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President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, said yesterday that the National Assembly has no reason whatsoever to fight President Muhammadu Buhari in order to please anybody in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the recent abduction and killing of security operatives by terrorists, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to go the whole distance to put an end to all forms of killings across the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has observed that the dismissive statement by the Presidency that Nigerians should ‘wait on God’ for solutions to the insecurity in the country is a direct admission of failure by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
The former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Barrister Victor Ochei, has said that Nigeria cannot be described as a failed state despite the security challenges saying that the federal government was working assiduously to tackle such challenges.
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the insecurity across Nigeria, saying the nation’s sovereignty has been taken over by armed groups.
A Member of the Borno State House of Assembly, Yakubu Gambo, has urged Nigerians to desist from calling for the replacement of service chiefs. According to him, “Calling for the sack of service chiefs is...
Former acting Governor and Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Mr. Clarence Olafemi, has expressed worries over the spate of insecurity bedeviling the country, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack his service chiefs “due to their poor performance in the last five years.”
The Oodua Peoples Congress has accused President Buhari of being insensitive to the plights of Nigerians, saying the sudden increase in the electricity tarrif is brutish and inhuman, describing it as an attempt to fuel national crisis.
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has charged the Northern elders to contribute their part in the fight against Boko Haram and leave Service Chiefs alone.
Northern elders have expressed disappointment in the New Year message of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the inability of the president to yield to the desire of Nigerians by announcing the sack of security chiefs over worsening security problems in the country despite the overwhelming calls by citizens to that effect was disappointing, thus making the message empty.
Senator representing Southern Borno, and Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Mohammed Ndume, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should immediately reconstituted a new cabinet if he mean well for Nigerians in the 2021.
Due to the increasing spate of insecurity in Nigeria, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on service chiefs to honourably resign their appointment if President Muhammadu Buhari refuses to relieve them of their job.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.
A former Director, Military Intelligence, retired Major General. Ahmed Jibrin has said Boko Haram was not behind the kidnap of boys at the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) says improving the economy is the greatest weapon to fight insecurity challenges in Nigeria.
As reactions continue to trail appointment of Barrister Effiong Akwa as Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, a group, the Oron Union has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for settling for a man they described as “a leader with capacity and capability to effectively confront the developmental challenges bedeviling the region.”
The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state.
Two leading opposition political parties in Anambra State have expressed satisfaction with the timetable for the state’s 2021 gubernatorial election released by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday.
He said the intimidation and arrest of opposition candidates, widespread voting irregularities and internet disruptions meant the polls were neither free nor fair.
The Ghana government has rejected the decision by British Airways to switch London-Accra-London route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it has commenced the e-ticketing for train services on the Abuja-Kaduna route.
A former spokesman for the Nigerian Army retired Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, Friday said politicizing security issues by some Nigerians was counter-productive to the nation’s quest for security and peace.
Some gunmen on Thursday night kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, has dismissed reports that COVID-19 vaccines contain microchips and alter human genetic information.
Twenty seven Kano traders, who were abducted on their way to Aba town in Abia State, have regained their freedom, according to the management of Kantinkwari Textiles Market.