Presidential Committee on flood relief and rehabilitation has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating floods in Benue State. The committee is headed by Aliko Dangote as its Chairman. Also, in response to the request by the Benue State Government, the committee has approved the release of one Internally Displaced Persons
The Nigerian Army has denied reports that it invaded the residence of the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State. This followed claims by supporters of the IPOB leader on Sunday that some soldiers opened fire on the residents who came out on sighting an Armoured Personnel Carrier.
The war against terrorism recorded success on Sunday as the Nigerian Army said it successfully ambushed a set of Boko Haram terrorists, recovering many weapons and neutralising the terrorists, in the process. The Troops of 151 Battalion, 21 Brigade Nigerian Army on operation LAFIYA DOLE laid an ambush on the suspected Boko Haram terrorists at
At least four people, including an army officer were killed by suspected armed robbers during an attack along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road in Kaduna State on Sunday. The Police Spokesman in Kaduna, Mukhtar Aliyu, who confirmed the incident said the 18-seater passenger bus traveling from Kaduna to Kwara was attacked by the robbers near Palwaya
The Senate is to consider direct funding of the Nigerian police to enable it confront the security challenges facing the country squarely. Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim stated this yesterday during an assessment tour of the special team deployment along the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway to combat the menace of kidnapping. Ibrahim who
The Federal Government has called on investors from Poland and other countries in Europe to take advantage of the reforms in the Nigerian economy by increasing their level of investments in the country. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, stated this when a delegation of Polish investors led by Senator
The recent reports by the National Bureau of Statistics that Nigeria economy is officially out of recession is generating reactions from respondents in Jos with many of them rejecting the report as out of tune with current economic realities Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM who sampled the opinion of residents in Jos and environs at the week