Breaking: Yahoo boys kill Aso Rock Director

ABUJA—MORE facts have emerged on how Ms Dagan Laetitia Naankang, mother of two and an Assistant Director, Administration, State House, Abuja was gruesomely murdered.

The 47-year-old lady was killed by gunmen in her Abuja residence on Monday night after she left the State House about 8 pm. Continue reading “Breaking: Yahoo boys kill Aso Rock Director”

BREAKING: Senate Introduces Bill To Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian senate has introduced a bill to create an agency for all repentant Boko Haram Haram members.
According to a report by Premium Times, the Senate on Thursday began moves to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.

A bill, sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate Thursday. Continue reading “BREAKING: Senate Introduces Bill To Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists”

Insecurity: Boko haram takes over Maiduguri after Buhari’s visit

More than hundreds of residents of Jiddari Polo general area of Maiduguri metropolis have fled their homes into the city following sporadic shootings suspected to have been masterminded by Boko Haram sect. Continue reading “Insecurity: Boko haram takes over Maiduguri after Buhari’s visit”

Agba Jalingo To Appear Before New Judge On Thursday As Counsel Berates Cross River Government

Agba Jalingo, the Nigerian journalist who has been incarcerated for 172 days for alleged acts of terrorism and cybercrime following an article he wrote in July 2019 seeking accountability for half a billion Naira alleged to have been diverted by the Cross River State government will on Thursday be docked before a new Judge.

This follows the order of the former trial judge, Justice Simon Amobeda who in his ruling of Friday, February 7, 2020 recused himself. The new Judge is Justice Sule Shuaibu who Continue reading “Agba Jalingo To Appear Before New Judge On Thursday As Counsel Berates Cross River Government”

NIGERIA: A COUNTRY OF CONTRADICTIONS – Ekokoi Solomon

In Nigeria today, the issue of community policing appears to be in the forefront of social and political discourse, as it has overshadowed other pressing national issues. This is the latest in the series championed by the political elites, and the masses have latched unto it like lice to a dog. Here in Akwa Ibom, I have even heard a suggestion from an academic that we should return to the pre-colonial era practice or system of community security! This is a sad commentary.
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Insecurity: redouble your efforts – Gbajabiamila tells service chiefs

…says Nigerians are anxious

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has told the various service chiefs that Nigerians are on the necks of their representatives in the House over the security situation in the country. Continue reading “Insecurity: redouble your efforts – Gbajabiamila tells service chiefs”

Insecurity: Nigeria Police neutralizes 250 terrorists

PRESS RELEASE

​POLICE TACTICAL FORCES STORM ANSARU TERRORISTS’ CAMP
Neutralize over 250 terrorists and bandits

Special Operatives of Operation Puff Adder of the Nigeria Police backed by the Special Forces of the Police Airwing, in a daring offensive operation, stormed one of the largest operational camps of the Ansaru Terror Group (also housing other bandits and kidnappers) located in Kuduru Forest, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State and successfully neutralized over 250 high-profile members of the Ansaru Terror Group. Continue reading “Insecurity: Nigeria Police neutralizes 250 terrorists”

Breaking: Gov. Obaseki calls for the arrest of Oshiomhole

The governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has reportedly written to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to seek the “immediate” arrest and prosecution of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. Continue reading “Breaking: Gov. Obaseki calls for the arrest of Oshiomhole”

Insecurity : Onofiok Luke raises concern over worsening security in Nigeria

…. calls for patriotism and sincerity in the fight against insurgency

The Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency, Hon. Onofiok Luke has raised concerns over the state of insecurity in the country, calling on everyone to demonstrate patriotism and sincerity in the fight against insurgency in the country.

The lawmaker made the call while contributing to the debate on Matter of Urgent Public Importance, on the raising state of insecurity in Nigeria brought before the House by the Chief Whip , Rep Mohammed Tahir Monguno. Continue reading “Insecurity : Onofiok Luke raises concern over worsening security in Nigeria”

Opinion: Nigeria needs restructuring

…backs regional intervention
By Sunday Aborisade, Abuja

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday reviewed the current security architecture of the country and demanded an urgent restructuring to make a way for intervention from other tiers of government.

Lawan, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, also welcomed the recent regional and states initiatives to tackle the unfortunate security challenges in the country. Continue reading “Opinion: Nigeria needs restructuring”