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Federal government tasks state governors on internal security

The Federal Government has called on the state governors to emulate their Kaduna State counterpart in tackling insecurity through the deployment of modern technology.
President Muhammadu Buhari begins the inauguration of his second term cabinet on Wednesday with the swearing-in of Mr. Boss Mustapha as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

Group accuses northern governor of sponsoring protest against President Buhari

The Coalition of Northern Groups has accused an unnamed governor of one of the North-Western States of sponsoring a planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari because he (governor) failed to secure a key appointment in the presidency.

Army chief commends troops, pledges timely completion of battalion barracks

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has commended the troops in Daura for their commitment and achievement in combating armed banditry; cattle rustling; kidnapping and other security threats in Katsina State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Troops kill 10 bandits in clearance operation

Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, deployed at Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Operation CLEAN SWEEP, has confirmed 10 bandits during a clearance operation at Kuduru forest.
Mr Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP)

Police chief, eight governors meet in Katsina over insecurity

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, is leading a team of senior police officers to a meeting with some state governors as part of efforts aimed at tackling security challenges being witnessed in parts of the country.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Federal high courts end legal year, begin vacation

Federal High Courts in Nigeria, on Monday, commenced the annual long vacation for the year 2019, newsmen reports.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

NEC sets up security committee to confront banditry, kidnapping

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday set up a Security and Policing Committee to address the challenge of banditry, kidnapping, cultism and other security issues confronting the country.

Katsina prays against banditry, kidnapping

Residents of Katsina state on Sunday thronged the ‘’Hajia Hindatu Abdullah’’, Multi-Purpose Women Center at ‘’Filin Sanji’’ in Katsina to pray against banditry attacks, which had threatened lives and properties in the state for quiet sometime now
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC retires 11 senior management staff

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained that the retirement of 11 of its senior management staff and others from its subsidiaries as well as the redeployment of 19 others were part of its normal replacement and back-fill process.
Muslim men in front of a mosque in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, after a mob attacked it. Dinuka Liyanawatte-Reuters

Sri Lanka vows to go tough on anti-Muslim rioters

The Sri Lankan Police has vowed to use maximum force against violent protesters who have continued to attack mosques and the Muslims in the country.
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Police arrest 40 kidnap suspects, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina

The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State

Scientist to reward reported cases of guinea-worm outbreak in Nigeria

A Medical Scientist, Prof. Luke Edungbola, has pledged to reward anyone who reports any case of guninea-worm disease in Nigeria to him or any accredited authority.

President Buhari, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with service chiefs.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.
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Cleen Foundation trains police officers on election security management

Cleen Foundation has trained police officers on election security management ahead of the 2019 general elections.

UNFPA: Child marriage impediment to increasing Nigeria’s working population

Dr Mabingue Ngom, the Regional Director for West and Central Africa, United Nations Population Fund, has said that child marriage has remained an impediment to achieving Demographic Dividend in Nigeria.

Federal high courts to proceed on annual long vacation

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on July 9, begin annual long vacation for the year 2018, according to a circular signed by the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati.

General Buratai tasks officers on kidnapping, cattle rustling

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

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Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.