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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army.
Federal High Courts in Nigeria, on Monday, commenced the annual long vacation for the year 2019, newsmen reports.
Nearly 14 million people affected by insurgency are to benefit from President Muhammadu Buhari’s five-year recovery plan for states in the North East zone of the country.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.
Religious leaders from all the states in the South-west region have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in acknowledging major changes in infrastructure, wrought by his administration.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Calabar, Cross River State, appreciated the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in stating major changes in the polity, especially in infrastructure, assuring him of more interventions that will impact the lives of Nigerians.
I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.
General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), former military president, has called for new strategies to check the continued killing of Nigerian soldiers and civilians by Boko Haram and other security challenges bedevilling the country.
The Coalition of United Political Parties on Wednesday announced the donation of N500,000 to the two journalists injured during the fracas that broke out at the rally of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos on Tuesday.
The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.
Somali militant group al-Shabab on Wednesday released two Kenyans whom they had kidnapped on Nov. 22 from a village in Wajir county in the northeast region.
The People’s Trust presidential candidate, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hasim, has said Nigeria needs an educated person to become the next president for the country to move forward.
A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday prayed a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Mararaba, Karu Local Government Area (LGA) to disqualify Adama Musa, Counsel to a man allegedly caught with fake Voters Card.
The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh, before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence.
Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo believes Kenneth Omeruo has the experience and quality to lead the country to glory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
In 38 Ligue 1 matches last season, Pepe netted 22 goals and chipped in with 11 assists as Lille finished runners-up to Paris Saint-Germain.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.