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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta governor urges Nigerian Army to desist from inhumane treatment of civilians

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged Officers of the Nigerian Army to desist from inhumane treatment of civilians in the discharge of their duties.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army inducts 8 locally made combat vehicles

The Nigerian Army has inducted eight units of locally made combat vehicles Mine–Resistant, Ambush–Protected (MRAP), also called `EZUGWU’’ into Operations Lafiya Dole and Sahel Sanity.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate asks Nigerian government to fish out sponsors of Boko Haram

The Senate yesterday asked the federal government to follow the example of United Arab Emirate, UAE, in fishing out sponsors of Boko Haram in Nigeria for immediate prosecution.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

War against Boko Haram taking too long – Bauchi governor

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Monday said that the war against the Boko Haram insurgency terrorists was taking too long saying that it is shameful that it had not ended.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

NNPC to resume oil exploration in Lake Chad Basin – minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will soon resume oil exploration and drilling in the Lake Chad Basin.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Amotekun corps arrest suspected looters, arsonists in Ondo

Six suspected #EndSARS looters have been arrested by the Ondo State Security Network Agency otherwise known as Amotekun Corps.

#EndSARS: Enugu government turns to vigilante for security, traffic control

Following the refusal of policemen to return to streets and roads across Enugu State, the state government has deployed members of its local vigilante, Forest Guards, to maintain security and order across the state.
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Nigeria boils as hoodlums go on rampage

The protests by the youths against police brutality started on a peaceful note about two weeks ago and gained international attention.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered building contractors handling various projects in the state to return back to their construction sites immediately.

Niger threatens to disconnect barracks from water supply over debts

Niger State Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, has threatened that the Army Barracks in Minna will soon have its water supply cut off by the state Water And Sewage Corporation due to its reluctance to pay the debts owed.
NEMA delegates with Acting Commandant of 1 Battalion Nigerian Army, Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi, Major Ibinabo Orumabo and SEMA team at Dukku Barracks

Flood: NEMA chief seeks desilting river channels, canals, shelters for victims

The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu A Muhammad (retd), has urged the State governments across Nigeria to start desilting river channels, canals to control flooding across the country and made provisions of shelters for evacuated victims.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army competent to tackle insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army is professionally committed to combating insurgency without jettisoning the constitution in discharging its responsibilities.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

Nigerian Army’s Operation Sahel Sanity extended by three months

The Nigeria Army has extended Operation Sahel Sanity, which is fighting banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the North West, to December.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

DHQ reacts to Boko Haram’s planned attacks in Abuja

The Nigeria Army has moved to reassure residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, that they are on red alert to combat crime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign two fake soldiers for alleged impersonation

An Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, arraigned two fake soldiers Abolaji Gabriel, 35, Samuel Mathew, 20, before Osun Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo over alleged impersonation.
The Agro Rangers Department of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kebbi State Command, has resolved 30 farmers/herders clashes peacefully as part of measures to combat cattle rustling, farmer-herder clashes and banditry among other crimes in the State.

Kebbi NSCDC agro rangers resolve 30 cases of farmer-herder clashes – official

The Agro Rangers Department of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kebbi State Command, has resolved 30 farmers/herders clashes peacefully as part of measures to combat cattle rustling, farmer-herder clashes and banditry among other crimes in the State.

IPOB warns Nigerian government to stop harassment of members

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday, told the Federal Government to halt “the incessant harassment and arrest of its members and their families in South-East.”
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
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NDLEA arrests soldier with arms, cannabis

A 25 year old soldier, Mohammed Kashim, has been arrested in Yobe State in possession of arms and some quantity of cannabis sativa, otherwise known as Indian hemp.

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The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor seeks aid to rebuild after #EndSARS protests

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Tuesday called on the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to assist the State to rebuild structures and replace items damaged or stolen by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests in the State last month.
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Car hits gate outside German chancellor’s office

The vehicle with ‘Stop Globalisation Politics’ and ‘You damn killers of children and old people’ graffitied rams gate, causing no damage.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government sets up N75 billion youth investment fund

As part of the fallout of the #EndSARS protests, the Federal Government has set out N75 billion Youth Investment Fund (YIF) for young people with creative ability.

Fire guts Benue market again

About 100 shops were on Wednesday morning razed by fire at the Otukpo Main Market in Otukpo, Benue State.