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Bishop Sunday Onuoha,

Bishop Onuoha: Boko Haram insurgency may spread to Bauchi, Taraba, Gombe

The Co-Chairman, Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, has warned that the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East may spread to Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army flags off Operation Python Dance in Plateau

A division of the Nigerian Army, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, has launched Operation Python Dance III – Egwu Eke – in an effort to tackle the country’s security challenges ahead of the general elections in the country.

Lagos lawyer asks court to stop “Operation Python Dance”

A Lagos-based Rights Campaingner, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, on Wednesday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja declare as unlawful and unconstitutional, the declaration of “Operation Python Dance” across the nation.

Nigerian Army launches Operation Python Dance to checkmate election violence

The Nigerian Army yesterday launched “Operation Python Dance III” which it said was designed to checkmate violent groups and ethnic militia, to ensure a successful 2019 election.

2019: Nigerian Army begins Operation Python Dance nationwide from January 1

The Nigerian Army on Friday announced the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke 111, otherwise known as Python Dance, in all parts of the country to combat security challenges during the 2019 general elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari warns military to stay away from politics

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.
Mr Prosper Okafor, President, National Youths Summit on Peace and Security (NYSPS), on Wednesday urged Nigerian youths to resist all forms of violence capable of causing a breach of the country’s peace and unity.

2019: Group urges youths to resist violence

Mr Prosper Okafor, President, National Youths Summit on Peace and Security (NYSPS), on Wednesday urged Nigerian youths to resist all forms of violence capable of causing a breach of the country’s peace and unity.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari urges military to protect Nigeria’s democracy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded members of the Armed Forces to protect Nigeria’s democracy and subject themselves to civil authority.
A man walks past the People's Democratic Party (PDP) headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria October 2, 2018. Picture taken October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigeria’s main parties to select their presidential candidates

Nigeria's two main political parties met Saturday to pick their nominees for presidential polls scheduled for February 2019, as political heavyweights jostle for position to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term.

Police recover 9,657 prohibited firearms, 26,994 ammunition across 36 States

The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said 9,657 prohibited fire arms and 26,994 ammunition have been recovered from illegal possessors of such arms and ammunition across the 36 States of the country.

Family members of six policemen kidnapped by militants

Militants have kidnapped family members of six policemen in India-administered Kashmir have been kidnapped by militants, official sources said on Friday.

Federal government approves N2 billion for Nigerian Army university take-off

The Federal Government has approved N2 billion for the establishment of Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State.
Jones Abiri

Jones Abiri: Why DSS linked me to militants

A recently released journalist, Jones Abiri, has explained the circumstances that resulted in his arrest and detention for two years, without trial, by security operatives.
Jones Abiri

Incarcerated Nigerian journalist rejoins family, colleagues

Bayelsa Journalist, Jones Abiri, standing trial for alleged involvement in militancy, returned to the warm embrace of his wife, children and colleagues on Tuesday in Yenagoa.

Fishermen of Lake Chad cursed by Boko Haram conflict

The fishermen of Lake Chad must sail in secret, forced to evade both Boko Haram jihadists and Nigeria's military in a desperate dance that has strangled livelihoods and caused scarcity of a once-staple food.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: PDP can’t zone my constitutional right

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot zone his constitutional rights, stating that he has the right to aspire, win or lose the party’s presidential ticket.

DSS: Insecurity threat to 2019 election

The Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Alhaji Lawal Daura, has identified insecurity as a major threat to the 2019 general elections.

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Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
Arsene Wenger

David Seaman: Arsene Wenger would be ‘great’ as Chelsea boss

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Beni Lar

Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.