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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: I‘ll continue to prioritise military training

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would continue to give priority to the training of officers and men of the armed forces to effectively tackle security challenges in the country.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: Nigeria is winning war against terror

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Jaji, Kaduna State, said Nigerian Armed Forces and their allies are winning the war against terror.
Victor Attah

Victor Attah: I’m still haunted by my resource control fight

Former Akwa Ibom State governor Obong Victor Attah has sensationally disclosed that he is still haunted by his fight for resource control, which was aimed at letting states manage their own resources.
Victor Attah

Victor Attah: I was accused of starting militancy in Niger Delta

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Obong Victor Attah, has said that he was accused of starting militancy in the Niger Delta simply because he called for resource control.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
Chris Ngige

Minister: Unemployment rate to hit 33.5 percent by 2020

The unemployment rate may increase from 23.1 percent to 33.5 percent by 2020, the Federal Government announced on Thursday.

NLC: Current security system has failed

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has decried the increased state of insecurity in the country.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Current security architecture has failed

Worried by the increasing state of insecurity in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the current security architecture in the country with the conclusion that the current system has failed the country.

Kogi guber: Military can’t stop the people from kicking out Governor Bello – Alfa...

A chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Comrade Alfa Fidelis, has boasted of overwhelming victory in the forthcoming November 2 governorship election in the state.

Governor Okorocha: I’m leaving behind a viable and secured Imo

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha of says he is leaving behind a viable and secured state.

Rear Admiral Apochi: JTF made oil theft unattractive in Niger Delta

The newly redeployed Commander, Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi, at the weekend handed over to his successor, maintaining that he had made illegal oil bunkering difficult for militants in the region.
Bishop Sunday Onuoha,

Bishop Onuoha: Boko Haram insurgency may spread to Bauchi, Taraba, Gombe

The Co-Chairman, Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, has warned that the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East may spread to Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army flags off Operation Python Dance in Plateau

A division of the Nigerian Army, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, has launched Operation Python Dance III – Egwu Eke – in an effort to tackle the country’s security challenges ahead of the general elections in the country.

Lagos lawyer asks court to stop “Operation Python Dance”

A Lagos-based Rights Campaingner, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, on Wednesday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja declare as unlawful and unconstitutional, the declaration of “Operation Python Dance” across the nation.

Nigerian Army launches Operation Python Dance to checkmate election violence

The Nigerian Army yesterday launched “Operation Python Dance III” which it said was designed to checkmate violent groups and ethnic militia, to ensure a successful 2019 election.

2019: Nigerian Army begins Operation Python Dance nationwide from January 1

The Nigerian Army on Friday announced the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke 111, otherwise known as Python Dance, in all parts of the country to combat security challenges during the 2019 general elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.

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