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That the slain Borno farmers did not get military clearance is an inconvenient truth, but the real error of judgement was taking the government at its word. In his inaugural speech on May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the military chiefs – the same military chiefs there today – to relocate to the North East, the main theatre in the war on Boko Haram.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday insisted that the Supreme Court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgment on the Zamfara State governorship election matter.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi said on Friday that his administration would continue to create an environment that would be conducive for quality teaching and learning throughout the state.
Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa, yesterday said that the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari was supposed to resign as a governor if he has conscience for saying that he had resigned as the Chief Security Officer of the State.
Zamfara Acting Governor Ibrahim Wakkala has commended the joint military operations in fighting armed bandits in the state.
The ongoing banditry in Zamfara State has claimed over 3,000 lives with the state government spending some N17bn in the past seven years on fighting the problem.
The Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State (SSG), Prof. Muhammad Shinkafi, has disclosed that the state government has spent over N17billion in its quest at finding lasting solution to the lingering insecurity issue that has been ravaging the state in recent times.
The Zamfara State Police Command has captured 20 suspected bandits and recovered seven AK 47 rifles.
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on Friday, said it was perturbed over the increased spate of killings in Zamfara State, even as it tasked the Federal Government to wake-up to its responsibility of protecting lives and properties of its citizen.
Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Sokoto State Commissioner for Information, has emerged as the new state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has declared Thursday as the first day for the beginning of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria.
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The National Youth Leader of Fulani Association in Nigeria under Jondajam, Alh Adamu Saidu Maikano, has criticised the ‘marching order’ issued by Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to unregistered herdsmen to vacate the state’s forest reserves within seven days.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that his government has directed Fulani herdsmen not registered with the state government to vacate the forests in the state.
Thailand’s ministry of digital economy and society will file a criminal complaint of defaming the country’s monarchy against banned opposition politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the ministry said on Wednesday.
Six others were injured in the explosion just two days after the United States completed the withdrawal of 700 military personnel from Somalia who supported security forces with counter terrorism operations.
Alphabet Inc’s Google is investigating a member of its ethical AI team and has locked the corporate account linked to that person after finding that thousands of files were retrieved from its server and shared with external accounts, the company said on Wednesday.
US President-elect Joe Biden’s spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of Europe and Brazil would be lifted, underlining the fractious transition of power.
The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has commended the judiciary for supporting democratic development in the country as it confirmed Gov. Oluwatotimi Akeredolu’s emergence as the party’s candidate in 2020 poll.
“I can confirm that as part of the vaccination program of the Vatican City State, as of today, the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has been administered to Pope Francis and to the Pope Emeritus,” said Matteo Bruni, director of the Holy See Press Office in response to journalists’ questions.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has submitted a complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UN-WGAD) over the continued house arrest of Ugandan opposition figure, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine.
The federal government is currently under tremendous pressure to pool funds to augment the 2021 budget shortfall of N5.2 trillion.