Man threatens suicide over fuel subsidy removal, insecurity, others in Abuja

A young man identified as Shuaibu Alhaji Yusuf on Monday threatened to jump down from the broadcast mast of Aso Radio and Television on Katampe Hill in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) unless the Federal Government restores the fuel subsidy…

Ezekwesili slams military, government over insecurity

A former Minister of Education, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, has called out the Nigerian military and the government over the persistent insecurity plaguing the country. In a statement released on her X account on Saturday, Ezekwesili expressed condolences to the families…

4 Zamfara ex-govs meet over insecurity, move to strengthen APC

Four former governors of Zamfara State at the weekend met in Abuja to seek lasting solutions to the deteriorating security situation in the state. Daily Trust reports that the socio-economic activities and infrastructure in the state have been affected due…

Kaduna to relocate 359 schools over insecurity

The Kaduna State government has disclosed plans to merge a total of 359 schools over incessant activities of bandits which had resulted in cases of abduction and kidnapping in the state. Speaking at a stakeholders forum and the training of…

Reps seek action against drug abuse among women, girls

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon Kafilat Adetola Ogbara, has called for a state of emergency on insecurity, trafficking and drug abuse among married women, young girls and the youths in the country. She…

Over 6m Nigerians displaced by insecurity, disasters – Commission

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has said that over 6.1 million Nigerians were displaced by insecurity and natural disasters. The NCFRMI Federal Commissioner, Alhaji Tijjani Aliyu, disclosed this during a visit to Gov. Dikko…

Police in manhunt for killers of 2 A’Ibom brothers

Five days after the murder of two brothers in Nnung Iyoho, Afaha Offiong, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, police say they are closing in on the killers. The brothers, Enefiok Michael Etuk, aged 70 and Ebongeti…

Military vows to go after advocates of coup

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, has said those calling for coup d’etat are enemies of Nigeria, saying the law will catch up with them. The military had earlier revealed that there were pressure from certain unnamed quarters…

Association rejects Gov Mbah’s plan to establish cattle ranch in Enugu

The Uzo-Uwani Professionals Association (UZPA) has rejected plans by the state government to establish cattle ranch as a settlement for nomadic herders in Nimbo community of Uzo-Uwani local government in the State. They said the project is not only insensitive,…

Tinubu, governors, others meeting over food crisis

President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting all 36 state governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum at the Council Chamber of the Aso Rock Village, Abuja. The meeting began after the President arrived at the chamber at 11:34am.…

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