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The House of Representatives has reiterated its resolve to probe into the allegation of mismanagement of over N40 billion by the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta development commission (NDDC).

House of Reps begin investigation of skills acquisition programme funds

The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to set up an Ad-hoc Committee that will investigate the multi-billion naira provided annually for the skills acquisition programmes of the Federal Government across the country.
The Emir of Daura, Umar Umar, who was hospitalised as a result of coronavirus last week, has recovered.

Emir of Daura cautions Nigerians against distracting security agents

The Emir of Daura, Katsina state, Dr Umar Farouk Umar, has cautioned Nigerians against distracting the security agencies as they wage war on insecurity in the country.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

IPOB: RUGA settlement, herdsmen killings has justified Nnamdi Kanu’s prophecy on Nigeria’s insecurity

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has claimed that their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, had earlier prophesied on Nigeria’s insecurity challenges when he warned against the proposed RUGA settlement and the incessant Fulani herdsmen disturbances in the country.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.

General Buratai: Insecurity in Northwest will be over soon

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

Governor Wike angry with security agencies for ‘long silence’ over threats in Rivers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

UNODC: 35.9 million people suffer from drug use disorders globally

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) says in its 2020 report that more than 35.9 million people suffer from drug use disorders globally.
Traders in Cross River under the auspices of Calabar Traders Union have shut markets and shops in Calabar metropolis to protest the spate of kidnapping in the state.

Kidnapping: Traders union close shops, markets in Calabar

Traders in Cross River under the auspices of Calabar Traders Union have shut markets and shops in Calabar metropolis to protest the spate of kidnapping in the state.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor swears in 23 elected council chairmen

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has sworn in newly elected chairmen for the 23 local government councils in the state.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN urges federal, Niger governments to tackle insecurity in rural areas

The Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger, Alhaji Shehu Galadimawa, has called on the Federal and Niger Governments to tackle the incessant attacks by bandits in the state.

JNI calls for resignation of security personnel, urges government to take decisive action

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of JNI, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the resignation of erring security personnel over the rise in insecurity in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrests CNG leader over Katsina protest

On Tuesday, Sharif, a leader of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), led a peaceful demonstration in the State over bandits attacks and killings.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC rigging mercenaries are bandits terrorizing Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of being responsible for insecurity in Nigeria.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Governor Matawalle purchases 200 Hilux vans

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has purchased 200 Hilux vans as part of measures to tackle the menace of banditry, kidnapping, insecurity bedevilling the state.

Sokoto killings: Sultan asks troops to fish out bandits

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has asked security operatives to “fish out” the bandits who raided communities in Sokoto and killed over 70 people.

Banditry: Sultan seeks recruitment, funding of security agencies

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the federal government to recruit more personnel and properly fund security agencies to tackle insecurity in the country.
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN)

ActionAid decries poor relocation of almajiri, comatose health facilities, others

A non-governmental and non-partisan organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Saturday, decried poor relocation of almajiri children, comatose health facilities, insecurity, and gender-based violence, of extrajudicial killings, intimidation, harassment, brutality and other forms of misconduct, and others.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state not to vote for any candidate from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the general elections.-14

Presidency: President Buhari’s victory in 2015 saved Nigeria from collapse

As President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration clocks five years on May 29, the Presidency has said that the victory of the President in 2015 saved the country from total collapse.
Secretary to Delta State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq. (right) and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu , while briefing Journalists on security situations in Delta and other sundry issues . Tuesday

Delta: Herdsmen invade farms, chase out farmers

Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.

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