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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday that his administration is carrying out a total ‘overhaul’ of the Nigeria Police Force.
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.
A leader of Cameroon’s separatist movement, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers have been given life sentences by a military court in the capital, Yaoundé. They were convicted of rebellion, among other charges. Their lawyers accused the judge of bias and withdrew from the proceedings.
As the 12th Africa Games officially opens on Friday in Morocco, an official of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Tayo Adesoji, says the ping pong event will not be a direct rivalry between Nigeria and Egypt.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-west, yesterday alleged that a former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi awarded a non-existent road project at a whopping sum of N7 billion.
The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji on Friday called on the Governors in the South West region to declare a state of emergency as a measure to restore peace and security in the zone.
Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.
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.
Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Military Head of State as well as the Convener and Chairman of “Nigeria Prays” on Sunday led other Christian leaders to Osogbo for a one-day-national-prayer rally for the country.
The Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to investigate what it described as “unfortunate killing” of three police intelligence officers in Ibi, Jalingo, Taraba State.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), says it has identified 14 sites for the proposed Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has called on government at all levels to put adequate measures in place and provide an urgent solution to flood disaster, especially the recurrence of the 2018 episode in the country.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
The Nigeria Incentives Based Risk Sharing System (NIRSAL) in Jigawa, has pledged its continued support to farmers in the state.
Adamu put forward that the Buhari administration has nothing good in stock for Nigerians, having, in his words, brought in “fantastically corrupt” politicians as ministers whose character and track records are a reflection of the president’s person, having promised to bring in people that are best known to him and represents his ideals.
The two-day Presidential Retreat hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari came to an end on Tuesday, with a charge from the President to the ministers-designate to give their best to the task of delivering a more prosperous country for all Nigerians
A Nigerian, identified as Dibia Obinna has been deported by Kenyan authorities, after police accused him of being a drug and human trafficker.
Greece has vowed to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organisation.