We did not give Miyetti Allah money – FG
The Federal Government did not give Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association money during its recent meeting with the group in Brinin Kebbi, the Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau said on Monday.
FG begins public safety alert ahead of elections
The Federal Government has announced the introduction of a public safety and security mobile application known as Nigerian Internal Security and Public Safety Alert System (NIPSAS) to ensure safety, especially during the elections. Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau said the mobile app is an inclusive initiative that provides access to major internal security agencies to…
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...
Marafa commends Presidency’s comment on Zamfara killings
Chairman Senate Committees on Petroleum Resources, Senator Kabir Garba Marafa, yesterday commended the Presidency over what he called its frank comment on insecurity in Zamfara State.
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.
FG sets up 15-man committee on irregular migration, human trafficking
The Federal Government has inaugurated a 15-man committee to address the issues of irregular migration and human trafficking in the country.
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.
Buhari accuses border security of greed over irregular migration
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday blamed the increasing cases of irregular migration by Nigerians to Europe on the greed of border security agencies.
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…