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President Muhammadu Buhari has just commissioned the 2019 National Security Strategy to tackle security challenges in the country.
The feud between Nigeria and Republic of Benin over border closure took a different turn on Monday as the Federal Government accused its neighbour of planning to flood Nigeria next month with 105,000 metric tonnes of imported rice.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says 95 percent of arms used in kidnapping and banditry in the country come through the porous land borders.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Pantami has called on Nigerians, particularly states, to protect communication infrastructure in the country with a view to preventing them from being vandalised by criminal elements.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki, and leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shittes, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, chose to be in its custody on their volition.
Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to recommend a date for the reopening of the borders.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, told an FCT High Court that the agency will seek a court order for separate trial for former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) from seven other defendants.
According to Eris Paul, the secret meeting between Okiro and Gov. Dickson was held on Saturday till the early hours of Sunday at the State Government House to discuss issues of alleged procurement of special policemen to serve as security personnel for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sagbama, Yenagoa, Nembe & Brass local government areas of the state.
Items worth N2.55 billion have been impounded while 239 illegal immigrants have been arrested following the closure of the nation’s borders, the Strategic Communication Team of the National Security Adviser on Border closure has revealed.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has accused the Nigerian military of using surveillance technology to spy on ordinary Nigerians and the press.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, of “threatening and compromising” one of the witnesses in the ongoing N2.2bn fraud case against him.
Ex-militants have threatened to return to the creeks if the Amnesty Office failed to give them starter packs and other entitlements within seven days.
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed the no-case submission filed by a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to stop his criminal trial for alleged destruction of evidence.
The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hammed Ali, said operatives of the ongoing Joint Border Security had seized items worth N1.4 billion since the partial closure of borders.
The Nigeria Customs Services has handed over the Six Mine Resistance Multipurpose Vehicle to the American Government.
Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to release former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki from detention.
Former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, his company, Dextra Investment Limited and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on November 26, 2019, adopt their final written addresses in the trial of Metuh and his company over alleged N400 million fraud.
The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Nov. 26 for counsel to adopt their final written addresses in the ongoing trial of Olisa Metuh, former Spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
A woman in northern India who was on her way to a court hearing of a rape case she had filed months ago was set on fire Thursday morning by five men.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is unruffled with the speculation surrounding Wilfried Zaha, insisting the club has no intention of selling him.
An estimated N675 billion was paid in cash as bribes to Nigerian public officials in 2019, an anti-corruption survey on Nigerians who had encounters with public officers has shown.
Beautiful Araola Olumuyiwa Akape, otherwise known as Ara, no doubt, deals in a craft that singles her out in the entertainment industry. But when newsmen chatted her up last Tuesday, she could not hide her joy when the issue of Burna Boys’ nomination came up.
Dr Daniel Olukoya, the General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), has urged Nigerian Christians to increase the tempo of their prayers for the Nation.
Nigerians usage of bitcoin has continued to rise despite warnings by the Central Bank of Nigeria that digital currencies are not legal tender.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has laughed off claims that Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘finished’ after the Portuguese superstar was snubbed for this year’s Ballon d’Or award.
Officials of the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) shut down one of the prominent supermarkets in Surulere, Lagos, Big Boss Supermarket.
Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said Monday.