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A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.
Despite denial of non-receipt of her resignation letter, the Presidency has begun weighing options regarding the continued stay in office of the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita.
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Monday said that members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, who attacked him weekend in Nuremberg, Germany, were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
A bloody clash was averted on Saturday by the police in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, following failed attempts by a former militant leader and Niger Delta activist, Asari Dokubo, to hold an expanded inaugural meeting in support of Biafra.
Nigeria’s second flag-bearers in the CAF Confederation Cup competition, Rangers International, say they are monitoring the Preliminary Round fixture between AS Mania Union of DR Congo and Pelicans of Gabon which winner will face the Flying Antelopes in next round.
The socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the Igbo people, especially the youths against heating up the polity by discussing the 2023 presidential election, saying it was too early for such move, even when the 2019 election outcome is still being contested in court.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, yesterday, faulted the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walil Jubril, for supporting the suspended RUGA project.
A group known as the Conference for Good Governance and Justice in Cross River State has expressed confidence in the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in the state to ensure justice is administered in the petitions before it.
A pro-democracy group, National Coalition for Progressive Change, has lashed out at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for sacking the Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr. Frankland Briyai, over non-compliance with code of conduct.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), says it has identified 14 sites for the proposed Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, at the weekend called on states in the southern part of the country to support the implementation of the proposed RUGA cattle settlement programme by making land available.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), North-central, has lamented that the geo-political zone is losing billions of naira to lack of economic development agenda.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state is ready to host the world as the international football governing body, FIFA, commences tour of facilities in Nigeria’s bid to host the 2020 Under-20 female soccer fiesta.
National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has condemned the continued xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa, noting that if such continues, the association will be forced to retaliate.
Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, failed to persuade the Supreme Court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant them access to the controversial server they said was used to electronically transmit results of the February 23 presidential election.
Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation.
Liverpool's defenders play "like animals", according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.
Bundesliga second division side Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after getting a call up to showcase his skills with the Super Eagles.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has dispelled ongoing reports that negotiations between the organised labour and the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the new minimum wage had stopped.
The Speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, Bayonne Simeon, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus.
Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
The Voice of Nigeria, the mass communication apparatus dedicated to dissemination of information from the country to the outside world, has applauded the improved global reputation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was accentuated with the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director.