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The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have endorsed calls for the creation of state police. Speaking on Monday at the end of the national summit on security, organised by the senate in Abuja, chairman of the NGF and governor of Zamfara...
Indigenes of Southern Kaduna, under the auspices of Southern Kaduna people in Diaspora (SOKAD), have demanded for the inclusion of Kaduna state in the list of states ravaged by herdsmen menace. The follows the establishment of a sub-committee by the...
A group in Kaduna central senatorial zone has threatened to initiate the recall of Shehu Sani, the senator representing the district. The group, under the aegis of "Concerned Indigenes of Kaduna Central Senatorial District" said Sani’s attacks on Buhari and...

Dogara mourns Shagaya

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has commiserated with the government and people of Plateau state over the death of Senator John Shagaya. Shagaya died on Sunday in a ghastly motor accident while traveling from Jos...
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State says those saddled with the responsibility of protecting the lives and property of Nigerians have failed. He said nothing would stop him from telling them the truth about their failure. Ortom recently called for the...
Former internal affairs minister, General John Nanzip Shagaya (Rtd), has died following a ghastly motor accident. Shagaya, a former Senator representing Plateau Southern senatorial zone died on Sunday on his way from Langtang, his hometown, to Jos, the New Telegraph...
Four people have been killed in Bakin Kogi village, Jama'a local government area of Kaduna state by unknown gunmen suspected to be fulani herds. The incident happened on Sunday at about 10am when the victims were ambushed while returning home...
Nine former employees of the defunct Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL) Limited, have perished in a ghastly motor accident while travelling from Kaduna to Kano for the ongoing verification for the payment of their pension arrears. They were said to have set...
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has explained the role it played in facilitating the release of the three lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and 10 women by Boko Haram insurgents to security operatives. The women were...
The three lectures of the University of Maiduguri abducted by Boko Haram insurgents have been released. Also released were 10 police wives who were kidnapped by the terrorists group. Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam...
National Chairman of the United Progressives Party, (UPP) Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said s that u Nigeria will collapse if the Buhari led APC administration is reelected for another four years in office. In an interview with Vanguard Okorie...
Members of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), in Sokoto state have regrouped, alleging marginalisation by the state governor, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. President Muhammadu Buhari was the leader of the CPC before the merger with other parties that gave...
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has said that any legislature that is dependent and subservient to the executive, is a cancerous tumor to democracy. He said unless state legislatures have the capacity to performs...
Despite vehement resistance to cattle ranches in Plateau state, the state governor, Simon Lalong, has budgeted N250 million "for the establishment and management of ranches" in the state. Permanent secretary, ministry of finance, Alhaji Sani Yahaya, who disclosed this on...
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on Thursday told President Mohammadu Buhari that Nigerians were loosing faith in the administration. Speaking during a visit to the President in Aso Rock, Abuja, President of the CBCN, Bishop Ignatius Kaigama, who...
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has kicked against the exclusion of the Southern part of Kaduna state in the lists of places to be visited by a committee on herdsmen-farmers clash. The National Economic Council (NEC), headed by Vice...
The Nigerian Army Wednesday deployed troops to Benue, Adamawa, Taraba, Kaduna, Kogi, Niger states and others to stop the incessant cases of killings by Fulani herdsmen. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, the Chief of Training and Operations, Nigerian Army, Major...
President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf, PREMIUM TIMES reports. Mr. Yusuf was suspended by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in July 2017, following allegations of gross misconduct. A panel...
The United Progressives Party (UPP) has applauded proposed amendment of the laws guiding the order of elections starting with the 2019 general election. The proposed amendment seeks to reverse the conduct of other elections to be held before the presidential...
Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has hit back at the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, declaring that he has failed woefully. Ortom was reacting to comments by the force spokesman,Jimoh Moshood, who described the governor as a drowning...

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