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The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday blamed increase in crime on drug abuse, calling for more efforts to end it.
Major General Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, has reiterated that respect for human rights and protection of civilians by troops in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in North East must be sacrosanct.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
A former governor of Kaduna State and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has said that he was ready for the 2019 presidential race.
In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.
Brazil fired their dreams of World Cup glory with a 3-0 win over Austria, according to Neymar – who had his fears of an injury relapse tested to the full.
The Kano State Government on Saturday commenced the retrieval of codeine from pharmaceutical outlets and individuals in the state.
Foremost Northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), on Monday, frowned at press statement by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) declaring May 30 as a sit-at-home day in honour of not only for a Biafra state, but also for those alleged to have been killed by herdsmen in 20 states of Nigeria.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has warned residents who are piling up arms and ammunition for fight during the 2019 general elections to submit them to the security agencies for pardon.
The Lagos State government says it has spent about N4.8 billion on the rehabilitation of schools in the last one year.
The Independent Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria has commended the Federal Government for the rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Shagamu road linking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s depot in Mosimi.
No fewer than 132 unemployed persons are currently undergoing three-day training in Onitsha, Anambra, on groundnut production, processing and packaging for self-employment.
The Oyo State Government has demanded a refund of N33bilion from the Federal Government for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of some federal roads in the state.
No fewer than 14.8 million people were affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria with at least 1.7 million of them displaced.
The Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Ondo State is partnering with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons to eradicate child trafficking and child labour in the state.
Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.
Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Monday urged eligible voters to expose any staff or tout demanding money for the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the state.
A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Chief Olabode Mustapha and six others as Chairman and members of the board of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful.