Home Topics Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse
Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
The Northern Traditional Rulers Council has expressed concern that the rising wave of kidnapping, banditry, farmers–herders’ conflicts, insurgency and other criminalities in the region may affect the conduct of the 2019 elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Girona on Wednesday following a highly entertaining 3-3 draw at home to the Catalan side.
Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.
Ethnic violence in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says.
Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.