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 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.
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.
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…
Senate queries EFCC over ‘sharing’ of recovered assets
An investigation into the alleged disappearance of assets seized by the Abdulrasheed Maina-led Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms has been opened by the Senate.
Something about this Maina
There must be something special about this Maina, apart from his audacity and egregious impunity, to say nothing about his flamboyant life-style, that attracts otherwise sensible people to a certain doom, even perdition and the Japanese hara-kiri.