DHQ completes re-orientation of 95 repentant Boko Haram combatants

Maj.-Gen. Bamidede Ashafa, the National Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, has said that the programme has concluded the deradicalisation of the first batch of 95 surrendered Boko Haram combatants. Ashafa made the development known in Yola on Thursday when he

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Africa to have youngest population by 2050

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has said statistics show that Africa is projected to have over 840 million youth by 2050 with the continent having the youngest population on earth. He disclosed this at the opening

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Para-Federations Poll: Ex-FCT Director of sports emerges Para-Athletics President

….as Misbau returns for para-Soccer By Joel Ajayi, Abuja Former Director of Sports in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr Geoffrey Ogu has emerged as the President, Para-Athletics Federation of Nigeria (PAFN) in a keenly contested election for seven para-sports in the country.

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E-Voting is Solution to Nigeria’s electoral problems – Reps member

A House of Representatives member, Rep. Douye Diri (Bayelsa-PDP), has said that electronic-voting is a panacea to electoral challenges in the country. Diri, who represents Kolokuma, Okpokuma Constituency of Bayelsa, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja,

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Police dismiss rumour of bomb scare in Jos

The Police Command in Plateau on Thursday dismissed rumour of a bomb scare at the terminus area of Jos township. The command’s Spokesman, ASP Terna Tyopev, made the denial in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos. He assured

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Kachikwu directs NNPC to clear fuel queues in Abuja

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure that petrol queues were cleared in Abuja before Sunday. Kachikwu gave the directive at a world news conference to

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Police sues church over land dispute

The Nigerian Police has sued the Seventh Days Adventist Church Garki, Abuja, before an FCT High Court, Jabi, over a dispute on a piece of land which the church was built. The police who is acting on behalf of M.L

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Demolition: Court Urges Utako Market Shop Owner’s To Settle With FCDA

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi has urged Utako Market Shop Owner’s and Traders Association, a plaintiff to employ the possibility of settling out of court with FCDA over demolition of its structure. Justice Danlami Senchi of the court

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Buhari inaugurates Made In Nigeria drone

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Kaduna inaugurated a new drone developed by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Unmarked Areal Vehicle, named Tsaigumi, was to boost the capacity of the military. “From the

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FG To Blame For Lingering Fuel Scarcity—Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday heaped the blame for the current fuel scarcity and its attendant queues at petrol service stations across Nigeria on the federal government their inability to address the logistics and

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