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Nigeria’s central security system, a colossal failure, says Senate President

  …we cannot play politics with security issues ...Community policing an option -- SGF Mustapha Taking a holistic view of the current centralised security architecture in Nigeria, the Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan, delivered a realistic and downright report that it has...

Insecurity : Southwest regional outfit, “Amotekun”, launched in Ibadan 

  ... not an agenda to divide Nigeria -- Southwest govs In fulfillment of their promise to tackle insecurity in the Southwest in 2019, the six governors in the zone on Thursday inaugurated the first-ever regional  security network codenamed "Amotekun", assuring the...

Security agencies foils attempted coup in Ghana

A joint security operation of personnel drawn from the Defence Intelligence, Criminal Investigations Department and Bureau of National Investigations on Friday, September 20, conducted a successful operation to neutralise an elaborate plot targeted at the Presidency, and with the...

Nigeria walking tightrope of peace and security, says Abdulsalami

By Kunle Akinsola   Worried by the current developments in the country, a former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has raised the alarm that Nigeria was walking the tightrope of peace and security which may snap. He, therefore, urged Nigerian leaders...

Dialogue with bandits not new- IGP

  The Inspector General of Police, (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has reacted to the Katsina State’s amnesty programme put in place for repentant bandits, saying it is not new, as such negotiations will bring peace. The IGP also stated that the security...

What the Commonwealth Secretary-General said about security of Pacific islanders

By The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General   It is an undisputable fact that Pacific islanders face an existential threat from climate change. To a far more immediate degree than people living in most other parts of the world, inhabitants...

DHQ Constitutes Probe Panel on Killing Of IRT Police Operatives in Taraba

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin on Friday constituted a 7 man Joint Investigation Panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police that resulted in...

Buhari orders Investigation into killing of three police officers in Taraba

The Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has set up a committee to investigate the killing of three police intelligence officers in Ibi, Jalingo, Taraba State. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who disclosed this...

Corruption fueling insecurity in Nigeria- Forum

  Citizens, civil society leaders and other stakeholders have raised serious concerns about the escalating series of kidnappings, killings and insecurity across the country. According to them, these are clearly fueled by “years of grand corruption and impunity of perpetrators,” adding...

FG to deploy drones, CCTVs to boost security in South-West Nigeria

  President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured traditional rulers from the South West geopolitical zone of the country that the security architecture will be restructured soon. He also assured them that arrangement is being made to deploy drones and CCTVs to boost...
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Senate Probe Panel Indicts Akpabio Over NDDC N500m Project Scam

  The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, may have soiled his hands in a N500 million Niger Delta...
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Jailed ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, released from prison

  Following a Lagos court judgment, jailed former Abia State Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Wednesday night released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. The convicted...

Hidden pandemic of domestic violence alongside COVID-19 by Patricia Scotland

    By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General Waking up to screams, thuds, angry shouting and the sickening sound of someone crashing into a wall, a table, a...

Multi-billion naira fraud at NIRSAL a hoax, unfounded – Management

    Contrary to an online media report of a multi-billion naira fraud at the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc), the...

The NCDC reports there are now 11,166 coronavirus cases in Nigeria

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday reported at least 348 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.     Breakdown of cases 348 new cases of #COVID19;...