The people of the North West and North Central Nigeria have been assured by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, that the activities of bandits in their region would be brought to a permanent end by the Force. According to the IG, the Police is working in collaboration with the Military and other security agencies to curb the menace.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the digital era has made the world more productive and interconnected. Concise News understands that Buhari made the assertion on Monday in Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE) during the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2019.
The Supreme Court has said that the resignation of Justice Walter Onnoghen has not caused any division among its judges and management of the court. Concise News recall that Onnoghen resigned last Thursday barely 24 hours after the National Judicial Council (NJC) submitted its recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari at the end of its investigation into allegations of misconduct levelled against him.
Nigeria’s Supreme Court Monday struck out the suit filed by Senator Magnus Abe on the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election for Rivers state. Concise News learned that in a unanimous judgment read by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Mohammed, the apex court ruled that Abe’s application lacks merit.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “ridiculous” comments that he is not doing anything about the killings in Zamfara State. Concise News understands that over fifty (50) persons were recently killed by bandits in the Zamfara State.
Many passengers flee for their lives as fire broke out at Sam Mbakwe international cargo airport in Owerri, Imo State, on Monday afternoon. Concise News understands that the fire started at the arrival section of the airport, but the cause of the inferno is still not ascertained.
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise with another two being the latest victims in ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreigners in that country. Concise News reports that the latest victims were stabbed to death during xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Cape Town on April 5 and April 6, 2019, respectively.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Federal Government has made the National Health Insurance Scheme central to its plans for the healthcare system in the country. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, who made this known on Monday said the vice president communicated this while receiving a delegation of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare its candidate Owolabi Salis winner of the March 9 election. The AD chairman Kola Ajayi made the demand at a joint conference in Lagos by the AD and Lagos State Labour Party (LP), saying his party petitioned the Lagos State Electoral Tribunal to invalidate the election of the governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Chelsea defeated West Ham United 2-0 in the last match of the week played at Stamford Bridge on Monday night to move third on the Premier League table. Eden Hazard scored both goals for the Blues to boost their chances of Champions League qualification having played one more game than 4th placed Tottenham and 5th placed Arsenal.