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April 24, 2017 10:14 AM Communities must take security as part of CSR, says NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Delta State Command, has called for an active synergy between security agencies and the civil populace in the area of security. The state’s Commandant of NSCDC, Beatrice Irabor, said in Asaba, that this would assist the command to provide effective security for the citizenry especially at the grassroots 15

April 24, 2017 4:14 AM Ortom calls for ranching as panacea for herdsmen clashes

MAKURDI—BOTHERED by the spate of bloody clashes between Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country and Benue State in particular, Governor Samuel Ortom weekend urged Nigerians to encourage the herdsmen to resort to ranching rather than wild crazing. This came as the Tiv diaspora forum, comprising sons and daughters of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa expressed 12

April 23, 2017 4:22 PM Herdsmen: See what army recovered after a raid in Southern Kaduna (Photos)

Troops of the recently-launched Operation HARBIN KUNAMA II ‘Scorpion Sting’ have discovered a large cache of dangerous weapons in Kaduna South where herdsmen troubles have been persistent. In an earlier report by, the Nigerian Army announced the launching of the Operation Kunama 11, with the aim of wiping out terrorists from Kaduna, Bauchi 12

April 23, 2017 2:09 PM Army discovers large cache of arms and ammunition in Southern Kaduna (PHOTOS)

Troops of the recently-launched Operation HARBIN KUNAMA II ‘Scorpion Sting’ has discovered a large cache of dangerous weapons in Kaduna South. In its first operation, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on Saturday recovered large cache of arms and ammunition in southern part of Kaduna State. Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public 13

April 23, 2017 7:43 AM Osinbajo-led committee makes vital decision on Jonathan

The Professor Yemi-Osinbajo-led panel investigating the recovered N13 billion has decided not to invite former president, Goodluck Jonathan, for questioning again for political reasons. A raid carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on an apartment in Ikoyi resulted in the recovery of $43.4m, N23m and £27,000. Shortly after 13

April 23, 2017 4:18 AM Whistleblowers linked to DSS raid of Pencom head office

The Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, stormed the Pension Commission of Nigeria, PenCom, head office in Abuja, to ward off alleged illegal operations not in the interest of the key federal government agency holding billions of Naira in trust for Nigerians. Sunday Vanguard gathered that the raid by operatives of DSS followed a tip-off by whistleblowers 13

April 23, 2017 1:40 AM Furore Over Dogara’s Call For Postponement Of 2018 Census |

population census is essential in the development of every nation, as it determines the population density in different locations and guides government in its economic planning. Government is expected to determine the number of people in a particular location at a given time, so as to provide social amenities, based on the population statistics

April 23, 2017 1:22 AM Aso Rock since Friday March 10: How the President works behind the scene

This is a Reporter’s Diary of the activities of President Muhammadu Buhari since his return, Friday, March 10, 2017, from London on medical vacation. It is his sixth week since the return and the President has been so busy but mainly working behind the scene. You will be amazed that a 74-year-old soldier in retirement has not lost his agility. Also, disappointment 17

April 23, 2017 12:59 AM The corrupt war against corruption (1)

It is well known that the biggest selling point of Muhammadu Buhari as a presidential candidate in the last election was his reputation as an anti-corruption crusader which he attracted to himself when he and late Brigadier Tunde Idiagbon ruled Nigeria with iron fists from December 31, 1983, to August 27, 1985. Indeed, it was really one of the ironies 16

April 22, 2017 11:00 PM El-Rufai v Sani: Hurdles ahead Kaduna 2019 governorship race

With the new twists to the feud between Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the upper legislative chamber, Senator Shehu Sani, the battle line may have been drawn between the duo, even though they are from the same party. Before last few weeks, a lot of people thought the rift between them had been laid to rest, until 7