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Rising Unemployment Can Wipe Out Nigeria, Elite Unsafe - Ngige
Ngige Condemns Killing of Aguleri Monarc...

Ngige Condemns Killing of Aguleri Monarch

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has condemned the assassination of Chief Alex Edozieuno, a former traditional ruler of Mkpunando Aguleri, calling it an “unfortunate criminal deed.” The minister encouraged security services to track down those responsible for the... read more »

Insecurity: UNIJOS Suspends Academic Activities, Shuts Hostels
Insecurity: UNIJOS Suspends Academic Act...

Insecurity: UNIJOS Suspends Academic Activities, Shuts Hostels

Following the rising spate of insecurity in Jos and its environs, the Management of the University of Jos has suspended all academic activities in the institution till further notice. Mr Monday Danjem, the Registrar of the university, unveiled this development in a statement on Friday in... read more »

Gunmen Kidnap 15 Students Of Bakura Agriculture College, Zamfara, 4 Killed
Gunmen Kidnap 15 Students Of Bakura Agri...

Gunmen Kidnap 15 Students Of Bakura Agriculture College, Zamfara, 4 Killed

Gunmen have abducted some students and teachers at the College of Agriculture and Animal Health in Bakura, Zamfara state. Aliyu Bakura, deputy registrar of the college, confirmed the development to BBC Hausa. “Last Sunday night around 10pm they entered and opened fire and took away 15 students... read more »

Abducted Niger APC Chairman Rescued
Abducted Niger APC Chairman Rescued

Abducted Niger APC Chairman Rescued

The abducted All Progressives Congress (APC) Zone ‘C’ Chairman in Niger State, Alhaji Aminu Musa Bobi, has been rescued. His rescue is coming a day after the Niger State Commissioner of Information; Alhaji Mohammed Idris Sani was released by his abductors. Bobi was abducted last week at about... read more »

Tension Grips Jos Over Mass Burial
Tension Grips Jos Over Mass Burial

Tension Grips Jos Over Mass Burial

Palpable tension has gripped Jos, the Plateau State capital, over the mass burial of those killed during the last attack in Bassa, Plateau North Senatorial District. Information has it that the people of Irigwe were on their way to Bassa for a mass burial after retrieving the corpses of those... read more »

Banditry Will Never End in Nigeria – Wike

Banditry Will Never End in Nigeria – Wike

Governor Nyeson Wike of Rivers State has said that banditry will pose a hard nut to be cracked in Nigeria since the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government has continued to... read more »

Senate asks Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity

Senate asks Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency over escalating insecurity across the nation. It made the call following kidnap of students and teachers... read more »

Refrain From Divisive Comments, Lai Mohammed Tells Politicians

Refrain From Divisive Comments, Lai Mohammed Tells Politicians

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked political and religious leaders to restrain from divisive comments. Mohammed also called on citizens to resist any calculated... read more »

Insecurity Deserves More Attention Than COVID-19 - Bafarawa

Insecurity Deserves More Attention Than COVID-19 – Bafarawa

Dalhatu Bafarawa, erstwhile Governor of Sokoto State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to channel the proposed N400bn for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines to tackle the deteriorating... read more »