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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy.
Elder statesman, General Zamani Lekwot (retd.), on Thursday said security challenges in Southern Kaduna State was caused by outsiders rather than indigenes of the area.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Christmas Eve warned terrorists, armed robbers, kidnappers and those he referred to as “economic saboteurs”, to retrace their steps and join people of goodwill and common humanity.
Since President Muhammadu Buhari unexpectedly ordered the closure of the nation’s borders about four months ago due to smuggling activities from neighbouring countries, which he says threatened the self-sufficiency policy of his administration; reactions have continued to trail the development.
A petty trader, Mrs Molade Owolabi, on Thursday lost her 11-year-old marriage to alleged adultery, as an Igando Customary Court in Lagos granted her estranged husband’s request to dissolve the union.
A Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Stanley Sunday and his girlfriend, Onyinyechi Ikechukwu, to 20-day imprisonment for selling their two-month-old son for N300,000.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed tacit support for the closure of Nigeria’s land borders to its neighbours over issues bordering on illegal trade.
The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.
Two brothers, Saheed Obadimeji and Ayodeji Obadimeji, were, on Thursday, remanded in prison by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos for allegedly beheading a teenage boy.
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.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has cautioned developers against violation of the Abuja Master Plan.
Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says Nigeria’s borders will remain closed until the country and its neighbours agree on existing ECOWAS protocol on movement.
Super Eagles’ midfielder John Ogu has applauded his teammates after their impressive 2-2 draw against Ukraine in Dnipro on Tuesday night, stating that the future remains bright for the national team.
An former aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, has called for the introduction of gender desks in police stations across the country.
Young Moms Support Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Saturday trained more than 50 women on various skills to curb depression.
Iran on Sunday accused Asian Football Confederation’s governing body of bias for a mooted ban on it hosting club matches, after a spate of security incidents including the downing of an airliner.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, has clarified statements alluding to his alleged plan to probe the administration of his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account has been hacked, with a series of expletive-laden and racist tweets being published.
Sadio Mane is "happy to stay at Liverpool" for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.
Dr. Dakuku Peterside has alleged that the recent address by Governor Nyesom Wike to traditional rulers in Rivers State is “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” from someone who occupies such a dignified office.
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina is expected to join Aston Villa on loan from AC Milan on Monday.
Nigerian striker Josh Maja was on target in Bordeaux French cup defeat to lowly rated opponents Pau on thursday.
Barcelona have overtaken Real Madrid to top the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time and become the first club to break the 800 million euros (890.9 million U.S. dollars) revenue barrier.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has warned parties against exhibiting vices that led to the cancellation of election in the Essein Udim Local Government Area of the state.