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Gunmen have razed another Police Station at Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. This development came a day after unknown gunmen attacked Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command Headquarters, putting facilities ablaze, freeing 1884 inmates and razing over 50 vehicles. The attack came few hours after the Vice President, Yemi […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the nation’s security chiefs to identify bandits, kidnappers, and their sponsors and take them out. He also warned them that a situation where bandits and kidnappers are dictating the pace in the fight against insecurity will no longer be tolerated. National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), who briefed State […]

A warning has been issued to private security companies operating in delta state without licence and illegal oil bunkers to desist from their illegal activities or risk facing prosecution. Delta State commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Chike Ikpeamaonwu who gave the warning at Asaba while parading six suspected crude oil […]

The National Primary Health Care Agency (NPHCDA) says 513,626  persons have so far  received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine across the country. The NPHCDA disclosed this in its official Twitter handle yesterday. Nigeria commenced vaccination since March 5, first with healthcare workers who are mostly at risk of infections being the first […]

Nigeria plans to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cameroon, Benin, and Equatorial Guinea to check rising insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awaal Gambo, stated this while briefing journalists in Calabar, Cross River State, at the weekend after addressing officers and ratings during his maiden visit to […]

The Senate on Wednesday reached a resolution asking the Federal Government to embark on an urgent review of the Indigenization Act, other extant laws and policies to protect Nigerian retail traders against the growing influx of foreign retailers (especially Chinese, Indian and Lebanese) retailers in the Nigerian retail sector. The upper legislative chamber arrived at […]

Gunmen have kidnapped three people in the Maguga community of Bassa/Kukoki Ward in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. The abducted people, two males and a female, had gone to their village for foodstuff and for other daily needs. The well-armed bandits intercepted them and took them to  unknown destination. A member of the […]

As the ongoing strike action by parliamentary staff paralyses activities in state houses of Assembly over non-implementation of financial autonomy, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has thrown his weight behind agitations for electoral, financial, and administrative autonomy also in local government councils of Nigeria. The Speaker, who was a guest at a function […]

Kelechi Ihenacho has joined the Super Eagles in camp for their Africa Cup Of Nations Qualifiers against the Benin Republic and Lesotho. The arrival of the Leicester City Forward generated excitement on the offical twitter handle of the team, as fans responded in different manners. Some were critical of his late arrival, others questioned the […]

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Haliru Nababa as Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS. Nababa was confirmed, after consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Interior. Presenting the report, the Chairman of the Committee on Interior, Kashim Shettima, said there was no petition or incriminating report against the nominee, adding […]

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