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Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Insecurity: House of Reps asks President Buhari to sack service chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.

Auno killings: Where is Mr. President? – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the inaction of the Buhari administration on the spiraled wave of killings, banditry and kidnapping, particularly the Sunday carnage in Auno, Borno state, by insurgents, has left the nation with no other option than to hold that the Buhari Presidency has abandoned Nigerians.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in North-East.

Senator Ndume: Troops now chasing Boko Haram to ‘operational bases’

Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in the North-East geopolitical zone.

Insecurity: Over 300 RCCG parishes hold ‘prayer walks’ in Anambra – official

Over three hundred parishes of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), in Anambra State on Sunday embarked on ‘prayer walks’ against the ongoing killings in the country by insurgents, armed bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements.
Kola Ologbondiyan

US visa ban: PDP blames President Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday said Nigerians should hold President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress responsible for the negative impacts of the travel sanctions imposed on Nigeria by the United States.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Insecurity: Senators, Rep members ask President Buhari to fire service chiefs

Worried over the escalating security situation in the country, the House of Representatives, yesterday asked service chiefs to immediately resign their offices or be sacked by President Muhammed Buhari.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Terrorism: PDP urges National Assembly to summon President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to upon resumption on Tuesday urgently use its legislative instruments to intervene in the deteriorating security situation in the country.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Amotekun: A vote of no confidence in President Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the setting up of a joint security outfit, Amotekun, by governors of the six states in the Southwest, was an indication of vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the security situation in the country.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.

Rivers governor calls for reward system for soldiers to put in their best

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called for the institution of a reward system to encourage soldiers to put in their best for Nigeria.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Airforce bombs terrorists’ hideout

Against the backdrop of renewed attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed the terrorists’ hideout on the fringes of Lake Chad.
Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 461 Boko Haram captives and killed some insurgents during a raid and search operation between Jakana and Mainok area of Maiduguri-Damaturu Road in Borno state.

Nigerian Army kills terrorists, rescues 461 captives in Jakana

Troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 461 Boko Haram captives and killed some insurgents during a raid and search operation between Jakana and Mainok area of Maiduguri-Damaturu Road in Borno state.
A night raid blamed on Boko Haram has left a dozen villagers dead in southeastern Niger on the frontier with Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Three killed in fresh Boko Haram attack in Chibok

Two students of the same parents were killed when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Payasatan Bilaburdar village Gatamarwa ward in Chibok local government area of Borno state.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram terrorists killed in foiled Michika attack

Many Boko Haram insurgents may have been killed and a couple of soldiers injured during a gun battle between the insurgents and security forces in Michika, Adamawa State on Thursday evening.

Michika residents troop back home after night attack

As normalcy return to Michika town of Adamawa following night attack by insurgents, many residents that abandoned their houses during the incursion that was repelled by the military have started returning home.

Six killed, two women abducted near Chibok by Boko Haram

No fewer than six persons were killed, when Boko Haram insurgents attacked Kwaragilim village of Chibok local government area of Borno State on Christmas Eve.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

Christmas: President Buhari warns criminals to retrace their steps

President Muhammadu Buhari on Christmas Eve warned terrorists, armed robbers, kidnappers and those he referred to as “economic saboteurs”, to retrace their steps and join people of goodwill and common humanity.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Nine Boko Haram terrorists, one soldier killed in Borno

Troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) yesterday conducted a fighting patrol along the Mararaba Junction – Kirawa road in the same LGA.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Damaturu

The Commissioner of Police in Yobe, Mr Yahaya Abubakar, confirmed this explaining that the attack was averted following intelligence gathered about the suspicious movement of the insurgents ahead of the incident.

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Amotekun bill passes first reading at Osun Assembly

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20 killed in Niger food distribution stampede

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said.
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Tunde Disu: Odion Ighalo will surely succeed at Manchester United

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