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Troops Ambush Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops of 151 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole  while on fighting patrol, ambushed some fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Borno State College of Business Studies (BOCCOS) along Bama-Ngurosoye road, Borno State, Army Spokesman  Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in a statement Wednesday. According to Usman, “The team neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists and reco ...

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Nigerians Must Reject Bad Governance – National Rebirth

The National Rebirth Group, NGR, a nascent pro-good governance body has told Nigerians to take a firm stand against the 17-year old bad governance which has resulted in pervasive hunger and poverty amidst plenty, in the country. The body which stated it is “determined to provide a rallying point for our people to agitate and fashion a way out of the present debacle,” held that “the accumulation of governanc ...

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Fayose: I stand by Apostle Suleman, others

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described the adultery allegation against Apostle Johnson Suleman of the Omega Power Ministry by one Miss Stephanie Otobo as “high level conspiracy meant to destroy the integrity of the pastor and silence his critical and principled voice of truth and dissent in a nation fast becoming a one-party state." He said; “This was the same way they tried to drag the Genera ...

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Kano Sets Aside Grazing Reserves For Herdsmen

Kano state government has identified five locations within forests in the state, to serve as grazing reserves, as part of efforts to address the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje has revealed. Dr. Ganduje stated this on Tuesday in Kano while receiving the newly elected officials of the state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders ‎Association, MACBAN ...

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Wike Explains Investment In Sports Facilities

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration  is investing in the development  of  sports facilities  to engage youths in meaningful  sporting  activities. Addressing  journalists  after inspecting  ongoing remodelling sports facilities  of the Diete Spiff Civic  on Wednesday, Governor Wike said  that sports will engage youths and ensure  that they shun crime. He said that hu ...

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Obi Celebrates World Freedom Day With Children In Sokoto

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, on Tuesday celebrated the 2017 World Freedom Day with pupils and students of Holy Family Secondary School, Sokoto, and St. Patrick’s School, Illela, the border town between Sokoto and Niger Republic. Mr. Obi said that his urge to celebrate the day in a remote part of Sokoto State was a way of assuring the children of Nigeria wherever they are that somebody ca ...

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Stop This Mindless Bloodbath By Herdsmen, Moro Tells Ortom

The immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has called on Governor Samuel Ortom to take urgent steps to stop the dreadful senseless killings of the people of Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Moro, a Benue State – born politician, made the call against the backdrop of the fresh attack unleashed by armed herdsmen on a Tiv community, Mkgovur village in Buruku Local Government Area. The ...

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NAICOM, PenCom Dispute: Finance Minister Brokers Resolution

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has intervened and brokered a resolution to the dispute between the National Pension Commission (PenCom) and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) over a circular issued by PenCom directing life insurance companies to transfer their annuity asset holdings to Pension Fund Custodians (PFCs). At a meeting convened by the Minister between the Director-General Pen ...

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Hameed Ali Not Above The Law, Says Senator Wamakko

Senator Aliyu Wamakko has slammed the Comptroller General of Customs Colonel Hameed Ali  over his “affronts” and  running battles with the Senate. Wamakko also a former  Governor of Sokoto State made his position  known through a statement by his media consultant, Emmanuel Ado  on Wednesday said “the Senate is unanimous that his action is an affront on the legislative arm of government. And an affront on th ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson, IBB In Closed-Door Meeting

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson and former Head of State , Gen Ibrahim Babangida, met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger State on Wednesday. Dickson, who did not talk to journalists after the meeting which lasted about one hour, was said to have driven off immediately the meeting ended. A reliable source who was close to the meeting, but declined to be named, explained th ...

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Emir of Ilorin To Hold Special Prayer Session for Buhari

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of Chiefs and Obas , Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari (CFR) will on Friday, 17 March organise a special prayer session in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Emir announced this through a statement issued by Magaji Nda, Alhaji Salihu Mohammed Woru in Ilorin on Tuesday and made available to journalists. Magaji Nda disclosed that the occasion is to offer p ...

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Boko Haram: FG Directs MDAs to Mainstream Counter-Terrorism Policies, Programmes

Nigeria on track to achieving PCVE targets The Federal Government has developed a policy framework and National Action Plan  ( NAP) that will require all Ministries, Departments and Agencies  (MDAs) in the country to mainstream Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism  ( PCVE) of groups like Boko Haram terrorists in their policies and programmes. The Coordinator, Counter Terrorism Centre  (CTC), Office o ...

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