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The Ecclesiastical Justice Forum, EJF, has said that insecurity was getting worse in the country because President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration is directly antithetical to the lofty ideals of democracy.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State chapter, has described comments credited to Sheikh Muhydeen Ajani Bello over the present PDP government under Governor Seyi Makinde as ‘uncharitable and unfair.’
A High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday ordered the release of six defendants who allegedly kidnapped the twins of a popular Islamic preacher, Sheik Taofeek Akewugbagold.
Renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has submitted that Nigeria would escape banditry and achieve peace only when bandits were granted amnesty.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed disappointment over what it described as the prolonged silence by President Muhammadu Buhari regarding the alleged move to polarise the military along religious divides by Sheik Abubakar Gumi.
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.
Apprehension over the fate of 42 students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger State has continued to rise. Hopes of an early release of the victims dim as the abductors have continued to talk tough and threatened to starve them to death if ransome is not paid on time.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has debunked the news making rounds on the release of the victims abducted at Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State.
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, restore peace and trust to the country.
Influential Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has disclosed that bandits operating in the northern states forests are planning to acquire anti-aircraft missiles to repeal attacks by the military.
Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has dismissed media report that it disagreed with Sheik Ahmed Gumi’s call for bandits to be granted amnesty.
Northern elders have restated their unflinching support to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress,APC-led federal administration in the country.
A Coalition of elders under the auspices of Nigeria Elders for Peace and Good Governance (CONEPAGG), has accused the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, of raising false alarm about “imaginary” coup to divert the attention of Nigerians from the failings of the Service Chiefs.
Kano State erstwhile Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Engineer Mu’azu Magaji who was sacked by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has disclosed that he never celebrated the death of President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari, insisting that his post on social media was misunderstood.
The new commissioners are: Alhaji Sulaiman Tunau, Alhaji Aminu Sulaiman, Abdulkadir Buhari Gora, Jinaidu Muhammad, Muhammad Sadiq Maiturare, Zainab Lawal Gummi, Jamilu Aliyu, Dr Nura Isah and Rabiu Garba.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki, and leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shittes, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, chose to be in its custody on their volition.
The National Council of Islamic Scholars, under the aegis of Majlis Atta’awun, Kano State branch, has called for the prosecution of abductors of nine Muslim children from Kano allegedly sold in Anambra and converted to Christianity.
The Emir, Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Dr Shehu Idris, today urged elected officers to prioritise security of lives and property of Nigerians above any other issue.
David Luiz’s entourage are reportedly scoping out possible destinations for the Arsenal man amid uncertainty surrounding his Emirates Stadium future.
Hansi Flick "would make an excellent national coach", according to German Football Association (DFB) national team director Oliver Bierhoff, who has described the outgoing Bayern Munich boss as someone who "brings people together".
The Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba, has commended the role played by journalists in the country’s quest to battle the dreaded COVID-19 saying just like the security personnel, some journalists too paid the supreme price in the course of carrying out their duties.
The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) said it invited 40 women to resume camp ahead of the Kwibuka Women Invitational tournament in Kigali, Rwanda.
Ondo State Government has given taxi drivers operating in the state, three months within which to register with the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), where their biodata would be captured.
One of the abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, has been released.
The Nigerian government and Microsoft have detailed several projects aimed at intensifying the nation’s move to become a more digital economy.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new $90 million malaria control effort in eight Nigerian vulnerable states.
A judicial panel of police brutality and other related matters has recommended about N755 million as compensations for petitioners.
Thousands of people joined traditional May Day protests across France on Saturday, gathering despite COVID-19 restrictions to demand social and economic justice and voice their opposition to government plans to change unemployment benefits.