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No fewer than eight governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State yesterday faulted Governor Abdulaziz Yari’s move to enforce the judgement of a state High Court on the party’s crisis.
More than twenty suspected kidnappers stormed a football viewing centre in Zamfara State and kidnapped seven people.
The Nigerian air force (NAF) has laid to rest the remains of Perowei Jacob and four others who died fighting Boko Haram insurgents.
Following the recent directive by Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, that Operation Lafiya Dole be reorganised for effective results, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has appointed new operational commanders to prosecute the war on terror.
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin, on Saturday led other service chiefs on operational visit to the Theatre Command of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, says drug abuse, unemployment and governance are responsible for the “deplorable security situation in Zamfara”.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who marked his 76th birthday on Monday, jokingly `protested’ when a reporter mistakenly reduced his age by one year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to understand him and give him more time to translate his intentions for the country.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, has donated 140,468 bags of food items to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe states.
The federal government has directed Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, to join Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff in the north-east to coordinate the Nigerian air force operations.
Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.
Ahead of next year’s general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of the Armed Forces to remain non-partisan, but vigilant in dealing with issues of security.
Following the tragedy that befell the country over the attack on military men fighting the insurgents at Metele base in Borno State, All Progressives Congress has said Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and his party, are dancing on the graves of fallen soldiers.
Defence Minister Brig-Gen Mansur Dan-Ali is billed for N’djamena, Chad’s capital this week to discuss with his Chadian counterpart Gen. Daoud Yaya on how best to respond to the worsening security crisis along the Nigeria–Chad border.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is committed to the conduct of free, fair, credible and acceptable elections by the global community in 2019.
Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum and Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has enjoined Nigerians to show patriotism over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold Saturday, February 16.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said that it was fully prepared for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned four Computer Based Centres (CBT) in Cross River, Delta, Edo and Taraba states for violating the rules and regulations guiding the UTME registration exercise.
Twelve of the 17 political party gubernatorial candidates in Katsina State have pledged to support the re-election bid of Governor Aminu Bello Masari in the coming election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed shock that the presidential election was postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, a few hours before its conduct.