The Nigerian Government has reassured South Africa that it will continue to strengthen bilateral ties between both countries for the mutual benefit of their citizens and economies. Nigeria‘s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said this at the closing of the Ministerial Meeting of the 10th Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission in Abuja. Onyeama said he […]

The All Progressives Congress,(APC) has disowned a group parading itself as Progressives Youth Movement for calling for the sack of the party’s Caretaker Committee led by Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni. APC’s reaction followed a statement by the youth group led by Mustapha Audu that it had sacked the Mai Mala Buni led Caretaker […]

The Nigerian Correctional Service says a total of 262 inmates escaped from the Jos Custodial Centre before reinforcement came from sister security services, and 10 have so far been recaptured leaving 252 at large. In a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Francis Enobore, one of the gunmen trapped within the Medium Security Custodial […]

A businesswoman heading to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, (NAIA), Abuja for ingesting 80 pellets of cocaine. According to the agency’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, the 46-year-old woman, Adisa Afusat Olayinka who lives in Ibafo, […]

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has quashed the criminal defamation charge filed against the spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Ugochinyere by the Inspector General of Police. Justice Binta Mohammed in her judgment further restrained the Wuse Chief Magistrate, Idayat Olaide from proceedings with the trial which was instigated […]

The ever busy Benin- Lagos express way by Uselu market was locked down for several hours on Monday after bus drivers protested against alleged extortion by Edo State revenue collectors. The protesting drivers said the extortion and lack of properly designated bus stops have brought untold hardship for them; calling on government to urgently intervene. […]

Zamfara State Government has commended the Institute of Disaster Management and Safety Science, IDMSS for the capacity building of disaster managers in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Fa’ika Ahmad, gave the commendation during the Fellow Award at the IDMSS/ACCPN Induction and Training On Global Disaster Crisis: Climate Change Perspectives, […]

The Zamfara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has conducted its Ward Congresses to elect a new leadership of the party in the 147 wards across the 14 local government areas of the state. The PDP National Headquarters in Abuja had sent 5-man Ward Congresses Electoral Committee for the exercise. The exercise was […]

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has condemned the attack on the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Jos on Sunday when gunmen stormed the facility in large numbers with sophisticated weapons. Governor Lalong while condemning the unfortunate incident however praised the gallantry of officers and men of the Custodial Centre who rose to the occasion to […]

An unspecified number of Bandits who attacked the Jos Correctional centre on Sunday are trapped inside the facility. Francis Enobore, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the service disclosed this in a statement while giving an update on the incident. According to Enabore, although they gained entrance to the yard, they were, however, trapped within […]

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