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Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Lawan: We can no longer tolerate killing of Nigerians

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the leadership of the National Assembly will no longer tolerate the unnecessary killing of Nigerians by criminals threatening the security of the country.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: Governors need not seek permission to activate action – Supo Shonibare

Acting National Chairman of SDP, Chief Supo Shonibare, has lampooned the federal government over the lingering legality issue of the security outfit set up by the South West Governors called ‘Amotekun’.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

Kogi killings: Death toll rises to 29

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Thursday met with Tawari community and promised to fished out the killers of their kinsmen as casualty figure rises to 29.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: South-West security outfit takes off January 9

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has stated that the joint security outfit, “Amotekun,” initiated by the six governors in the South-west zone would commence work on January 9.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

Don’t allow politicians to use you – Rivers governor tells senior military officers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised top military personnel not to allow themselves to be used by politicians, because the security architecture suffers when politicians influence military operations.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: We’ll overrun Governor Bello, APC across Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will overrun Governor Yahaya Bello and his All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 election in the state.

Insecurity: Enugu to deploy 18 drones for surveillance

Enugu State Government has said that it will deploy 18 automated drones to provide surveillance in forests and other flashpoints in view of recent breakdown of security in the state.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

To end kidnapping on highways, uniformed people should not use train – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that, in order to end incidence of kidnapping on the nation’s various highways, the Senate must insist that “uniformed people” do not use the train.

[email protected]: Senator Ekweremadu insists on state police as best solution to security challenges

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has insisted on decentralisation of the nation’s policing system as solution to multiple of security challenges facing the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reassures on kidnapping, other crimes

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards ending kidnapping and other crimes in the state.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.

Oyo governor appoints former Lagos police chief as security adviser

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has appointed former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue States, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, as his Special Adviser on Security Matters.
Chris Isiguzo

Nigeria drifting towards anarchy – NUJ chief

Worried on the prevailing insecurity in the country, the President of Nigeria Union of journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has called on the Federal government to overhaul the nation’s security architecture to guarantee the safety of lives and property.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was doing everything possible to improve the nation’s security architecture to ensure the protection of lives and property.

VP Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti, speaks on plans to improve security

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was doing everything possible to improve the nation’s security architecture to ensure the protection of lives and property.
Jude Nkem Anyaegbu

Cleric urges President Buhari to prioritise security

The Vice Provincial Vicar of the Redemptories, Vice Province of Nigeria, Very Rev. Fr Jude Anyaegbu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prioritise security and welfare of the citizens.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde urged to ensure Oyo does not slip back to insecurity

The African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in Oyo State during the 2019 general elections, Mr Akinwale Laosun, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde to ensure that the state does not return to the violence era of the past.

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers APC: We did not give pre-conditions for peace

The Chuibike Amaechi-led Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied given Governor Nyesom Wike pre-conditions for accepting the olive branch he offered during his broadcast.

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Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
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Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.