Tag: Africa Security Summit

To Curtail The Spate Of Killings, Plateau Declares Curfew In Two Councils

The Plateau State government Wednesday declared a dust to dawn curfew in Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local government councils of the state to curtail the spate of killings in the councils in the last one month. The State government in a statement signed by the Secretary to State Government, SSG,[Read More…]

Nigeria Leads The World In Rate Of ‘Terrorism’ Fatalities – Report

Nigeria suffers from the world’s deadliest terror attacks, with an average of 24 deaths per incident out of 146 recorded in the year through June, according to risk consultancy Maplecroft. Bloomberg’s Yinka Ibukun reports that the global average is two deaths per attack, the Bath, U.K.-based group said in a[Read More…]

Opinion: Confronting Insurgency

By Monday Peri Okonny The most daunting challenge confronting Nigeria and  threatening it’s very existence is the emergent national  insecurity. It is imperative that every well-meaning Nigerian should be genuinely worried about this rather unfortunate development, especially after a successful celebration of Nigeria’s centenary. We  hear  on  daily basis  reports [Read More…]

My Visit To Chibok Will Not Bring Back Our Girls – Jonathan

Following the widespread criticism over the cancellation of the president’s visit to Chibok one month after the over 200 girls were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School. President Goodluck Jonathan has  said his visit will not “solve the problem”. In an interactive session with Journalist at the Africa Security Summit in[Read More…]