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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance at the weekend while interacting with stakeholders in the sector in Bauchi.

There is no hunger in Nigeria – minister

The Federal Government seems unperturbed by the widespread condemnation of the current border closure, as it has categorically stated that the exercise will remain until neighbouring countries respect the laws of Nigeria against food smuggling.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Border closure: Joint security operatives seize N1.4 billion items – Hameed Ali

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.

Nigerian Army arrests suspected killers of five soldiers in Plateau

Operation Safe Haven, (OPSH), the multi-security task force maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi states, claimed it has arrested the killers of five soldiers attached to the security outfit.

Official: ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram members register in National Open University

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has said ‘repentant’ members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, have decided to enrol for degree programmes in the institution.

Mike Okiro leads eight former IGPs to resolve IGP, Police commission’s feud

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and immediate past chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro, on Thursday led eight former IGPs who held peace talk with IGP Mohammed Adamu and PSC chairman, former IGP Musiliu Smith.

Police confirm pastor’s abduction in Lafia

The Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a cleric, Mr John Egla, said to be a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lafia.

EU-British council launches ACT programme for CSOs in Nigeria

To ensure an accountable and democratic government, the European Union (EU) British Council has stressed the need to invest in, and engage with Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s), saying their contributions to sustainable development in any country cannot be over emphasised.

FIRS targets 45 million tax payers by December – Tunde Fowler

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says about 45 million Nigerians will be captured as taxpayers before December 2019.

[email protected]: ‘Nothing to write home about’

A renown critic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has said that Nigeria’s attainment of 59 years of independence is nothing remarkable because over 80 per cent of its population is still living below poverty line.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

Gunmen kill two persons in latest attacks in Plateau

Gunmen killed two persons at Fanlo and Nding villages in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State late on Sunday.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Customs seizes smuggled oil in Kebbi

The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.
Guns recovered from robbers

Kingpin of Nasarawa deputy gov’s attackers arrested

The Department of State Services in Kano State has arrested a kidnap kingpin said to have masterminded the recent attack on the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Akabe, where three policemen and a civilian were shot dead.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief orders aerial surveillance of Southwest

Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, Thursday ordered the deployment of aerial surveillance helicopters to patrol major cities in the South-west.

33 illegal migrants arrested

The Inter-Security Task Force set up by the Federal Government to conduct joint border security in four geopolitical zones have arrested 33 illegal migrants and seized several items in a week operation.

NCC harps on robust infrastructure to boost innovation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says robust telecommunications/broadband infrastructure is fundamental baseline to engender innovations that will drive economic growth in Nigeria.

Military, paramilitary agencies plan joint border security exercise

A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Senator Gyang: Elite neglect through medical tourism has killed Nigeria’s healthcare system

Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Dung Gyang, has described medical tourism abroad by Nigeria’s elite as contributing to the neglect that has led to the collapse of the country’s healthcare system.

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