Nigerian Government Commissions Operational Vehicles,Police Security Equipment
Nigerian Government through the Nigeria Police Trust Find (NPTF) has donated 200 Buffalo branded operational vehicles, Bulletproof vests, Protective helmets, drugs, and medical equipment to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to aid policing in the country.
The operational vehicles and other security hardware were handed over to the Inspector General of Police by the representative of President Muhammad Buhari, the Minister of Police Affairs, Dr. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House Abuja.
President Buhari congratulated the Board of Trustee, Management and Staff of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund for meticulously and meritoriously completing the execution of the projects, marking the commencement of commissioning of numerous interventions, through equipping, training, and modernization of policing infrastructure, in line with this administrations’ mandates to deepen security and safety nationwide.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba appreciated the federal government’s firm determination to pursue one of the three cardinal objectives of protection of lives and properties
2023: Dino Melaye Mocks To Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition
One of Nigeria’s controversial politicians, Senator Dino Melaye has mocked a former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, over his intention to join the 2023 presidential race.
The All Progressive Congress, APC, National Leader on Monday confirmed he has informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his presidential ambition.
Tinubu stated that his ambition to be President of Nigeria has been a life-long ambition, noting that what he did in Lagos in his time as Governor, he has the capacity to do in the entire country.
However, in a post on his verified Facebook page on Thursday, Melaye mocked the APC National Leader over his ambition to succeed President Muhamadu Buhari in 2023.
The former Kogi West Senator and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said Nigerians cannot replace Buhari with Buhari Pro max (Tinubu)”asw he also threw a jibe at Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, saying his dream of becoming president is just a joke gone too far
Five things Nigeria says Twitter agreed to before lifting ban
Nigeria Wednesday lifted the suspension of the Twitter operation in the country after reaching agreements.
Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, who headed a Nigeria committee that interfaced with Twitter, said in a statement that Buhari approved the restoration of Twitter in a memo written to communications and digital economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim.
Abdullahi said there were agreements reached between the two parties before the suspension was lifted which include establishing a legal presence in the West African country and register with the Corporate Affairs Commission in the first quarter of 2022
Other agreements include Compliance with applicable tax obligations
Nigeria to have access to manage ‘prohibited’ content, Appointment of a country representative and Respect for Nigerian laws and the national culture and history
UK’s Prince Andrew stripped of royal and military links
The Royal Family removed Prince Andrew’s military links and royal patronages on Thursday and said he will no longer be known as “His Royal Highness”, as the son of Queen Elizabeth fights a U.S. lawsuit in which he is accused of sex abuse.
61 years Andrew, the Duke of York, was forced to step down from public duties in 2019 because of his connections to convicted U.S. sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and after a disastrous BBC TV interview which the prince had hoped would clear his name.
Thursday’s move by the royal family means he will now lose all his royal connections.#
“I’m Nigerian” – Southampton star reveals ambition to play for the Super Eagles
Southampton star Nathan Tella believes he is ready to play international football and has confessed that it would be a ‘dream’ to wear the famous green and white colours of Nigeria.
The ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon may have played a significant role in helping the 22-year-old arrive at that major decision.
Born in England to Nigerian parents, Tella is eligible to feature for the Super Eagles.
The versatile forward will not be entangled by any of the change of nationality processes that denied Ademola Lookman his Afcon chance, as he has never played for any of England’s youth teams.
He said whatever happens in the future, he is focussed on being with super Eagles, score goals and help the team win and progress