Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has attributed fresh, high profile attacks by Boko Haram in the North East to the support of “some individuals.”
Buratai said this at the sideline of a meeting with a security delegation from the Atlantic Council, African Centre in the United States of America.
“We have some elements, who are within this society who are still supporting them clandestinely. So the support of every Nigerian is very key to the end of this terrorism.”
It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered N325,181,919.00 from politicians and individuals the Northeast zone and secured five convictions in its operations across the states there.
Aminu Ado Aminu, EFCC Head of Operations, made this known in Gombe at the weekend while recounting the successes from January 2016 to date within the zone.
It comprises Adamawa, Bauchi, Plateau, Taraba and Gombe, which is the headquarters of the zone.
He said the recovered money included the […]
The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday said the force would no longer deploy personnel of the Police Mobile Force (PMF) to guard individuals.
Idris made the disclosure at a meeting with Commanders of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Special Protection Unit (SPU) and the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) in Abuja.
“Therefore, in line with these responsibilities, it will be against force policy to deploy police mobile force personnel to guard individuals or fragment their personnel into smaller units,“he […]
According to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, It is now very possible for private organizations and individuals to hire the presidential jets
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has revealed that the president jets are now up for hire. He said this during an interview with the News men.
When asked why his party criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan for running the largest presidential air fleet and the APC promised to […]
A don, Prof. Obasi Igwe, has called on the Federal Government to stop the allocation of oil blocks to individuals in the country.
In an interview in Abuja on Thursday, Igwe, the Head of Department, Political Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, said it was an anomaly for individuals to own oil blocks.
He said that there was no reason for the government to say there was no money to pay civil servants’ salaries yet some individuals with oil blocks lived in extravagance.
President Buhari hosted a cross section of Abuja Imams and selected Individuals to breaking of Ramadan fast at his Residence in Abuja yesterday evening.
President Buhari hosted a cross section of Abuja Imams and selected Individuals to breaking of Ramadan fast at his Residence in Abuja yesterday
According to reports, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) on Wednesday in Lagos said it would begin the prosecution of tax evaders and offenders from April 1.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Executive Chairman of LIRS, Mr Olufolarin Ogunsanwo. The statement said that the full weight of the law would be brought to bear on taxable persons who failed to file requisite returns as provided by the law.
“While many taxpayers have complied willingly by filing their […]