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The Board of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the elevation of four Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshals (DCM).
The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its position that it has “largely depreciated the efficiency and efficacy of Boko Haram” insurgents.
A new report has disclosed that the federal government, 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N8 trillion from the Federation Account in 2018 in spite of the shut-ins in several oil installations during the period.
The killing of Faye Mooney, a Briton, and others at Kajuru Castle in Kaduna State is a manifestation of a failing state, Shehu Sani, Kaduna Central Senator has said.
The Nigerian Army on Monday said troops deployed to the northwest on operation Habin Kunama III have neutralized six bandits and arrested 18 informants including a district head while on clearance operations.
A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to report persons with mental ailment early at recognised health facilities.
The Federal government is set to launch a new civil defence outfit called ‘Agro-Rangers’ which will guard farmers and allied investments and facilities across the country.
Troops of the “Operation Sharan Daji” in Zamfara have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of the state, Mr Yahuza Wuya, for alleged link to bandits.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to produce and tender his educational certificates, indicating the schools attended by him, with dates.
The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State
The federal government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is currently feeding over 9.5 million public primary schools (classes 1-3) pupils with one free, balanced and nutritious meal a day in 30 states nationwide; while it has empowered 101,913 cooks in these states, the Presidency has said.
The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.
The Average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, remains steady, as the price of kerosene, diesel others increased in the month of March 2019.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.
The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday gave $210million to the inter-bank foreign exchange market.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit designed to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.
The Senator representing Rivers South-east Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has appealed to the people of Ogoni ethnic nationality to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness so as to usher in peace, progress, and prosperity into Ogoni land.
Despite claiming a 4-0 win over Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri in the third round of the men’s singles at the 2019 ITTF World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, world number one – China’s Fan Zhendong has said that the African star forehand cannot be underestimated as he gave a good fight in the encounter.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says over 60 million subscribers’ biometric and personal registration information submitted to teleçom operators hàve been screened and verified.
Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has berated the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for always circulating falsehood and striving on lies.
At least, 52 persons have been killed after explosions rocked at least, three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning as Christians celebrated Easter, according to AFP.
The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the death of a contractor with the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, who went missing some days ago.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists Algerian star Riyad Mahrez will be a part of the club’s future despite an inability to establish himself as a first-team regular.
Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”