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BMO: Community policing will complement security efforts

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says community policing will assist in complementing Federal Government security efforts to sniff out criminal elements in the country.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 13, 2017 a person shows an App that will allow to vote for a referendum in Italy’s northern region of Lombardy to request more autonomy from central government, in Milan. – West Virginia’s disabled residents and overseas military personnel will be able to vote by smartphone in the US presidential election this year, the latest development in a push to make balloting more accessible despite persistent security fears. Rising interest in electronic voting has heightened concerns among security experts who fear these systems are vulnerable to hacking and manipulation that could undermine confidence in election results. (Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP)

Smartphone voting stirs interest and security fears

West Virginia’s disabled residents and overseas military personnel will be able to vote by smartphone in the US presidential election this year, the latest development in a push to make balloting more accessible despite persistent security fears.
The management of Adamawa State University has banned a students’ press club operating in the institution for three months for allegedly posing a threat “to the security of other students on campus”.

Adamawa university bans students’ press club

The management of Adamawa State University has banned a students’ press club operating in the institution for three months for allegedly posing a threat “to the security of other students on campus”.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike asks Adams Oshiomhole to resign for failing to stop Governor Diri’s inauguration

Governor Nyesom Wike has asked embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole to resign over his failure to stop swearing of Sen Douye Diri as Bayelsa state Governor.
Tokyo Olympic organisers held a dummy run for the torch relay Saturday as fears over the coronavirus epidemic continue to cast a dark shadow over preparations for this summer’s Games.

Tokyo holds Olympic torch rehearsal as spectre of virus looms

Tokyo Olympic organisers held a dummy run for the torch relay Saturday as fears over the coronavirus epidemic continue to cast a dark shadow over preparations for this summer’s Games.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun, on Wednesday, 12 February, advocated a synergy between the government and traditional institutions to fight insecurity.

Osun: You have roles to play against insecurity – governor tells monarchs

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun, on Wednesday, 12 February, advocated a synergy between the government and traditional institutions to fight insecurity.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Insecurity: House of Reps asks President Buhari to sack service chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks review of US visa ban on Nigerians

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Tuesday sought the cooperation of the United States of America (USA) to review its visa ban on Nigerians.

Seven Egyptian soldiers, 10 militants killed in Sinai attack

Militants killed seven Egyptian soldiers in restive North Sinai on Sunday, Egypt's military said.

Insecurity: Ndigbo‘ll henceforth embark on self defence – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned that owing to the escalated insecurity situation in Nigeria, the Igbo will henceforth embark on self defence.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Afenifere rejoices with Governor Fayemi at 55

As Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, celebrates his 55th birthday today, a socio-cultural and political organisation, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), Ekiti State Chapter, has described him as a true friend of the masses and down trodden.
President Muhammadu Buhari has in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, vowed that his delegation will resist any attempt to use the Africa Union (AU) Peace Fund to subsidize the activities of the United Nations (UN).

President Buhari vows to resist use of AU fund to subsidize UN

President Muhammadu Buhari has in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, vowed that his delegation will resist any attempt to use the Africa Union (AU) Peace Fund to subsidize the activities of the United Nations (UN).
Godwin Obaseki

Ex-NNPC boss reels out 9-point agenda to unseat Governor Obaseki

Former Group Executive Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Chris Ogiemwonyi, has rolled out his nine-point agenda that would serve as major pillars of development blue print if elected as next Governor of Edo.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina backs creation of Amotekun, others

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has backed the establishment of regional security outfits.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS reacts to report on terrorists movement, attacks on luxury buses

The Department of State Services has dismissed reports making the rounds that the service had alerted Nigerians to the movement of terrorists into the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other parts of the country, especially the South and Middle Belt.

Insecurity: Ijaw youths ask Nigerians to protect themselves

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, IYC, has advised Nigerians to take up other measures of protecting themselves, adding that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has failed.
Security and infrastructure gaps in Nigeria notwithstanding, concerned stakeholders have urged the government and practitioners alike to pay closer attention to the export potential of natural tourism sites across the country.

Natural sites can boost local tourism – expert

Security and infrastructure gaps in Nigeria notwithstanding, concerned stakeholders have urged the government and practitioners alike to pay closer attention to the export potential of natural tourism sites across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

President Buhari leaves for AU Summit, state visit to Ethiopia Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja, on Friday, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Consultant doctors declare national strike over NUC’s PhD policy

The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has declared an indefinite strike action over the National Universities Commission’s requirement that clinical lecturers must acquire a Ph.D. as a condition for career progression in the Nigerian university system.

NERC stops estimated billing

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a major policy shift that aims at reforming the Nigerian electricity billing structure, has announced a directive repealing the estimated billing.
The Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, yesterday, gave royal blessing to the 50-kilometre Value Jet Airlines Remo Ultra Race.

Ogun monarch berates killing of Remo Stars player

The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.

Customs intercepts 1000 bags of smuggled rice, fertiliser

The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Ogun governor vows justice for slained Remo Stars player

Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.