Government reads riot act over electoral violence
The Federal Government has warned against violence and thuggery before, during and after the 2019 general elections.Minister of interior, Abdulrahman Danbazzau, said government would not accept any untoward activities capable of causing chaos in the land from politicians and their supporters.
Experts seek public, private sectors’ synergy for development
Experts in the education sector have advocated a synergy between the public and private sectors to bridge the gap in research and development in the country.The professionals argued that funding research in Africa was critical in addressing the challenges facing the continent...
Why we can’t secure Nigeria’s borders, by Dambazau
Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau(rtd), has revealed that the close family relationship between traditional rulers in Nigeria and the neighbouring countries constitute a strong hindrance to efforts at securing the country’s porous borders.He spoke at the opening of the International Press Institute ...
FG declares 2-day holiday to mark Easter
The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2, as Public Holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Herdsmen attacks a ploy for ethnic cleansing, Afenifere alleges
The wave of killings by herdsmen across the country amounts to ethnic cleansing by the minority Fulani group, stated pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, yesterday.
Armed Forces ready to curb all internal security challenges, says Minister
The Minister of Defence, Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, has assured Nigerians that the Armed Forces is combat ready to curb all internal security challenges facing the country, as well as defend its territorial integrity.
Nigeria declares Friday public holiday
Nigerian government has declared Friday as a public holiday in commemoration of the Muslim Eid-El-Maulud celebration. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, according to a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of…
Benue Reps caucus flay Dambazzau over herdsmen inaction
Members of the Benue state caucus of the House of Representatives yesterday flayed the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), over his failure to establish security outposts to ward off killer herdsmen from the state.