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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari could not address the nation on May 29.
The Zamfara State police command, in collaboration with the Nigerian Army, has arrested and quarantined 251 illegal artisinal miners in the state, the state police commissioner, Mr Usman Nagogo, said on Saturday.
He said, “On 21 May, 2020 the Brigade Commander 1 Brigade Nigeria Army, Gusau Brigadier General O. M Bello led a team, comprising Army, Police, and Department of State Services to raid the mining sites in Anka, Bukkuyum and Gummi Local Government Areas.
Katsina Police have reported they killed two suspected kidnappers, arrested six notorious bandits and recovered 130 rustled cows.
Repentant bandits in Zamfara State have rescued 12 kidnapped victims and handed them over to the police.
As the Zamfara State House of Assembly resumes plenary on Thursday after two months’ recess due to the coronavirus, members have been urged to adhere to safety measures in the house.
The Military high command says the Nigerian troops have killed over 188 terrorists in the North East, 411 bandits in North West and Central and rescues 236 victims in various operations in 21 days.
The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers for ransom in the last four years.
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday, suspended the planned expulsion of street children known as almajiris from the state.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has presented letter of appointment to the newly appointed Emir of Kaura-Namoda, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad.
No fewer than 70,000 youths are expected to be gainfully employed by both the Federal Government and the Zamfara Government in mining activities in the state.
Suleiman Wambai, North-Central, National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said direct primary election in Edo was the only way to avoid a repeat of the Zamfara experience.
The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) on Sunday said that the air component of its Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised about 200 armed bandits in Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerian farmers to increase their food production as Nigeria has ‘no money’ for food importation.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised no fewer than 200 armed bandits in multiple air strikes in Katsina and Zamfara.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Muhammad, presently in a closed-door meeting with the former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, at his (Lamido) resident in Bamaina village, Birninkudu local government in Jigawa State.
Following the crisis in the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis.
Workers at China Molybdenum’s Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) mine in Democratic Republic of Congo ended a one-day strike on Sunday after agreeing a compromise with management over compensation for working in isolation for two months due to COVID-19.
Two-time Olympic 800-meter champion David Rudisha underwent surgery on his left ankle on Thursday after fracturing it while walking on uneven ground at his home in Kilgoris in rural Narok County, Kenya, last week.
A Filipina domestic worker has committed suicide in Lebanon at a shelter run by her embassy, consular officials said Sunday, days after a rights group complained about accommodation at the shelter.