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The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, says hoodlums have vandalised pipeline at Aboru, Iyan-Ipaja, for fuel theft.
The federal government has said it will start up a programme, “The Green Imperative”, which will lead to the establishment of 632 farm mechanisation centres in the country.
The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Saturday denied allegation of leaders of Tiv people in Taraba State under the aegis of Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) accusing Nigerian military personnel deployed in Taraba State of raping their wives and daughters and also destroying their properties in the name of manhunt for bandits in Southern Taraba.
After successful airstrikes on locations on bandits in Niger State, men of the Nigerian Police during clearing operation have arrested two foreign collaborators allegedly training and assisting bandits terrorizing several communities in some Local Government Areas in the State.
The Federal Government says it will recruit 1,000 itinerant, unskilled workers in each of the 774 Local Government Areas (LGA), in the country from October to December for roads rehabilitation, construction, sanitation, among others.
Ahead of the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Munguno; the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, have released a comprehensive code of conduct for all security personnel to be engaged in election duties.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a joint military and police operation specifically targeted at combing Niger, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara and Sokoto States to rid the areas of bandits.
Tragedy occurred in the early hours of Saturday, May 30, 2020, when fire gutted Olaleye Market in Somolu, Bariga area of Lagos State in which several items and properties worth billions of naira were destroyed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with families who lost loved ones in an attack by bandits in Sabon Birni Local Government, Sokoto State, praying for the quick recovery of those that sustained injuries.
The Defence Headquarters said the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed several stronghold belonging to bandits and other criminals and killed 135 of them in an air raid conducted in Kastina and Zamfara states between May 20-22.
Joe Biden is rapidly scaling up his digital campaign as he scrambles to compete with Donald Trump’s formidable online operation, but Democrats say the presidential hopeful must move beyond flat speeches delivered from his basement.
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Ajaokuta Presidential Project Inauguration Team (APPIT) to help revamp the company in line with the recent agreement reached with Russia to resuscitate the steel company.
Following zero-tolerance against the unlawful occupation and operation on the premises of its Public Schools, Oyo State Government on Tuesday arrested and has vowed to bring to justice about eight (8) persons who illegally operate a block making industry on the premises of Community Basic School, at Ologuneru area of the State.
The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, yesterday, expressed worry over the rise in armed robberies and kidnappings in the South West urging the governors of the zone to ensure the Western Nigeria Security Network code name Operation Amotekun begins operations.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew effective from tomorrow, April 20, 2020, prohibiting the movement of people throughout the state from 7 pm to 6 am, as part of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
The Nigerian Military has, therefore, advised its Chadian counterparts to channel any misgivings they have about Operation Safe Corridor with the policy of accepting, deradicalizing and reintegrating repentant Boko Haram terrorists back into society, through government to government processes.
2013 AFCON winner Godfrey Oboanona says he has not given up on his dream of returning to the Super Eagles under the watch of technical adviser Gernot Rohr.
A new study has found that infection with COVID-19 can lead to brain damages, including delirium and nerve damage, the study by researchers at University College London (UCL) showed on Wednesday.
Rapper Kanye West signaled that he no longer supported United States President Donald Trump and said he had entered the presidential race to win it, in an interview published on Wednesday.
Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara over the demise of his Chief of Staff, Adisa Logun.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja commiserated with the families of victims of recent boat mishaps on inland waterways in Benue and Lagos States.
The Imo State government yesterday made public of its findings in the payroll system regarding pension fraud which involved eight persons said to be receiving N330 million annually as a pension.
Nigeria born former England international Eniola Aluko, will address Members of Parliament next week Tuesday on the lack of black, Asian and minority ethnic representation in sports leadership roles.
Two personnel of the Benue Livestock Guards were yesterday reportedly ambushed and killed by gunmen suspected to be armed herdsmen in Tombo Council Ward, close to Ayilamo in Logo Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.
The kidnapped Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Delta State, Comrade Goodluck Ofobruku, has regained his freedom after paying an undisclosed amount of money.