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A 50-year-old man identified as Ashiru Aliyu was killed by gunmen early Monday morning at Daulai village, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Alani Akinrinade (retd.) has advised the Federal Government to allow regional security outfits to transform into state police.
Local miners operating in Zamfara State, who were accused recently by the state Governor, Hon. Bello Muhammad Matawalle, of exchanging gold products for firearms with foreigners have reacted swiftly denying the allegations of exchanging gold with foreigners for weapons.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu says the Ondo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, will not be subsumed under the community policing arrangement of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has reiterated his determination to reposition the nation’s defence and security architecture towards addressing the prevailing security challenges.
A First class monarch in Nasarawa State, the Ohimege Opanda, Alh.Usman Abdullahi has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Abdullahi Sule for their relentless efforts in tackling insecurity in the state especially in Toto Local Government Area of the state.
Governor Bello Mattawale’s security and peace building efforts in Zamfara has been described as courageous and productive.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the nation needs more weapons and platforms to win the insurgency war.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Government to allow responsible citizens to protect themselves with weapons such as AK-47 rifles as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country.
Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has urged Nigerians to desist from politicising issues of insecurity affecting many part of the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara said on Tuesday that it it has become evident that some politicians are exploiting the security challenges in the country for political gains.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said he agrees with those who hold the opinion that the nation’s Army should do better in handling the security challenges in parts of the country.
A former Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawrence Alobi, has blamed the prevailing security challenges in the country on corruption, inadequate funding and bad governance orchestrated by successive governments.
The United States of America has warned its citizens against travelling to 12 states in Nigeria over security challenges.
The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Army have lauded the effort of Nigerian Army in curtailing banditry and other security challenges in the North West.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to listen to the call for sack of security chiefs.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has pledged to provide appropriate health and security measures for the 2019 Annual Performance Assessment of States (SFTAS) programme expected to start from Sunday.
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Wednesday said heavy rainfall remained one of the challenges being faced by security agents who are battling bandits in the North-West and North Central.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assured the people of the state that he will not disappoint them if re-elected, as he has laid the foundation for greater development in the state.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, alongside the Police Commissioner, Umar Musa Muri and Operation Thunder Strike Sector Commander, Colonel Ibrahim Gambari, led journalists to the location where the said abduction was said to have taken place to interact with residents of the area.
Critics are subjecting the Okoro-nu-Odu overhead bridge commissioned for use on Monday in Port Harcourt by Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, to scrutiny after the fall of a heavy duty truck that was trying to make a turn under it.
Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday urged media practitioners to be more circumspect while reporting issues that could further polarise the country.
“I think it will be very premature and unrealistic to think that we are going to finish with this virus by the end of the year,” Michael Ryan, director of the WHO’s health emergencies programme, said at a briefing on Tuesday.
The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum yesterday raised the alarm that the ban on mining activities in Zamfara State by the national security council and the declaration of the state a no-fly zone area order are double-edged sword for peace.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received two letters that conflict with each other concerning the position of Myanmar’s permanent representative to the United Nations, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
The exercise will take off on Tuesday, March 2 in the Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan areas, where a lockdown was imposed last year in the peak of the infections.
A man has cut off parts of his genitals in Benue State to curb his insatiable appetite for female flesh, The Nation learnt.
The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited to halt what it described as disregard and denial of workers’ fundamental rights to freedom of association as enshrined in Section 40 of the Nigerian Constitution.
A federal judge on Friday gave final approval to a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement and ordered the 1.6 million members of the class in Illinois who submitted claims to be paid “as expeditiously as possible.”
The Kano State Government said it has initiated a process to enact forestry law to check indiscriminate felling of trees and protect the environment.