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Police arrest 8 suspected Chibok Girls Kidnappers

Nigerian Police Force has paraded eight persons suspected to be kidnapper’s of 276 Chibok school girls in Maiduguri Borno State. The girls were abducted from their school hostels on April 14, 2014. A total of 57 students escaped in the immediate aftermath of the kidnapping. Since then, 107 have either been found or released as part […] …

Dogara’s aide dumps APC

Few weeks after the Senate president’s aide, Hakeem Baba- Ahmed left the All Progressives Congress (APC), Usman Bawa, a special adviser on special duties to the speaker of the House of Representatives,  has dumped the party. Bawa, who represents Kaduna North Local Government Area in the House,  submitted his resignation letter to his local government […] …

Buhari hails the “quality” of Nigerians in Netherland

Group gives Chevron 48 hours to absorb trainees

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commended Nigerians in the Netherlands for being of great qualities in their personal achievement. The president is currently in the Netherlands to participate in the activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. In a statement […] …

Obama lists two Nigerian authors as favourites as he visits Africa

Obama lists two Nigerian authors as favourites as he visits Africa

Former American president Barack Obama has listed two books by Nigerian authors among his recommended books for summer reading. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah were named among other illustrious African books that include A Grain of Wheat (Ngugi wa Thiong’o), Long Walk to Freedom (Nelson Mandela) and The Return (Hisham […] …

NANS patron endorses Buhari for second term

Bello breaks fast with journalists

A patron of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), endorsed President Muhammad Buhari for a second term in office in 2019, Femi Adesina, spokesman for Buhari said on Wednesday. According to Adesina, Ambassador Eze Ebere, who visited the Presidential Villa on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari has done enough to be reelected in 2019 […] …

Nigerian Army warns against fake vacancies

Nigerian Army warns against fake vacancies

Nigerian Army on Tuesday warned Nigerians to desist from making payment and consulting intermediaries for fictitious recruitments into the force. “The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to the activities of a syndicate trying to defraud members of the public of their hard earned money through alleged recruitment into the Nigerian Army,” the army […] …

Top cop Yomi Shogunle slams move to create state police

Top cop Yomi Shogunle slams move to create state police

If eventually created, state police will be prone to mismanagement and may become tools of vendetta in the hands of politicians, a top Nigerian police officer has warned. Yomi Shogunle, an assistant commissioner of police who heads the Nigerian Police’s Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit, insisted that community policing would yield better results. “How many […] …

Saraki reacts to Supreme Court ruling

The Senate president, Bukola Saraki Friday said his vindication by the supreme court on the charges of false assets declaration brought against him by the Federal Government has further strengthened his belief in Nigeria. The Code of Conduct Bureau had on September 16, 2015, filed a 13-count charge against Saraki for alleged false and anticipatory […] …

IGP commence investigation to unravel 7 Police officers killings in Abuja

IGP commence investigation to unravel 7 Police officers killings in Abuja

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris had on Tuesday set up a team of investigators to unravel the killers of seven policemen in Abuja within 21 days. The 7 police officers were killed by unknown gunmen at the Galadimawa roundabout area of Abuja during a stop and search on Monday night. The cracks […] …

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