Gov Sani Bello mourns victims of boat mishap 

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the people of Munya local government area over the boat mishap that claimed several lives recently. Governor Sani Bello in a statement, said the situation was a disturbing one as the people were already battling insecurity in their communities. The Governor who empathized with the people, assured them that all is being done to make them peacefully settled down in their ancestral homes. “I am deeply concerned with the incident that happened, particularly almost all of the victims…

Eidul-Fitr celebration : FCT Police assure residents of safety

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command has restated its determination to ensure that residents of the federal capital enjoy a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitri celebration. It was disclosed in a statement on Monday that proactive measures have been deployed within the city, especially at strategic places such as recreational parks/centres, worship centres and major highways.   “The Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, has ordered uninterrupted patrols, diligent stop/search operations and coordinated intelligence-based crime fighting strategies within the FCT during the celebration,” said ASP Mariam Yusuf, the command’s police public relations officer.…

How military arrest Boko Haram suspects who sneaked into Kano

It was an anxious weekend in Hotoro North, Nassarawa Local Government Area, Kano State, over a military operation leading to arrests of some residents of Filin Lazio area, over allegations of connection with Boko Haram insurgents. The military operation, held Saturday night, targeted a house newly moved-in by occupants said to be originally from Borno State. An official statement on Sunday confirmed the arrest of 13 suspects during the raid. Hotoro was previously an epicentre for insurgents’ activities in the state, before the terrorists were flushed out by concerted efforts…

Eidul-Fitr celebration :FG declares Wednesday, Thursday as Public Holidays

 The Federal Government has declared May12 and 13, 2021 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Monday in Abuja, congratulated the Muslim faithful on this occasion and called on all Nigerians, at home and abroad, to use the period of this year’s celebration to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the land.   Aregbesola, who believed that development cannot thrive in a rancorous atmosphere, urged all Nigerians to…