Tag: Security

2023: No reasonable Nigerian would want APC back in Power – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Wednesday attacked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the delay in amending the Electoral Act, saying no reasonable citizen of the country would want the party to retain the presidential seat in 2023. The former education minister claimed that Nigerians have lost[Read More…]

Insecurity: Terrible forces unleash terror want to disintegrate Nigeria – Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has claimed that bandits and insurgents attacks are caused by some strong forces who want to destroy Nigeria. Tinubu stated this on Saturday after he was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi.[Read More…]

NDLEA partners with Hisbah (Shariah Police) to rid Kano of drug abuse

The Kano State Hisbah Board and the Nigeria Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have agreed to to make a collaborative effort in making Kano a drug-free state. Lawan Ibrahim, spokesperson to the Hisbah Board, said this in a press statement he signed and released on Saturday in Kano. According to[Read More…]

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, “will pay dearly” – IPOB vows

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra has confirmed the killing of one its commanders, saying Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma will pay dearly. The Nigerian Army and Department of State Services have killed IPOB’s commander known as Ikonso and six other militia members in Imo. The IPOB men were killed[Read More…]

Zamfara Governor Matawalle begs armed bandits in the state to repent or change base

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle on Saturday said his administration is seeking a new approach to handle insecurity issues in the state. Matawalle made the comment while receiving Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu in Gusau, the state capital. Bagudu and Jigawa[Read More…]

Kalu Nwokoro Idika: Ebubeagu Security Network, Myth Or Reality?

Since the South East governors of Nigeria hurriedly announced the formation of Ebubeagu Security Network, a cross section of Easterners have described it as a myth because of the timing and the style it was constituted. Moreover, some have argued that there was no need for another security network when[Read More…]

Breaking: Southeast governors announce own security outfit ‘Ebubeagu’

Governors of the South East Nigeria have joined their South West counterparts by establishing a regional security outfit to tackle criminality. At a security meeting in Owerri, Imo State capital, on Sunday, the governors announced the establishment of EBUBE AGU, which will have its headquarters in Enugu State. In the[Read More…]

Kidnapping: ‘Be vigilant, government cannot secure all homes’ Minister says

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has urged Nigerians and schools across the country to be vigilant amid the increasing spate of abduction happening in the country. Speaking with The Punch Newspaper, the Minister explained that the government cannot guarantee protection of lives and properties in all homes[Read More…]

Convene urgent security meeting; Tinubu urges Buhari

Former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has urged the Nigerian government to convene a stakeholders in order to resolve the clashes between farmers and herders in the country. Tinubu in a statement released over the weekend, said there is a[Read More…]