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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Governor Matawalle: 31 illegal miners deported from Zamfara

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on security developments and the activities of illegal miners.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari orders fresh deployment of security agents to Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says President Muhammadu Buhari has given a directive for the deployment of security agents to his state, following the killing of 20 persons in Talata Mafara local government area.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Group commends President Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi for rail infrastructure, others

The Movement for Progressive Youths of Nigeria (MOPYON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the major achievements recorded so far by his administration in the area of infrastructure development.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Nigerian government approves $1.9 billionn for Kano-Niger Republic rail line

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the award of contract for the development of the proposed Kano-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic and to Dutse, the capital of Jigawa, for a total cost of $1,959,744,723.71, inclusive of 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT).
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will within the limits of resources do her best to support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries.1

President Buhari: Nigeria will support consolidation of democracy in ECOWAS countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will within the limits of resources do her best to support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

Nigerian government to repatriate refugees in Niger Republic

The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured refugees in Diffa, the Niger Republic, of ongoing arrangements to return them to the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to leaders of the Economic Community of West African States not to elongate their tenure in office beyond constitutional limits.

President Buhari urges ECOWAS leaders to resist temptation of tenure elongation

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to leaders of the Economic Community of West African States not to elongate their tenure in office beyond constitutional limits.

Nurse abducted by ISWAP regains freedom

A nurse abducted by ISWAP terrorist group in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, earlier this year, has been rescued by troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Mali: President Buhari, West African leaders meet again

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, joined other West African leaders in another extraordinary summit aimed at finding lasting solutions to the crisis in Mali.
6. Nigeria will soon have the immigrant visa ban imposed on her by the United States overturned, according to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari receives briefing on Mali crisis from ECOWAS special envoy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received update from his immediate predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on the political situation in Mali, as corollary to efforts by West African leaders to restore stability to the country.

NAF to deploy fighter jets, special forces in Gombe

The Nigerian Air Force is set to deploy air assets as well as Regiment and Special Forces personnel to Gombe State to beef up existing security arrangements in the fight against insurgency and other related crimes in the zone.
Nigerien and French troops have carried out a military operation that has killed 120 ‘terrorists’ in south-west Niger, the country’s defence ministry said. Ludovic Marin-AFP via Getty Images

Nigerien forces kill four Libyan arm suppliers en route Nigeria

About four terrorist arm suppliers on their way to Nigeria have been killed by officials of Niger Republic army.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 15

Nigeria to quarantine 177 returnees from Niger

The Federal Government has received 177 returnees from Niger Republic with a promise to quarantine and reintegrate them into the society ”as soon as possible”.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Nigeria evacuates 158 stranded nationals from Niger

Nigeria has evacuated 158 migrants from Niamey, Niger Republic who had been stranded as a result of the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokot governor blames manpower challenge for increased banditry

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has identified inadequate manpower and lack of regional cooperation as some of the factors militating against the ability of Nigeria and her neighbours to successfully wage the war against terrorism and other forms of insurgency.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Army arrests notorious Nigerien gun runner, bandits’ informants

The Nigerian Army says it has arrested a notorious Niger Republic Citizen who specialized in gun-running, Musa Abubakar alias Kasko/Buzu from Mai Wake village, Dokoro area of Maradi state of Niger Republic.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Troops kill scores of bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in Northwest

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Boko Haram: 601 ex-insurgents finish de-radicalisation programme in Gombe

The Nigerian Army on Saturday released 601 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).

President Buhari, General Danjuma meet at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

Eid-el-Maulud: President Buhari preaches love, honesty

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Joe and Jill Biden voted in Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday

US election: Joe Biden votes in Delaware

Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.

CAF president confirms candidacy for re-election

The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.

AFCONQ: Kaizer Chiefs confirm Daniel Akpeyi’s Super Eagles call-up

South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.