The Nigerian Navy wishes to alert the general public and the Nigerian media in particular, on inaccurate and unverified news reports on the rate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG). These reports, according to a statement issued by the Navy Director of Information Commodore Suleiman Dahun, are a...
The Defence Headquarters DHQ has been notified of a video trending on social media indicating that trucks and other similar vehicles conveying agricultural products from the North, heading towards the southern part of the country were being prevented and turned back along Kaduna – Jebba road by some unscrupulous...
Governors of the 19 Nothern States and traditional rulers of the region are meeting in Kaduna over security challenges bedeviling the region. The two-day meeting, which opened on Thursday, is also being attended by Senate President, Ahmad Lawal, Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and Information Minister,...
The United States has entered into  partnership with Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) to enhance efficiency and service delivery of prisons in the nation. A statement on Wednesday by the U.S. Embassy said, it was partnering Correctional Information Management Systems of the Nigeria Correctional Service to bring about efficient service delivery...
The Senate today, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 confirmed the appointment of Abdurasheed Bawa as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The confirmation was the climax of a screening session that lasted for over two hours in which the new EFCC boss, fielded several questions, and...
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has re-affirmed the commitment of the Force to enhancing internal discipline and professionalism among its workforce, noting that personnel discipline and professionalism are key to national security. The IGP made this known, yesterday at the Force Headquarters Abuja, during the opening of a...
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, on Tuesday said virtual assets and cryptocurrencies are risky for implementation in Nigeria. Prof. Owasanoye made this known in his presentation to the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions during...
A Niger Delta militant group, ‘The Supreme Egbesu Liberation Fighters’, has threatened to cripple the economy by launching attacks in major cities across the country, targeting infrastructure in the nation's capital, Abuja, and her commercial hub, Lagos. The threat was issued in a video posted earlier today by Africa Independent...
Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi was born on 30th September 1967 in Nasarawa Town of Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. He attended the Senior Executive Course No. 38, 2016, which conferred on him the prestigious honour as Member of the National Institute (Mni) from the Nigeria Institute of Policy...
Haliru Nababa who hails from Sokoto State, was born on 15th December, 1964. Education Nababa had his First School Leaving Certificate from the Demonstration Primary School, Sokoto in 1975. He attended Government Secondary School Tangaza where he obtained his West African School Certificate in 1980 and then proceeded to the Usmanu...