The Nigerian Army, 32 Artillery Brigade, on Wednesday claimed it arrested 10 suspected kidnappers after raiding their den in Akoko, Ondo State. Ojo Adenegan, an Assistant Director of the Army Public Relations, disclosed this in a statement dispatched to journalists in Akure, the state capital. Captain Adenegan said in the statement that the suspects, together… (0 comment)

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for its support for Nigeria’s fight against terrorism and insurgency through the donation of military hardware and pledge to provide helicopters. A statement signed by Mr. Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesperson, said President Buhari expressed his appreciation on Tuesday in New York… (0 comment)

President Muhammadu Buhari delivered his speech at the General Debate of the United Nations 72nd General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. He commended the UN for its role in delivering humanitarian assistance to civilians in the midst of violent conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Mr. Buhari particularly applauded Germany, Italy, Greece, and Turkey… (0 comment)

There is an uneasy calm in Ondo State as over 90 magistrates in the State Judicial Service Commission have been terminated by the Rotimi Akeredolu government, SaharaReporters can authoritatively report. Investigations at the weekend revealed that some magistrates and staff attorneys received disengagement letters from Justice Olarenwaju Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, the Acting Chief Judge, while others… (0 comment)

Activities at the Lagos Airport was early today paralyzed, following the protest embarked upon by the workers of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) over the concession of Lagos and Abuja airports by the federal government. The workers aided by their union leaders in their hundreds staged a peaceful protest around the airport vicinity… (0 comment)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released an amended timetable for the recall process on the petition against Senator Dino Melaye. Melaye, who represents Kogi West senatorial district, had approached the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the process, but the court asked the electoral body to continue with the exercise. Some of… (0 comment)

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) certified Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Monday, 38 years after it commenced flight operations. According to the NCAA, the certification process began in 2006. The Director-General of the NCAA, Muhtar Usman, presented the certificate to the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Saleh… (0 comment)

Three suicide bombers, suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, killed 16 people and injured at least 46 others in Mashimari village in Konduga Local Government Area, Borno State on Monday, a rescue worker told SaharaReporters. Mohammed Ibrahim, who works for the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said three terrorists – two men and one woman… (0 comment)
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