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Breaking: former IGP Gambo Jimeta not dead – family

Former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta is not dead, the family disclosed in a statement, on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement was signed by Mubarak Gambo, a member of the family. “Our attention has been drawn to online news reports on the death of the former Inspector General of

2019: Makarfi vows to defeat Buhari, tackle security issues

Former Governor of Kaduna state, Ahmed Makarfi, has said he will defeat the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari if he wins PDP's 2019 presidential ticket. Makarfi, the immediate past National caretaker chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, stated this on Wednesday in Jos, at the Plateau State PDP secretariat. Makarfi, who said

Buhari signs 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday signed the N9.12 trillion 2018 appropriation bill into law. Buhari signed the budget at about 12 noon on Wednesday inside his office at the presidential villa Abuja. The two chambers of the National Assembly passed the 2018 budget on May 16, six months after it was

Boko Haram: 9 soldiers killed in action in Borno

No fewer than 9 soldiers have been killed and 2 others injured by Boko Haram fighters in Maiduguri, Born State. According to Military sources, Troops from 242 battalion Nigerian Army stationed at Gajiram, north of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, came under attack on Monday afternoon. There was no immediate official response

5,000 Policemen on red alert in Benue

The Benue state police command yesterday placed about 5000 of its personnel on red alert to ensure a peaceful Eid-el-Fitr celebrations in the state. Addressing Newsmen in Makurdi, the state commissioner of police, Fatai Owoseni said that the essence was to ensure that there are no security breaches in the course