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Amidst worsening security situation on the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for immediate restoration of military checkpoints on the road.
Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Groups under Coalition Against Killings In Northern Nigeria (CAKIN) on Monday rose from it’s meeting to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to end killings, kidnappings and banditry in the region within the next 14 days or face massive protests.
The Federal Government through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to victims of banditry attacks, kidnappings and animals rustling in Wurno and Raba local government areas of Sokoto State.
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.
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has inaugurated the joint task force on banditry, kidnappings, robbery, illegal mining, cultism and other related crimes
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.
Former Nigeria youth coach, John Obuh, said players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) need orientation on the risks they face when they travel by road during breaks.
Nigeria Football Federation on Monday called on all members of the country’s football family including stakeholders to pray hard in view of recent deaths and kidnappings of football players which have caused serious concern in the polity.
As parts of efforts to contain the effects of the coronavirus on the nation’s economy, the Nigerian government on Wednesday announced plans to halt recruitment exercises in the public service.
A former member of the House of Representatives, Robinson Uwak, said Godswill Akpabio frustrated his effort to get his federal constituency in Akwa Ibom recognised as an oil-producing area when Akpabio was the governor of the state.
Desta Garuma, a 27-year-old rickshaw driver, never showed much interest in politics, so his family has no idea how soldiers concluded he was involved in a rebel movement active in Ethiopia’s Oromia region.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised to tackle the incessant armed robbery and kidnappings in the state by taking the battle to the enclave of the criminals.
The International Community must respond to this threat to the lives and wellbeing of seafarers by supporting Nigeria in bringing a swift resolution to this intolerable situation.
A human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has commended the Kaduna State police command for its diligence and described the arrest of Nathaniel Samuel as divinely ordained a suspected suicide bomber inside a church located at Sabon Tasha in Chukun Local Government Area of the state.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.
Brown Ideye has announced his departure from Greek Super League side Aris Thessaloniki after reaching the end of his contract.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
Governor Bello Matawalle has said negotiation with bandits is the best option for lasting peace in the state just as he said he has no regrets in his administration choosing that option.
Italy on Thursday banned travellers from Brazil and 12 other countries it considers to pose a high risk of COVID-19 transmission.
Nigeria professional football league side Rangers International FC have retired the club’s jersey number 15 in honor of their late striker, Ifeanyi George.