How I Received News of My Victory At The Tribunal – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said heavy schedule of the inaugural Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday held his attention for many hours, keeping him from following the court ruling that validated his victory at the polls. The President, who received All Progressives Congress (APC) party leaders and Progressives Governors’ Forum, at the State House, said he was happy with the outcome of the judgement, urging the governors to join hands in strengthening the party for the future. “By some coincidence, this judgement came on the same day…

FG Directs NCC To Blacklist 9.2 Million Pre-Registered Sim Cards

The Minister of Communications, Dr Pantami has directed Telecom Regulators, NCC to bring to an end the issue of sales of pre-registered and partially-registered sim cards in Nigeria. This was as a result of the short term performance target set for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) by the Minister . The minister revealed that over 9 Million of such sim cards were in circulation,hence the need to block the culprits until the users of the sim cards present themselves. The Minister made this disclosure today while addressing the Executive Councils…

NIMC issues 36.6 million National Identity Numbers – DG

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said it has issued 36.6 million National Identity Numbers (NIN) to Nigerians as at September 11. The Director-General of the commission, Aliyu Aziz, disclosed this at an interactive session with journalists on Thursday, ahead of National Identity Day celebration in the country, slated for September 16. Aziz said the ongoing enrolment of citizens for the NIN would help to address security challenges confronting the country as it would enable security agencies to identify the culprits via their national identity data base. “Security challenge is…

Police Adopts Fresh Measures To Tackle Rising Insecurity in Niger

The Nigeria Police Force has adopted new measures to tackle incessant insecurity especially armed banditry in Nigeria and Niger State in particular. The Inspector General of Police,Mr Mohammed Adamu stated this when he played host to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello in Abuja. The IGP who said Armed banditry and kidnapping were issues peculiar to states across the country pointed out that the police force would not relent in its efforts aimed at tackling security challenges bedeviling the  nation. “They are not challenges that are not surmountable. The Governor is here…