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Oba Ogunwusi: We’ll chase ‘bad’ Fulani herders out of Yoruba land

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said plans are underway to chase ‘bad Fulani herders’ involved in violent attacks out of Yoruba land.
A nursing mother, Simeon Esther has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.

Nursing mother nabbed for possession of firearm

A nursing mother, Simeon Esther, has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.

Catholic bishop: Why Boko Haram remains unabated

The Arcbishop of Kaduna Catholic Diocese, Rev. Matthew Manoso Ndagoso, has explained why the Boko Haram insurgency remained unabated in the North East area of the country.

Catholic priests meet in Kaduna over insecurity, others

Catholic priests from the 36 states of the federation and Abuja are currently meeting in Kaduna State over the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry and general insecurity in the country.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Security is core aspect of my administration

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured Lagosians that his administration will put safety of lives and property as the core aspect of his administration.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Harbour drug peddlers risk increased criminality

National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged communities in Anambra state to identify and expose illicit drugs sellers and circulators in their areas to reduce the burden of drug abuse in the society.

Kano government supports Nigerian Army with N318 million

The Kano State government has said it will provide facilities worth N318 million as support to the Nigerian Army as part of efforts to fight different forms of criminality.

Nigerian Navy seeks Delta monarchs’ support to combat insecurity

Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has solicited the cooperation of traditional rulers and other relevant stakeholders to combat insecurity in the Niger Delta region.

Nigerian Army set to court-martial 3 officers, 11 soldiers

The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has set up a general court-martial to try three officers and eleven soldiers for crimes ranging from murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, desertion, and more.

Nigerian Army court-martials 14 soldiers for kidnapping, murder

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, this morning court-martialed 14 soldiers, consisting of three officers and eleven men, for kidnapping, murder, attempted murder and other offences.
Fola Ojo

Mr President, we are under siege

The above is an excerpt from one of many brilliant works of poetry by the late American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. In the expository tome, “ALL GOD’S CHILDREN NEED TRAVELLING SHOES”, Angelou reminds us all about the attribute of the place a man calls home.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

June 12: CAN wants return to core national values

Chairman, Taraba State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Mr. Innocent Solomon, has called for the immediate return of the country to the path of core national values of discipline and patriotism.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

House of Reps urges IGP to end banditry in Oyo communities

The House of Representatives on Thursday, mandated the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to put an end to banditry in Oyo state communities.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Olu Falae’s kidnap experience will not happen in Oyo

Following calls for better security measures to tackle the spate of kidnappings across the country, especially in the Southwest region, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the State that the experience of the revered former Secretary to the federation and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, in the hands of bandits at his farm in Ondo State would not repeat itself in Oyo State.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

June 12: Group charges President Buhari on modern tech, funds for police

As Nigerians mark Democracy Day, the Centre for the Vunerable and the Underprivileged, (CENTREP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp the Nigeria Police Force in terms of modern security technologies and funding, to clamp the worsening state of insecurity across the nation.

Police bust illegal gun factory in Imo, recover firearms

The Commissioner of Police in Imo, CP Rabiu Ladodo, said the command had arrested one Eze Ajoku, a 63-year-old man in Agwa, Oguta LGA who specialized in fabricating guns.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.

Afe Babalola: Make June 12 inauguration for presidents, governors

Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has declared that the declaration of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari’s does not mark the end of the journey of the country’s advocacy and demand for true democracy in the country.

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Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: President Buhari believes in MKO Abiola’s victory in 1993

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was a believer in the victorious mandate given by Nigerians to late politician, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, in the June 12, 1993 election.

Central bank faults BusinessDay report on bank’s finances

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated that the report in BusinessDay newspaper of Monday, June 17, 2019, headlined: “CBN’s life support to FG rises 780% to N8.12trn in 4yrs”, is not only false, but an attempt, through sheer mischief, to distort and misrepresent CBN’s financial operations and also to misinform the investing public on the financial health of our country.
Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.

Sergio Ramos offers tribute to Luis Enrique after Spain coach steps down

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders

Sudan's army ruler on Wednesday called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides persists after the bloody dispersal of demonstrators.

Mali army tightens security after massacre as survivors recall killings

Mali's army reinforced security on Wednesday around two ethnic Dogon villages where 41 people were killed, according to a UN count, as survivors recounted how attackers from a rival community identified victims one by one before executing them.