Borno Attack: Police confirm death of eight officers, others…

The Nigeria Police, Borno State Command has confirmed the death of eight officers following an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Baga area of the state. The command in a statement issued on Saturday by its Public Relations Officer, Edet Okon, said three other members of the Civilian Joint Task Force paid the supreme…

Police Sergeant in detention for killing 25-year old man in...

Sokoto state police command says it has commenced the trial of a police sergeant that shot and killed one person and injured three others while on special duty at the Stan Palace where a special prayers was held for the nation’s sixtieth anniversary . This is contained in a statement signed by the command’s Public…

Buhari condemns attack on Zulum’s convoy…

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned ambush on entourage of Governor Umar Babagana Zulum of Borno State, which led to the death of security men and some operatives of Civilian-Joint Task Force. In a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, the President described the attack, on…

Iwo residents want Osun govt to disregard petition against Oluwo…

Sons and daughters of Iwo have cautioned kingmakers in the town against engaging in any act that could lead to crisis or cause disturbance of peace being enjoyed. They made the call in Iwo following a petition signed by twelve kingmakers passing a ‘Vote of No Confidence’ on the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi….

Kogi flood victims receive relief items from Aisha Buhari…

Future Assured team from wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has delivered relief materials to the victims of flooding in Kogi state. For two days running, the team visited locations at Koton Karfe Local Government area and parts of Lokoja town, were homes were visibly submerged. Mrs. Zainab Ikaz-Kassim, Special Assistant to the President…

I was not involved in the execution of N40m project...

The Senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Adelere Oriolowo has denied involvement in the execution of the N40m Zonal Intervention Programme (ZIP) for practical skill development and training of selected youths and women in fishing recently conducted across Osun West Senatorial District. Senator Oriolowo described as fake news, report that he spent paltry N2.5m out…

Ortom condemns Boko Haram attack on Zulum’s convoy…

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has condemned the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, in which about 15 persons were feared dead and others injured. Governor Ortom sympathizes with his Borno State counterpart and describes the attack as shocking and unfortunate. He expresses optimism that Governor Zulum will not be deterred…

Army recruitment: Interested Lagosians urged to obtain indigeneship certificate…

The Lagos State Government has announced that the online application for the Nigerian Army Recruitment exercise for Short and Direct Short Service Commission, which commenced on Wednesday, 19th of August, will close on Tuesday, 29th of September, 2020. It further advised interested Lagosians to obtain an indigeneship certificate from the State Government and observe all…

Baga attack: We’re facing tough situation – Zulum…

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum said he is saddened by the killing of 11 security personnel made up of eight policemen and three Civilian JTF members ambushed on their way to Baga as security backup in reconstruction efforts. The governor was in Baga on Thursday and Friday to supervise efforts to return residents to…

Ogun communities cry out against industrial pollution…

Residents of some communities in Ogun State are sending a Save Our Soul message to the state government over the indiscriminate disposal of waste and pollution by some metal industries operating in the area. They say the fumes and other dangerous gases from the companies have not only affected their health status, but contributed to…

Ondo 2020: Sensitive materials to arrive Akure Oct. 5 –...

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, says sensitive materials to be used in the conduct of the Ondo governorship election, will be delivered by the Central Bank Nigeria to its Akure branch on Monday 5th of October. He made this statement while addressing newsmen in Akure on the progress made by…

Masari re-emphasises community approach to overcome insecurity…

The Katsina state Governor, Aminu Masari has re-emphasised community approach to insecurity as the surest way to overcome the challenge of banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling. The Governor was speaking at the annual dinner of the Nigerian Union of journalists, Katsina state council to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of Katsina state. The review of the…