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NSCDC Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Niger state says it has mobilized over one thousand five hundred operatives to ensure a hitch-free visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state Thursday. NSCDC Commandant, Philip Ayuba, who made this known in Minna, said that the command had made robust security arrangements with sister agencies […]

EDO Edo state Government has appealed for cooperation from the comity of nations and international organizations in tackling illegal migration and human trafficking. Senior Special Assistant to the state Governor on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, Solomon Okoduwa who made the call in Benin City noted that no fewer than two thousand, nine hundred and […]

POLICE Nigeria Police has refuted claims that Policemen attached to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, protested over unpaid allowance since 2015, saying none of its personnel is owed salary or allowances. The refutal which was contained in a statement issued in Abuja today, by the Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood also denied claims that senior Police Officers […]

DAPCHI Parents of the missing schoolgirls from Chibok town in Borno State will tomorrow visit Dapchi town to express sympathy with parents of the one hundred and ten schoolgirls abducted by insurgents last month. It was gathered that the visit was essentially to sympathize with parents of the recently abducted schoolgirls from Government Girls’ Science […]

SUPER EAGLES Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr has expressed his preference for Nigeria Professional Football League matches to be played more on grass pitch stadia. Rohr said this while peaking with newsmen in Lagos after the NPFL Match Day 12 fixture between Lagos-based Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC and Heartland FC of Owerri at […]

NAWOJ The Wife of the governor, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel is among the thirty outsanding women of akwa Ibom to be honoured today by the state council of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist, NAWOJ. Known as an evening with the Amazons, the event which will take place this evening at the NUJ Press Cerntre, […]

LAGOS Lagos State government says the ban placed on un-authorized modes of movement of animals, especially live cattle, across the State still subsists, stressing that persons found culpable in this act will be prosecuted. Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau, stated this at the weekend while reviewing reports of animal transportation and stray animals. Suarau noted […]

LASSA FEVER More than one thousand one hundred and twenty one cases of the disease have so far been recorded in 18 states with over one hundred and ten fatalities. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known yesterday on the sidelines of reports of the prohibitive cost of treating Lassa fever which is said […]

U.S SECRETARY United States Secretary of State, Mr Rex Tillerson, is expected in Nigeria today for his first official visit. According to a press Advisory from the U.S. Embassy, Tillerson would hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari tomorrow. During the meeting, both men are expected to discuss counter terrorism efforts and humanitarian issues in Nigeria’s […]

OBASANJO Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian leaders to work together to tackle the incessant violent clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country. He said the continued violence and insurgency required collaboration and collective urgent attention, stressing that tackling security challenges must begin from the roots to permanently secure solution. According to […]

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