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Worried by the rising level of insecurity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday charged the nation’s security agencies to up the ante in their drive towards protection of lives and property.
The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), Thursday told the House of Representatives that the agency’s biggest problem in trying to stem arms smuggling is border communities ganging up against his officers.
The leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) has agreed to end the blockade of supplies to the south.
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The federal government has tasked the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps to develop a robust scheme for protecting schools across the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a public apology from Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe over his negative utterances against Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi.
Stakeholders in the oil and gas industry, Thursday demanded a raise of the oil operating expenditure from 2.5 per cent to 10 per cent for host communities in the new petroleum industry bill (PIB).
The Fulani Community Association in Kwara has advised its members to avoid negative tendencies capable of undermining the peaceful coexistence of the state.
The alarming rate of insecurity in Nigeria needs to be tackled not from the point of weakness on the part of government and security agencies but decisive actions against criminal elements causing havoc in the country.
An #EndSARS campaigner and a member of Citizens’ Rally against Oppression, Mr. Dele Farotimi, has alleged that some powerful personalities in Lagos State had threatened his life over his agitation against the reopening of Lekki Toll Plaza.
Kaduna Electric has petitioned the Kaduna state commissioner of police, Umar Musa-Muri, over assault meted out on its staff, while conducting their lawful duties.
The Director-General of National Assembly’s National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar Suleiman, on Saturday, said ethnicity and religious biases were largely responsible for the growing insecurity in the country.
The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited to halt what it described as disregard and denial of workers’ fundamental rights to freedom of association as enshrined in Section 40 of the Nigerian Constitution.
A civil society in Osun state, Transparency and Accountability Group, (TAG) has dragged the state government before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences, (ICPC) seeking the probe the award the flyover in the state to a contractor without any bidding process.
When gunmen raided the Government Girl’s Secondary School ,GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara state and abducted over 300 schoolgirls, a local vigilante, Abubakar Adamu, said he was together with soldiers that gave the bandits hot chase inside the bush.
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.
Tiger Woods told responding deputies to his single-vehicle crash last week that he did not know how the accident happened and didn’t remember driving, USA Today reported Thursday.
The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar’s army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomerates from certain types of trade.
Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has revealed that he has no rift with Nigerian hip-hop star, Burna Burna.
Fulham manager Scott Parker has expressed his disappointment following Josh Maja’s disallowed goal in Thursday’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
Mason Mount hailed a “massive win” for Chelsea over Liverpool as their “brave” approach earned a crucial three points in the race for the top four.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emiefele, has reiterated the apex bank’s commitment to reviving the oil palm sector with a view to stopping importation of the commodity.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has directed that the contract for the construction of 2,500 houses across the state be re-procured.
Police on Saturday night, arrested over 200 clubbers and workers at popular Cubana Night Club for allegedly breaching COVID-19 protocols.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Imo State Command, have intercepted a 40-foot truck carrying Nigerian Breweries beer bottles, with 239 kilograms of substances suspected to be cannabis sativa concealed inside.
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).