Saturday, June 19, 2021



JUST IN: South East governors form security outfit “Ebube Agu”, ban open grazing

The South East governors have met on Sunday in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, to find solution for the rising insecurity in the...

Banditry: Tofa urges Northerners to set up security committees, says govt alone can’t fight insecurity

An elder statesman and former presidential candidate, Bashir Tofa, has called the northern community leaders to constitute security committees in their localities with a view to assisting the government in securing the region and the country as a whole.

Sultan to Buhari: Kankara abduction exposed lapses in Nigeria’s security set-up

The President-General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has condemned the abduction of hundreds of Government Science Secondary School, GSSS Kankara’s students in Katsina State.

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force trains 219 Special Forces in Bauchi

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has inaugurated training for another batch of 219 Special Forces (SF) personnel and graduated 24 rappellers to boost internal security operations in the country.

Nigerian troops recover 14 rifles, 10,000 ammunition from Zamfara bandits

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has received 14 AK47 rifles and 10,000 live ammunition recovered from bandits by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, OPHD.

We’ll not succumb to threats of insecurity, Enugu govt vows

Enugu State Government says it will not succumb to recent incidences of insecurity in the state and has reiterated its commitment to security of lives and property of the people.

Eid-el-Kabir: We’ll provide security at strategic points in Zamfara – Police

Zamfara state Police Command says it has made adequate security arrangements to protect lives and properties of citizens in the state. A statement by the...

Security agencies commence aerial surveillance on forests in Enugu Aug. 5

As part of measures to stem increasing insecurity in Enugu state, security agencies will commence joint air surveillance around major forests suspected to be...

Zulum restates commitment to security as insurgents kill 60 villagers

Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum has reiterated his commitment to supporting security agencies to protect lives and property in the state. He said this on...

Police kill notorious armed robber in Kano

The Kano state Police Command says it killed a member of a notorious armed robbery gang, name withheld, who had been terrorising Rano town...

NAF to strengthen ties with Bangladesh for capacity building

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF is set to strengthen already existing ties with the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh to enhance its capacity building drive. Air...

Lake Chad Basin: Governors forum agrees on enhancing cross-border security, economic recovery

The Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilisation, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development has agreed to remain committed to enhancing cross-border security cooperation in order to facilitate cross border trade, enhance economic recovery and boost livelihoods.

Jubilation in the North as Buhari promises security for Fulani

The reaction by the presidency to the ongoing grandstanding between regional leaders over the fate of the Fulani herders outside the North by assuring security to all categories of Nigerians residing anywhere has been described as timely as well as a victory for the northern elders and youth groups that agitated for such assurance.

Elections: The choice before Bauchi People, by Turaki Hassan 

The main reason for the existence of government in any society and at any level is for good governance, security and welfare of the people. This is summed up in just two words and one phrase: Social Order.

Democrats say Trump manufactured crisis on border

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accused U.S. President Donald Trump of holding the government hostage over his “obsession” with forcing Americans to pay for what she termed an “expensive and ineffective” border wall.

The Kperogi affair and the road to totalitarianism, by Majeed Dahiru

Having failed to cover up its glaring failures in the economy, security and anti-corruption, with the most sophisticated propaganda machinery in the history of modern Nigeria, the Muhammadu Buhari administration has resorted to outright inducement,

Presidency lists measures, initiatives to tackle insecurity

The Presidency on Monday listed various measures and initiatives put in place to counter the narrative that President Muhammadu Buhari had not done enough to combat insecurity across the country.

NIA appointment: Buhari’s dangerous gamble with Nigeria’s security, by Alkali Danjuma

That Nigerians are not even talking about this despite the killings going on in the country daily is what amazes me. What a country!

President Buhari in emergency security meeting

Barely 48 hours after the release of three lecturers of University of Maiduguri and 10 police officers’ wives by the Boko Haram, President Muhammadu...

Saraki says Benue, Rivers, Kaduna killings avoidable

President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condemned the recent killings in Benue, Rivers and Kaduna States that left countless Nigerians dead, describing...

Army denies molesting, arresting IPOB women

The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has dispelled reports disseminated by IPOB alleging an assault, molestation as well as arrest of the group’s women by soldiers during a meeting at Abiriba, Abia State. Deputy Director, public relations of the division, Sagir Musa described the allegation in a statement as "funny", saying that IPOB members themselves deliberately orchestrated the ensuing drama after the meeting. “The allegation, just like others before it, is false, sheer IPOB's propaganda to discredit the Nigerian Army, which at...

Gov. Bello donates 260 motorcycles, 10 trucks to Kogi vigilante

Kogi state governor, Yahya Bello of Kogi has donated 260 motorbikes and 10 trucks to the state’s Vigilante Service. The gesture was aimed at strengthening...

How I increased life expectancy of Nigerians, by Goodluck Jonathan

HIGHLIGHTS OF WHAT JONATHAN SAID IN GENEVA: Buhari copied my security architecture and education blueprint I gave education to Northerners in order to check Boko Haram Illiteracy...

You must register all SIM cards – Buhari tells MTN, Glo, others

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abu Dhabi urged telecommunication companies operating in Nigeria not to place their desire for huge profits above the security...

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