AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
Following the relocation of the people of Jakana village, by the Military as a result of the ongoing counter insurgency operations and In line with his quest to have a lasting peace in Borno, the state Governor Kashim Shettima alongside some National Assembly members in the state on Wednesday held separate closed door meetings with the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali.
The Benue State Livestock Guards have arrested a Fulani herdsman identified as Amandu Wakili suspected to be responsible for the recent attacks on some communities in the state.
Pope Francis, on Thursday, knelt to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s previously warring leaders, in a dramatic gesture after an unprecedented retreat at the Vatican.
Mr Guillaume Audren de Kerdrel, Deputy Ambassador of France.
Mr Guillaume Audren de Kerdrel, Deputy Ambassador of France, has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to improving the electricity transmission in Nigeria, particularly in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Tottenham have confirmed England captain Harry Kane has sustained a “significant lateral ligament injury to his left ankle”.The 25-year-old striker suffered the injury in the 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday.
The Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) has announced its withdrawal from participating in the Saturday’s re-run election for Gokana State Constituency of River State in protest over conduct of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The House of Representatives has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to address the House and the nation within 48 hours.This followed a motion under matters of public importance by Rep Mark Gbillah (PDP-Benue) at Thursday plenary, presided over by Speaker Yakubu Dogara in Abuja, NAN reports.
Benedict XVI was Pope from 2005 until 2013.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has published a letter which blames clerical sex abuse on the “all-out sexual freedom” of the 1960s.He said that cultural and historical change had led to a “dissolution” of morality in Catholicism.
JOHNSON OJO, Ado-Ekiti
A group under the banner of Next Level Progressive Coalition(NLPC), has begun intensive lobbying for the appointment of former Benue Governor, Chief George Akume, as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation under President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term.
Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Corporation, Umaru Ibrahim.
Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Insurance and Actuarial Matters Hon. Olufemi Fakeye has urged the Nigeria Deposit Insurance (NDIC) to be more pro-active in detecting and addressing distress in banks as a way of sustaining public confidence in the system.