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Borno Massacres: Ekhomu calls for 10,000 vigilantes

Security expert, Ona Ekhomu, has advised the Borno State government to immediately hire 10,000 Borno Youths into a robust vigilance force to defend the state alongside...

Interpol raises alarm about criminal gangs selling fake COVID-19 vaccines

The International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has raised concerns over the rise in the activities of criminal gangs advertising and selling fake COVID-19...

Court rejects EFCC’s request to order Fani-Kayode’s arrest

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has rejected an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the arrest of a former Minister of...

Buhari approves appointment of Sulaiman-Ibrahim as new NAPTIP DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking...

Army kills three, arrests nine others in connection with Phillips Shekwo’s assasination

The Nigerian Army has killed three suspects and arrested nine others in connection with the assassination of Nasarawa State chairman of the All Progressives Congress...

Boko Haram: Plenary sitting turns rowdy as reps divide over motion to summon Buhari

Sitting at plenary on Tuesday turned rowdy and sharply divided over a motion for President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before the lawmakers to explain rising reports of...

Senate confirms Yakubu’s reappointment as INEC chairman

After weeks of deliberations, the Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mahmood Yakubu, as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The...

Senate Confirms Yakubu Mahmoud as INEC Chairman for Second Term

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Prof. Yakubu Mahmoud as Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation followed consideration of a report...

Sack of service chiefs not tied to public opinion-Presidency

Amid rising reports of insecurity and killings by insurgents, which has escalated calls for sacking of service chiefs, the presidency has said the demands for the sack...

UN withdraws claim 110 died in Boko Haram attack

The United Nations has retracted its earlier statement claiming that 110 farmers were killed by suspected Boko Haram fighters in Zabarmari community, Borno State on...