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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has won an endorsement for the way he has positioned Lagos State on the path of growth, despite the State being hit by inadvertent crises in the past year. The validation came from the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who extolled the competence and leadership style of […]

Top security sources said security agents in other states had been alerted to be on the lookout for the fleeing bandits. There were strong indications on Monday that bandits fleeing the military onslaught in Zamfara State were moving to states in the South. Top security sources, who spoke to Punch, said security agents in other […]

The body said it was not interested in exchanging words, but to see an end to the senseless killing of innocent people. The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, on Monday, criticised Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the enactment of a law banning open grazing. The body said it was not interested […]

He noted that the bill would check the ongoing “madness and sanitise the system.” The Chairman, House Committee on Narcotic Drugs and sponsor of the proposed bill, Francis Ottah Agbo, said he will sponsor a bill to empower the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to carry out compulsory and routine drug tests on those […]

The secessionist group had on July 30 ordered a sit-at-home in the region. The Indigenous People of Biafra has promised to deal with some miscreants in the South-East region, who are enforcing the already cancelled Monday sit-at-home order. The secessionist group had on July 30 ordered a sit-at-home in the region. It threatened to shut […]

The Chairman of the Committee on Security and Prosecution of Bandits in Zamfara State, Abdullahi Shinkafi, confirmed the incident on Monday. Bandits have set the home of the Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, and other residents ablaze in the Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The Chairman of the […]

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, is back in the news after months of silence. This time, the Nigerian First Lady sent a message to the minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, through her verified Instagram page, Daily Nigerian reports. The message, sent in Haura on Sunday, September 12, was meant […]

Security operatives, yesterday, recaptured about 99 inmates out of the 294 that escaped from the Kabba Correctional Centre in Kogi State, after some gunmen attacked the facility at about 11.03 Sunday night. Although over 150 other inmates were still at large as at last night, reports also had it that no fewer than two security […]

Faruk Yahaya, the chief of army staff, has warned army commanders that he will no longer accept excuses in the war against insecurity in the country. The army chief spoke on Monday at the opening ceremony of the ‘Combined Second and Third Quarter Chief of Army Staff Conference’ in Abuja. Yahaya called on the commanders […]

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, has called on residents doctors to put an end to the ongoing strike action. On August 1, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) embarked on strike over “irregular payment of salaries”, among other issues. Efforts of stakeholders, including the house of representatives, to mediate between the federal government and […]


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