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Role of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism

Cement: scarcity, intermediaries induce a rise in prices in the North-EastRole of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism News analysis by Kayode Adebiyi of the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) In 2017, the federal government, through the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA), launched the policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and response to violent extremism (P / CVE) . On August 24, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on the implementation of the National P / CVE Framework and Action Plan setting out roles and regulations and urging state and local governments to get involved. . “We are committed to creating safe spaces for our people to engage and contribute to the prevention of violent extremism. While security measures remain necessary to address the threat of violent extremism, a whole-of-government and whole-of-government approach is urgently needed if we are to address the drivers of violent extremism in our society. “This strategic framework addresses […]

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There Is An Attempt At Sabotaging Buhari’s Presidency – Senator Orji Kalu

  Amid the myriads of security challenges in the country, the Senate Minority Leader and senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, Orji Uzor Kalu, has raised an alarm over an attempt at sabotaging the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television on Monday said the Federal Government is not … Continue reading There Is An Attempt At Sabotaging Buhari’s Presidency – Senator Orji Kalu Read Full Story

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Strike: Senior lawyers back JUSUN’s agitation for judiciary autonomy

Strike: Senior lawyers back JUSUN’s agitation for judiciary autonomyBy Taiye Agbaje Two senior lawyers on Monday expressed their support and solidarity for the industrial action launched by the Union of Judicial Personnel of Nigeria (JUSUN). The (NAN) reports that JUSUN began a nationwide strike on Tuesday, April 6, when the union ordered all its members of the federation to close all courts after the expiration of the 21-day ultimatum given earlier on the government failure to implement the financial autonomy of the judiciary. A senior lawyer from Nigeria, SAN, Paul Erokoro, told NAN in Abuja.“Absolutely, I support JUSUN’s agitation on judicial autonomy. “The 1999 Constitution doesn’t work because the governors are just too powerful. Governors control everything in their states. “There are no checks and balances. Whoever controls the money that comes in can dictate all actions in those states, ”he said.He said justice should not be seen as another department of state government. “It is an independent […]

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FG Remains Resolute In Tackling Abductions Of Schoolchildren, Says Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to tackling the scourge of schoolchildren’s abductions despite the attacks on educational institutions in the country. He stated this on Friday while receiving the National Working Group of the Supporting Advancement of Gender Equity Initiative at the State House in Abuja. “Despite the spike of incidence … Continue reading FG Remains Resolute In Tackling Abductions Of Schoolchildren, Says Buhari Read Full Story

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$890m Health Grant To Nigeria: Buhari Demands Periodic Performance Reports From Ministries

    President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday directed the Minister of Health to ensure effective utilisation of Global Fund’s generous provision of $890 million, over the next three years, to support Nigeria’s fight against HIV-AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), and Malaria. President Buhari issued the directive at the virtual launch of the $890 million grant, for the period … Continue reading $890m Health Grant To Nigeria: Buhari Demands Periodic Performance Reports From Ministries Read Full Story

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Unemployment in Nigeria is a Result of Multiple Sector Failures

In a newly-released report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the country’s unemployment rate increased from 27.1 percent in the second quarter of 2020, to 33.5 percent in the fourth quarter of the same year. This is the highest unemployment rate in 13 years. What this means is that of the 122,049,400 people in the economically […]

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Unemployment in Nigeria is a Result of Multiple Sector Failures

In a newly-released report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the country’s unemployment rate increased from 27.1 percent in the second quarter of 2020, to 33.5 percent in the fourth quarter of the same year. This is the highest unemployment rate in 13 years. What this means is that of the 122,049,400 people in the economically […]

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Entertainment

Buhari Congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid On Grammy Award Wins

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerian stars, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy and Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid for winning the 2021 Grammy awards. Buhari in a statement issued on Monday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said he is proud of the two artistes for their contributions to the field of … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid On Grammy Award Wins Read Full Story

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Insecurity: Our Best Has Not Proved Good Enough, We Are Desperate – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the government is becoming desperate in its attempt to quash the rising spate of insecurity across the country.  While addressing traditional rulers at the State House in Abuja, President Buhari said the shoot-on-sight order he gave earlier in March stemmed from the fact that the criminals threatening the … Continue reading Insecurity: Our Best Has Not Proved Good Enough, We Are Desperate – Buhari Read Full Story

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Women Can Perform Creditably If Given Opportunity – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has praised Nigerian women, saying they can perform creditably both locally and globally if given the opportunity. Buhari in a statement issued on Monday by his media aide, Femi Adesina, described women as the bedrock of society. “I am proud of our women who have shown by dint of hard work … Continue reading Women Can Perform Creditably If Given Opportunity – Buhari Read Full Story

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‘A Reliable Deputy’: Buhari Rejoices With Osinbajo At 64

  President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday, describing him as a reliable deputy. Buhari in a statement issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said he is proud to have selected Osinbajo as his running mate in 2015. For President Buhari, Osinbajo is “a reliable and dedicated deputy who … Continue reading ‘A Reliable Deputy’: Buhari Rejoices With Osinbajo At 64 Read Full Story

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COVID-19 Vaccine Has Shown No Side Effects On Buhari – Presidency

  The Presidency has assured all citizens, that the vaccine administered to President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has no side effects on them.  In a short communique put out to dispel fears and misconceptions about the safety of the vaccine administered, Mr. Garba Shehu the Senior Special Assistant to the President … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Has Shown No Side Effects On Buhari – Presidency Read Full Story

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Buhari, Osinbajo get COVID-19 jabs

Buhari, Osinbajo

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have each received a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. The president was administered the dose by Shuaib Sanusi, his chief personal physician, on Saturday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, while the vice president was administered by his own personal physician. Nigeria’s vaccination kicked off on […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable, Yahaya Bello Says After Meeting Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received Kogi State Governor  Yahaya Bello at the State House. After the meeting, the Governor conveyed the President’s message that Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable as he promised a more secure and prosperous nation in the days ahead. READ ALSO: Foodstuff, Cattle Dealers Agree To Lift Ban On Food … Continue reading Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable, Yahaya Bello Says After Meeting Buhari Read Full Story

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BREAKING: Buhari Declares Zamfara State ‘No-Fly Zone’ Over Rising Insecurity

  President Muhammadu Buhari has declared Zamfara State a no-fly-zone. The President has also announced a ban on all mining activities in Zamfara state to curb the rising insecurity in the area. A no-fly zone, also known as a no-flight zone, or air exclusion zone, is a territory or area established by a military power … Continue reading BREAKING: Buhari Declares Zamfara State ‘No-Fly Zone’ Over Rising Insecurity Read Full Story

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We Will See Better Security In Nigeria, Presidency Assures Nigerians

  The Presidency has assured Nigerians of improved security in the country despite reports of abductions and killings in several parts of the nation. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to tackling … Continue reading We Will See Better Security In Nigeria, Presidency Assures Nigerians Read Full Story

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Arrest of Ganduje’s aide: PDP Reps’ caucus accuses Buhari of breaching democratic ethos

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus, House of Representatives, Sunday, said accused President Muhammadu Buhari of breaching democratic ethos by allowing the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest Tanko Salihi Yakassai, a former aide to Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje for criticising him.

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CAN To Buhari: Order Military To Rescue Pastor Abducted By Boko Haram

  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the military to rescue Pastor Bulud Yakuru from the Boko Haram terrorists before it is too late. Pastor Yakuru of EYN Church of the Brethren was reportedly abducted on December 24, 2020, when the terrorists attacked Pemi Village in Borno … Continue reading CAN To Buhari: Order Military To Rescue Pastor Abducted By Boko Haram Read Full Story

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Insecurity: DSS Arrests Ganduje’s Aide Yakasai

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested a Special Adviser to Kano State Governor, Salihu Tanko Yakasai. Yakasai’s arrest followed his demand for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) due to increasing insecurity in the country. On Friday, he had in a series of … Continue reading Insecurity: DSS Arrests Ganduje’s Aide Yakasai Read Full Story

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We Are Used To A President Whose Words Mean Nothing’ – Aisha Yesufu

Nigerian human activist, Aisha Yesufu has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over the way his administration is handling the upsurge of abductions in the country. Speaking to Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday, Aisha Yesufu, a co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls group when asked about her view on the assurance President Buhari gave Nigerians [...]

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