Tag: Insecurity

Suspected Kidnappers on Kontagora-Minna Road

Henry Solomon- August 4, 2021

Report say motorists were stranded for several hours taking refuge in Bobi village 50 kilometers away from Kontagora local government area of Niger state following ... Read More

Containing Youth Involvement on Drugs, Arms & Insecurity in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- June 30, 2021

The sustainable path towards attaining a social status free from illicit drugs consumption and arms proliferation is gaining stakeholders collaboration as a tool to contain ... Read More

APC Legacy Awareness Speaks on Insecurity in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2021

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness campaign group said none of Nigeria’s security challenges is new; what is new is the boldness and commitment with ... Read More

Police Not Nigeria’s Problem –Seriake Dickson

Henry Solomon- May 15, 2021

Sen. Seriake Dickson, representing Bayelsa West (PDP) in the National Assembly on Friday said police was not the problem of Nigeria and should not be seen ... Read More

Zulum Laments Death of 11 Security Personnel Ambush by Boko Haram

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno decried the killing of eight policemen and three members of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), who were ambushed in Kukawa ... Read More

NSE Urges FG to Deploy Space Assets to Tackle Insecurity

Henry Solomon- August 19, 2019

Insecurity: NSE urges FG to deploy space assets The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has called on the Federal Government to deploy space assets to ... Read More

Insecurity: Bring Solutions, Not Condemnations, APC Chieftain Tells Buhari’s Critics

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2019

Dr Jamilu Gwamna, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State, has urged critics of President Muhammadu Buhari on security to provide solutions ... Read More

NAF neutralises invading bandits in Zamfara villages

admin- April 1, 2019

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its Special Forces (SF) team successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin ... Read More

Middlemen are Agents of Food Insecurity – Farmers

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2019

Farmers across the country have called on government to curb the activities of middlemen, describing them as agents of food insecurity, exploitative and parasites. The ... Read More

NGF tackles EFCC over Benue govt. accounts freezing

admin- August 9, 2018

Governor of Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari, Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF)  Chijioke Okoronkwo The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of ... Read More

Vigilance Group Appeals to Buhari to Assent to VGN Bill

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

The Vigilance Group of Nigeria (VGN) in Lagos on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to its bill that was passed by the ... Read More

Governors meet over minimum wage

admin- June 28, 2018

Governor Abdulaziz Yari with other state governors The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday night met in Abuja to discuss issues of minimum wage, insecurity ... Read More

Relegation of traditional rulers fueling insecurity challenges at local levels – PDP chieftain

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 28, 2018

A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Dr Ja’afaru Sa’ad has associated the protracted security challenges affecting the country to the ... Read More

Zamfara Assembly Writes to FG Over Killings

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2018

Zamfara House of Assembly has directed its secretariat to write a letter to Minister of defence, Mansur Dan’ali, over incessant killings and security challenges in ... Read More

Insecurity: Ishaku, Veteran Journalist, wants FG to be More Decisive

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 4, 2018

Mr. Jonathan Ishaku, a veteran journalist, and Mass Communication lecturer at the Plateau State University, Bokkos, has urged the Federal Government to adopt more stringent ... Read More

admin- April 6, 2018

Presidential media adviser, Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only playing politics ... Read More

Trade war unsettles stocks in US, China

admin- March 23, 2018

The trade war ignited by U.S President Donald Trump against China has caused a dip in the stock markets of both countries.. The Dow Jones ... Read More

Boko Haram steps up use of girls as bombers

admin- March 23, 2018

The United Nations (UN) has noted that Boko Haram fighters have stepped up the use of women and girls for suicide bombings. Noting a progress ... Read More

Troops kill 5 Boko Haram insurgents, cleared more enclaves in Sambisa Forest

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2018

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops killed five Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the ... Read More

Insecurity in Nigeria: Tough Times Don’t Last but Tough People Do

AMT Tanimu- February 23, 2018

By Johannes Tobi Wojuola For President Buhari, history is in his favor when it comes to tackling insecurity – his reputation precedes him. The quelling ... Read More