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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday cautioned against ethnic profiling in the battle against insecurity in the country, vowing to deal with insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminals threatening national security.
The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the renewed fight against the menace of drug abuse in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that criminals who were terrorising the country should be dealt with accordingly, without resorting to ethnic profiling. He reiterated that government shall continue to deal with insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements who constitute threat to innocent citizens across the country.
The White House has not made a final decision on participation in the Winter Olympics in Beijing, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, as Republican lawmakers call for the United States to boycott the Games in 2022.
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) has expressed regret that the drugs abuse situation in the country is so bad that criminal elements especially kidnappers and armed bandits now ask for payment of ransoms in drugs.
Oyo State government has called on the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to renew its effort at partnering the State towards achieving enhanced economic growth for its citizens.
House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged breach of Nigeria’s laws on local content in the execution of the Federal Government project to construct a gas pipeline from Ajaokuta to Kano.
Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congresses of the party slated for March 6.
Tiger Woods “hopes” to play in the Masters at Augusta National in April after undergoing a fifth back surgery.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has vowed to shut down packaged water production facilities that fail the Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Lagos Urban Forest Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) and Saint Marks Animal Rescue Foundation (SMARF) have stressed the need to protect, preserve mammals like pangolins from extinction.
The National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has lamented the declining participation of local insurers in big ticket businesses such as aviation, annuity as well as oil and gas risks underwriting.
Foreign investors’ low patronage of the Nigerian stock market has been attributed to scarcity of foreign exchange (FX) as well as concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) government to perish any thoughts of further increase of fuel price in the country.
A youth group known as Yahaya Bello Northwest Youth Ambassadors has advised youth in APC to take advantage of the ongoing revalidation and registration exercise of the party to register as members of the party and avail themselves the opportunity to contest for elective post in the 2023 general elections.
Youths in Enugu State have said that they would not watch the political activities of 2023 from the sidelines as they commenced sensitisation for awareness creation with a view to mobilising full participation in the process.
The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd) has approved the promotion of 212 staff of the agency.
Following the ongoing membership registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country, A Chieftain of the party in Oyo State, Otunba Abisoye Fagade, has said that the revalidation exercise of the party would boost party membership and place it on the path of victory in 2023 and beyond.
In continuation of its consultative talks on the need to expand and increase the number of polling units in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday met with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and informed them that the need to improve voter participation necessitated the exercise.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said his government will not provide free land to those who rear cattle because ranching is a private business.
The expatriate identified as one of those supervising the construction of Ilupeju-Ire-Igbemo-Ijan road, was said to have been waylaid at Igbemo-Ekiti while driving in a Hilux Van and whisked away to unknown destination by arm-wielding attackers.
Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abeokuta, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, convicted Komolafe Ololade Olajide and Olaniyi Joshua Omobolaji for fraudulent impersonation.
The Federal Government yesterday said that the sum of N6,048,318,974.74 has been approved for the provision of potable water for the four local governments of Ogoniland, Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai in Rivers State.
Fourteen lawyers in the employ of the Rivers State Government have approached the National Industrial Court in Port Harcourt, asking for an order compelling the state to accord them same salary commensurate with other lawyers employed in same salary grade in other states.
The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has declared that any herdsman found carrying a gun should be treated as a criminal.
Former senate president Bukola Saraki has led the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation Committee and Strategy to meet ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo.
The European Commission will propose this month an EU-wide digital certificate providing proof of a COVID-19 vaccination that could allow Europeans to travel more freely over the summer.
Pep Guardiola does not see Manchester City as favourites for the Champions League even after they eased to a last-16 first-leg victory over Borussia Monchengladbach to win their 19th match in a row.
Kylian Mbappe will inform Paris Saint-Germain he wants to leave the Ligue 1 giants this summer – with Liverpool his most preferred destination.