Home Topics Insecurity
“I appeal to the people of the state to remain calm and resist the evil machinations of those who would want to exploit the current situation to achieve political ends. Insha Allah, with our collective resolve, we would emerge out of this situation stronger,” he said.
The Northern States Governors Forum on Friday condemned another attack on Government Secondary School, Jangebe, in Zamfara State where hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted, saying enough is enough.
Up to 300 police officers serving in Ebonyi State command have been redeployed to force headquarters Abuja to shore up efforts to tackle ongoing insecurity in the north of the country.
Mr Dachung Bagos, the member representing Jos South South/Jos East Federal Constituency, has said that the military needs modern and sophisticated equipment to combat kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery and other forms of insecurity in the country.
Founder and Leader of Christ Deliverance Ministries in Lagos, Prophet Ekong Ituen has called on Nigerians to be prayerful in other to overcome the present insecurity across the country.
The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has solicited the support of the U.S. for the Nigerian Army Aviation to become fully operational.
Congolese investigators arrived in Goma on Thursday to try to clarify the circumstances in which the Italian ambassador, his guard - a carabinieri - and a driver working for the World Food Program were killed earlier this week.g
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday cautioned against ethnic profiling in the battle against insecurity in the country, vowing to deal with insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminals threatening national security.
The Niger State Government yesterday accused the federal government of not doing enough to assist the state in rescuing the 27 pupils of Government Science College, Kagara and 15 others, bandits kidnapped from the school last Wednesday.
President Muhammad Buhari has tasked the new Service Chiefs to adopt new strategies in tackling insecurity bedevilling the country.
Following the increasing level of insecurity compounded by the recent clash between the Hausa and Yoruba traders in Shasha market in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, the traders have threatened to close their shops against their customers.
Médecins Sans Frontieres MSF teams are providing healthcare services to residents living in the remote areas of Borno State in spite of the insecurity in the region.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) says the National Assembly’s call for declaration of a state of emergency on insecurity will allow President Muhammadu Buhari to take extra constitutional actions to address the nation’s security challenges.
Following the statement by the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom describing his counterpart in Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed as a terrorist, the Deputy Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly (BAHA), Hon. Danlami Ahmed Kawule, who is also representing Zungur/Galambi Constituency has urged Ortom to apologise to the people of Bauchi State for making the alleged derogatory statement.
As part of reconciliatory moves, the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with the minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and recognised him as the leader of the party in the green chamber.
The Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)-designate and the Service Chiefs-designate forwarded to the Senate for screening and subsequent confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday assured the Lawmakers and Nigerians of their readiness to end insecurity in the country.
A former governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Bishop Chris Asadu has declared that there will not be any country called Nigeria in the nearest future if all hands are not joined together with the Federal and State governments to solve the insecurity threatening the country.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has observed that the prevailing insecurity across the country is calculated to destroy Nigeria.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Friday, called for the arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, for saying journalists are criminals for calling bandits criminals.
The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in the gas sector.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is "totally confident" Mexico striker Raul Jimenez will be back from his fractured skull before the end of this season.
The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, in Oyo State said yesterday that it arrested four suspected Kidnappers in the Ibarapa, area of the state.
Countries seeking their own vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
The USA international has had something of a stop-start career at Stamford Bridge, but could now get the opportunity to return to the Bundesliga, where he made his name with Borussia Dortmund.
Nigeria is moving in the right direction economically but its movement is not fast, the United Nations has said.
The 14th edition of the Headies awards held yesterday February 21, 2021 and due to COVID-19 restrictions, the show was virtual, with a huge part of it pre-recorded.
The Senator representing Anambra South and National Leader of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has called on the federal government to urgently checkmate the exorbitant increase and unjustifiable shipping fees charged by shipping companies on Nigerian bound cargoes particularly containers.
British boxer, Tyson Fury, has spoken about his victory over Deontay Wilder last year and revealed why he licked blood off the American’s body.