutional lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has urged Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to amend some critical aspects of the 1999 Constitution like the exclusive list to reduce the scale of functions, powers and resources of the federal government.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has disclosed that Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka is the toughest player he has ever faced in the Europa League.
President Muhammadu Buhari is opposed to open grazing of cattle, the presidency said yesterday in an apparent effort to douse the rising critique of its statement on Monday, quoting the president as querying the legality of Southern governors’ ban on open grazing.
The Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has declared that “no inch of the space delineated and known, currently, as South West, and indeed the whole South, will be ceded to a band of invaders masquerading as herdsmen under any guise.”
The 17 Southern Governors in the country have lambasted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, for saying that “their announcement on open grazing is of questionable legality”
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN on Wednesday night argued that the recent ban on open grazing by southern governors violates constitutional provisions on freedom of movement.
“Within the context of the freedoms enshrined in our constitution, can you deny a right of a Nigerian? It is as good as saying may be the Northern governors coming together to say that they prohibit spare parts trading in the North. Does it hold water? Does it hold water for a Northern governor to come and state expressly that he now prohibits spare parts trading in the North?”
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has warned that it is dangerous for any governor to stop the freedom and liberty of Movement of Persons in Nigeria as guaranteed in the 1999 constitution
The Defence Headquarters on Monday said the N100 billion proposed by the Armed Forces Support Trust Fund Bill will be inadequate to combat the worsening insecurity bedevilling the country.The Defence Headquarters on Monday said the N100 billion proposed by the Armed Forces Support Trust Fund Bill will be inadequate to combat the worsening insecurity bedevilling the country.
Katsina State Youths Network (KSYN) for Dr. Abubakar Bokula Saraki Presidency have formally endorsed him for the 2023 presidential race under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Liberia has pledged to prevent rebel attacks from its territory on neighbouring Ivory Coast, where security sources reported that Liberian documents were found on assailants raiding a military camp outside Abidjan.
Prices of cement has increased by 67 per cent in the South East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo, newsmen report.
Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have warned youths in the Southeast against joining the newly established security outfit for the region, known as Ebubeagu to spy its own Eastern Security Network, ESN.
University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has urged the Federal Government to increase members’ monthly hazard allowance from the current N5,000.
The presence of Chinese vessels at a disputed reef off the Philippines could ignite “unwanted hostilities”, a top aide to President Rodrigo Duterte has warned, intensifying a diplomatic spat over the ships that Manila described as “maritime militia”.
The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers has described as false the alleged plan by government to cede portions of land to some people for ranching and grazing.
Apple recently discontinued the iMac Pro, and two configurations of the 21.5-inch iMac are now joining the Pro in retirement. As spotted by MacRumors, the 512GB and 1TB SSD configurations of the 21.5-inch iMac are no longer available for purchase, with only the 256GB SSD and 1TB Fusion drive versions available to buy on Apple’s website.
Prominent Yoruba leaders, including the Aare-Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday, vowed not to cede any land in the South- West for cattle ranching.
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Speakers of the 36 Houses of Assembly in Nigeria have started arriving Asaba, Delta State for their second quarter general meeting.
At only 29, Nigerian pop-artist Osinachi has sold paintings on Microsoft Word for several thousand euros, or the equivalent amount in ether, a cryptocurrency often used to buy digital art.
An Ikeja Sexual Offences Court yesterday granted N2million bail to actor Omiyinka Olanrewaju a. k. a. Baba Ijesha Baba Ijesha, who has been in custody since April 22, 2021 over alleged sexual defilement of a minor.
The World Bank says Nigeria can generate more than N600 billion annually by increasing excise duties on tobacco and alcohol as recommended in its Nigeria development update (NDU) report.
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.
An international humanitarian agency, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), has empowered 7000 women with free poultry production business in Adamawa and Borno States.
The Police Command in Ekiti confirmed that seven people lost their lives, while many other passengers sustained injuries in an auto accident along Ilumoba-Aisegba road in Ekiti on Tuesday.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State has witnessed another calamity, with an erstwhile member representing Karu/Gitata constituency, Hon David Maiyaki, officially defecting to the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The White House on Monday laid out a plan to share 55 million U.S. COVID-19 vaccine doses globally, with roughly 75% of the doses allocated to Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Africa through the COVAX international vaccine-sharing program.
Democratic Republic of Congo has ended production-sharing agreements for two oil concessions with companies controlled by Israeli investor Dan Gertler, the hydrocarbons ministry said in a letter seen by Reuters on Sunday.