Category Archives: Breaking

Army Approves Special Promotion For 3, 729 Troops Fighting Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has approved special promotion for 3,729 troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE who participated in Operation DEEP PUNCH II in Sambisa Forest to crush Boko Haram terrorists. A statement by the army said the promotion “Is in recognition of their valour and uncommon commitment to…

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IGP Reinstates Kogi Police Commissioner Following Re-Arrest Of Escaped Suspects

  The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has reinstated the Kogi State Commissioner of Police Ali Janga, the state police command spokesman, ASP William Aya has confirmed to NAN. According to Aya, Janga returned to office on Tuesday, April 3rd after meeting the one week ultimatum he was given to re-arrest the 6 suspects who escaped from custody, 2 among which had named Dino…

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Buhari Govt Not A Failure, Has Delivered Many ‘Blessings’, Says Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has not been a failure as there are many blessings that have come to the country in the about three years it has been in power, the presidency claimed in defense of the President on Wednesday. The statement was issued in obvious response to the description of the Buhari administration as…

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‘Herdsmen’ Attack Danjuma’s LGA, Kill Five

Suspected herdsmen have attacked Mbiya village in Takum local government area of Taraba state where Theophilus Danjuma, former minister of Defence, comes from. The attackers killed five members of a family and also struck in a community where Danjuma’s farmland is. The attackers reportedly burnt alive Sunday Sabo, head of the family. Danjuma had recently…

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All Nigerians Must Have Access To Health Insurance – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called for a compulsory health insurance scheme for all Nigerians saying this will enable citizens have access to quality and affordable healthcare services. Osinbajo said this on Wednesday at the ‘Civic Innovation Lab launch-pad for social innovators’ event held in Abuja. He said although the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is…

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Opposition Maada Bio Declared Winner Of Sierra Leone’s Presidential Poll

Sierra Leone’s opposition party’s candidate, Rtd Brig. Julius Maada Bio, has won the tense presidential run-off election. Bio of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) defeated Samura Wilson Kamara of the ruling All Peoples Congress. According to the result announced by the Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday in Freetown, Bio received 1,319,406…

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Buhari Approves 1 Billion For Purchase Of Arms

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1 billion to Nigerian Defence authorities for the purchase of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country. This was revealed Wednesday by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, while speaking with journalists at the end of a security meeting chaired by the president. “Of recent,…

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PDP Tackles Presidency Over Buhari’s ‘Private Visit’ To UK

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has asked the Nigerian presidency to provide full details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed private trip to London as well as the sources of funding for the trip. PDP national publicity secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Wednesday said since the President’s upkeep is…

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