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Senate raises concerns on mounting unemployment in the country

The Senate on Wednesday waded into the issue of unemployment in the country and recommended solutions to the executive arm of government for adoption and implementation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Senate raises concerns on mounting unemployment in the country

The Senate on Wednesday waded into the issue of unemployment in the country and recommended solutions to the executive arm of government for adoption and implementation.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

NAF provides free medical services, food for displaced children

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has initiated free medical and feeding programme for women and children displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army frees 978 detained Boko Haram suspects

Maj.-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), made the disclosure in Maiduguri at the formal handing over of the suspects to the Borno State Government.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Prime Minister Mark Rutte 4

Nigeria to save $1.2 billion annually from diary deal with Netherlands

Prime Minister Rutte, who is on a two-day working visit to Nigeria, is leading a trade delegation of eight Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Dutch multinationals currently operating in Nigeria with huge investment portfolios in the agriculture, finance, oil and gas sectors. He noted that The Netherlands is Nigeria’s third largest trading partner.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Bisi Fayemi, Oby Ezekwesili join 2,000 women for 2019 National Dialogue

First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

National Assembly delaying budget is not hurting President Buhari, but the people

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, urged lawmakers in the country to always place the interest of the people first in all deliberations and negotiations while pointing out that the autonomy of state legislatures has been constrained by the constitution.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army provides free medical services to community in Ondo

The Nigerian Army on Sunday provided free medical services to people of Ugbo community in Ilaje Local Government area of Ondo State.

NAF screens over 2000 persons for cancer in Benue

The Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force Makurdi on Wednesday commenced three days awareness campaign and free cancer screening programme for prostrate, breast and cervical cancer for residents of Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

General Buratai seeks improved funding for Nigerian Army

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called for improved funding for the Nigerian Army to meet with the current challenges in the fight against insurgency in the country.

Apostolic Church tasks political, religious leaders on economic policies

The Apostolic Church, Nigeria, Lagos and Western/Northern Areas (LAWNA) Territory, weekend called on church and political leaders in the country to galvanise economic policies to cushion the harsh effects of youth unemployment, which he said has opened windows for insecurity, banditry, insurgency and kidnapping in the country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: Fake news affecting fight against insurgency

A retired military intelligence officer, Colonel Ola Majeoyegbe, urged Nigerians to support the army in the fight against insurgency, stressing that with the support of Nigerians, the troops would perform well. =

Encourage youths to see education as key to development – minister

The Minister for Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged civil society and Non-Governmental Organisations in the country to encourage youths to see education as key to development and campaign against drug addiction.

Pakistan to partner NAF on training, equipment acquisition

The Pakistan Air Force has expressed readiness to support the Nigerian Air Force in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the country through training and equipment acquisition.

General Buratai seeks media support in fight against insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged the media to continue to support the Nigerian Army in its effort to rid the country of insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other forms of insecurity.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

Insecurity: DSS, SGF summon state, federal security administrators to Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) have summoned state and federal security administrators to Abuja to brainstorm on the measures to tackle the rising spate of insecurity across the country.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi: Nigeria’s population a liability

The Emir of Kano, Mohammadu Sanusi (II) on Monday said that Nigeria’s huge population is currently a liability to the country.

Bandits invade Zamfara community, kill nine soldiers, policemen

Gunmen, on Friday, attacked a military formation at Sunke community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing nine soldiers in the process.

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