Niger Assembly okays death for abductors, informants
Niger State House of Assembly has recommended death by public hanging for anyone found guilty of banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling or giving out information to bandits.
NHRC tasks police, others on new strategies against criminals
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other law enforcement agencies to rejig their strategies of fishing out criminals and enemies of the state
Ringleader dies as bandits row over rustled cows in Kaduna
A wanted ringleader, identified as Nasiru Kachalla, has died in a gun duel when two armed groups fought over rustled cows in Kaduna.
Tambuwal presents N176b 2021 budget to Sokoto Assembly
Governor Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday, presented an N176, 685,535,633.27 budget proposal for 2021 to the Sokoto State House of Assembly.
Adamawa Government imposes 24-hour curfew
Gov. 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 broadcast on Sunday, warning that the government will not fold its hands and allow some few elements to destabilise the relative peace enjoyed in…
Forex restriction on food and fertilizer import
President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent directive to the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to restrict foreign exchange for the purpose of food and fertiliser importation into the country should not be trifled with. The presidential order emerged at the National Food Security Council meeting held in the nation’s capital, Abuja. To underscore…
Yakubu Dogara testament
Permit me to state the obvious, for I must not fail to report, and proudly too, that former speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, still speaks well and eloquently too.
Police arrest suspected killers in Kaduna, recover rustled cows
The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects for the killing of five persons in Jamaa Council of Kaduna. The two suspects are Sadiq Umar and Umar Abubakar, both of Unguwan Nungu in the council.