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Turkish jets take off as smoke rises in Syria

US insists ‘we’re not abandoning Kurds’ as Turkey ‘will not step back’

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has said Washington is not abandoning its Syrian Kurdish allies in the face of a Turkish military offensive.

Security: NAF commences training of new batch of special forces

The Nigerian Air Force has commenced the training of another batch of Special Forces personnel to boost internal security operations in the country.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi, has called on the Nigerian Police to come up with new ideas to tackle the security challenges facing the country.

Minister tasks police to find new ways to tackle insecurity

The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi, has called on the Nigerian Police to come up with new ideas to tackle the security challenges facing the country.
Rauf Aregbesola

Minister urges more determination in tackling security challenges

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has urged the Nigerian military and other security agencies to be more determined in tackling the various security challenges facing the country.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor canvasses support for state police, security reform

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stressed the need for the country to adopt multi-level approach in tackling security challenges, urging government to develop enduring national security policies.

NAF urges personnel to remain fit, combat ready

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has urged its personnel to always remain physically fit,so as to be combat ready while defending the territorial integrity of the country.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore, co-defendant get N150 million bail

Four days after they were arraigned and remanded in custody, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare (aka Mandate).

Bayelsa governor urges federal government to respect freedom of expression

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has said that Democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. 5

#RevolutionNow: Why we want Omoyele Sowore in detention – government

The Federal Government, on Friday, gave reasons why it opposed a request by detained activist and convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, to be released on bail pending the determination of the allegation that he committed a treasonable felony.
The Commandant, Nigeria Defence Academy, Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, said on Thursday that the institution has recorded 85 successful research engagements that have added value to national security and development.

Commandant: NDA has recorded 85 successful researches

The Commandant, Nigeria Defence Academy, Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, said on Thursday that the institution has recorded 85 successful research engagements that have added value to national security and development.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief warns political actors to play by the rules

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Bayelsa and Kogi states stakeholders of adequate security during the November 16 governorship elections.

DSS: Abdulrasheed Maina’s son pulled out pistol to prevent dad’s arrest

The Department of State Services (DSS) said it disarmed Faisal Maina, 20, son of the former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, before arresting him and his father.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari vows to fight cybercrime

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cybercrimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari begs Nigerians to change their attitude

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, asked Nigerians to change their attitudes, noting that their behaviors and lawlessness fight against his blueprint for a change in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari vows to fight cyber-crimes, hate speech to standstill

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cyber-crimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
Ukrainian top security adviser Oleksandr Danylyuk announced his resignation on Friday in a new setback for President Volodymyr Zelensky, caught in a global scandal after a controversial phone call with Donald Trump.

Trump-Ukraine call: President Zelensky’s top security adviser resigns

Ukrainian top security adviser Oleksandr Danylyuk announced his resignation on Friday in a new setback for President Volodymyr Zelensky, caught in a global scandal after a controversial phone call with Donald Trump.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Whistleblower: White House accused of cover-up over Donald Trump-Ukraine call

The White House scrambled to “lockdown” records of President Donald Trump’s phone call pressing for Ukraine’s interference in next year’s US election, according to an incendiary whistleblower complaint released Thursday, in the latest episode of an intensifying impeachment drama.

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Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.

Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski addreses supporters after the first exit polls during the party’s electoral evening in Warsaw, Poland, on October 13, 2019. – Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party won the general election in Poland, expanding its majority, according to an exit poll by the Ipsos institute. (Photo by Wojtek RADWANSKI / AFP)

Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values

Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Stuart Pearce

Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.