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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently decorating Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police, IGP. It could be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, who disclosed this to State House […]

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has commissioned a 6.2km Sabon Kaura to Miri road project at a suburb of the Bauchi State’s Metropolis. The two-point two billion Naira project, which is a byepass, linking Sabon Kaura to Jos road, was named after the former president. Over the years, Sabon Kaura community, have been clamouring for the […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to come together and reject the agents of anarchy, seeking to cause chaos, for their selfish interests, especially as there are many more, who are working tirelessly, to build up the country’s system and to enhance it.  Professor Osinbajo said this during a one-day visit to Owerri, Imo […]

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), says, the Senior Secondary School Examination (WASSCE), may not hold as usual this year in May/June, due to the disruption of the academic calendar of schools across the country. It said this as it officially released the results for private candidates. The Head, Nigeria Office (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, while […]

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a family of five in Ajowa Akoko community in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The victims were kidnapped while returning to Abuja from Ajowa Akoko, after the Easter break. The victim, Ibrahim Olusa, his wife and three children were abducted at gunpoint by the […]

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 […]

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