DSS Reportedly Arrests Ganduje’s Aide over Tweets Demanding Buhari’s Resignation

•Salihu Tanko-Yakasai was taken into custody shortly after his Twitter post condemning Friday’s abduction of Zamfara schoolgirls went viral online. The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday arrested an aide to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje hours after he criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of Nigeria’s security crisis, according to a Kano

Stormwater Controversy: Agba writes Obaseki, Faults N30b Expenditure Allegation

•Says figure “false, erroneous, misleading and mischievous” Jude Johnson The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has broken his silence over the allegation levelled against him by the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, that while as Commissioner for Environment in the state, he expended N30

Breaking: Kagara Students Regain Freedom from Bandits

Senator Iroegbu The kidnapped staff and students of Government Science College Kagara have finally regained freedom from the armed bandits in Niger State. A top police officer involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State told PRNigeria on Saturday morning. PRNigeria had reported the abduction of the boarding students by the bandits

Kagara Abduction: Students Regain Freedom

Kagara Abduction: Students Regain Freedom The kidnapped staff and students of Government Science College Kagara have finally regained freedom from the armed bandits in Niger State. A top police officer involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State told PRNigeria on Saturday morning. PRNigeria had reported the abduction of the boarding students by

The Rivalry between US and China Will Hinge on South-East Asia

China’s advantages in the tussle are not as big as they seem During their 45-year feud, America and the Soviet Union fought proxy battles all across the world. But the cold war was at its most intense in Europe, where the Soviets constantly worried about their satellites breaking away, and America always

North vs South: Nigerian Troops Restore Normalcy Along Kaduna-Jebba Road–DHQ

•Warns miscreants Press Release 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

HURIWA Frowns at FG on Plans to Allocate Lands to Herdsmen

Maureen Okpe The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has criticised the FG on the disclosure that government has mapped out 30 grazing reserves for implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) as one of the moves by the federal government to solve the protracted conflict over competition of

Minister of Defence Seeks US Support for Nigerian Army Aviation

Press Statement The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says a full fledged Nigerian Army Aviation is a critical component in the counter- terrorism and counter- insurgency campaigns in the country. General Magashi stated this when the Commander US Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend and his team paid

Unlike Bandits, ‘Journalists are not Criminals,’ NUJ Cautions Sheik Gumi

Maureen Okpe The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has strongest of terms, condemned the damning remarks made by Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi labeling Journalists as criminals for calling bandits criminals. The statement which was made on Arise TV on Wednesday by the Sheik specifically stated that “you are emphasising on

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