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APC Convention: Police Deploy 5000 Personnel, 2 Helicopters, 6 Armoured Personnel Carriers

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of 5000 personnel, two helicopters and six Armoured Personnel Carriers to maintain security during Saturday’s All Progressive Congress (APC) National Convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), Moshood Jimoh, in a statement Friday, said

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Southern, Midde-Belt leaders reject FG’s decision to spend N179bn on ranches

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, Wednesday, rejected the Federal Government’s decision to spend N179bn to build ranches, describing it as a vexatious declaration. In a statement jointly signed by Messrs. Yinka Odumakin (South West), Senator Bassey Henshaw (South South), Prof Chigozie Ogbu (South East) and Dr Isuwa Dogo (Middle

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Niger Delta Militants Launch ‘Operation Zero Barrels’ On Agip Installations

  Communities hosting Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) facilities in the Niger Delta have declared ‘Operation Zero Barrels for NAOC.’ This was disclosed to newsmen on Sunday by a group called Niger Delta Activists Forum (NDAF). Convener of NDAF, Success Jack, said their intelligence revealed that the shutdown would begin at 12 am

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Yari Resigns As Zamfara State’s Chief Security Officer,says he has no control over security machinery

  Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State yesterday said he had ‘resigned’ his responsibility as Chief Security Officer of the state as he allegedly had no control over the security machinery in the state. Speaking to newsmen in Talata-Mafara on Friday, Yari said that his decision was predicated on the seeming helplessness

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