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Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has urged Nigerians to ignore the media reports on Coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said. Mr. Adesina stated this at a media chat with State House correspondents to mark two years of the President Muhammadu

Troops Battle Boko Haram Terrorists In Lake Chad

Troops of 8 Task Force Division operating in Chikun Gudu, Tumbuwa Karami and Tumbuma Baba have neutralised 13 Boko Haram terrorists while many others escaped with gunshot wounds.   This is inline with the ongoing clearance operation around the fringes of Lake Chad, to clear the hideout of the insurgents and what is left of

South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

The South African government on Friday deported 90 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences. DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Alabi said the deportees, who are all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.30pm.

UK govt reacts to coup rumours in Nigeria

The British government has warned against “non-democratic” change of government in Nigeria, amid speculations about military coup as concerns grow over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. “The British government believes that democracy is actually critical in Nigeria,” the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, said on Wednesday. “There are elections. If you’re not happy with

1,268 Nigerians Voluntarily Returned From Libya In 5 Months — NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said 1,268 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya from December 15, 2016 to May 16, 2017. Mustapha Maihaja, the Director General, NEMA, made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 258 Nigerians who arrived on Tuesday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the returnees arrived the

Nigeria police to deploy officers to communities of origin

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said on Tuesday that policemen would soon be deployed to their communities of origin to enhance community policing. The IGP told a meeting in Lokoja that the bulk of the 150,000 policemen to be recruited over the next five years would serve in their respective communities. Mr. Idris, who