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Reps: National Assembly to take over Edo Assembly if…

The National Assembly is to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly should the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and members of the 7th Edo House not meet three conditions.

President Buhari summons security meeting with service chiefs, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu.

Insecurity: Federal government delegation meets leaders of Miyatti Allah

The Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country.
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Yusuf Bichi: DSS committed to protection of rights of citizens

The Department of State Services (DSS) said it was committed to the protection of the rights of Nigerians as part of its constitutional mandate.
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Swiss election monitoring group honours DG chief Magaji Bichi

An election monitoring group, International Human Rights Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, has honoured the director-general of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, with an award.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Bandit attacks: Federal government suspends mining activities in Zamfara, others

The Federal Government has announced the suspension of all forms of mining activities in Zamfara, and ordered all foreigners engaged in mining activities to leave the area within 48 hours.

Kidnapping: NAF to provide geospatial intelligence

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reiterated its commitment to support the Police and other security agencies with imagery intelligence to tackle security challenges in Nigeria.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara writes Police, DSS chiefs over alleged plot to implicate him

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has written to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, to notify them of an alleged plot by the Bauchi State Government to implicate him in an alleged criminal conspiracy.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than security forces

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja said bandits terrorising the state were more equipped than the entire security forces deployed to combat their activities.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-3

Security chiefs meet President Buhari behind closed-door

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance.
Bashir Abubakar

Presidency keeps mum on President Buhari’s CSO removal

The presidency is yet to confirm the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of President Muhammadu Buhari, hours after the story was broken by an online newspaper.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

We are prepared for governorship elections- security chiefs

Nigerian security chiefs on Tuesday said they are prepared for Saturday’s governorship and state houses of assembly elections.
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Elections: President Buhari, VP Osinbajo receive certificate of return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday in Abuja presented a Certificate of Return to President Muhammadu Buhari, winner of the Feb. 23 Presidential election.

Governor Shettima: I’ll visit Gambaru Ngala without bullet proof car

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno State, has dared the Boko Haram sect to attack his convoy when he returns to Gambaru Ngala on a campaign mission.

Governor Shettima vows to continue campaigns despite convoy attack

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has vowed to return to Gambaru Ngala notwithstanding lasts week’s attack on his convoy last week by a Boko Haram splinter group.
Mohammed Monguno

NSA: Presidency uncovers plans to scuttle elections

The Presidency Tuesday said it had, through intelligence reports, uncovered plot by some elements within the polity to cause widespread violence during and after the forthcoming general elections.
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DSS trains transport, logistic stakeholders on election security

The Department of State Services (DSS) has embarked on a two-day intensive training of critical electoral stakeholders as part of its determination to swiftly put in place adequate measures to contain potential threats to the 2019 general elections.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Niger Delta militants threaten to shut down oil wells over Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators on Sunday warned that it would begin to attack oil wells in the oil-rich region if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to reverse the alleged harassment of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.