Nobody Knows When Insecurity Will End In Nigeria – Adesina

 “Let’s be thankful for small mercies,” he noted, adding that “there are challenges, but that is not the constant”.Mr. Adesina added that while “security remains a work in progress,” the administration of President Buhari has recorded significant progress in the fight against insecurity despite the many challenges.Mr Femi Adesina, the Senior Special Adviser on MediaRead More

Consider Underage Married Girls As Eligible Voters – NASS To INEC

“The joint committee has proposed a review of the section of the Electoral Act that pegged the eligibility age of voters at 18 years.The Chairman, Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Kabiru Gaya, and his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Aisha Dukku, tabled the proposal before the Technical Committee on Electoral Reform on Wednesday. “We shouldRead More

Katsina: Police Rescue 80 Islamic Students Abducted By Bandits

 “On receipt of the report, the DPO led Operations Puff Adder, Sharan Daji and Vigilante group to the area and engaged the bandits into a fierce gun duel. Subsequently, the teams succeeded in dislodging the bandits and rescued all the eighty four (84) kidnapped victims and recovered all the twelve rustled cows.The Islamic students wereRead More

Endless Celebration As Kankara Schoolboys Finally Reunite With Their Parents [Photos]

The students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, and Katsina who recently regained freedom after being abducted have been reunited with their parents.The schoolboys who were abducted by gunmen on December 11, regained their freedom on Thursday night.See more photos below;The schoolboys who were abducted by gunmen on December 11, regained their freedom on ThursdayRead More

Gunmen Attack Southern Kaduna, Wipes a Whole Family

Gladys John wrote on Facebook:The Kaduna State Government confirmed the attack in a statement on Friday, December 18. “The Kaduna State Government has also received a report of a sporadic shooting on the Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi Road in Jema’a local government. A driver was shot but has now been stabilized. The Governor has directed an investigation intoRead More

Kogi Poly to Expel 34 Students over Certificate Forgery

While the Board approved the expulsion of Ayatu from the institution, Ayeni is to be banned from entering the polytechnic until further notice.The management of Kogi state polytechnic have just expelled 34 students of the institution for allegedly involving in examination malpractices, certificate forgery and cultism.One Mr Ekele Hassan, a HND I Industrial Design (Graphics)Read More

Kankara: Don’t Lose Hope In Our Govt. – APC Begs Schoolboys

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has tendered an apology to the 333 students of Government Science Secondary School abducted by bandits, in Kankara, Katsina State.On Saturday, a statement signed by the Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, the APC vowed not to allow such an incidentRead More

Kankara: Schoolboys Kidnapping, Release, Drama of the Year – Ohanaeze

 “The evidence of (provisions of) new blankets for over 344 pupils of Kankara boys by Boko haram insurgents makes the abduction fake or jankara and organizers of the drama as amateurs.”The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, on Friday, has described the kidnapping and release of students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Kastina State as theRead More

Police Commission Names New DIGs, AIGs, CPs (FULL LIST)

 “Others are: CP Johnson B. Kokumo, presently CP, Edo State; CP Ajani O. Babatunde, Commandant, Police College, Ikeja; CP Olukolu Tairu Shina, retired; CP Awunah N. Donald, former Force Public Relations Officer and currently Commandant, Police Staff College, Jos; CP Hafiz Inuwa, CP, Delta State; CP Garba Baba Umar, CP, Interpol; CP Omololu Bishi, CP,Read More

Coronavirus: Sanwo-Olu Orders Public Places to Remain Shut

Abia-7Nasarawa-11Gombe-8Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states.Ondo-14Imo-4Cross River-1Anambra-2The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.Coronavirus: Sanwo-Olu Orders Public Places to Remain Shut. “The protocol of ‘no mask no entry’ must be enforced by all public places: offices, businesses, markets, shops,Read More

Kankara: Miyetti Allah Denies Negotiating Schoolboys Release

 “We don’t know the bandits and we don’t want to know them and we don’t have anything to do with them. No member of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore even at local levels knows the bandits,” he said.Kankara: Miyetti Allah Denies Negotiating Schoolboys Release.Meanwhile, on Thursday, 17th December, they were released based on negotiations reportedly facilitatedRead More

Second Wave Covid-19: FG Issue Fresh Directives on Public Gatherings

 “Employees who are feeling unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms, should notify their supervisor immediately, or stay at home and seek medical attention to confirm the diagnosis, by doing a COVID19 test.” “No mask, No entry, No service – all staff members, visitors and customers entering workplaces, shops or business premises must wear a face mask thatRead More

Schoolmates of Suspended EFCC Chairman, Magu Insists He is Innocent

 “Since the inception of the Justice Isa Salami-led Commission of Enquiry to investigate Ibrahim Magu over alleged mismanagement of recovered assets, insubordination and abuse of office, we the alumni of this Association decided to give the panel benefit of doubt. “It has now become pertinent for the above Association to express its concern over the consistentRead More

Nigeria Government Speaks On Rescuing Remaining Chibok Girls

This is coming following the release of 344 schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State. “Let me state here that the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will do everything possible to prevent a recurrence of these school abductions. But we also make bold to say that we have moved with speed and determinationRead More

Aisha Drags Govt. For Using Miyetti Allah To Negotiate Release Of Schoolboys

Yesufu in her reaction to the development, questioned the decision of the government to use MACBAN in the negotiation.Aisha Drags Govt. For Using Miyetti Allah To Negotiate Release Of Schoolboys.The Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, Aisha Yesufu, has called out the government for using Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, to negotiate the release ofRead More

Coronavirus: Sokoto Governor Self-isolates, Hands-Over to Deputy

“In my absence, the Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Manir Muhammad Dan’Iya (Walin Sokoto), will carry on all official functions as laid down in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.Coronavirus: Sokoto Governor Self-isolates, Hands-Over to Deputy.“Meanwhile, I want to use this medium to urge the good people of our state to adhereRead More

SMEDAN Sets To Give N5m Loan to SMEs – (See How/When to Apply)

SMEDAN Sets To Give N5m Loan to SMEs.SMEDAN in a statement by its Director-General and Chief Executive Officer, Dikko Radda, noted that it would open its portal to citizens starting from Tuesday, December 22, to fill in their details for the loan.He charged qualified small business owners within the axis of the Federal Capital Territory,Read More

ASUU Latest: FG Has Tried Its Best to End Strike – Ngige

The statement further read: “The visitation panels to the universities have been approved by the President and will swing into action once the universities reopen.” “The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, on the other hand, is also rounding off the gazetting of the panels while the National Universities Commission, NUC, has received the approved listRead More

Kankara: Buhari Encourage Terrorism by Paying Ransom – Adeyanju

Kankara: Buhari Encourage Terrorism by Paying Ransom – Adeyanju.The convener of Nigeria Concerned Advocacy Group, Deji Adeyanju, on Friday has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of cheering terrorism, kidnapping, and banditry in the country.Adeyanju opined, the action of the federal government will lead to the destruction of the North.The state Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari further statedRead More

Polytechnic Workers to Begin Warning Strike

In a press statement released on Thursday, Mr Ogunsipe said the strike will last 14 days.Polytechnic Workers to Begin Warning Strike.Also payment of complete salary arrears of minimum wage for staff in the polytechnic sector, and payment of correct/outstanding salaries to staff of the polytechnics and colleges by governors of Benue, Cross River, Abia, Ondo,Read More

We Defecated In the Same Place We Slept – Kankara Schoolboys

However, recall that the boys were released yesterday. ‘We ate only once in two Days”, one of the boys told Channels Television.He also said he was not feeling well, adding that they really suffered while in the bush.While speaking to Channels Television on Friday morning after the Governor, Aminu Masari, received them at the state HouseRead More

Immigration Confirms Re-opening of Land Borders

 “The head of the service formation at these borders have equally been instructed to avoid unethical practices and unprofessional conducts. “All persons entering or exiting the country must hold valid travel documents as prescribed in the immigration Act 2015 and to observe COVID-19 protocols. “In compliance with the directive of the Federal Government, the following four landRead More

Just In: Gunmen Attack Emir of Kaura Namoda, Kill 3 Policemen

The Commissioner of Police, Zamfara State, Usman Nagogo confirmed the incident happened in Funtua, Katsina State.Those killed include three policemen who were part of the Emir’s security team and five others in the convoy of the traditional ruler.Some Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda, HRHRead More

Latest ASUU: Prolonged Strike Will End Soon – Fayemi

He noted that he had the opportunity to be part of negotiations between the federal government and ASUU in his capacity as the NGF chairman.The meeting which started about 5:13 pm and ended around 10 pm was organized by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, after it was earlier postponed twice.Fayemi said:The unionRead More

Nigeria Has Entered Second Wave of COVID-19 – Boss Mustapha

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, on Thursday, December 17, disclosed that there are indications that Nigeria has entered the second wave of infections.The PTF believes that if we do the right things, adhere to the NPIs, and step up our testing and detection, loss of lives will be minimized and the rising curveRead More

#EndSARS: DJ Switch Asks ICC to Probe Lekki Shooting

 “One that would rather spend quality time with his cows rather than address its citizens. The same government chose to inject rogue elements into peaceful protests rather than protect its people. Yet it chose to cuddle terrorists. “#EndSARS is a movement against police brutality, which has since become a much bigger movement against bad governance. TheRead More

US Urge FG to Prosecute Kidnappers of Schoolboys

 “School should be a safe place where children can learn and thrive, the kidnappers should face the full extent of the law.”Few hours before the release of the abducted students Boko Haram shared a video of the boys claiming responsibility for their abduction.The US in its statement sympathized with parents of the students, it addedRead More

PDP Expels Former governor of Kano state over Anti-Party Activities

Gistlover learnt that Rabiu Kwankwaso served Kano state as governor from 1999 to 2003 while Wali is a former Nigerian ambassador to China.Two factions loyal to Wali and Kwankwaso, respectively, have been at loggerheads over the leadership of the party.Kwankwaso’s explusion from the party was announced by the faction on Thursday after a congress whichRead More

Nigeria Records 1,145 New COVID-19 Cases

However, 335 people were discharged on Thursday, increasing the current total recovery count to 67,110.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,145 new COVID-19 cases across in 23 states on December 17, 2020.While bringing the total number of 76,207 cases here but had been confirmed across 36 states and the FCT.Nigeria’s government firstRead More

PDP Reps Demand Buhari’s Impeachment, Drags AGF Malami to Court

 “The Attorney-General clearly implies the president who was elected under the provisions of the constitution which he swore to uphold is above the law. The caucus shall seek for judicial interpretation of same. “We reinstate our call on Nigerians across all tribe, religion and Political party to awaken their representatives and Senators to the realities ofRead More

Insecurity: US Advises Its Citizens in Nigeria to Avoid Some Locations

The statement tagged ‘holiday security alert’ gave the high crime rate in Nigeria as the reason for the travel advisory, warning further that criminal activities usually increase during the holiday festivals in Nigeria.Insecurity: US Advises Its Citizens in Nigeria to Avoid Some Locations.It further added that large gatherings and protests should be avoided.To stay safe,Read More

Just In: Abike Dabiri Debunks Announcing Release of Abducted Schoolboys

Just In: Abike Dabiri Debunks Announcing Release of Abducted Schoolboys.According to Dabiri-Erewa, she lost control of her Twitter and Instagram accounts for some minutes.The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has distanced herself from a post on Twitter announcing the release of Kankara schoolboys. penetv

Over 300 Abducted Students Regain Freedom from Boko Haram

Having been abducted on Friday, December 11, the students can now breathe an air of freedom again after six nights in captivity.The students were released by their kidnappers at about 2.20 pm on Thursday afternoon.Yaaaay . The 333 boys captured in katsina have been rescued . Allhamdulilah [email protected] administration has brought back our boys 💃🏿💃🏿.Read More

Boko Haram Releases Video of Kankara Boys Held Hostage, Make Demands

Below is the video obtained from Hum Angle.As seen in the six minutes, thirty seconds video, the students are alive but look distraught and covered in dust in what appears to be a forest area.One of the students who spoke in the video, the government should not use force or the military to try andRead More

Physically Challenged Persons Storm National Assembly Complex over Neglect

The physically challenged persons besieged the National Assembly Complex in Abuja on Thursday morning to protest what they termed neglect by their representatives in the National Assembly.According to The PUNCH, many physically challenged persons have staged a protest in Abuja.They forced themselves inside the National Assembly Complex despite resistance by security operatives at the NASSRead More

Insecurity: Sokoto Govt. Orders Closure of Boarding Schools

Bello said the affected schools include Government Girls Model Secondary School, Illela, Sultan Muhammadu Tambari Arabic Secondary School, Illela, Gamji Girls College, Rabah, Government Secondary School, Gada, Government Secondary School, Gandi and Government Secondary School, GoronyoOthers are: Government Secondary School, Isa, Government Secondary School Sabon Birnin Gobir, Boarding Primary School, Isa, Boarding Primary School, Balle,Read More

Igbo Elders Bash Nnamdi Kanu for Creating Security Outfit

 “We are Nigerians and cannot form a parallel security arm that bears prohibited firearms for any reason in our region.”They further stated that the IPOB leader does not have their blessings and asked Nigerians to see his action as personal and not representing the region. “We are therefore calling on all the South-East governors and businessmenRead More

Immigration Reacts to Passport Renewal Denial for #EndSARS Promoter

Recall that, in October, the CBN asked banks to freeze accounts of some persons involved in controlling #EndSARS funds.— Iyameto 😍😍 FOOD & EVENTS 🔌 Iyameto (@Mosopemi) December 16, 2020 “We have asked her to see the Assistant Comptroller General in charge of passports at the head office in Abuja. We are only acting on instruction,”Read More

France President Emmanuel Macron Tests Positive for Covid-19

The brief statement did not give details of the symptoms the French president was experiencing.France President Emmanuel Macron Tests Positive for Covid-19France has switched from a strict lock-down to a curfew this week and will be easing restrictions further for the Christmas holidays. “The President of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for Covid-19 today,” theRead More

Arewa Calls for Shettima’s Arrest over Attempts to Overthrow Buhari

A Northen Group,  Arewa Citizens for Good Governance (ACGG),has called for the arrest of Senator Kashim Shettima for attempting to instigate mutiny against President Muhammadu Buhari.The Arewa group reminded the Senator of how the intervention of the President and service chiefs stabilised his second tenure as governor of Borno State and eventual election to theRead More

Go and Ask Buhari Yourself – Gov. Masari Replies Reporter, Over Students Abduction

Gov. Masari made it clear that the security agencies in the state were making efforts to monitor the location of the abducted schoolboys. “You go and ask him yourself.”Governor Masari replied saying;Channels TV had a live interview with Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State over discussions of the abducted schoolboys. “Well, why ask him when we canRead More

Katsina: Northern Groups Joins #BringBackOurBoys Protest

Meanwhile, recall that the CNG security meeting held on Monday in Kaduna was disrupted by some miscreants.They are expected to start protest today at the state Capital, Katsina with the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys. The protesters will thereafter head to Daura to express their concerns to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is still in town. “It will be unreasonableRead More

Femi Adesina Speaks On Buhari Being Cloned

The President, Muhammed Buhari, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has finally addressed the claims that his principal died during a medical vacation in London in 2017 and was replaced with Jubril from Sudan. “We both laughed heartily, and the television cameras captured it. I remember that many people asked me later whatRead More

Second Wave of Covid-19 Looms As NCDC Records 930 New Cases

Kano-52Ebonyi-6Cross River-2Borno-10Kwara-30The latest confirmed figures bring the nation’s total infection rate since it was discovered in Nigeria in February 2020 to 75,062.Imo-42Kaduna-54930 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;Jigawa-42Oyo-9FCT-179The NCDC has recorded 66775 discharge cases and 1200 deaths.Rivers-38Nasarawa-19Plateau-62Katsina-52Sokoto-2Niger-9Yobe-15Edo-5The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed a record high nine-hundred and thirty (930) new cases of corona-virus (COVID-19)Read More

I Will Fight Boko Haram – Governor Zulum

He said the repatriation plan would be a joint effort involving Borno State government, Federal establishment and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).Zulum also visited Chadian President, Idriss Deby in N’Djamena, Chad capital.He announced plans to repatriate Nigerians taking refuge in some border communities in neighboring Chad Republic.The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum,Read More

3 Police Stations Set Ablaze As Okada Riders, Policemen Clash in Anambra

There was tension in Igboukwu and Ekwulobia communities in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State following the killing of two commercial motorcycle operators known as okada by the police.Sources said, policemen attached to the Igboukwu station were allegedly in the habit of extorting commercial drivers and motorcyclists plying that road. “They went to the policeRead More

FRSC Set To Enforce NIN to Obtain Driver’s License

However, the President, Muhammadu Buhari government on Wednesday had approved 173 centers and 30 State government institutions for the National Identity Number, NIN, and enrollment across Nigeria.He further advised the public to carefully follow the procedures for obtaining their NIN from the NIMC, which must be verified to be authentic, before action could be takenRead More