The Federal Government of Nigeria is deploying a 1000-strong mixed force, comprising the army, air force, police and the civil defence to launch counterattacks on the bandits terrorising the villages and towns of Zamfara State.
The Nigerian Army at the weekend while conducting a routine check along Nasarawa Abuja road intercepted 20 suspected militiamen on their way to Abuja from Adamawa state recovering 19 guns and other local weapons
In a statement disclosed in Abuja by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to Mr. President on Media and Publicity, Presidency urged its supporters to be patience and follow due process till the race commences officially.
President Muhammadu Buhari have on Wednesday evening meet with the senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in a conference room in the office of the wife of the president at the State House villa, Abuja.
The Adamawa state House of Assembly has on Monday invited the SSG, Commissioner of Finance and four other top official of the state government to appear before the House on Tuesday and explain some activities of the state government which the House seemed to have no adequate information about.
Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla, Bindow of Adamawa State has repudiated the online report alleging that he gave N70 million to organisers of Saturday’s PDP rally in Yola by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party chairman in Apapa local council in Lagos was shot on Saturday after a meeting between factions of the party ended in violence and rushed to a Hospital where he died from the gunshot injuries.