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Only officers with unblemished record will make SWAT, IGP says

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on Sunday confirmed that the new Police Tactical Team (SWAT) would commence training on Monday. Force spokesman Frank Mba,...

Buhari rejects Buratai’s request to deploy soldiers to disperse #EndSARS protests

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected a request from the Nigerian Army to step into the ongoing #EndSARS protests on the account that such approach...

Operation ‘Crocodile Smile VI’ not formed to harass #EndSARS protesters – NA

The Nigerian Army says “Operation Crocodile Smile” has nothing to do with #EndSARS protest. In a statement on Sunday, Musa Sagir, army spokesman, said it...

Some people after my life, Gov Oyetola cries out

Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has broken his silence on Saturday’s attack on his convoy by armed thugs. The Nation had reported Oyetola, his deputy Benedict...

FG will no more tolerate impudence, Lai Mohammed tells #EndSARS protesters

The Federal Government has warned that it will not allow the country to be thrown into anarchy following the violence that has trailed the...

Irate tanker drivers shutdown Yola/ Jalingo highway over police brutality

Angry tanker drivers have shutdown Yola/Jalingo highway in the morning hours of Sunday to protest police brutality against a tanker driver, near Mayo Belwa...

Bauchi conducts first LG polls in 12 years

Registered voters in Bauchi State on Saturday had the opportunity of exercising their franchise to elect their representatives at the Local Government level 12...

Over 92000 candidates Sat for 2020 NECO exams nationwide

A total of 92,591 candidates on Saturday, October 17, 2020 sat for the 2019/2020 National Examination Council (NECO) common Entrance Examination in 639 centres...

Tinubu denies sponsoring #EndSARS protests

Tunde Rahman, spokesman of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it is incorrect to say his principal is among...

Army to relaunch ‘Crocodile Smile’ as #EndSARS protest spreads

The Nigerian Army says it is set to start its annual exercise “Crocodile Smile” to identify, track and “counter negative propaganda” in the social...

#EndSARS protesters attack Osun gov’s convoy, vandalize vehicles

The convoy of Osun state Governor, Odegboyega Oyetola was attacked yesterday by #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital. Reports indicated that the convoy was...

Adamawa speaker’s convoy fires gun shots at #EndSARS protesters in Yola

Security personnel attached to the Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aminu Iya Abass, on Friday, fired at the vehicle...
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Senate passes PIB for second reading, adjourns plenary to Nov 24

The Senate Tuesday passed for second reading, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2020 after exhaustive debates by senators across party divides. The upper legislative chamber...

Lekki killings: You can’t go scot free, Fani-Kayode tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu

Femi Fani-Kayode has vowed that Nigerian leaders who allowed the shedding of the blood of protesters in Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday will never...

33 health workers infected, one killed by COVID-19 in Adamawa – NMA chair

A total of 33 health workers in Adamawa State have been infected by coronavirus from the time of outbreak of the virus in the...

#EndSARS: Dozens killed as violence spreads

Dozens of people were on Tuesday killed in Lagos, FCT, Kano, Oyo, Ogun and Plateau states, while many others sustained injuries following altercations in...