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Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

LASEMA: Hoodlums vandalise pipeline at Aboru for fuel theft

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 Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Nigerian government to establish over 600 farm mechanisation centres

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.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ absolves personnel as Tiv leaders accuse troops of raping their women

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.

Police nab foreign collaborators in bandits’ hideouts

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.

Nigerian government to engage 1,000 unskilled workers per local council between October, December

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.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

Police, INEC release ‘code of conduct’ for elections

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.
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President Buhari approves joint military, police operations against bandits in North West

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.

Midnight fire guts over 220 shops, several vehicles in Lagos market

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 again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari commiserates with victims of Sokoto attack, orders fierce military operation

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 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.

NAF jets bombard bandits’ camp, kill 135 in Katsina, Zamfara

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.
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Joe Biden ramps up digital footprint, still trails omnipresent Donald Trump

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.
A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.

Nigerian government inaugurates Ajaokuta presidential project implementation team

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.
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

Oyo arrests eight illegal business operators on school premises — in pictures

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.

YCE: Robbery, kidnappings increasing in Southwest

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.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Several bandits neutralised in Niger state

The Defence Headquarters says it has neutralised several bandits at Maguga in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
From left: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Edo State Head of Service, Mr. Anthony Osas Okungbowa, and Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, during the governor’s briefing on the state’s response to COVID-19, at the Government House, in Benin City, on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

Edo imposes dusk to dawn curfew to check coronavirus spread

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.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Nigeria reacts to Chad’s threat to pull out of anti-terror war

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.
Fifty-eight suspected Islamists who were rounded up in a Chadian operation against Boko Haram will be heard by a criminal court from Thursday, Justice Minister Djimet Arabi told AFP.

Chad to try 58 Boko Haram suspects

Fifty-eight suspected Islamists who were rounded up in a Chadian operation against Boko Haram will be heard by a criminal court from Thursday, Justice Minister Djimet Arabi told AFP.g

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Federal, Lagos governments draw traffic plan towards six months closure of Third Mainland Bridge

Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance.
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