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Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom plans two rehab centres for 462 ex-militants

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.

Cross River assemblyman wants federal government to begin implementation of legislature, judiciary autonomy

Deputy Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly, Joseph Bassey, has called on the Presidency to direct the immediate implementation of the autonomy for state Legislature and Judiciary.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain urges members to respect President Buhari’s choice as NDDC boss

Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has waded into the controversy surrounding the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new Managing Director-designate of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), warning APC members in the oil rich Niger Delta to respect the choice.
The General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah Abina, has challenged the federal government and security forces to intensify the onslaughts against insurgents and criminal elements across the nation.

Federal government charged to tackle insecurity head-on

The General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah Abina, has challenged the federal government and security forces to intensify the onslaughts against insurgents and criminal elements across the nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: I‘ll continue to prioritise military training

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would continue to give priority to the training of officers and men of the armed forces to effectively tackle security challenges in the country.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: Nigeria is winning war against terror

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Jaji, Kaduna State, said Nigerian Armed Forces and their allies are winning the war against terror.
Victor Attah

Victor Attah: I’m still haunted by my resource control fight

Former Akwa Ibom State governor Obong Victor Attah has sensationally disclosed that he is still haunted by his fight for resource control, which was aimed at letting states manage their own resources.
Victor Attah

Victor Attah: I was accused of starting militancy in Niger Delta

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Obong Victor Attah, has said that he was accused of starting militancy in the Niger Delta simply because he called for resource control.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
Chris Ngige

Minister: Unemployment rate to hit 33.5 percent by 2020

The unemployment rate may increase from 23.1 percent to 33.5 percent by 2020, the Federal Government announced on Thursday.

NLC: Current security system has failed

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has decried the increased state of insecurity in the country.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Current security architecture has failed

Worried by the increasing state of insecurity in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the current security architecture in the country with the conclusion that the current system has failed the country.

Kogi guber: Military can’t stop the people from kicking out Governor Bello – Alfa...

A chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Comrade Alfa Fidelis, has boasted of overwhelming victory in the forthcoming November 2 governorship election in the state.

Governor Okorocha: I’m leaving behind a viable and secured Imo

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha of says he is leaving behind a viable and secured state.

Rear Admiral Apochi: JTF made oil theft unattractive in Niger Delta

The newly redeployed Commander, Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi, at the weekend handed over to his successor, maintaining that he had made illegal oil bunkering difficult for militants in the region.
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.

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Bureau advises public servants to consider public interest in discharging their duty

Mr Chijioke Obi, Director, Education and Advocacy Services, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public office holders to consider public interest first in the discharge of their duties.
Nigerian descent Ike Opara named 2019 Major League Soccer (MLS) Defender of the Year for the second time in three years.

Nigerian star named 2019 MLS Defender of the Year

Nigerian descent Ike Opara named 2019 Major League Soccer (MLS) Defender of the Year for the second time in three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari participates in the Plenary Session of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi, 23rd October 2019. 1

President Buhari at Russia-Africa Economic Forum — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari participates in the Plenary Session of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi, 23rd October 2019.

Nigerians in South Africa decry fresh attack

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa has condemned fresh attacks on Nigerian-owned businesses located in Witbank Mpumalamga in South Africa, saying it is worrisome.

Police recruitment: Maintain status quo court orders PSC, IG

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Inspector General (IG) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Police Service Commission (PSC) to maintain status quo on the ongoing recruitment of 10, 000 officers.