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National Security Trust Fund bill scales second reading

Nigeria’s House of Representatives The Bill for an Act to establish the National Security Trust Fund for security activities passed second reading at the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The 26-clause bill, which seeks to provide for the maintenance of

2019: ONSA, Security Agencies To Get N53bn As Senate Approves N242.2bn For INEC

Senate Chamber (file)   The Senate has approved a sum of N242,245,050,100 billion for the funding of the 2019 general elections. The approved sum is about N200,272,500 million less than the N242,445,322,600 requested by President Muhammadu Buhari. INEC will now

Nigerian Army assures farmers of security

Nigerian-army The Nigerian Army has pledged to guarantee the safety of farmers in Borno, to enhance the production of paddy rice and other food crops. Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement issued on Thursday in

Osun Election: INEC Distributes Electoral Materials Amid Tight Security

  Ahead of the Osun State governorship election on September 22, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of electoral materials. The materials were moved from the Osogbo branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria to the

Amosun Orders Arrest Of Officers Who Attacked His Security Personnel

  The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has ordered the arrest of some policemen, who attacked security personnel in his convoy. The Officers of the Lagos State Police Command were said to have been driving against traffic in about 10

6 security guards sent to prison for theft

Law and Order The Trustees of the Capstone Church located at 360, Muritala Muhammed Way, Yaba, Lagos have dragged their six security men to court for allegedly stealing iron rods and cement valued at N18m.. Police identified the accused persons

Security Agencies Ask Residents To Ignore IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

 Security authorities in the south east states have asked residents to ignore the Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB) sit at home order. The IPOB had earlier instructed residents of south east states to sit-at-home today, September 14. Police authorities

2019 Elections: Army Assures INEC Of Security

File photo   The Nigerian Army has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of adequate security in the conduct of the 2019 general elections. In a statement by the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdulmalik

APC Has Been Able To Manage Security Better Than PDP, Says Akpabio

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been able to manage the security of the nation better than the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was the opinion of the former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, in an interview on

Food Security: Govt Policies Not Showing On Average Nigerian’s Stomach – Farmer

 A former chairman of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Agric Sector), Mr Wale Oyekoya, believes the policies of the Federal Government has little or no effect on the average Nigerian. The agricultural expert and farmer said this

Sallah: Buhari Prays For Food Security In Nigeria, Slaughters Symbolic Ram In Daura

   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday prayed for a bumper harvest and food security in Nigeria to reduce the importation of food and stop rice smuggling. The President said the prayer when he joined the Muslim faithful at the Kofar

Security Report From North-East Is Worrisome, Says Defence Minister

Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali   The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, says despite improvements in security in parts of the country, the report from the North-East is worrisome. Dan-Ali said this on Monday while briefing journalists after a meeting

President Buhari Orders Security Chiefs To Make Nigeria Safe

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the security chiefs to scale up their efforts in order to make Nigeria safe and secure for the citizens. The President gave the directive when he presided over a meeting with the security chiefs

BREAKING: President Buhari Resumes, Meets With Security Chiefs

  President Muhammadu Buhari officially resumed duty on Monday and is presiding over a meeting with the security chiefs. The President is meeting with the service chiefs inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja, two days after he returned to the country