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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, says Nigeria needs effective deployment of technology and innovation to achieve sustainable sporting development in the country.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has tasked the Human Rights community to deploy equal measure of pressure it mounts on government Forces dealing with terrorism and insurgency on Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province (ASWAP) fighters to compel them to drop their weapons and come to the negotiation table.
A USAID funded project, Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) project, has held a dialogue session with the military, police, civil society organizations (CSOs), government, media, and other stakeholders as part of its dialogue series aimed at strengthening collaboration for safeguarding civic space in Nigeria.
Cartons of live ammunition were discovered on Sunday at Awka Road, Onitsha, in Anambra, after a truck conveying them fell into a drainage and spilled its content.
The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Friday, said that no security operative lost his life when combined security men engaged hoodlums in a gun duel in Orlu on Thursday night.
The Police, on Friday, handed over the 27 freed students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation Afaka, to officials of the school.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, in compliance with standing order of the House, has discharged several ad hoc committees set up to carry out various tasks, for failing to present their reports which was due at the end of April.
Security forces have uncovered a plot by insurgents to infiltrate the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), using tinted vehicles and covered plate numbers, according to a report.
Rebels in northern Chad are ready to observe a ceasefire and to discuss a political settlement after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby last week, a rebel spokesman said on Sunday.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has paid a consultative visit to former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja to discuss the current security situation of the country and South south matters particularly the need for a regional security arrangement for the South-South as being done by other zones in the country.
Chad's longtime ruler President Idriss Deby, a Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, was killed on the frontline against rebels in the north.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, to leverage on his influence in the military institutions to foster and mentor young officers who might be looking up to him for guidance and mentorship.
The Ebonyi government has said that the attack on the people of Umuogudu Akpu-Ngbo Community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the State, in the early hours of Monday, was not carried out by Fulani herdsmen.
Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has faulted the claims of the newly appointed Inspector General of Police Usman Baba of dire security situations in the South-east region of the country.
Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has denied a claim that the 8th Senate he led rejected request of $1 billion from President Muhammadu Buhari to purchase arms to fight insecurity in the country.
The army headquarters in Abuja, has confirmed that it conducted a clearance operations alongside other security agencies at Ntak Ikot Akpan in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State to flush out the miscreants and criminals who have been terrorizing law abiding citizens from going about their legitimate businesses.
A group known as Shangev-Tiev Assembly (STA) has condemned the military invasion of parts of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State in which many lives have allegedly been lost and several property destroyed.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
Governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, has assured the families of the policemen killed during an attack on Prof Charles Soludo that government would not abandon them.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has described Monday’s meeting of governors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP as a jamboree and a complete waste of time, accusing the state executives of engaging in name calling and abuses.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has unanimously has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately summon the meeting of the Nigerian Police Council...
Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to exercise calm and restraint in its engagement with the Kaduna State government.
The 27-year-old has grown frustrated over the club's inability to compete at the highest level, having seen his side fall out of contention to secure Champions League football for next season.
Juventus are studying the future and are reportedly considering Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso as a possible alternative to replace Andrea Pirlo.
Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, revealed he was in “angry mode” after the surprise home loss to Arsenal suddenly put pressure on their top-four hopes in the Premier League – although the Champions League final against Manchester City could yet prove the most glittering safety net.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Bright Edafe, failed to pick calls put across to his cell phone for confirmation of the incident as of the time of filing this report.
As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government on Monday extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below.
Hundreds of youths under the aegis of Omo Oduduwa United led by political thug turned agitator, Sunday Igboho, had converged in Osogbo on Saturday, marching through the streets in agitation for a Yoruba Nation.
Atletico Madrid are on the brink of claiming the LaLiga title after a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Osasuna on Sunday evening.