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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.
Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, says the absence of the service chiefs from the meeting of the house of representatives last Friday was not a deliberate act to disrespect the lawmakers.g
The House of Representatives has berated heads of security agencies for failing to attend a meeting it called on the security crises across the country.g
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The governors also denied involvement in the Operation Python Dance of 2017 in which the country home of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was raided.
The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
The panel set up by the military high command to look into strained inter-agency relations between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police is worried over a trending video of the purported confession of the re-arrested notorious Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume in police custody.
Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Wednesday urged African leaders to do something about the exponential growth of youth population in the continent or risk a full-blown insurgency in the near future.
A coalition of civil society organisations under the banner of Coalition of Civil Rights for Justice, Peace and Security, Monday, joined in the agitations in some quarters that the nation’s service chiefs be retired.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Service Chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies are closing ranks to tackle smuggling and dumping of textiles in Nigeria, currently robbing the country of billions of naira in revenue.
Sequel to the comment credited to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, where he blamed troops fighting Boko Haram in the northeast for lacking discipline and commitment, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has called on the army chief to resign.
The National Chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Yabagi Sani, has said that by saying that soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgents were not disciplined, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai, has indicted himself and the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.
Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday jocularly thanked Senate President Bukola Saraki for not taking advantage of the vacuum in power before the presidential inauguration.
Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.
The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
Mr Christopher Isiguzo, National President of NUJ, stated this in Makurdi at an interactive session with members of the union in the state, to appreciate members for electing him and also know their challenges.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress during the 2019 governorship and rerun elections in Sokoto State, Ahmed Aliyu, and the party, on Wednesday, filed a Notice of Appeal over the judgement of the governorship tribunal.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has dismissed former Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki as not possessing enough influence to save the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
There is no confirmation as to what Bayern actually want to pay for Coutinho, but the fee is rumoured to be in the region of €90m – which would still be a club record for the Bundesliga champions.