Lawan meets Buhari over security challenges, NDDC board
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday met behind closed doors with the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Lawan told State House correspondents that the issues of security challenges facing the country were discussed at the meeting.
Kagara abduction: Why military can’t engage bandits in gun battle – Ex-DSS director
A former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services, Mr. Dennis Amachree, has said that the military cannot engage bandits in a gun battle to avoid collateral damage. He said this this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday. Bandits had abducted staff members and students of the Science College, Kagara.
Enforce anti-open grazing ban, DAWN urges South-West govs
The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria has tasked South-West governors to do everything to enforce the anti-open grazing law in their states. The Director-General of DAWN, Mr Seye Oyeleye, said this on Monday while speaking with journalists in Ibadan. Oyeleye said banning open grazing would enhance the security in the region.
Uzodinma may not end well as governor —Okorocha
A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, says his successor, Governor Hope Uzodinma, may not end well as governor of the state. Addressing his supporters at Spibat mansion in Owerri, the state capital, Okorocha, who now represents Imo West at the Senate, said that Uzodinma had left governance.
1.3 million Nigerians with HIV on treatment -NACA
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS says 1, 354, 314 out of the 1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV are now on treatment. This is according to a report titled, ‘Stewardship of the HIV Response in Nigeria 2007-2021’ which was published by NACA in commemoration of its 14th anniversary.
Suspected cultists kill police inspector in Akwa Ibom
Suspected cultists in the early hours of Monday attacked a checkpoint manned by officers attached to the Quick Response Squad at Ikpe Annang Junction in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, killing a Police Inspector, while others escaped. It was gathered that the officer was burnt to death.
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