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Gunmen Invade Ebonyi Divisional Headquarters, Kill Police Sergeant

One police officer has been killed and two patrol vehicles burnt following an attack on the Ohauku Divisional Headquarters of the Ebonyi State Police Command by suspected gunmen. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Loveth Odah, confirmed the attack which was said to have occurred on Sunday night. Odah said, “About 23hrs, yet- to-be identified gunmen […]

Security Operatives Raid Hideouts In Kaduna, Kill Ten Bandits

Ten bandits have been killed following a gun battle with a joint team of security forces in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. According to a statement signed on Monday, October 18, 2021 by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the troops encountered the heavily armed bandits in […]

Buhari Felicitates Muslims On Eid-ul-Maulud, Calls For Forgiveness

The President, Major General Mhammadu Buhari (retd.), has congratulated Muslims and Nigerians of all faith on the occasion of this year’s Eid-ul-Maulud which marks the birth of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. This was contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Monday, October […]

House Of Reps Approve Establishment Of Southwest, Southeast Development Commission

The House of Representatives has approved the establishment of the Southwest Development Commission (SWDC) and the Southeast Development Commission (SEDC). The House also approved special financial support for the revamping of the Nigerian Armed Forces. These followed the consideration and adoption of several clauses and recommendations in three reports of Bills seeking the establishment of […]

2022 Appropriation Bill: Senate Passes For Second Reading

The Senate on Wednesday, October 13, passed for second reading, the 2022 Appropriation Bill and adjourned plenary till November 9 for Budget Defence. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, announced the adjournment during Plenary. He referred the Appropriation Bill to the Committee on Appropriation, directing them to report back in four weeks. The development followed […]

Merchant Navy Chief Identifies Criminal Hideouts On Lagos Waterways

The Training Depot Commander of the Nigerian Merchant Navy Coastal Defence Force, Lagos, Ichuku Agaba says the Force has identified criminal hideouts on Lagos Waterways. Mr. Agaba told Correspondents on Saturday, October 2, 2021, in Lagos that the Force was prepared to take the battle to the criminals’ hideouts. He said also that the group […]

Air Vice-Marshal Smith Released Following Abduction

Air Vice-Marshal Sikiru Smith who was abducted on Monday in the Ajah area of Lagos State has regained his freedom. This was confirmed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, who disclosed that Smith was released in the early hours of Saturday. The Police Commissioner said he personally handed over Smith to his family, adding […]

France President Pledges To Deepen Diplomatic Relations With Nigeria

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has pledged to deepen diplomatic relations with Nigeria, especially in tackling regional and security issues. This is contained in a statement issued on Saturday, October 2, by the Embassy of France in Nigeria, on the goodwill message by Macron to President Muhammadu Buhari, in commemoration of Nigeria’s 61st Independence […]

Nigeria At 61: Indian President Congratulates Nigeria

President Ram Nath Kovind of India has congratulated the government and people of Nigeria on the occasion of the 61st Independence Anniversary on October 1. The Nigerian President’s Spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement on Thursday, September 30, 2021, in Abuja said the Indian President’s congratulatory message was conveyed in a letter addressed to […]

US Promises Continued Support As Nigeria Celebrates 61st Independence Anniversary

United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, has pledged that the Joe Biden administration will continue to stand by Nigeria in spite of the many economic and security challenges confronting the West African nation. The American envoy stated this in a statement on Thursday, September 30, 2021, titled, ‘Reflections on 61 years of U.S. – […]