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IGP to Police officers: Defend yourselves against any attack

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In the aftermath of the EndSARS protest nationwide, which turned violent and led to loss of lives, including that of a number of police personnel, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 Palliative and its controversies: Interrogating the looting spree dimension

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Residents of Gwagwalada, looting COVID-19 paliatives from the warehouse in Abuja. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA On October 8, this year, the youth of the country began a protest with the hashtag...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19 palliatives: CACOVID, humanitarian ministry and the states

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{FILES] People carry bags of food on their heads during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Mass arrest of looters threatens prison decongestion policy

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Mass arrest and detention of suspected COVID-19 palliative looters across states of the Federation threatens Federal Government’s plan to decongest correctional facilities’ detention...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

I will sign executive order to recover looted property — Fintiri

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Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa says he will soon sign an executive order for house-to-house search to recover government and private property looted by some hoodlums across...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

How proliferation of small arms is enhancing violence in Nigeria, says report

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The proliferation of small arms and ammunitions is driving the increasing rate of violence in Nigeria, a report from SBM Intelligence has said. “The number of small arms in circulation in...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Looting continues nationwide

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Looting of items meant for COVID-19 palliatives, which began few days ago, continued in warehouses across the country, spreading to the nation’s seat of power, the Federal Capital Territory...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Adamawa Government imposes 24-hour curfew

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FintiriGov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has imposed a 24-hour curfew throughout the state, citing a breakdown of law and order in Yola, the capital. Fintiri declared the curfew in a special...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 37 new infection in Nigeria

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Thirty-seven new Coronavirus infections have been reported across Nigeria with no COVID-19-related deaths in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Despite protests, Senate confirms Aisha Dahir-Umar as PenCom DG, others

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Aisha Dahir-UmarDespite protests by some lawmakers, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Dr. Oyindasola Olureme Oni, and Aisha Dahir-Umar as Chairman and Director General pf the...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum declares fasting, prayers against Boko Haram sponsors, beneficiaries

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has asked residents and clerics to fast and pray against Boko Haram’s sponsors and beneficiaries today. Zulum gave the directive while addressing the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

How kenaf value chain development can save billions of naira

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Maximizing import substitution strategy using local contents, jute bags, which cost the country about N2.75 billion yearly to import, and other environment-friendly products such as vehicle parts...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Army to launch Operation Fireball against Boko Haram

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the launching of “Operation Fireball,” is the final onslaught against Boko Haram insurgency. The over a decade long insurgency...

Sun Oct 11th, 2020     Read More →

FG approves N7bn for rehabilitation of Cham to Numan road

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVThe Federal Government has approved N7 billion for the ‘urgent’ rehabilitation of the 46.3km Cham to Numan road. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sat Oct 10th, 2020     Read More →