Tag: State Of Emergency

Lawmakers want Buhari to declare a state of emergency on security

Members of the House of Representatives have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on security. Considering the present situation, they believe this will ensure the fast track of all measures towards restoring peace in the country. The call formed part of the resolutions reached[Read More…]

Insecurity: Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs wants Buhari to declare nationwide state of emergency

Statement of the Press Conference Addressed by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on the State of the Nation on Wednesday, September 5, 2019 at the National Headquarters of the Council, National Mosque Complex, AbujaDECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY ON INSECURITY! Gentlemen of the press, Distinguished ladies and[Read More…]

Danger To Air Travellers: State of Emergency Declared In Nigerian Airports

Air traffic controllers have declared a state of emergency on the communication facilities at the nation’s airports “in view of their epileptic conditions and the danger posed to air travel.’’ “We are heavily disturbed by the deplorable state of the communication facilities; in view of their relevance to airspace travel,[Read More…]

Nigerian Bar Association Declares State of Emergency As Secret Police Clamps Down On Judges Nationwide

The Nigerian Bar Association on Saturday declared a state of emergency in the judiciary following the midnight arrest of some judges by the Department of State Services. The declaration of the state of emergency was made on Saturday evening in Lagos by the NBA President, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN). Mahmoud addressed[Read More…]

Group Call On Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency In Rivers State

A group known as Vanguard for Justice, Equity and Strategy has commended the INEC for carrying forward the date of the planned Rivers re-run election as a result of incessant killings of people in the state. Speaking in a seminar on Youth violence in Port Harcourt over the weekend, the[Read More…]

France Declares State Of Emergency After Paris Attacks Leave 153 Dead

France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at least 153 people were killed in a night of gun and bomb attacks in Paris. Eighty people were reported killed after gunmen burst into the Bataclan concert hall and took dozens hostage. The siege ended when security[Read More…]

APC Warn Of Alleged Plot By Yuguda To Stir Violence And Provoke Cancellation Of Polls In Bauchi

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has been accused of allegedly plotting to stir up violence in the state, in other to engineer the cancellation of Saturday’s election and to provoke a state of emergency in Bauchi state. This accusation is coming from the All Progressive Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation,[Read More…]

Toks Ero: Nigeria Already In An Undeclared State Of Emergency

By Toks Ero / @toksero Only a few will disagree that Nigeria deserves a country and sector wide national declaration of state of emergency. Nigeria being a developing country is an emergency situation; especially being the most populous black nation in a world where other races are considered superior not[Read More…]

Boko Haram: Northern Senators Oppose An Extension Of Emergency Rule

Northern senators yesterday opposed the extension of emergency rule in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, saying activities of the insurgents had heightened in the states despite military presence in the area. Reacting to President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for the extension of the emergency rule in the affected states[Read More…]

Ebola Outbreak: Sierra Leone President Declares State Of Emergency Nationwide

Sierra Leone has declared a state of public emergency to tackle the worst ever outbreak of Ebola and will call in security forces to quarantine epicentres of the deadly virus, President Ernest Bai Koroma said in a statement made available to Reuters News Agency. The measures resembled a tough anti-Ebola package[Read More…]