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Governor Wike moves to tackle insecurity in Ogoni

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration is working with security agencies to tackle rising insecurity and cultism in Ogoniland.

National Youth Council disbands ‘all’ executives

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has disbanded the National Executive Committee of the Council.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 2

Witness: Ex-NSA Dasuki authorised N2.2 billion payment from ONSA’s CBN account to ex-Governor Fayose

The Federal High Court in Lagos Friday heard that a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), authorised the transfer of N2.2billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.

President Buhari summons security meeting with service chiefs, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu.
Britain’s former defence secretary Gavin Williamson. ‘Theresa May … had no option but to fire a minister who she could not trust with her government’s most sensitive decisions.’ Facundo Arrizabalaga-EPA

Former UK defence secretary denies Huawei leak

Gavin Williamson has strenuously denied he leaked information from the National Security Council as calls are being made for a police inquiry.
The head of Venezuela's feared secret police has turned his back on disputed President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.

Head of Venezuela’s secret police abandons President Maduro

The head of Venezuela’s feared secret police Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera has turned his back on the country’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

Federal government to pay N1 billion to manufacturers of seized codeine

Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday said the federal government would pay more than N1 billion as compensation to the companies that had their codeine impounded more than a year ago.

CAN Urge federal government to release Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, Sambo Dasuki

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged the Federal Government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and the former National Security Adviser (NSA), c.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
President Muhammadu Buhari

VP Osinbajo absent as President Buhari presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Court issues warrant on DSS to produce ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday issued a warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce before the court a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.
Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe’s programme was aired free of charge – Ex-NTA chief

Mr Musa Mayaki, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness in the ongoing trial of a former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Doyin Okupe, said the programme, “Insight” was aired on the Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA) for free.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Ayo Fayose’s trial: How I took delivery of N1.2 billion cash – bank chief

The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday heard how the N1.2billion allegedly given to former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) was moved to the state.
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 2

President Buhari leaves for Chad Saturday for CEN-SAD Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday for N’Djamena, capital of Chad Republic, to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
President Buhari arrives Amman Jordan, ahead of The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on 4th April 2019 1

President Buhari in Dubai for investment meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Amman Jordan for Dubai, to begin the second leg of his Middle East visit.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day Official Visit to Paris on 14th Nov 2018 2

President Buhari to attend economic forum in Jordan

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja for Jordan Saudi Arabia to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa holding at the Dead Sea, Jordan.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.

No N3.2 billion contract scam in Amnesty programme – agency

The Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, has denied an online report of a N3.2 billion scandal in the agency.

Igbo lawyers tell EFCC to obey court order, release Monday Ubani

An association of Igbo lawyers, Otu Oka Iwu, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to obey the subsisting order of the Federal High Court and immediately release Mr. Monday Ubani and his co-applicant.

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Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.