President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday directed the incoming ministers to channel all requests for meetings with him through his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari. He made the statement while giving his closing remarks at the Presidential retreat for ministers – designate, held in Abuja. He also affirmed that all
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated his long-awaited cabinet in Abuja today. The President also assigned portfolios to the ministers. The list of ministers and their portfolios are listed below: 1 Uchechukwu Samson Ogah (Abia) – Minister of State Mines And Steel. 2. Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa) – Minister of FCT 3.
Natives of Abuja have accused supporters of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, of rape and physical assault on defenseless women in local communities of the Federal Capital Territory. The natives also called on the Federal Government to urgently address the security challenges faced
A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the Department of State Service (DSS) an application to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore in their custody. In his ruling, Justice Taiwo Taiwo said he will grant the application only for a period of 45 days. The Judge added
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Wednesday suspended demonstrations to free its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. ”The move was taken in good faith out of respect for some eminent people and groups, whose input in the resolution of the problems appears genuine and we sincerely hope an amicable way could
The Amnesty International has condemned the Nigerian government’s proscription of the Shiite movement in Nigeria as a suppression of freedom of religion and association. The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, led by Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, was categorised as a terrorist group last week. The classification followed the fatal shooting of a police
The Nigeria Police Force said on Tuesday it had recovered 1,181 firearms including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), and rocket launchers. The Inspector-General, Mohammed Adamu, who disclosed this in Abuja at a one-day conference organised by the Force Headquarters for senior officers, said that the firearms were recovered between January and